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June 2018

All posts published in June 2018

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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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Progress made in Lowell bridge dispute

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LOWELL — Arlon Warner and his partner, Scott Tallman, live at the end of a steep, narrow, and winding gravel road off the Mines Road in Lowell. Their driveway is at the bottom of the hill, and there’s no way to get momentum to climb the initial grade. Mr. Warn... More »

Sweet Tree plans expansion into Westmore

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WESTMORE — A representative of The Maple Guild, the trade name for Sweet Tree Holdings, came close to stumping the Westmore Select Board Monday when he showed up looking for information about hauling sap from the 100,000 new taps the company plans for an expan... More »

Obituaries June 27, 2018

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Joan M. Seyer Joan M. Seyer, 84, of Newport, died on June 9, 2018, in Newport. She was born on September 30, 1933, in Ware, Massachusetts, to William Delargy and Sophie (Latwis) Tracey. She married Roger J. Seyer, who predeceased her. Mrs. Seyer was a devoted ... More »

Statehouse impasse ends; Scott will let budget become law

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By Xander Landen, VTDigger.org Gov. Phil Scott speaks to reporters March 13. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger Gov. Phil Scott will let the Legislature’s third attempt at a budget bill become law, he announced Monday night, ending a weeks-long impasse over stat... More »

Ehlers’ social media posts prompt questions

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By Alexandre Silberman, VTDigger.org James Ehlers speaks at a launch event for his campaign for governor in Barre. File photo by Mike Polhamus/VTDigger Democratic gubernatorial candidate James Ehlers is facing questions about his pro-choice views and liberal c... More »

Diane Royer retires from Columbia Forest Products

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Diane Royer retired from Columbia Forest Products on June 12, after 30 years of service. Born in Enosburg Falls, she graduated from Lake Region Union High School. She held her first job waitressing at a diner in Orleans for one year. She then got married and s... More »

Mountain bike trail ride at Newport Centennial

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Mountain bike and trail enthusiasts can ride single track and open track trails Sunday, July 1, as part of the Newport Centennial celebration. The ride kicks off at Primeau Woods at 10 a.m. and takes riders through open trail systems –– best suited for beginne... More »