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March 2018

All posts published in March 2018

95 posts

Raboin, Charboneau elected in Newport

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copyright the Chronicle March 7, 2018 NEWPORT — Julie Raboin was the top vote getter in Town Meeting Day polling in Newport. Ms. Raboin, who recently rebutted charges of leaking confidential information from executive session, won the right to keep the seat to... More »

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Brownington woman pleads innocent to murder

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copyright the Chronicle March 7, 2018 NEWPORT — Jennifer Simard sobbed as Orleans County Sheriff’s Department deputies escorted her into court Monday. The 46-year-old Brownington woman was arrested Saturday after a grand jury handed up a true bill charging her... More »

Lowell Town clerk and treasurer to be appointed?

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copyright the Chronicle March 7, 2018 by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph LOWELL — Voters at Town Meeting here Tuesday agreed to allow the select board to appoint a town clerk and treasurer. Those are traditionally elected positions but lawyer Bill Davies confirmed that... More »

Brighton voters increase budget to secure rescue service

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copyright the Chronicle March 7, 2018 BRIGHTON — Voters here held a thorough Town Meeting Monday night, which resulted in an increase to the total town budget of about $42,000. The bulk of that increase went towards securing the town’s rescue services. Current... More »

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Nature photography on display at Craftsbury care center

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Warren Walker, Cabot nature photographer, is exhibiting his work at the Craftsbury Community Care Center during March. Mr. Walker will attend an artist reception on Friday, March 16, at 4 p.m., at the care center. He is a sixth-generation Vermonter raised on a... More »

Let’s Go Fishing program seeks instructors

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The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is seeking volunteers who would like to become Let’s Go Fishing instructors so they can pass on the fishing tradition to Vermonters both young and old. The department will be hosting a one-day training workshop for new ... More »

Conservation district releases online RAP quiz

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The Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District (OCNRCD) has released a new online educational tool for Vermont farmers and service providers. Sarah Damsell, district manager for OCNRCD, received a grant from Vermont’s Clean Water Fund to support th... More »

Sugarhouse tours statewide for Maple Open House Weekend

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Maple Open House Weekend brings an estimated 30,000 visitors to tour Vermont sugarhouses and meet the sugar makers responsible for leading the nation in maple syrup production (nearly 1.8 million gallons averaged over the past three seasons). The weekend celeb... More »

Holland community meal on March 12

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The Holland Community Church will hold its monthly community meal on Monday, March 12, at the church’s new fellowship hall. The meal will begin at noon. Menu for this month is boiled dinner with kielbasa, and chocolate pudding with whipped cream for dessert. E... More »

Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) March menu

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Thursday, March 1 — Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, mixed veggies, and strawberry shortcake. Tuesday, March 6 — Chipped beef with gravy over mashed potatoes, broccoli, bread, and carrot cake. Thursday, March 8 — Spaghetti with meatballs, tossed salad, g... More »