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September 4th, 2013

Joan M. McNeal

September 4, 2013

McNeal–– Joan M., 76, of Newport, VT, beloved wife of Brian McNeal of 57 years, passed away on September 2, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

September 3rd

Doty Could Miss Falcons' Metro Initiation With ACL Injury

September 4, 2013

LYNDON-Lyndon Institute's Emily Doty has reportedly been sidelined with an ACL injury.
According to people close to the situation, Doty will not be able to participate in the winter sports season, and that could impact the Falcons' move to Division I.
Not much more is available as of this time, but we will update as soon as possible.

SWEET SCOOPS FOR SWEET TOOTHS

September 3, 2013

DERBY – A college business plan evolved from a dream to reality as Matt Wright opened his second Sweet Scoops ice cream stand. Six years ago, the first Sweet Scoops was opened at the ice skating shack on the town green next to the junior high school in Derby Center; a second shop has opened in Vergennes.
Read Matt's story in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 4, 2013.

DRIFT DUSTERS WINS VAST BEST IN STATE AWARD

September 3, 2013

DERBY - The Drift Dusters Snowmobile Club of Derby received the 2012-2013 Vermont Association of Snow Travelers' Snowmobile Club of the Year Award at the Annual Meeting at Jay Peak Resort Aug. 10. The award is given to the club that demonstrated excellence during the 2012-2013 Snowmobile Season. It is the highest award given by VAST annually.
For more of this story, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 4, 2013.

Falcon XC Features Exciting Mix of Veterans and Rookies

September 3, 2013

NEWPORT–The 2013 North Country Cross Country team is looking get out of the gates a little earlier than they have in past seasons.
Traditionally the Falcons have not been very aggressive in the early going, using a more gradual, progressional style of seasonal maturation.
This season, head Coach Chris Shaffer will have his team at the Essex Invitational this weekend, and he believes that being at the event will help his team in the long run.

Donald I. Martin

September 3, 2013

Martin–– Donald I., 86, joined the Lord and his lifetime love and partner, Florence Martin, on September 1, 2013.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

William Ray Daniels

September 3, 2013

Daniels–– William Ray, 66, of Newport, Vermont passed away suddenly at home on August 21, 2013.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

September 2nd

EVERYONE WINS

September 2, 2013

DERBY – An inspirational idea by Anthony Moccia and Heidi Myers to create a new fundraiser for the Mary Wright Halo Foundation has led to instant success. A 60-mile bicycle ride through six Orleans County towns, 40 miles of which are on dirt roads, drew roughly 250 enthusiastic participants. Another 100 registered.
The event took place on Saturday, and judging by the successful debut of this cycling race, expect a second annual race next year.
For more of this story and photos, see Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 3, 2013.

Hey, Over Here!

September 2, 2013

DERBY LINE – A long line of traffic on a warm muggy day didn't dampen the enthusiasm of this group of young adults waiting to enter Canada from Derby Line, Monday.
There were reported traffic delays of at least one hour. There were also similar reports at other area border crossings. The traffic jams came on Labor Day weekend, ending the unofficial summer season. Now it’s time to get ready for winter. Cheer up folks, spring will be here before we know it.
Photos on pages 1 and 3 in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 3, 2013.

BRENDA LEPAGE FEATURED IN ACTIVE LIVING

September 2, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - At 66, people, working, and good genes is what keeps Brenda LePage of Brenda's Homestyle Cooking young and active. "I'm just like the Energizer battery, I guess," said LePage in between the breakfast and lunch rush Friday morning. "I just keep going and going."
Read more about Brenda in the Active Living section of Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for Sept. 3, 2013.

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