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December 8th

Falcons Top Alexander Galt 6-4

December 8, 2013

STANSTEAD,QE-Ryan Paul scored three goals, and three other Falcons had a goal each as North Country defeated Alexander Galt in the final game of the Can-Am Classic on Saturday afternoon.
Paul had a goal in all three of the periods, while Ross DeLaBruere, Ryan O'Donell and Dawson Cote had the other three Falcon goals.
For the full story, see the Express on Monday 12-9-13

Marie (Ray) Larose

December 8, 2013

Derby Line/Richford- Marie (Ray) Larose, age 75, wife of Joseph “Remi” Larose, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on December 4, 2013.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Father Wilfred Andre (Andy) Houle

December 8, 2013

On December 4, 2013 Father Wilfred Andre (Andy) Houle, beloved son, brother and friend was taken to heaven and into the arms of his loving Father.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

December 6th

Falcons Score 6 in Win Over Greeley Rangers

December 6, 2013

STANSTEAD,QE-The North Country boys opened up their 2013-2014 hockey season with a 6-0 win over Greeley High from Cumberland, ME in the second game of the Can-Am Hockey Classic.
After a slow start, the Falcons picked up their game late in the first, as Ross DeLaBruere opened up the scoring with 5:18 left to go.
In the second, North Country kept improving, and they pumped home another three goals to make it 4-0.
Ryan Paul, Ross and Travis Tetreault had the three goals.

December 5th

NCUHS Dance And Drama Concert

December 5, 2013

The NCUHS Dance and Drama department presented its winter concert Wednesday evening.
Students performed dance and theatrical acts throughout the evening at North Country Union High School Dance and Drama department’s winter concert Wednesday evening. Local singer Mark Shelton performed several pieces before the concert and during a couple of the dance pieces.

RCT Looking to Start Commuter Bus Service

December 5, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Rural Community Transit (RCT) is looking to start a commuter bus in the Northeast Kingdom.

December 4th

Falcon Girls Win Season Opener Against Stowe

December 4, 2013

JAY-The North Country girls hockey team opened up the 2013-2014 season with a 3-1 win over Stowe on Wednesday night.
After a scoreless first period, the Falcons got two goals in the final four minutes of the second, and one in the first minute of the third.
Jenna Moss and Savannah Alberghini-Giroux tallied in the second, while Whitney Bernier scored in the third.
The Falcons peppered Stowe goalie Danielle Mayo with 52 shots, as apposed to allowing just five shots to reach their goalie Mikaella Doran,
For the full story, see the Express on 12-6-13.

Police Chief Pushes For Additional Officer

December 4, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Police Chief Seth DiSanto and City Manager John Ward, Jr. would like to have an additional police officer to eliminate the times when only one officer is working.
Ward and DiSanto pitched the idea to the city council Monday when it took a second look at the 2014-2015 proposed budget.
“I’ve finally come to the conclusion in my own mind that it’s not safe to have an officer on duty by himself,” said Ward. “To fix that problem we’ll be going to a 12-hour shift.”

Barton Electric Awarded Grant For Feasibility Study

December 4, 2013

BARTON - A grant has been awarded to the Barton Electric Department for a feasibility study to see if a hydro plant can be constructed at the outlet of Crystal Lake. Historically, hydro dams were used by several manufacturers starting a couple of hundred years ago when Barton Landing was first settled. In addition the grant will be used to study Barton River flood resilience and water resources planning. The municipalities of Barton and Glover have endorsed the grant application.

Current Use Discussed At Meeting With Secretary Of Agriculture

December 4, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - “Vermont would not be Vermont today without the Current Use program,” said Sylvia Jensen, agriculture land use planner for the State of Vermont.
Jensen was one of three presenters to speak at a question and answer session with local farmers at the Emory A. Hebard State Office Building Tuesday. It was one of Sectary of Agriculture Chuck Ross’ listening sessions he is conducting in communities across the state.

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