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September 29th, 2013

Maniatty Saturday: NCU Field Hockey and Girls Soccer Fall to Spaulding, XC Competes at U-32

September 29, 2013

FIELD HOCKEY
Spaulding 2, No. Country 0
The next day brought more fantastic weather and more Spaulding athletic teams to the fields at North Country Union.
On the field hockey green, the Falcons got off to a good start, playing with energy as they looked to bounce back from their first loss of the season, a tough 3-0 defeat at the hands of Harwood on Thursday afternoon.
But Spaulding's Kassandra Perantoni and Nichole Weeks scored less than a minute apart at the mid-point of the first half, and that would be all she wrote.

Phyllis B. (Morse) Greenwood

September 29, 2013

Greenwood–– Phyllis B. (Morse), 87, formerly of Derby, VT, passed away peacefully on September 24, 2013, in Barton, VT, after a long illness.

For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

September 27th

Rice Hands North Country 5th Straight Loss

September 27, 2013

NEWPORT-The North Country Falcons trailed just 14-0 after the first half, but Rice turned on the jets in the second half, adding another 21 points and beat the Falcons 35-0 on Friday night.
Chris Jansen and Anthony Phillip each had a pair of touchdowns for the Green Knights.
The Falcons now stand at 0-5.
For the full story, see the Express on Monday 9-30-13.

Spaulding Tops Falcons in Physical Soccer Match

September 27, 2013

NEWPORT-After getting down 1-0 to Spaulding less than five minutes into the first half, the North Country boys soccer team did everything they could, but try as they might, they did not find the back of the Spaulding net and fell to 2-5 on the season on Friday evening.
The contest itself was extremely physical, but for the most part the officials let the boys play.
However there were two incidents that North Country would not slide, and subsequently both Henok Palin and coach James McKenny were issued yellow cards.
Spaulding's Moss Milo had the lone tally in the contest.

September 26th

CITY COUNCIL TALKS INSURANCE

September 26, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City Council discussed city workers' insurance benefits Monday evening.
For 2013, the premium per employee is $513 per month with a cost share between the employee and the city. Jacques Roberge, of Poulos Insurance, attended the meeting to explain what will happen if the city retains him as its broker.

SAVING LIVES WITH NEW EQUIPMENT

September 26, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Members of the Newport Ambulance Service (NAS) and other local first responders have been training the last week or so on a new piece of equipment that will help save lives. It is an automatic CPR machine. CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is used when someone has no pulse and is not breathing.  
For more of this story, read Friday's Newport Daily Express for Sept. 27, 2013.

FIRE IN COVENTRY

September 26, 2013

Fire ripped through this trailer on Route 14 in Coventry Thursday. The Newport City Fire Department responded to the scene around 5:30 p.m. Sources on the scene and scanner reports indicated the trailer was abandoned and was in the process of being torn down. No other details were available at press time.

Rangers Win, Falcons Lose in Girls Soccer

September 26, 2013

Lake Region 3, Danville 0
DANVILLE–Lake Region coach Brad Urie decided to bring up some players from the JV squad for the Lady Rangers' game against the Danville Indians, and the move paid off, as freshman call-up Margo Foster scored her first career varsity goal as part of the team's win over the Indians.
"Margo played quite well, as did the other younger players, Hunter Cota and Jenna Charland," said Urie.
But it wasn't just the youngsters making contributions, as juniors Haely Kennedy and Tori-Lynne Adams scored the first two goals of the game.

MAPLE PRODUCER EYES BRIGHTON

September 26, 2013

BRIGHTON – Island Pond may be home to a new maple sap processing business.
The Brighton Development Review Board unanimously approved a permit for a maple business.
Business officials from Bernard’s Maple of Saint-Victor, Quebec, are working on ironing out the details with the town before getting to the final decision.   

STANDOFF ENDS

September 26, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Police evacuated a normally quiet neighborhood for over four hours Wednesday morning while they dealt with an alleged gunman.
Later in the day, the suspect, identified as Derick Niles, 36, entered not guilty pleas to reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. Judge Howard VanBenthuysen held Niles on $100,000 bail and ordered an in-patient evaluation for competency and sanity. Niles wasn't happy with VanBenthuysen's ruling.
"I can't believe that you're defending meth and getting hits taken out on people," said Niles in court. "I won't sell meth for them."

 

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