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September 14th, 2014

Storykeepers Bring Meaning To History

September 14, 2014

DERBY CENTER — Storykeepers will be a part of the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) program at Albany Community School this year. Lowell, Craftsbury, and Brighton are among other schools that have participated in the Storykeepers program.
Storykeepers introduces family history to students from kindergarten through eighth grade.

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

September 11th

Remembering Victims Of 9/11

September 11, 2014

Veteran John Cogan of Newport plays “Taps” at the Emory Hebard State Office Building just after the National Moment of Silence at 8:46 a.m. Thursday morning, the time the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. (Photo by Christopher Roy)

Brownington Taxpayers To Vote Again On Garage Bond

September 11, 2014

BROWNINGTON — A petition to reconsider the approval of a bond for the construction of a town garage and purchase of a truck in Brownington was submitted to the select board on Wednesday evening.
“That’s a lot of signatures,” remarked select board Chairman Dean Perry upon receiving the petition. Reggie Glodgett and Bruce Gonyaw led the petition drive to reconsider passage of the appropriation request on primary day.

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

Good Neighbor Funds Pay For Solar Tracker In Craftsbury

September 11, 2014

The town of Craftsbury has installed a solar tracker near the town garage in an effort to become more sustainable. The price tag on the solar tracker was about $21,000, paid for by annual payments from Green Mountain Power’s ”Good Neighbor Fund.”

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

Radar Speed Sign Stolen From Brighton

September 11, 2014

BRIGHTON — Someone stole a newly purchased radar speed sign sometime between August 27 and 29, according to Brighton Police Chief Jeffrey Noyes.

Please see the full story in Friday's Newport Daily Express.

Barton Bridge Built In 1919 To Be Replaced

September 11, 2014

BARTON VILLAGE — Barton village trustees are considering an offer by the Agency of Transportation to consolidate reconstruction of two bridges at a reduced cost to the village.
Bridge 20, the Crystal Lake outflow bridge located on Route 16 between the United Church and a former garage to the south, was constructed in 1919 and survived the flood of 1927.

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

Second Half Scoring Sends Falcons Past Vikings

September 11, 2014

NEWPORT–After a slow start in the first half, the North Country field hockey team picked up their pace in the second and went on the attack, scoring two goals in twenty-three minutes to pick up the 2-0 win over the Lyndon Institute Vikings.
"We finally woke up," said NCU coach Chantelle Bouchard, referring to the difference in play between the first and the second half. "They were real flat in the beginning and we just could not get anything in the goal."
As the coach said, things were a little flat in the first half.

VIDEO: Patriots 5th Quarter: What Went Wrong In Miami?

September 11, 2014

September 10th

Lavalette Pleads Guilty To Westfield Murder

September 10, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Peter Lavalette, the man who shot and killed New York movie set designer George Kouzoujian, who spent time in Westfield, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the Criminal Division of Orleans Superior Court Wednesday.

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

Alternative Therapy: The Pines Patients Work With Horses, Swim

September 10, 2014

A Northeast Kingdom rehab center is now offering equine and aqua therapy to its residents. The Pines Rehabilitation and Health Center in Lyndonville provides services to a number of patients, including those suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Alzheimer’s disease.

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

 

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