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Archive

March 1st, 2012

Ambulance Service Seeks a Building of its Own

March 1, 2012

JAY – On Town Meeting Day next week, Missisquoi Valley Ambulance Service (MVAS) members plan to pitch the idea of constructing their own building to the communities they serve: Jay, Troy, North Troy, Lowell and Westfield.
MVAS currently leases the former Jay Town Garage. It also leases space at the former Poulin Lumber Building in North Troy, but that is expected to end soon and members are moving out their equipment.

Gas Prices Too High?

March 1, 2012

JAY, VT - This old time carriage, seen this week in front of a home on the Cross Road in Jay, reminds us of a time when nobody worried about fuel prices, but "hay," those were the days.

Emergency Training at NCUHS Saturday

March 1, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – The American Red Cross and Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold a shelter training class at North Country Union High School on Saturday. The class will run from 9 a.m. until about 3 p.m.
North Country Union High School will be this area’s Red Cross designated shelter if a mass casualty event were to occur. The school will also be the area’s mass surge, mass care facility for North Country Hospital. 

Falcon Boys Bow Out of Play-offs, Lose 76-38 to MMU

March 1, 2012

JERICHO–The North Country boys basketball team's season came to an end on Wednesday night with a 76-38 loss to the top seeded Mount Mansfield Cougars.
North Country had a tough time competing with the larger Cougar squad, and while it was close early, MMU was able to power past the Falcons, en-route to the win.
“The score was 10-6 and Caleb had back-to-back drives, but they didn’t go in, and they (MMU) came right back and took what could have been a tie score and made it 15-6,”said Coach Brian Bonvechio.

Falcons Win 4-2, Advance to Quarterfinals vs SBUHS

March 1, 2012

JAY–North Country's boys hockey team came out on Wednesday night and played a hard-nosed, well disciplined game to earn a 4-2 win over Spaulding in the opening round of the Metro Division play-offs.
Said Assistant Captain Nate Stewart on the win, "This is amazing, I can't really explain it anymore than we are ecstatic."
Coach Andrew Roy shuffled his lines, and the combinations produced a well balanced attack for the Falcons.

Rangers Fall 62-55 in First Round to Solons

March 1, 2012

MONTPELIER – The Lake Region Rangers took to the road Wednesday night for the first round of the Division 2 playoffs against the #7 seeded Montpelier Solons. The Rangers were without sophomore Alex Beauregard for the contest who suffered a high ankle sprain during the closing moments of the last game against Richford. After a contest that went down to the wire, the blue and white ultimately fell 62-55.

Craftsbury Moves on With 45-40 Win Over Chelsea Red Devils

March 1, 2012

HARDWICK–It took until the later stages of the game, but Craftsbury was able to put together a 16-3 run to get past the Chelsea Red Devils to advance in the Division four play-offs.
The win earns the team a date with Rochester, who was one of four teams to defeat the Chargers this season.
Kyle Adams had seventeen points in the win, and freshman Alex Vetere had eleven.
Their game against number four Rochester is slated to take place on Friday at the South Royalton high school at 7:00.

Derby Wind Meeting Cancelled

March 1, 2012

DERBY LINE - Tonight's Public Service Board public hearing at the Derby Line Elementary School regarding the Derby wind tower project has been CANCELLED due to bad weather.
Stay tune for further developments. The hearing WILL be rescheduled.

 

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