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June 8th, 2014

Solar Array Under Construction

June 8, 2014

COVENTRY - Casella Waste Systems has teamed up with Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. to build a solar farm across the street from the landfill. The property is owned by Casella, which will lease the property to Borrego to manage the facility.

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

North Country Track and Field Continues Moving Forward

June 8, 2014

BURLINGTON-Division One's best and brightest track and field stars were at Burlington High School on Saturday to take part in the State Meet on what turned out to be a beautiful summer day.
The North Country Falcons sent over thirteen competitors to the meet, including senior Jenna Moss, who opted to compete at the event instead of take part in her graduation ceremony.

Rangers and Chargers Compete at D III and D IV Track Meets

June 8, 2014

Division III Meet
CHESTER-The Division III Vermont State Track Meet was held at Green Mountain High School on Saturday, and the Lake Region Rangers were there representing Orleans County in fine fashion.
The girls relay teams were on fire on Saturday, as Tyrah Urie, Haley Kennedy Karamae Hayman-Jones and Emily Close teamed up to win the girls 4x400 with a time of 4:26.24.
Urie and Hayman-Jones picked up another blue ribbon when, along with Averill Snyder and Karina Cimborova, won the 4x100 in 54.24 seconds.

Lyndon Tops Lake Region in Division II Quarter-finals

June 8, 2014

LYNDON–Lake Region's Matt Messier and Lyndon Institute's Davis Guyer engaged in a lengthy pitcher's duel on Friday, and in the end it would be the senior Guyer winning the battle, leading his team to a 4-1 win over the Rangers in the Division II baseball quarter-finals.

June 5th


June 5, 2014

Check out the weekend edition of The Newport Daily Express for extensive coverage of the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Aldermen Reject Federal Grant For New Policeman

June 5, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Monday night the city council rejected police chief Seth DiSanto’s request to apply for a federal grant, up to $125,000, the department would have used to hire a new police officer.

Please see Friday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

June 4th

North Country Hospital: Doctor Changes Coming For Primary Care

June 4, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Major changes in local primary care are on the horizon for North Country Hospital.
The biggest change, said Claudio Fort, the hospital’s CEO, is that Dr. Peter Harris retired Friday after serving the community for 25 years.

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

Derby Line Village Inn Wants Outdoor Seating

June 4, 2014

DERBY LINE — The new German/Austrian restaurant and inn in Derby Line has so far been wildly popular. The owners now want to add some seating options.

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

Rennaissance Faire: Area Youth Learning Hands-On

June 4, 2014

DERBY – Sixth-grade students from Newport City, Derby, Newport Town, Brighton, Holland, Coventry, and Lowell attended the fourth annual Renaissance Faire held at the Elks Club in Derby Wednesday.

Please see Thursday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story and several more photos.

North Country Girls Finish 6th at State Tournament

June 4, 2014

WILLISTON-North Country Union High School’s girls golf team traveled to Williston Country Club on Monday for a practice round prior to Tuesday’s State Finals.
Representing the team was freshman Katie Goulet, junior Tanika Demers, and senior/captain Paige Gagnon.
Each day was hotter than the next, and with the humidity and hilly course, scoring was a challenge.
Katie’s practice round was actually better than her competitive round by eight strokes.
Her 91 on Tuesday placed her 3rd in Division I and 5th overall in Vermont.

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