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January 12th, 2012

John Lamoureux

January 12, 2012

Lamoureux–– John of Delmar, NY, died on January 1, 2012 after a long struggle with cancer. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 15 from 1-3 p.m. at the Riverview Funeral Home, Inc., 218 Second Avenue, Troy, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A time of remembrance will be observed at 2 p.m. For further information and online condolences please visit www.simplechoicescremation.com.

For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

Carol Ann Stoddard

January 12, 2012

January 11th

Over 9,000 historic photos donated to Orleans Historical Society

January 11, 2012

BROWNINGTON, VT – Sometimes we have to be in the right place at the right time, and that's what happened one day back in the 1970s when former Newport Daily Express Owner and Publisher Roger Cartee walked out of the Miss Newport Diner and ran into an old friend. That meeting led Cartee to obtain a collection of negatives and glass plates and stopped them from going to auction in New Hampshire.
Former Newport photographer Harry Richardson took most of the images in what is now known as the Richardson-Cartee Collection.

NCU Board Runs in Circles Over Paying for Track

January 11, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – North Country Union High School Chair Arne Amaliksen learned a good lesson recently. Don't start a certain project unless you have every dollar in your pocket and identified.
Amaliksen was referring to the school's newly refurbished track. Last year, the board agreed to refurbish the track on the condition the project would not require taxpayer money. Teacher and track coach Gary Johnson agreed to spearhead the fundraising efforts.

Wind opponents question mitigation while GMP keeps building

January 11, 2012

LOWELL, VT - Work on Green Mountain Power's (GMP) controversial Lowell Mountain wind turbine project will continue through the winter, although some of the activity will subside and pick up again in the spring. The lack of snowfall has allowed for some of the construction work to continue further than expected.

Leon "Lee" Seguin

January 11, 2012

September 9, 1940-January 7, 2012

Leon "Lee"Seguin, 71, of Lynchburg, VA passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville after battling AML, an aggressive form of leukemia. His former wife, Linda, was by his side. He was born in Island Pond on September 9, 1940, a beloved son and the eldest of seven children born to Richard Claude and Marjory (Currier) Seguin. 
 

Hester Gardner

January 11, 2012

Gardner–– Hester Truslow (Camp) died on January 8, 2012. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Lodge at Shelburne Bay in Shelburne, VT. Instead of flowers, please plant a flower in your garden or contribute a donation in her memory to the Fairlee Scholarship Fund, Fairlee Historical Society, both in c/o Fairlee Town Treasure, P.O. Box 95, Fairlee, VT 05045, or to Hospice of the Champlain Valley, c/o VNA, 1110 Prim Rd., Colchester, VT 05446.

For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

Irene Marie Lehoux

January 11, 2012

January 10th

Renaissance Exec Gets Face Time with City Workers in Marketing Push

January 10, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City Council agreed after some hesitation to an in-kind effort request so the Newport City Renaissance Corporation (NCRC) can apply for a USDA Rural Development grant to help draw tourists to the city. 
Trish Sears, executive director of NCRC, asked the council to commit to letting employees use work time to meet with subcommittees of the NCRC, specifically the Design Committee, Economic Restructuring Committee and Promotion Committee, to work on marketing.

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