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July 6th, 2014

OEC Lightning Take Game Two Against Montreal Rockies

July 6, 2014

NEWPORT–The OEC Lightning Junior Legion baseball team squared off against the Montreal Rockies in a non-league doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at North Country Union High School.
After dropping the first contest 11-7, the Lightning's bats came alive in game two, as they went on to earn the split, defeating the older Rockies 15-11.

July 2nd

Derby Board Of Selectmen: Petitions For Open Seat Due Monday

July 2, 2014

Any Derby resident who has interest in serving on the Derby Select Board has until the end of the workday Monday to turn in a petition.

Please see Thursday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

NCUHS: Students Can Take College Courses Before Graduating

July 2, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – North Country Union High School’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction Anita Mayhew provided the curriculum and instruction committee Tuesday night with an overview of alternative pathways to graduation. A relatively new program allows students to take a full load of college level courses while completing their high school diploma requirements.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Jankowski, Giroux, Goulet and Smith Take Gross at VT PGA Event

July 2, 2014

WILLISTON–Former Jay Peak Club Pro and Current Stowe Mountain Club Assistant Pro Dave Jankowski teamed up with a trio of North Country high school golfers, Alex Giroux, Katie Goulet and Tyler Smith, to play at the Vermont PGA Pro-Junior Champions event at the Williston Country Club on June 30th.
The end result was an extremely satisfying one for the quartet, as they shot a 137, edging out teams from Vermont National and Country Club of Barre by one stroke to take home the Gross title.

Arianna Lynn Brault

July 2, 2014

Brault–– Arianna Lynn, beloved infant daughter of Deidreanna Wood-Bethke and Adam Brault passed away on June 27, 2014 in Burlington, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

Richard "Rick" Roberts

July 2, 2014

Roberts–– Richard "Rick," 61, of Fort Worth, Texas passed away after a long battle with cancer on June 28, 2014 in Fort Worth, TX.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

July 1st

VTrans Wants Walmart Developer To Pay For Road Improvements

July 1, 2014

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) wants the developer of the proposed Walmart supercenter to pay the full cost of a traffic light at the entrance and for upgrades to the interstate exit ramps in Derby, if needed.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

Newport Aldermen Evict Dog From City

July 1, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City Council Monday evening saved the life of Harley, a seven-year-old pit bull, by not ordering him euthanized. However, its owner, Kellie Peters, must take him out of the city.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

Orleans Superior Court: Newport Man Sentenced To Prison For Felonies

July 1, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A 31-year-old Newport man drew a prison sentence Tuesday after he changed his pleas to guilty to aggravated assault and unlawful restraint.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full report.

Walmart Gets Site Plan Approval

July 1, 2014

The Derby Planning Commission granted site plan approval for the supercenter proposed for the Derby Road Monday night.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

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