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March 2018

All posts published in March 2018

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Plans for Willoughby’s South End move forward

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copyright the Chronicle March 28, 2018 WESTMORE — The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (FPR) is moving ahead with plans for trails, parking, and an observation platform at the south end of Lake Willoughby. After over a year of public meetin... More »

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Planning for wildlife management areas restarted

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copyright the Chronicle March 28, 2018 ISLAND POND — Around 50 people gathered at the Brighton Elementary School on March 20 to consider suggestions on what changes the state should make in the Border Management Unit. The process of determining how to take car... More »

Legislators grilled about gun laws

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copyright the Chronicle March 28, 2018 BARTON — It didn’t require a poll to predict that the 100 or so people who turned up at the Memorial Building Monday night did not favor the gun bill under consideration by the Vermont Legislature. But Tabitha Armstrong, ... More »

Barton principal ruffles feathers

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copyright the Chronicle March 28, 2018 BARTON — Some teachers, staff, and parents are alarmed by the rate at which personnel have departed Barton Academy and Graded School since a change in administration. And they fear the Barton School Board is rubber-stampi... More »

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Farming family mourns their cows

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copyright the Chronicle March 28, 2018 David and Mary Jane Hoadley of Lowell got a phone call on the morning of January 18 from a relative. “There are a bunch of dead cows in a barn in Brownington,” he said. “I hope they’re not yours.” “I hoped so, too,” Ms. H... More »

State says deer herd thriving, moose in decline

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copyright the Chronicle March 28, 2018 Vermont hunters still have opinions, but their relations with state Fish and Wildlife officials have become substantially more cordial in recent years. About 70 gathered at Lake Region Union High School on March 22 to hea... More »

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Walter L. Bushey Walter L. Bushey, 58, of Orleans, died on March 16, 2018, at the Massachusetts General Hospital, with his loving family at his side, losing his battle with cancer. He was born on September 20, 1959, in St. Albans, the son of James Sr., and Pau... More »

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2,500 march on Montpelier for ‘commonsense gun laws’

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By Kelsey Neubauer, VTDigger.org Led by young Vermonters, thousands of protestors marched on the Statehouse in Montpelier on Saturday to call for reforms to the nation’s gun laws. The crowd of 2,500 gathered at the steps of the state capital to hear speakers f... More »