February 26th, 2015
JAYâ€“The North Country girls hockey team opened the 2015 postseason by hosting the Brattleboro Colonels at the Jay Peak Ice Haus on Wednesday night.
Having not played a game in a week the girls were a little rusty in the opening period, but fro the final thirty minutes they picked up their tempo and came away with a 5-0 win to advance to the semifinals on Saturday night.
The Glover Ambulance Squad will ask the town to appropriate $15,500 this year at Town Meeting. This is the first time they have asked for a town appropriation since 2011. The reason for this request stems from an issue creating problems nationwide...
Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.
NEWPORT CITY â€” When voters here as well as Coventry and Newport Town head out to town meeting next week, they will see that Newport Ambulance Service (NAS) is asking for more money than it has in the past.
Please see The Express Thursday for the complete story.
With the thermometer often well below zero, this February is shaping up to be the coldest in years.
Mark Breen, a meteorologist at the Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury, said Tuesday that the coldest February was in 1934 when the average temperature was 6.1 degrees.
Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express to see what this month's average temperature is expected to be.
NEWPORT CITY â€” Only two reporters joined a mixture of school board members and administrators Monday night at the North Country Union High School and North Country Career Center annual informational meeting leading up to Town Meeting Day.
Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily for the full story.
BARREâ€“After trailing for the majority of the game, and looking like their season was going to come to an end, the Lake Region Lady Rangers reached deep within their souls, found that little something that makes top ranked teams special, and on the strength of Becky Doucet's lay-up with thirty seconds remaining, defeated the Lyndon Institute Vikings 45-43 to advance to Saturday afternoon's Division II girl's basketball championship game.
Some Vermont legislators question if closing the Derby and Rutland Public Answering Points (PSAPs) will really save the state $1.7 million as Gov. Peter Shumlin and Public Safety Commissioner Keith Flynn anticipate.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.
The Vermont Legislatureâ€™s House Education Committee is considering a bill that would eliminate small school funding on the basis that the grant is redundant. If the bill is enacted into law the Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) and North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU) would lose $480,459 and $684,087 respectively in FYâ€™16.
Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.