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June 18th, 2014

Board Mum On Rumored Threat At Graduation

June 18, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - A bizarre situation that threatened to disrupt North Country Union High School’s graduation earlier this month is still not fully disclosed.
This year graduates and families were joined by the Vermont State Police, Border Patrol, Newport City Police Department, and other law enforcement personnel.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Pierre H. Cotnoir

June 18, 2014

Cotnoir–– Pierre Henry, 54, of Poland, ME passed away suddenly after a brief illness on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Massachusetts General Hospital.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

Edward "Spike" E. Caples

June 18, 2014

Caples–– Edward "Spike" E., 65 passed away suddenly at his home in Booneville, Mississippi with his loving wife Mary by his side on June 12, 2014.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

June 17th

Pomerleau Unveils Waterfront Plaza Renovation

June 17, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — Burlington developer Tony Pomerleau owner of the Waterfront Plaza, unveiled primary plans to renovate his shopping center Tuesday.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

Derby Walmart: Planning Commission Considers Site Plan

June 17, 2014

DERBY – Jeff Davis of Shattuck Hill Investments, along with his engineers, pitched site plans to build a 160,000 square foot Walmart supercenter store between the Derby Road and Shattuck Hill Road to the Derby Planning Commission Monday night.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete report.

Homelessness Is An Issue In The NEK

June 17, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Think homelessness is a big city problem that doesn’t exist in the Northeast Kingdom? Think again. In 2012, according to the latest solid figures available, Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA) provided 240 individuals with emergency shelter and financial assistance to keep another 190 people housed.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

Concert Saturday To Raise Money For Homeless

June 17, 2014

In an effort to help with the homeless situation, the Home Team, which consists of caring volunteers, will host a family oriented benefit show Saturday, June 21, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the American Legion Newport.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the full story.

OEC Kings Split in Season Opening Doubleheader

June 17, 2014

MONTPELIER VT-- The OEC Kings won game one of their double header at Montpelier High School against Post #3 by a score of 12-0 in five innings.
Danville's Brett Elliott picked up the win, going four innings and allowing three hits. Saint Johnsbury's Chris Connolly pitched a scoreless fifth inning to close things out.
On offense for the Kings, Lyndon's Davis Guyer went 2 for 3 with a double and triple while driving in four runs. North Country's Wyatt Prue doubled, drove in two runs, and scored three times.

June 16th

NorthWoods Stewardship Center: Plans In Works To Build Sleeping Quarters

June 16, 2014

CHARLESTON - The NorthWoods Stewardship Center is preparing to add a 24-foot by 40-foot bunkhouse to accommodate up to 20 people. The project is in the planning stage, but Operations Director Jayson Benoit told Charleston’s planning commission the project is in the works.

See the Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the full report.

Old Stone House Antique Gas And Steam Engine Show

June 16, 2014

Mark Amey of Clarksville, NH displays a cement mixer his neighbor built in the 1920s. His neighbor created the mixer to pour his own foundation, then left the contraption in the garage ever since. The mixer is made from a variety of parts from different eras. (Photo by Ed Barber) See The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for more photos.

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