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June 5th, 2013

HEART AND HOME

June 5, 2013

Once there were nuns - or more appropriately, sisters. But when the sisters left Newport and the school closed, the convent by St. Mary, Star of the Sea remained empty. Now Rural Edge wants to use that building for community housing. Read the story in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 6, 2013.

LUNCH ON WHEELS

June 5, 2013

Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch? For children under 18 in communities served by the Lunchbox wagon, a meal can be had for free. Adults have to pay, but they can get nutritious food and a farmer's market of goodies on wheels. For more of this story and a schedule, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 6, 2013.

A LITTLE PERSON ON A BIG MISSION

June 5, 2013

Sarah Elliott never let dwarfism slow her down, and now the college grad is raising funds to attend a convention in D.C. that will further her goal of helping others. For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 6, 2013.

Lyle G. Degreenia

June 5, 2013

Degreenia–– Lyle G., 77, of Glover, VT passed away on June 3, 2013, at his home in Glover.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

Joyce E. (Gibney) Paradis

June 5, 2013

Paradis–– Joyce E. (Gibney), 69, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

June 4th

LEARNING BY DOING

June 4, 2013

Just when you think you know what you want to do when you grow up, something comes along and changes your mind. That was the experience for some of the students participating in the Lake Region job-shadowing internships. Read about it in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 5, 2013.

CITY COULD SETTLE SUIT AGAINST OFFICER

June 4, 2013

Newport City may be on the verge of settling a lawsuit with a Newport City woman who claims that Seth DiSanto, while a city police officer and before he was hired as chief of police, used "excessive force" while trying to serve a ticket on her one night. Read more about this in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 5, 2013.

REINVENTING LIBRARIES

June 4, 2013

When you put about 30 librarians together, you expect to hear a discussion about books. But Tuesday's meeting of the Northeast Librarians proved the contrary. To learn more about what libraries are doing these days, read Wednesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for June 5, 2013, then visit your local library and find out! There's more between those walls than books.

Tina Desneiges Coderre Hall

June 4, 2013

Hall–– Tina Desneiges Coderre died suddenly on Saturday, June 1, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

Yvette L. Patenaude

June 4, 2013

Patenaude–– Yvette L., 77, of Derby Line, VT passed away on May 30, 2013 in Burlington, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

 

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