February 2018

All posts published in February 2018

113 posts

A new plan for funding education


copyright the Chronicle February 7, 2018 The Vermont House Ways and Means Committee has come up with a new way of funding education that would shift some of the burden from the property tax to income. The plan would also lead to a more direct correlation betwe... More »

Milk commission comes up with recommendations


copyright the Chronicle February 7, 2018 The revived Vermont Milk Commission has issued its report, which outlines the problems the state’s dairy farmers face and proposes steps that could improve their economic situation. While the document is public, it’s di... More »


VSP-Attempted Armed Robbery, Barton


PRESS RELEASE                 CASE#: 18A500472 TROOPER: Drew Cota                                                     STATION: Derby CONTACT#: 802-334-8881 DATE/TIME: 0300 hours, 02/06/18 LOCATION: 542 Main St., Barton VIOLATION: Attempted Armed Robbery ACCUSE... More »

Obituaries February 7, 2018


Eugene R. “Jack” Atwood Eugene R. “Jack” Atwood, 85, of Craftsbury, died on January 16, 2018, at North Country Hospital in Newport. He was born on Burton Hill in Irasburg, on December 26, 1932, the son of Roger “Red” and Nellie (Scott) Atwood. On April 2, 1955... More »

Fish and Wildlife to discuss baitfish regs at LRUHS


The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is hosting several public discussion sessions on Vermont’s fishing regulations. Department officials are hoping to engage anglers in a discussion and gather public opinion on the state’s baitfish rules. Vermont’s most r... More »

Hill Farmstead named best brewery in the world


Hill Farmstead Brewery has been named “Best Brewery in the World” for the year ending 2017, as well as Best Brewery in the United States and Vermont, by RateBeer, the world’s largest, most popular beer review and rating website. This is the fourth year in a ro... More »

Dailey library offers spring book discussion series


The Dailey Memorial Library spring Vermont Humanities Council book discussion series is “America Across the Generations,” with scholar Rachael Cohen. This series explores juvenile fiction classics and invites participants of all ages to attend. Discussions wil... More »

Fish and Wildlife offers snow goose hunt permits


Vermont’s spring snow goose hunt will be held from March 11 through April 27. Since 2009, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has annually issued a conservation order to allow the reduction of the population of migrating greater and lesser snow geese as well as... More »

NEK Audubon offers summer scholarships


NEK Audubon is seeking scholarship applicants, ages ten to 15, to attend a one-week or two-week summer session at the Acadia Institute of Oceanography in Seal Harbor, Maine. Since its inception in 2009, The Airie Lindsay Scholarship Fund has provided 41 schola... More »

WOW meets at the NorthWoods Stewardship Center


WOW is a nationwide network of Women Owning Woodlands. On January 28 a group of women met at NorthWoods Stewardship Center to discuss starting a WOW network in the Northeast Kingdom, and to plan future events for women who own woodlands or who are interested i... More »