March 17th, 2015
NEWPORT CITY â Orleans County educators and school board members let local lawmakers know in no uncertain terms Monday night at a joint meeting at the North Country Career Center that state mandates are causing school budgets to grow â not overspending by small schools.
See the story in Wednesday's Newport Daily Express.
One of Massachusettsâ most wanted fugitives was captured in Newport late Friday night.
See the story in The Express Wednesday.
BARTON â Using an abundance of caution, Lake Region Union High School Principal Andre Messier temporarily closed the school library after hearing of reports of laminate flooring from China that contains high levels of formaldehyde.
Please read the story in Wednesday's Express.
NEWPORT CITY â Monday marked the beginning of the end for the Spates Block as crews from Casella Construction demolished the building on the corner of Main Street and Central Street.
Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
Big things happen from dreaming big and asking why not. That is part of the philosophy Tim Daley of Jewels of the Kingdom production company in Newport and actor and director Michael âChaseâ Gosselin of Derby and New York City live by. They plan to take the successful play, The Spidey Project, to schools across the country.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.
Casella Construction leveled the first building of the Spates Block Monday. (Photo by Christopher Roy)
Just days after the developers of the proposed Renaissance Block received their Act 250 permit to raze the Spates Block in downtown Newport, the demolition began Monday. (Photo by Christopher Roy)
Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros received the Act 250 permit Friday from the District 7 Environmental Commission to demolish the buildings on the south side of Main Street and make way for the Renaissance Block.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.
On a cold March evening in the Lake Region High School lunch room last week, a wish came true for a boy who discovered that when Rangers and Pythons mix, great things happen.
Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
WINDSOR-Three area players competed in the annual North-South basketball game. Lake Region's Emily Lawson and Tyrah Urie played for the DI-DII girls, while Chris DeLaBruere was in action for the DIII-DIV boys.