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August 6th, 2013

MAPLESFIELDS EYES NEWPORT

August 6, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – RL Vallee Inc. has submitted a proposal to replace the One Stop Mini Mart and Memphremagog Rentals building with a national franchise, Maplefields. The Essex Junction based business will take down the existing structures and replace them with a multi-level building and a canopied gas pump area.
For more information about this project, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 7, 2013.

YOUTH REVITALIZE SKATE PARK

August 6, 2013

NEWPORT, VT – This summer, area youth get the opportunity to help out their community while learning valuable job skills as part of a federally funded summer program called Supportive Services for Rural Homeless Youth (SSRHY). The task is to rebuild Gardner Park’s skate park, which was previously unsafe and in disrepair. Those involved in the program not only benefit from the skate park but learn how to build it as well.
To read more of Tom's story, see Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 7, 2013.

NEW DRIVE THRU

August 6, 2013

A vehicle managed to drive onto the sidewalk of the Waterfront Plaza and scrape up against the wall outside the drugstore yesterday afternoon. No report was available as of press time, but crews had fun dragging the vehicle back up the walkway and around the damaged support poles.

ROLLOVER IN MORGAN

August 6, 2013

Jared Stevens, 18, of Bushkill, PA, apparently fell asleep at the wheel of his 2013 Honda Civic on VT RT 111 in Morgan and flipped the car, totaling it. Stevens and a passenger were both wearing seatbelts and were not seriously injured. The vehicle was towed away by Grenier's Auto of West Charleston. Derby Line Ambulance, Charleston Fire Department and Vermont Electric Co-op all responded to the scene. The accident occurred Monday.

A VISIT TO BERRY CREEK FARM

August 6, 2013

WESTFIELD – This summer has been like “extreme farming,” says Rosemary Croizet reflecting on the weather. “I'm glad we're not underwater.” The early wet weather delayed ripening of some crops, but the strawberry crop matured in early July and Croizet said production was good.
For more about Berry Creek Farm, read Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 6, 2013.

DERBY RESPONDS TO ATTORNEY GENERAL

August 6, 2013

DERBY – The Derby Select Board has responded to the VT Attorney General’s request for answers to the many complaints that came to his office from about a dozen concerned residents.
The response came from attorney Diane Sherman.
For more about the complaints and the response, read Tuesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for Aug. 6, 2013.

August 5th

Robert B. Neumayer

August 5, 2013

Neumayer–– Robert B., 86, formerly of Paramus, New Jersey passed away on August 1, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Harriet Olive Limlaw

August 5, 2013

Limlaw–– Harriet Olive, 83, of Derby, Vermont passed away on July 31, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. 
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Colin Campbell Drown, Sr.

August 5, 2013

Drown–– Colin Campbell, Sr. died on August 1, 2013 at his home in Conway, NH.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

August 4th

JUST ONE MORE MILE....

August 4, 2013

DERBY – Well trained athletes from several states and provinces converged in Derby for the annual Kingdom Triathlon. The weather was good, partly cloudy, and around 70 degrees for the endurance testing races.
Participants swam in Seymour Lake, bicycled through Derby, Charleston, and Morgan, and ran along the country roads. The finish line was at the Derby Beach House.
For more of this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 5, 2013.

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