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Archive

February 5th, 2015

Wright's Fishing Derby Raising Money For The Mary Wright Halo Foundation

February 5, 2015

Wright’s Enterprises will host its eleventh annual fishing derby February 12 through 15, spanning 23 lakes and ponds in the Northeast Kingdom and Franklin County.

Plese see Friday's Express for the complete story.

BFA St. Albans Steamrolls North Country in 8-0 Victory

February 5, 2015

JAY-the North Country Falcons lost to BFA 8-0 on Wednesday night. Follow the Falcons in the Express.

February 4th

Proposed Closure Of Dispatch Centers Draws Local Concerns

February 4, 2015

Some local dispatchers and emergency responders are concerned that closing the Derby Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) — otherwise known as a 911 dispatch center — will create further job loss in the Northeast Kingdom and put people at risk.

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

NVDA Executive Committee Says No To More Large Wind

February 4, 2015

The Northeastern Vermont Development Association (NVDA) executive committee recommended to the full board on January 22 that it take the position that no more industrial size wind turbine developments should be built in the NEK.

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

Federal Govt. Sets Education Standards For All States To Meet

February 4, 2015

The federal government’s involvement in education has sparked controversy among those who believe in states’ rights, and the federal government’s intrusion on those rights.

Please see Thursday's Express for the full story.

North Country Boys Take Down Colchester, Win 61-49

February 4, 2015

NEWPORT–The North Country Falcons boys basketball team had three players score in the double digits as they defeated the Colchester Lakers 61-49 on Tuesday night.
Follow the Falcons in the Express.

Leora Lea J. Whiting

February 4, 2015

Leora  Lea J. Whiting, 78, of Brownington, VT, beloved and faithful servant of the Lord Jesus Christ, entered Heaven’s Gates on January 31, 2015.
For the full Obituary see Wednesday's Paper

February 3rd

Newport City School Budget Proposal Up $250,000

February 3, 2015

The Newport City School Board will ask voters on Town Meeting Day next month to approve a budget of $5,538,903, which is a $4.71 percent increase — $249,025.34 — over the current budget.

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

Derby Board Of Selectmen, Fire Dept. Oppose 911 Dispatch Center Closing

February 3, 2015

Local emergency leaders met with the Derby board of selectmen Monday evening to express their opposition to Gov. Peter Shumlin’s plan to close the 911 dispatch center in Derby.

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

Vandals Damage Snow Stormers’ Trail Groomer

February 3, 2015

Vandals put a broken down snowmobile trail groomer owned by Orleans Snow Stormers Snowmobile Club completely out of commission while parked on the side of a trail Sunday night.

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

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