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October 20th, 2011

Thelma M. Bly

October 20, 2011

Bly–– Thelma M., 85, of Newport, VT, passed away October 19, 2011 in Newport. A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 21, 2011 at 3 p.m. at the Hillside Cemetery in East Charleston. Pastor Robert Cargill will be officiating. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch-converse-rushford.com.  Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.

October 19th

Crusaders Fall to Canaan 2-0

October 19, 2011

CANAAN– The UCA Crusaders fell to Canaan by the score of 2-0 on Tuesday.
“We had a great game in comparison to the last couple of games where we were ridden with injuries. We played well as a team making opportunity after opportunity on offense in both halves,” said Coach DeLaBruere.
Ji Kim Dale Martell, and Isaac LaFoe had numerous shots on Canaan's keeper, but were unable to find the back of the net.
Chris DeLaBruere had another quality night defending the net for UCA where he continues to be a formidable presence. UCA plays their last game of the season in Richford Thursday at 4pm.

Brown’s 2 Goals Propels Chargers to Victory

October 19, 2011

CRAFTSBURY – The Craftsbury Academy Lady Chargers took another step towards securing a potential home playoff game with a 3-2 win Tuesday afternoon against the Whitcomb Hornets. Craftsbury, winners of 3 in a row and 4 out of their last 6, battled Whitcomb to a scoreless draw through the first half. But, Meghan Brown put the Chargers on top after converting a Sarah Dunbar pass for a goal early in the 2nd half. After Whitcomb tied the game at 1, Brown scored her 2nd of the game, thanks to an assist by Meghan Pennock to put the Blue and White of Craftsbury back on top.

Rangers Defeat Indians, Move Back to .500

October 19, 2011

DANVILLE – The Lake Region Rangers traveled to Danville Tuesday afternoon to face off against a tough Indians squad and came away with a 2-1 victory. Assistant Coach Dan Cummings took over the Head Coaching duties, because Coach Tom Evans was out due to his 2-game suspension. Tony Stuart and Shaquille Urie found the back of the net for the Blue and White. When contacted by telephone Coach Evans said that he was “pleased with the way his team responded and he was glad they were able to stay focused.”

Falcons Rally to Edge Out Spaulding 2-1

October 19, 2011

NEWPORT–After going down 1-0 in the first half, the North Country girls soccer team rallied and came back to win their ninth game of the season 2-1.
"This (Spaulding) is a quality team out there. They have just two losses on the year and this (win) puts us closer to getting a home seed and that is what we are hoping for," said Coach Joe Batista.

Lowell Wind Opponents Come Back Swinging

October 19, 2011

LOWELL, VT - The law firm of Hershenson, Carter, Scott and McGee, P.C., of Norwich, VT, has plunged into the Lowell Mountain wind project fray. The firm entered its appearance on behalf of Donald and Shirley Nelson, defendants in an Emergency Restraining Order petition filed by Green Mountain Power.
On behalf of its clients, the firm filed a Defendant's Emergency Motion to Dissolve TRO (temporary restraining order) and Request for Expedited Hearing on the Emergency Basis, an Answer to Plaintiff's (GMP's) Complaint, and has prepared a counterclaim.

North Country Hospital Holds 25th Annual Awards Banquet

October 19, 2011

NEWPORT, VT - When Sarah Hardin was hired as a physical therapist at North Country Hospital, she knew she’d landed a great job, but little did she know that being hired would send her on a direct course to meet her future husband, Chad Hardin. But that is just what happened.
For that matter, she helped orient him to the hospital when he arrived.
Although Chad no longer works at North Country, Sarah and Chad’s love lives on.
“He is the love of my life,” Sarah told her colleagues at North Country’s 25th Annual Awards Banquet held at the Elks Lodge in Derby on October 15.

Tivoly Workers Join Forces to Aid Storm Victims

October 19, 2011

DERBY LINE – On a warm day last month, Dave and Kelley Robinson were one of a handful of old car enthusiasts who went on a cruise throughout the state. As they entered the Hartford area, the Robinsons saw the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Irene, which had hit the region a week earlier. A little further in town, the couple saw young children searching the fields for their lost toys. 
“That hurt,” said Dave Robinson. “It reminded me of things back in the 1950s. A lot of kids grew up around here with nothing.”

October 18th

Derby Residents Converge on Board Over Adult Toy Store

October 18, 2011

DERBY - There was standing room only at the Derby Select Board meeting Monday night, with people overflowing into the hallway. The hot topic of the night was the new adult novelty store on US 5 in Derby.
Rick Dubois, a trustee for the Village of Derby Center, said those present want a bylaw amendment that would not allow a novelty shop, adult book store, adult video, adult entertainment, etc., and would restrict such enterprises to Derby’s industrial zone.

Protesters Return to Lowell, Stay Off Nelson Land

October 18, 2011

LOWELL – Lowell wind project opponents gathered on Lowell Mountain Tuesday, all day, to show their disapproval of the wind project now under construction.
Blasting occurred at approximately 12:30, but it was on the other side of the ridge, far from the protesters.
Opponents reported that signs were being posted in the area to prevent them from getting to close to the blasting zone.

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