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October 10th, 2011

James J. Belmont, Jr.

October 10, 2011

October 9th

Hospital “legends” help raise scholarships

October 9, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – Two long time medical care providers from North Country Hospital are the first named legends in the hospital’s Legend’s Scholarship. 
On Thursday, North Country Hospital officials unveiled a display depicting Dr. David Alsobrook and Cecile (Cece) Gilineau, a registered nurse. The display is in the main lobby.
Hospital personnel hope to have more legends at some point.
“It might be a couple years before we get another legend or it might be this year,” said Wendy Franklin, Director of Development at North Country Hospital. 

Board to Jenne: Get the Answers on Wind Project

October 9, 2011

DERBY – Derby Selectman Karen Jenne would like official public hearings held in Derby regarding the proposed 425-foot turbines for the rolling hills of Derby Line near Holland. Grand View Farm and the Smugglers Hill Farm want to host the industrial sized turbines and earn a payment in return. Derby turbines were an agenda item for Monday's select board meeting last week.

Worth Marks 50 Years as Firefighter

October 9, 2011

BRIGHTON - James "Deak" Worth of Island Pond recently received an award for 50 years of service as a volunteer firefighter for the town of Brighton.
Worth received a plaque and a $100 gift certificate for the Eastside Restaurant from Brighton Chief Richard Hannux.
In years past, Worth has served as chief, but at this time he is "just a firefighter."
Worth said he began serving the department as a 16-year-old and joined the fire department because he "could get out of school when the alarm blew."

First State Bow Season for Moose

October 9, 2011

BRIGHTON - Aaron Lumbra of Georgia, VT and his hunting partner Mark Bechard of Swanton took down a 530 pound cow moose estimated to be about three years old last Tuesday afternoon about 2:45 p.m.
"It was 9 p.m. before we got back to camp in Averill with it and cracked open our first celebration beer," said Aaron. The men had been hunting in E1 (Northern Essex County) area since Saturday and said hunting in the rain for three days was tough.

NCUHS Falcon Fortitude Prevails, 20-18

October 9, 2011

By Ken Wells
Express Publisher
BELLOW FALLS–It’s nice to be able to roll along unimpeded during your regular season. The North Country Falcons have for the most part enjoyed that. Most coaches will also tell you learn more from a loss or a stern test than you do winning.
That was the case Saturday as the Falcons got themselves out of a contest that they very well could have loss. NCU came up big with a late game defensive stand and a big play offense as they got by a good Bellows Falls Terrier team 20-18.

Urie Nets Two in Lady Rangers 2-1 OT Win

October 9, 2011

ORLEANS – Lake Region jumped out early against the Danville Indians, but it took their 3rd overtime session of the year before the Blue and White could walk away with the 2-1 victory off the foot of the teams’ leading scorer, Tyrah Urie.

Twinfield Tops Craftsbury 3-0

October 9, 2011

PLAINFIELD -- The Craftsbury Academy Chargers squared off against the Twinfield Trojans and walked away emptied handed, as they were blanked 3-0. Coach Mike Ruetz said that his team, “played really hard and physical.” And that his team was, “determined to get the victory, but that luck, just isn’t on their side.” A penalty kick, on a questionable shoulder-to-shoulder contact call, 5 minutes into the contest gave the Trojans an early 1-0 lead and shifted the momentum in their favor.

7-0 win for Lake Region Boys Over Richford

October 9, 2011

RICHFORD – After suffering a narrow 1-0 defeat to the Hazen Wildcats, the Lake Region Rangers got back to their winning way Thursday afternoon, beating the Falcons of Richford by a score of 7-0. Tony Stuart lead the Lake Region scoring attack with 2 goals; while Caleb Royer, Kyle Perry, Josh Thibault, Corey Whitten, and Brian Mosher each found the back of the net once for the Blue and White. Alex Beauregard recorded his 2nd shutout of the year as the Rangers improve their record to 5-4.

June C. Hamel

October 9, 2011

Hamel–– June C., 77, died peacefully on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at her home in Northfield. In keeping with her wishes, there are no calling hours. A celebration of her life is planned next summer on Lake Seymour. Kingston Funeral Home in Northfield assisted with the local arrangements.

For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

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