May 19th, 2013
A Newport man is being held on $7500 bail after he allegedly stole a city school bus, kidnapped a woman's dog, and crashed the bus on a road in Holland, before stealing another vehicle. Read about it in Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 20, 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.