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September 13th, 2013

Bulldogs Hand Falcons Third Straight Loss

September 13, 2013

NEWPORT-It just was not North Country's night as the visiting Burr and Burton Bulldogs came into town and dropped 47 points on the Falcons, while holding the home team scoreless, winning the game 47-0.
Said Assistant coach Lonnie Wade, "We just did not take care of the ball."
Eric Cerra had 3 touchdowns, including an 80 yard run in the first half, to lead the Bulldogs on Friday night.
Burr and Burton moves to 2-1, while the Falcons drop to 0-3.
Next up for North Country is a trip to Bellows Falls on September 21st. Game time is 1:00.
For the full story, see the Express on Monday 9-16-13.

September 12th

STORMS LEAVE NEK IN THE DARK

September 12, 2013

NORTHEAST KINGDOM – A storm with high winds and heavy rains knocked out 10,000 Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) members Wednesday and about 27,000 Green Mountain Power customers.
The VEC outage primarily affected members in the Northeast Kingdom, said Amanda Zay, the power company's communication specialist.
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Express for Sept. 13, 2013.

CITY APPROVES MAPLEFIELDS

September 12, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – Downtown Newport will soon have a brand new Maplefields Store, restaurant, and gas station on the corner of Main Street and Third Street.  Wednesday evening, after a public hearing with deliberative session, the Newport City Development Review Board issued the necessary permits, with conditions.
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 13, 2013.

Local Games Postponed Due to Nasty Weather

September 12, 2013

ORLEANS-Wednesday’s girls soccer game between Lake Region and Hazen was postponed due to the storm that eventually hit the area.
With just about 11 minutes of soccer in the books and the score standing at 0-0, a rumbling of thunder caused play to be halted and for players to move into the school.
After the initial thunder, lightning started to strike, and after to close to an hour into the delay, the game was called. No make-up date has been announced yet.
The soccer match between the Craftsbury and Concord girls was also postponed.

MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

September 12, 2013

The Department of Health is looking for retired medical professionals and others to volunteer their time to be part of a Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). The volunteers will work at mass surge (massive casualty events) medical care (MSMC) facilities if the hospital has more patients it can handle during a crises or disaster situation.
For more on this story, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 12, 2013.

NEWPORT VS NEWPORT

September 12, 2013

A Northeast Kingdom transplant compares Newport, VT, and Newport, RI, with thoughts on how big development can change life in a small town.
Read his story in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 12, 2013.

STORMS SLAM NEK

September 12, 2013

We all knew it was coming. The TV and radio had warned folks to "batten down the hatches," and yet the downpour seemed to catch many by surprise as they hurried into shelter. High winds, pounding rain, thunder and lightning, and even a report of a small tornado kept us inside and huddled around lanterns and candles. Green Mountain Power reported at least 27,000 people without power last night, and 8,000 still without power Thursday morning.
More of this story to come.
Keep informed with The Newport Daily Express.

Forest Buckland

September 12, 2013

Buckland–– Forest, 87, born in 1926 to Arthur and Emma Buckland, passed away September 6, 2013 surrounded by family members.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

September 11th

Beauregard’s OT Winner Keeps Lake Region Undefeated

September 11, 2013

ORLEANS-After numerous chances to put the ball in the back of the net in regulation, Alex Beauregard finally got one past Lamoille netminder Bennett Anderson 44 seconds into overtime to give the Lake Region boys soccer team the 1-0 win over the Lamoille Lancers on Tuesday afternoon.
"That was the best feeling in the world, scoring the golden goal in overtime. Too bad it could not have happened earlier, but oh well," Beauregard replied when asked about his game-winner.

September 10th

CITY COUNCIL HONORS VETERANS WITH BRIDGE

September 10, 2013

The Newport City Council voted Monday night to rename the Long Bridge, which was recently rebuilt, to honor the veterans of all wars. For more on this story, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 11, 2013.

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