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February 23rd, 2014

Lake Region Falls in Quarter-Final Action Against Milton

February 23, 2014

MILTON-Coming off a decisive victory in their opening round match-up against the Vergennes Commodores, the Lake Region Lady Rangers faced off against the Milton Yellowjackets in a Division II quarter-final game Saturday afternoon.

NCSU Superintendent Robert Kern To Retire

February 23, 2014

DERBY - When Dr. Robert Kern arrived in the Northeast Kingdom to take the position of superintendent of Orleans Essex North Supervisory Union seven years ago, school board members weren’t sure what to expect.
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On July 1 Kern will retire after a 42-year career in education, but he still has unmet goals he hopes will one day be realized.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for an in-depth report on Robert Kern.

The Changing Main Street In Newport

February 23, 2014

NEWPORT – A few of Newport City’s Main Street longtime treasures have closed. The Woodknot Book Shop closed its doors after more than 30 years in business.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

Some Communities To Discuss Tar Sands At Town Meetings

February 23, 2014

Numerous Vermont communities will ask residents during next week’s Town Meetings, to pass or reject a resolution that they don’t want tar sands oil piped through their communities.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

Bill Would Make Vermonters Hang Up and Drive

February 23, 2014

MONTPELIER - Vermont lawmakers are considering prohibiting the use of hand-held electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle in the state.
The bill passed the House a couple weeks ago and is now in the Senate.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

Madeleine M. Degreenia

February 23, 2014

Degreenia–– Madeleine M., 88, of Newport, VT passed away on February 18, 2014 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

February 20th

Four Goals in the First Sends North Country Past Rutland

February 20, 2014

JAY–The final regular season game for the North Country Falcons held important play-off implications.
If they could defeat Rutland and if Colchester lost, then they would lock down the number four seed and earn a home play-off game.
Lose and they would have to hit the road to open the post-season, something they have not had to do in three years.

Senior Scoring Does the Talking as Falcons Fly Past Raiders

February 20, 2014

JAY–Senior Night was an appropriate title to describe the North Country Falcons' evening on Wednesday.
With senior netminder Chase LaCourse between the pipes, all four senior forwards scored at least one goal, with Ross DeLaBruere and Ryan Paul each netting two, as the Falcons picked up a 7-2 win over the Rutland Red Raiders to close out the regular season.

Craftsbury Advances, Falcons Fall in Girls Play-off Action

February 20, 2014

Craftsbury 67, Websterville 14
CRAFTSBURY-Sitting in fourth place in Division IV, the Craftsbury girls started their journey to the Barre Auditorium by hosting 13th ranked Websterville on Wednesday night.
They did not disappoint the fans in attendance, as the rolled to a 67-14 win to advance to the quarter-finals.
Janet Bohannon paced the Lady Chargers with 21 points.
With the win, Craftsbury will now host Whitcomb with a trip to Barre on the line.

Derby Woman Upset With The Way Police Handled Incident

February 20, 2014

It was ‘not an attempted abduction,’ police say

DERBY - A mother of a nine-year-old boy is upset about the way police handled an incident between her son and a strange man that happened outside her home Sunday afternoon.

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