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May 29th, 2013

Falcon Girls Hit the Links at Lang Farms in Essex

May 29, 2013

On Wednesday, North Country Girls Golf participated in an 18 hole tournament at Lang Farm of Essex, with ten schools represented. Essex took first place in the event. The Falcons placed seventh, with scores of 111 from Tanika Demers and 99 from Paige Gagnon. Lang Farm has twelve par three holes, and as golfers know, par threes are the least forgiving. Paige parred three of them. The last tournament before next week’s States is this Friday at Jay Peak.

Kenneth W. Page

May 29, 2013

Page–– Kenneth W., 91, of Derby, VT passed away on May 26, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

Marguerite Chapdelaine

May 29, 2013

Chapdelaine–– Marguerite, 94, of St. Albans, VT passed away on May 27, 2013 in St. Albans.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

May 28th

DERBY MAN AWARDED BRONZE STAR

May 28, 2013

A U.S. Air Force captain who hails from Derby has been awarded the Bronze Star for his work in Afghanistan. Read about it in Wednesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 29, 2013.

COVENTRY NIXES FIRE DEPT.

May 28, 2013

Residents at a special meeting  Tuesday voted to rescind their decision to form a fire department.  Voters also rescinded the fire department budget of $515,000. Watch Thursday's Newport Daily Express for full story, including reaction.

Clair J. Stouffer

May 28, 2013

Stouffer–– Clair J., 70, of Derby, VT passed away suddenly on May 25, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

May 27th

SPRING FLOODING

May 27, 2013

The state was inundated with rain last week. Roads were closed and homes were threatened. We managed to escape the worst of it, but not without some washouts and high water. Take a look at photos of area flooding on the back page of The Newport Daily Express for Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

WE REMEMBER

May 27, 2013

Memorial Day is a special time for honoring our heroes who died so that we might have liberty. Read our Tuesday Memorial Day edition for May 28, 2013.

May 26th

Looking Ahead

May 27, 2013

Here are the latest updates for this past week's cancellations.
North Country vs. Middlebury baseball/softball, 5/29/13 at 4:30
North Country vs. St. Johnsbury baseball/softball, 6/1/13 at TBA
Lake Region vs. Winooski baseball/softball, 5/31/13 at 4:30

DERBY LINE ROAD CLOSED

May 26, 2013

The Vermont State Police report that US Rt 5 in Derby Line, VT, is closed just north of Caswell Ave. due to a hole discovered in the pavement a couple feet on the Canada side of the United States/Canada border. The hole in pavement was small however a large area beneath the pavement has eroded away. For safety concerns traffic will not be allowed to travel US Rt 5 north into Canada and people are asked to utilize Interstate 91 or Beebe Plain Ports of Entry as alternate routes.

 

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