July 8th, 2015
A music composer who owns a home in Newport City is preparing to travel to the Chautauqua Institute in Chautauqua, New York where he will perform several new music pieces that he wrote.
See the story in The Express Thursday.
NEWPORT CITY - Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA) held a â€śCoffee With a Copâ€ť event at the youth center Wednesday. About a half-dozen area teenagers attended the event.
See the story in Thursday's Express.
NEWPORTâ€“The Triple Threat Basketball Camp is in full swing at North Country Union High School this week. For more photos, see the Express on 7-9-15.
BARTON â€” Lake Region Union High Schoolâ€™s focus on reducing energy consumption through implementing a variety of upgrades and education has been recognized by the Governorâ€™s office.
See The Express Wednesday for the complete story.
The Newport City council granted an access permit to Walmart Developer Jeff Davis Monday during its meeting. The permit is one of the final needed before Walmart can move forward.
See The Express Wednesday for the full report.
ISLAND POND â€“ Janet Osborne, a longtime fixture at the Island Pond Health Center, retired May 31, from the medical facility she worked at for 38 years.
See the story in Wednesday's Express.
Here are my top three things that went on over the past week.
1. Summer baseball is in full swing, and with several local players competing at both the Legion and Junior Legion level and having success, like the OEC Lightning's pitcher Cody Chaput, who has been dominant on the mound, you should take a chance to go see them this week in Newport.
The Lightning play at 5:30 on Tuesday, and the OEC Kings, the Legion team, will take the field on Saturday for a doubleheader starting at 12:00.
Fireworks lit up the night sky in Newport Saturday. (Photo by Christopher Roy)
See The Express Monday for many more celebration photos.
IRASBURG â€“ A search for a missing Sheffield teenager Sunday morning had a happy ending when he walked out of the woods on his own after spending much of the night in the woods.
See Monday's Express for the story.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ After nearly 35 years of delivering Northeast Kingdom babies, Dr. William Peck is retiring. He said Friday he plans to retire Friday, July 31.
See Monday's Express to read about Peck's history in Newport.