The March issue of the Northland Journal will include an article about the turtle races held at the Long Branch Restaurant in Newport in the 1970s. In the article, Roland “Buzzy” Roy, the owner of Brown’s Drug Store in Derby Line, tells about the races. Buzzy was the “Turtle Master” who cared for the turtles and helped organize the races. ——– Scott
The Northland Journal, for the last 15 years, has been the only magazine dedicated to sharing and preserving the history and heritage of the Northeast Kingdom. The monthly magazine is filled with stories of the Kingdom from an earlier time as told by the people who lived it. Each issue is also filled with historic photos of the region. The Journal comes in print and electronic versions.
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