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October 12th, 2011

Falcons Down Hilltoppers, Make it Four Shut-outs in a Row

October 12, 2011

NEWPORT–Cara Worth took a feed from Anna Bingham seven minutes and thirty-seven seconds into the second half of Tuesday's North Country/St Johnsbury game and scored the lone goal of the contest to give the Falcons their fourth straight shut-out win 1-0.
"I'm very proud of them," said Coach Jose Batista of his defense's efforts these last few games, "I think we are allowing our goalie to see the balls, which is great for us defensively."

Road Closed: Construction and paving will make navigating Newport a nightmare.

October 12, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – According to state officials, work on replacing the Long Bridge will probably start in February, several months later than originally thought. Construction is expected to last nearly a year, during which time the state will also be paving US 5 through the city, including Main Street.
Both the city and state say the bridge is safe. “If it weren’t safe, we would have it closed,” said Carolyn Carlson, project manager.
The state will be finalizing the plans between now and January. Contractors will be able to bid on the project in January.

Bible Stolen From Veteran Chaplain

October 12, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – Police are looking for the person who stole an Army Ruck Sack from a U.S. Veteran who served in Afghanistan last year. Kurt Geib noticed the pack missing from his home Tuesday. The bag, issued by the Army, contained mostly warm weather gear.
Geib, a chaplain, said the bag also contained a personal Bible. The items have a “price tag” but he wasn’t sure of the exact value. The items are property of the Army, not Geib. The bag was located in Geib’s garage and the thief stole nothing else.

Caution: White Canes and Guide Dogs Ahead

October 12, 2011

CHARLESTON - A White Cane Awareness walk will be held this Saturday morning in West Charleston. The purpose of the walk is to promote awareness regarding those who are visually impaired or blind, and their dependence on canes and seeing eye dogs.
Among those participating will be some young members of the Free Will Baptist Church who will be blindfolded and have a guide.

Evelyn M. Reynolds

October 12, 2011

October 11th

Where’s Pete?

October 11, 2011

IRASBURG - Rumors are circulating on Facebook that Pete the Moose is in hiding or missing. A number of people have gone looking for him to no avail, but no one could be reached to confirm his disappearance.
Have you seen Pete today?

FEMA Deadline Nears - Lyndon Office Closes Thursday

October 11, 2011

LYNDONVILLE - FEMA officials are again warning that time is quickly running out for interested individuals to file applications for emergency aid.
The Lyndonville office on Park Avenue, which serves Caledonia and Orleans counties, will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday.
After that, applicants will still be able to call the Help Line at 1-800-621-3362. The deadline for all applications is October 31st. FEMA urges people to apply soon.

Opponents: Adult Toy Store Just Doesn’t Fit In

October 11, 2011

DERBY - Some members of the local community are outraged by the news that an adult novelty store is planning on setting up shop in Derby next door to Roasters Deli and Café.
Among those upset is Rick Dubois, a Village of Derby Center Trustee. He said he does not think a store that sells adult novelty items should be located anywhere near where children could come into contact with it.

Champlain Bridge Rebuild Could Cost $5 Billion, Take 10 Years

October 11, 2011

MONTREAL, QUE. - Canadian federal authorities are presently coping with the problems of replacing the half-century-old Champlain bridge, which links the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River to the Island of Montreal. Replacing the bridge could take as long as 10 years.

UCA Boys Continue to Grow Through Pain, Lose 1-0 to Richford

October 11, 2011

RICHFORD–UCA hit the road to take on Richford on Monday, and despite the 1-0 loss, Coach DeLaBruere was thrilled with her teams’ efforts.
“We played an unbelievable game! 7 minutes into the 1st half, we lost center striker Ji Kim for the remainder of the game when he collided with 2 Richford players and hyperextended his knee. Loosing Ji on the field was a big loss for us, but my boys were up for the challenge!”

 

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