September 12th, 2013
Bucklandâ€“â€“ 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.
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.
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.
Three people with ties to the Northeast Kingdom recount their experiences during and after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. To read their stories and see photos, pick up Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 11, 2013.
After years of being on the losing end of games against the Missisquoi Valley Union Thunderbirds, the North Country Falcon field hockey team defeated the T-birds 4-1 on Monday afternoon to improve their record to 1-0-1.
"This win feels amazing," said NCU coach Chantelle Bouchard. "We have come so close in the past, and after losing to them in the play-offs the last two years, this win means a lot to both me, and all of the girls on the team."
It was a much different MVU team that the Falcons faced on Monday, as the T-Birds lost 12 seniors from last year due to graduation.
Royerâ€“â€“ Priscilla B., 91, of Bel-Aire Health Care Center Newport, VT passed away peacefully on September 7, 2013 in Newport, VT.Â
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.
DERBY LINE - Derby Line officials get together regularly for private meetings with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to discuss issues in the community, however those meetings are not open for the public per CBP request. One trustee at a time meets in order to avoid a quorum. Derby Line Trustee Chairman Keith Beadle met with CBP last Wednesday. The discussion centered around the port of entry on Interstate 91 in Derby Line.
For more on this story, read Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 10, 2013.
By CHRISTOPHER ROY
Express Staff Writer
DERBY - Seven motorcycles left the Hellbilly Hideaway Sunday afternoon for a very important mission - to raise money for the Katie Grace Kelley Ride.
Michelle Kelley and her son Michael Kelley started the ride six years ago to benefit the family of Michelle's niece, Katie Grace Kelley. At the time, Katie had leukemia and required frequent trips out of town for medical treatments. Katie is better, but the ride continues to roll on.
For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 10, 2013.
NEWPORT City - The Emory Hebard State Office Building went into lockdown yesterday after police responded to a report of a man making threats to kill a police officer. Newport City Police and the Orleans County Sheriff's Department responded to the Emory Hebard State Office Building just before 3:30 p.m. after they received a call that Eric Snyder, 49, of Westfield, was making threats outside the Department of Motor Vehicles office.
Story on Page one of Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for Sept. 10, 2013.
Tatumâ€“â€“ Martha Corinne Seaton died peacefully at home in Derby on August 30, 2013 from complications of Parkinsonâ€™s disease.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.