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October 10th, 2013

Beauregard Fires in Four Goals To Pace Rangers 4-2

October 10, 2013

ORLEANS-The Lake Region Rangers moved to 8-2-1 on the year after a 4-2 win over visiting Enosburg. Senior striker Alex Beauregard netted 4 goals, two in each half to power the Ranger offense.
Lake Region took an early 2-0 lead before a couple defensive breakdowns let the Hornets back in the game. Cam Cafori and Zack Dixon-Smith tallied for Enosburg forging a 2 all deadlock at the halftime horn.
The Rangers slugged it out in the middle of the field as each club looked for the go ahead score midway through the second half.

William “Bill” F. Spates

October 10, 2013

Spates–– William “Bill” F., age 67, of Lynn, MA died Saturday, October 5, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

October 9th

An Early Start

October 9, 2013

BARTON-The Business and Operations Committee at Lake Region Union High School is off to a fast start cobbling together a budget for fiscal year 2014/15. Committee Chair Mike Sanville said the first draft proposes an increase of $90,000 over the current fiscal year's budget of $6.5 million. “That represents an increase of 1.9%,” said Sanville. “Add in the capital reserve of $100,000 and the overall increase is 3.35%.”
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

Talk of Marijuana Dispensary

October 9, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Lawmakers, during the 2011-2012 legislative session, decided to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. Now Newport City officials are trying to decide if they want the dispensaries in their communities. 
Tuesday, the planning commission, at the request of the Newport City Council, talked to Newport City Police Chief Seth DiSanto about if the city should disallow dispensaries in the city. 
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

Edward Walter Pepyne, Sr.

October 9, 2013

Pepyne–– Edward Walter, Sr. of Derby, Vermont and Ashfield, MA passed away in Derby, Vermont October 4, 2013. He was 87. Born December 27, 1925 in Springfield, MA, he was the only child of Walter Henry and Francis A (Carroll) Pepyne. 
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

October 8th

Dollar General To Built In Island Pond

October 8, 2013

Brighton–– At the Brighton Planning Committee meeting held Monday, the first official notice that the Dollar General store intends to build in Island Pond was a topic of discussion. The chain store, which has expanded rapidly into Vermont in the past few years, has contacted the town and representatives are scheduled to be at the next planning meeting to be held on October 17. Preliminary plans include purchasing the now defunct Brighton Motor Sports property on the corner of Cross and Alder Street and also the Critters and Creations store at 39 Alder Street.

Council Takes No Action on Maplefields

October 8, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - After a lengthy discussion Monday night, the city council took no action on the Maplefield store permit. 
Developers want to tear down the One Stop Mini Mart and Memphremagog Rentals Building and replace them with a new gas station, retail store, and deli. However, some council members, City Manager John Ward Jr., and others recently expressed concerns that the Development Review Board (DRB) issued a permit without considering all Form-Base Code zoning requirements.
For the full story see Wednesday's Express.

October 7th

Lady Rangers Hold Off Wildcats in Rain-Soaked Contest

October 7, 2013

ORLEANS–Before the heavens erupted, drenching all of those in attendance, the Lake Region girls soccer team was able to score two goals to get the 2-0 win over Hazen on Monday afternoon.
"In weather like this you hope that you come out with a win and that the breaks go your way," said LRU coach Brad Urie. "Hazen played really tough, but a couple of bounces went our way and we were able to come away with the win."
For the full story, see the Express on Tuesday 10-8-13.

New Dentist In Town

October 7, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - There's a new dentist in town and his name is Dr. Ronald K. St. John.
St. John started working for Birchwood Dental Associates July 1. He relocated to the Northeast Kingdom from Jacksonville, FL. Prior to his move, St. John graduated from dental school at the University of Florida College.
For more of the story see Tuesday's Express.

WALKING PATH NEAR COMPLETION

October 7, 2013

Brighton–– Work on the lakeside walking path between Derby Street and the far corners of Lakeside park and the town beach is progressing quickly. Jim Webb, who won the contract for the project, was busy Monday operating his backhoe near Island Pond.
For more of this story see Tuesday's Express.

ORLEANS–The Lake Region baseball team picked up a 14-6 win to close out their regular season. For...
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