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Young athletes honor veterans


by David Dudley NEWPORT — Since the 2014 season, each game at Veterans Field has begun with a brief ceremony to honor military veterans who have some connection to the North Country Union High School community.   Before their... More »


Daughters of the Corn perform in Derby Line


by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Las Hijas del Maíz, The Daughters of the Corn, a Nicaraguan dance troupe, swept through Orleans County as part of an eight-week tour of the U.S.   The visit was meant to promote awareness of their ... More »

In Holland..what to do with an empty school


by Joseph Gresser HOLLAND — Falling enrollment made Holland Elementary School’s future look grim, but a move by the state to merge the Holland and Derby school boards forced the town’s voters to reluctantly close its doors.  They were reopened on October 9 for a public meeting to discuss possible future uses for the school building. Almost 50 citizens turned up to ponder Holland’s needs and what p... More »

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The ATV debate – been there, done that, already


Editorial The ATV wars rage on with more and more towns, in some cases grudgingly, opening their roads to them.  Newport, surprisingly, conservative as it is, liked the idea of allowing the vehicles on city streets and the city council is currently scheduled to vote on an ATV ord... More »

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