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March 2, 2014

Port Kent family regrouping after fire


They’re currently staying with Rogers’s parents, Judy and Scott Rogers in Cadyville, and are slowly saving up for a place of their own. 

“We’re getting there,” Rogers said tearfully. “Everything is going to be bigger and better next time around.”

Dresser said that time will heal their wounds. 

“We’ve been by (the apartment) a few times. Every time we see it, it hits home again. 

“It’s really hard on both of us.”


The Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Matt Dresser, Ashley Rogers and baby Brylee is 4 to 8 p.m. today at Elks Lodge 2072, 1 Elks Lane, Keeseville.

It features live music by Speedy Arnold and Mike Croghan, RJ's DJ Service, raffles, a silent auction, bake sale and more.

Adults, $8; children, $5. For questions, contact Chris Dresser at 834-3068.

To make a donation, visit As of Saturday, the fundraising site had raised $425 for the couple.

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