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April 2018

All posts published in April 2018

101 posts

Dailey library seeks vendors for craft fair

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Crafters and vendors are invited to participate in the Dailey Memorial Library Summer Craft Festival to be held on Saturday, August 4, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the Derby green. The cost of a booth is $50. Please call the library at 766-5063 with questions ... More »

The Dandy is back

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The tenth annual Dandelion Run will be held on Saturday, May 19, at the Derby Beach House and at Siskin-Coutts on the 4-H Road in Derby. It offers a one-, two-, four-, 6.2-, and 13.1-mile run or walk on dirt roads through the dandelion fields of Derby, Morgan,... More »

Peter Schumann artwork on display at the Highland Center

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From now through May 28, Peter Schumann’s Post-Apocalyptic Woodcuts for the 3/4 Empire will be exhibited at the Highland Center for the Arts. There will be a special event on Sunday, May 20, at 3 p.m., to celebrate the work, including an artist’s talk, music, ... More »

Trout season opens April 14

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Vermont’s traditional trout fishing season is set to open on Saturday, April 14, and despite recent cold weather and lingering snow cover across the state, officials from Vermont Fish and Wildlife say anglers can be successful early in the season by following ... More »

Farmers urged to observe spring manure spreading rules

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April 1 marked the end of the winter manure spreading ban for non-frequently flooded fields in Vermont, but with another cold and wet spring bringing adverse field conditions to most of Vermont, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) is is... More »

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No easy money in hemp industry

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copyright the Chronicle April 4, 2018 BARTON — For some time now hemp has been touted as Vermont’s promising new agricultural opportunity. But Cam and Karen Devereux have a cautionary tale for those eager to convert a hayfield or pasture into a hemp operation.... More »

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Country mourns for Wilbur, the popular pig

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copyright the Chronicle April 4, 2018 BROWNINGTON — Orleans County’s most famous, and probably most beloved, pig has died. Wilbur was a potbellied pig who lived at the Vermont Reindeer Farm in Brownington. Pauline Broe said that she and her husband, John, take... More »

Essays get to the heart by walking the perimeter

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copyright the Chronicle April 4, 2018 Perimeter check III, Essays from Vermont’s Upper Kingdom, by Paul Lefebvre, published in 2017 by Beck Pond Books, softcover, 239 pages, $17. Reviewed by Bethany M. Dunbar What does it mean to be a resident of the Northeast... More »