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June 2018

All posts published in June 2018

95 posts

Northeast Kingdom Creative Economy plan

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The Vermont Creative Network, in conjunction with the Vermont Arts Council and an advisory committee comprising Northeast Kingdom (NEK) arts and community leaders, is developing a creative economy action plan for the three-county region. Supported by grants fr... More »

Burke Senior Center meals for July

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The Burke senior meal site is located at 212 School Street in West Burke. Meals are served Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Please call 467-3423 before 9 a.m. for reservations or takeout orders. Coffee, tea, 2 percent milk and 100 percent juice are served at ... More »

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MAC Center for the Arts awards scholarships

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Logan Chaput, Newport Center, 2018 graduate from North Country Union High School, and Celeste Piette, Irasburg, 2018 graduate from Lake Region Union High School, were the recipients of the MAC Scholarship.  Logan will be matriculating to Ithaca College with a ... More »

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Healthcare scholarships awarded to North Country students

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Eighteen new healthcare scholarships were recently awarded to high school seniors and one adult, totaling $18,000. In addition, North Country Hospital renews scholarships for consecutive years providing students stay in healthcare education and maintain a mini... More »

Goodrich Memorial Library finale performance for centennial

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The Goodrich Memorial Library will present Liberated Libretto: A Frolic with Gilbert and Sullivan as the finale performance in their Chautauqua series in celebration of the Newport Centennial. MAC Center for the Arts will bring a tour du force of talent on Fri... More »

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Electric fencing offers protection against chicken predation

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Keeping a small flock of chickens at home to provide eggs and meat has become increasingly popular, but many first-time small-scale poultry farmers are discovering that several species of wildlife like the taste of chicken as much as people do.  The Vermont Fi... More »

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Swett makes hole-in-one at Orleans Country Club

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Kaden Swett made his first hole-in-one at the Orleans Country Club on May 17. He was playing in the Thursday night Men’s Quota League with his father, Andrew. Mr. Swett, a 2018 Lake Region Union High School graduate, accomplished the feat on the thirteenth hol... More »

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Glover youth joins the circus, Circus Smirkus, that is

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GREENSBORO — Asom Hayman-Jones of Glover stood with a crowd of casually dressed troupers in the Circus Smirkus ring on June 21. The first performance of the 2018 season was a little more than a week away, and there was plenty of work left to do to get the show... More »

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Seymour celebrates 100th birthday at Walmart

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by Briana Bocelli DERBY — Just a week before the Newport centennial celebration, another special centennial birthday took place. Gisele Seymour turned 100 years old on Thursday, June 21, and celebrated the milestone with her family and friends at none other th... More »

Landfill expansion seems to be on track

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COVENTRY — Despite complaints about odor from neighbors and concerns about the idea of expanding the landfill, New England Waste Services of Vermont’s request for permission to add another 51-acre cell to its Coventry landfill seems to be on track. New England... More »