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April 2018

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Longtime Orleans resident celebrating 102 years

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copyright the Chronicle April 25, 2018 by Tabitha Armstrong Rhoda Alberghini Benson turns 102 this Friday. Her life spans two world wars, countless conflicts, women’s suffrage, the Great Depression, the moon landing, and the coming of modern technology. And ye... More »

Obituaries April 25, 2018

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Robert Edward Limlaw Sr. Robert Edward Limlaw Sr., 82, of Newport, died on April 17, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 13, 1935, in West Topsham. He was the son of the late Harold and Gertrude (Mason) Limlaw. At the age of 12 he st... More »

Governor suggests one-time funds for school spending deal

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By Colin Meyn, VTDigger.org Gov. Phil Scott made the latest move Thursday in what is expected to be a end-of-session showdown with legislators over education funding, saying that he is willing to use one-time money to plug the spending gap this year in exchang... More »

Senate advances gender-neutral bathroom bill

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By Mike Faher, VTDigger.org After a long hiatus, Vermont lawmakers are once again advancing a bill requiring that single-occupancy public restrooms be designated as “gender free.” The Senate has given preliminary approval to H.333, which says all public bathro... More »

Judge reverses course on felony charges in Sawyer case

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By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger.org A Rutland judge Wednesday morning vacated an order he issued a day earlier on whether four felony charges, including attempted aggravated murder, should stand in the case of Jack Sawyer, accused of planning to shoot up Fair Haven... More »

Jones library to host short films of B. Stephen Stockwell

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On Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m., the Jones Memorial Library in Orleans, will host an evening of short films by award winning Northeast Kingdom filmmaker B. Stephen Stockwell, also know as artist and raconteur Bradleigh S. Stockwell. Called, “Filmed On Locatio... More »

Zuckerman visits Newport prison

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copyright the Chronicle April 18, 2018 NEWPORT — A familiar ponytail could be seen heading toward the entrance of Northern State Correctional Facility through a light snowfall Tuesday morning. Under it, as usual, was Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman. The Li... More »

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Bernie champions causes for veterans and seniors

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copyright the Chronicle April 18, 2018 NEWPORT — During his visit to Newport Saturday, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said the present political moment is troublesome, but he pronounced himself “not unoptimistic” about the prospects for the future. He warned his ... More »