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April 2018

All posts published in April 2018

101 posts

Newport community garden to be a thing of the past

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copyright the Chronicle April 4, 2018 NEWPORT — The community garden near the Gardner Park bandstand will soon be a thing of the past, Jennifer Bernier told members of the city council at their meeting Monday night. Ms. Bernier said board members of Fresh Star... More »

Legislature to tackle school safety

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By Colin Meyn, VTDigger.org The Senate Judiciary Committee will begin work this week on a bill that tackles school safety, school discipline and laws related to threats of mass violence. Sen. Dick Sears, D-Bennington and chair of the committee, said he intends... More »

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Gun control bill inspires spike in gun, magazine sales

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By Xander Landen, VTDigger.org WATERBURY — A handful of customers were already waiting in the parking lot when Parro’s Gun Shop opened Monday morning. This is the way it’s been in recent weeks. The shop’s owner, Henry Parro, estimates that the number of people... More »

Obituaries April 4, 2018

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Gary Lee Bickford Gary Lee Bickford, 61, of Paris, Tennessee, died February 18, after a short battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Barton. Mr. Bickford was born August 19, 1956, in Newport. He was the son of the late Glendon B... More »