July 28th, 2013
BARTON - A 76-year-old Glover man will be in Orleans County Criminal Court today to answer a charge of first degree murder. Friday afternoon, Carlton Bickford went to the Lyndonville Police Department to report that he had shot and killed a woman. Lyndonville Police contacted the state police, who responded and questioned Bickford. They then went to the home of Rachel Coburn, 72, of West Street in Barton, where they found Coburn's body inside the home.
For more of this story, read The Newport Daily Express for Monday, July 29, 2013.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Anyone near South Bay Thursday would have seen several police boats with a helicopter hovering overhead. The crew from Haverfield Aviation, located in Gettysburg, PA, was working on installing a mechanism to prevent power outages on two utility lines between South Bay and the Glen Road.
For more of the story, see Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 26, 2013.
DERBY LINE/ STANSTEAD, QUE. â€“ Working with 35 cast members including a group of children and a dog to create a live show to entertain hundreds may seem like an enormous and stressful task, but not for Phil Gosselin, a new director with QNEK. Gosselin works methodically and remains cool, clam, and relaxed no matter what surprises come his way. Gosselin is directing "Annie, The Musical," which premieres tonight at the famous Haskell Opera House in Derby Line, VT, and Stanstead, Quebec.
For more about the cast and crew, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 26, 2013.
Hamelinâ€“â€“ Lucille F. passed away quietly, surrounded by family on Sunday afternoon, July 21, 2013, following a documented twenty-three year struggle with Parkinsonâ€™s disease which began with symptoms ten years earlier.Â
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.
DERBY â€“ The owners of Sticks and Stuff, a retail home center and building supplies company, have applied for a permit with the Town of Derby. The owners bought the former IROC building on the Quarry Road a few weeks ago but they have remained quiet on their plans. Â
For more of this story, see Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 25, 2013.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ In an effort to promote green energy, individuals involved with the Climate Summer Movement have been touring the greater Newport area this week. Climate Summer is a program with the Better Future Project in Cambridge, MA. The project works to build the climate action movement. The group in Newport consists of a half dozen young adults who want to talk to people about a future free of fossil fuels.
To read more about them and their cause, see Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 25, 2013.
DERBY CENTER â€“ The North Country Union Junior High School board focused on several food related issues at a recent meeting, including the district wide policy on handling delinquent payments for school lunches and concerns about the quality of the meals being served. For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 15, 2013.
Doucetteâ€“â€“ Sandra J., 77, of Derby, VT passed away on July 19, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.
The building housing the Village Pizza in Orleans sustained about $70,000 worth of damage in a fire that investigators believe was electrical. For more on this story, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 24, 2013.
John Selmar was a machinist for Columbia Forest Products, but on retirement, his focus became photography, and not just taking photos, but creating works of art that capture the imagination and reflect the beauty of nature. Read about him in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 24, 2013.