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November 1st, 2011

Judge Rules for GMP

November 1, 2011

NEWPORT - Judge Martin Maley handed down a Preliminary Injunction Tuesday in favor of Green Mountain Power (GMP) in its case against Don and Shirley Nelson.
Protesters who occupy any area within 1,000 feet of the blasting area on Lowell Mountain within two hours of a scheduled blast will now be in criminal contempt, according to the order. The order authorizes the Orleans County Sherriff’s Department and The Vermont State Police to "arrest and remove any individuals within the 1,000 foot boundary…”

VELCO Attorneys Orchestrate Open Meeting Claim

November 1, 2011

DERBY - VELCO's lawyers are arguing that a request by the Derby Select Board for a public hearing before the Public Service Board (PSB) is essentially invalid because, although the request was made during a meeting of the Derby board, the issue of the VELCO permit was not officially on the agenda and therefore could not be acted upon under the state's Open Meeting Law.

Watson Takes 11th Overall to Pace North Country XC

November 1, 2011

Staff Reports
It was an exciting and exhausting day at the races last Saturday for the North Country Cross Country team. Signs of snow were found out on the course with another 7” predicted to arrive later in the afternoon and temperatures never climbed out of the mid-40s. The footing was much better than earlier in the month on this course, but after 8 races went through the course, it was pretty churned up in the lower loop.

Richard F. Croudis

November 1, 2011

Croudis–– Richard F., 94, of Auburn died October 29.  Committal Services will be held Saturday, November 5, at 1 p.m. at Riverside Cemetery in Yarmouth, ME.  Memorial Services will be held at the United Church of Newport, Vermont on November 20 at 1 p.m.  Donations in Richard's name may be made to the Scholarship Fund in his name at the Newport Rotary, P.O. Box 166, Newport, VT 05855.  A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME(207) 783-8545.

October 31st

Dick Croudis Remembered

October 31, 2011

NEWPORT, VT - “Now heaven has a new leader of the band,” is what the family of Richard “Dick” Croudis said in an e-mail sent to the Newport Rotary Club Monday.
Croudis, the former band director at the Newport City High School and North Country Union High School, passed away Saturday morning. He was 94.
Croudis, a veteran of World War II, was highly involved in the Northeastern Rotary Music Festival for 30 years. That festival is held every March at North Country Union High School. 

Mary L. “Midget” Moulton

October 31, 2011

Moulton–– Mary L. “Midget,” 60, of East Ryegate, VT, died on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at her home surrounded by her family. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the First Congregational Church of Island Pond, VT. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the VFW, c/o Loraine Racine, 3160 Duck Pond Road, Waterford, VT 05819 or the Elks, 118 Western Ave, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819.

For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

October 30th

Mellissa M. Tinker

October 30, 2011

May 8, 1972-October 22, 2011

Mellissa M. Tinker, 39, died suddenly Saturday, October 22, 2011, in Newport. She was born in Worcester, MA on May 8, 1972, the daughter of Harry Burnham and Phyllis "Penny"(Joyner) Horner.
She and her family moved to Albany in her early years where she was raised. She attended Lake Region Union High School and had taken several college courses.

Falcons Finish off Milton 30-25, Move To 9-0 Record

October 30, 2011

MILTON-The North Country Falcons jumped all over the Milton Yellow Jackets 22-0 in the first stanza before settling in to a tight 30-25 victory. The triumph clinches the number one seed in Division Two football and produced the first undefeated regular season in the 46 years of North Country football.

 

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