July 14th, 2015
NEWPORTâ€“NHL All-Star Johnny Gaudreau popped up to the NEK a few days ago to visit with friends and family. For more photos of Johnny from his visit, see the Express on 7-14-15.
They say there are some pretty big fish in Alaska, and Marie Roberts proved by netting a 163 pound Halibut. For more wildlife photos, see the Express.
The man accused of stabbing his wife in the neck and abdomen remains in jail without bail. Roberto Vargas, 53, of Newport denied a felony change of attempted second degree murder and a felony charge of aggravated domestic assault in the criminal division of Orleans Superior Court Monday.
See the story in The Express Monday.
ORLEANS â€“ Members of the Orleans Fire Department honored one of its lifetime members by presenting his family with a plaque recognizing his years of service.
See The Express Tuesday for the story.
A Newport City man is behind bars without bail for an alleged attempted homicide.
See The Express Monday for more.
Here are my three picks for the week that was.
1. Birthday's are always a special day, and on Saturday, Wyatt Prue made his birthday a little more special by hitting a three-run bomb in the OEC Kings' win over Franklin County.
2. The NEK Junior Golf Tour got underway with a clinic held at the Orleans Country Club. Get ready to see a bunch of local youth golfers to hit our pages in the coming weeks.
The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely
Plans are in the works to tear down the Caswell and Oâ€™Rourke Building on Main Street in Derby Line to create a parking lot.
See the full story in The Express Friday.
BROWNINGTON â€” Work keeps piling up for the Brownington road department as it turns its attention from grading to ditching and hauling gravel. The crew has been running behind since the townâ€™s old grader became too costly to repair.
See the story in Friday's Express.
Lauryn Goulet will be heading to Massachusetts in the near future to compete in the regional Pitch, Putt and Drive competition after she won the Vermont State Title in her division.