August 17th, 2014
ORLEANS-The 2014 Arthur Mandros Member Guest Tournament, played at the Orlenas Country Club, came to a strange conclusion on Sunday afternoon.
After a pair of chip-offs determined the final two teams, it took just three shots into the final hole to determine a winner as Al Brisard and Mark Fontanella were crowned this year's champions after their competition Mike Vinton and Allie Loukes conceded victory after a pair of out-of-bounds shots.
"Golf has been a challenge, and this is actually my first victory at any golf, so it is a very good day," said Brisard.
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William "Bill" Bernard Curtis, Jr., 78, of Newport, VT passed away on August 13, 2014 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.
The Town of Irasburg has finally settled with former town treasurer Linda Stone. The town will pay $22,000 and the Vermont League of Cities and Towns/ PACIF will pay $58,000.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.
Despite a disappointing first day on a cool, damp Wednesday, the Orleans County Fair Association is optimistic about the rest of the weekend.
Tom Martin, the vice-president of the fair association, said the fair was a couple of thousand people off for opening day, but by mid-day Thursday attendance was ahead of a typical second day.
Franklin County native Keeghan Nolan, a newly signed Nashville recording artist, will be the headliner on the stage Saturday night following opening act Cody Mabe.
DERBY â€“ The Orleans County Sheriffâ€™s Department is in the process of reinstating its K-9 program.
Please see Friday's Newport Daily Express for the full report.
State Police Detective Sargent Darren Annis has turned over his case file on the Christian Cornelius homicide case to Stateâ€™s Attorney Alan Franklin. Franklin said Wednesday he was already reviewing the enormous amount of information submitted to him...
Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.
Blodgettâ€“â€“ Virginia (Larabee) passed away in Newport surrounded in love by her family on August 10, 2014 at the age of 86.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.
The North Country Career Center (NCCC) was cited and fined $3,500 by the Vermont Department of Labor (DOL) last week for a serious violation.
The DOL investigation at the career centerâ€™s Harold J. Haynes Memorial Land Lab on the Quarry Road in Derby took place following a life-threatening accident by former teacher Fern Fontaine.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.