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February 2018

All posts published in February 2018

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Storied Averill sporting camp changes hands

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Quimby Country, Inc., says that a Vermont couple has purchased a majority stake in the 125-year-old family resort and sporting camp in Averill. Lilly and Gene Devlin of Cornwall, will hold a 51 percent stake in the company that will operate Quimby Country and ... More »

Veterans’ summit at Lyndon State College on March 10

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Governor Phil Scott and Representative Peter Welch are scheduled to speak at the sixth annual Northeast Kingdom Veterans Summit on Saturday, March 10, at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon (NVU-Lyndon, formerly Lyndon State College). The summit is Vermont’s on... More »

Registration open for Girls on the Run

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Registration is now open for the nineteenth season of Girls on the Run Vermont (GOTRVT). From now until Wednesday, March 14, parents and guardians can register their girl for the spring program at participating sites, or through gotrvt.org. Coach/mentors are a... More »

Jazz quartet to perform in Canaan

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The acoustic jazz ensemble, The Rhythm Future Quartet, will be bringing the best in Gypsy jazz music to the area when they perform on Saturday, March 3, at Grace Community Church in Canaan. The concert is hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts ... More »

Governor to tap a maple in Hardwick

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Governor Phil Scott will be at Hazen’s Sugarhouse in Hardwick on Friday, March 9, at 10 a.m. to tap a maple tree. The event is held annually to recognize the importance of the maple industry to Vermont’s economy and heritage. The Governor will be joined by Agr... More »

Seed exchange welcomes thoughts of spring

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It may be cold, with ice and snow, but spring made an appearance on Saturday, February 24, when the Community Seed Exchange (CSE) at the Barton Public Library opened its doors for the 2018 gardening season. Members of the CSE were there to talk with prospectiv... More »

Irasburg “soups up” Town Meeting

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Members of the Irasburg Selectboard are organizing the town’s fourth annual “soup up” Town Meeting supper to be held on Tuesday, March 6, at 5 p.m., just before Town Meeting gets underway at 6 p.m. There is no charge for the supper. Besides crock pots of local... More »

Missisquoi River group to hold annual forum

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The Missisquoi River Basin Association’s (MRBA) annual forum will be held at the Westfield Community Center on Sunday, March 18, from 1 to 3 p.m. The public is invited to join as the group discusses 2017 water quality monitoring results, and holds its first so... More »

Lake Region opposed to arming teachers

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copyright the Chronicle February 28, 2018 “There’s talk about arming teachers,” Principal Andre Messier told the Lake Region Union High School Board at its February 22 meeting. “I said that would be the last day I’m in this building.” In the wake of the deadly... More »

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Record thaw brings mud and floods

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copyright the Chronicle February 28, 2018 Even without the predicted heavy rains, last week’s record warm weather worsened ice jams, flooded roads, and launched a brief preview of mud season. On February 21, when temperatures in the area approached 60 degrees,... More »