May 19th, 2013
Nearly 300 runners showed up for this year's Dandy. The weather held. The crowds turned out, and everyone had fun. For more of this story, see Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for 5-20-13. Race results to follow on Tuesday.
The Vermont Electric Cooperative held it's annual meeting and announced that incumbents John Ward and Tom Bailey will be among those returning to the Board of Directors. For more about this story, see Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 20, 2013.
Atlantic Salmon nearly died out in this area, but thanks to hard work they are making a strong come back. Read about this story in Friday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 17, 2013
Lyndon State College President Joe Bertolino will award a Presidential Medal of Distinction to both Jan Eastman and Bill Stenger at the college's commencement Sunday, May 19.Â Read about it in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 17, 2013.
Frank Knoll has been appointed to the board of directors for North Country Hospital. Read about him in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 17, 2013.
NEWPORT-Weather halted play early in the NCU-BFA girls tennis match on Wednesday.
The official scoring of the match has not been made available as of this time.
Newport is the center of online learning for Community College of Vermont. Read about it in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 16, 2013.
Congressman Peter Welch is backing a controversial bill that would assist states in collecting taxes from online sales. Story in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 16, 2013.
NEWPORTâ€“North Country Athletic Director Mike Kiser has reported that the North Country boys hockey team will play two games at the Pat Burns Memorial Arena at Stanstead College this season.
The games are slated for December 6th and 7th 2013.
As of right now the Falconsâ€™ opponents have not been one hundred percent confirmed, but possible candidates include South Burlington and the Stanstead College junior varsity team.
Times for the games have not been released, but it looks like it could either be a Friday and Saturday night scenario, or a Friday night, Saturday afternoon schedule.
NEWPORTâ€“The North Country Falcons played a much improved a game against Colchester on Tuesday, compared to their last outing against Milton, but they ran into a tough Laker pitching staff, led by starter Devon Dessormeau, who limited the Falcons to just one run on one hit and a walk in Colchester's 9-1 win.
Colchester is now 8-2 while North Country is 0-9.
The boys travel to take on Mte. Abe today, where Bryce Carter will make his first varsity start for North Country.
First pitch is at 4:30.
For the full story, see the Express on Thursday 5-16-13.