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July 2018

All posts published in July 2018

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Vespa hooks huge lake trout

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Salvatore Vespa of Glover caught this 17-pound lake trout on Shadow Lake on the morning of July 24. He said it weighed 16.8 pounds and measured just over 36 inches. “I kept the fish and have been sharing it with neighbors. Best tasting laker ever!” Mr. Vespa s... More »

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Nick’s Snack Shack honors Irasburg Marine’s legacy

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli BARTON –– A group of friends took to the trails on Sunday in their four-wheelers to honor the life of Corporal Nicholas Miller, an Irasburg man who died last year in an ATV accident in Lowell. Nick’s Snack... More »

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Glover Day 2018

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A reenactment of the town’s founding myth, the story of Runaway Pond, entertains hundreds at Glover Day. In the Bread and Puppet telling of the historic event, the town’s miller and his wife discover the motivating power of beer. Stephan Cantor, Justin Lander,... More »

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New Brighton principal ready to meet her students

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 ISLAND POND — The new principal of Brighton Elementary School has met some of her new pupils, but warned them she won’t remember their names on the first day of school if they change their clothes or hairstyle before then. ... More »

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Bikers prowl Vermont for new business ideas

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 LOWELL — The collection of Harley-Davidsons, Triumphs, Kawasakis and other cruising motorcycles parked in front of the barn at NEKTI Consulting Tuesday morning belongs to one of the least likely motorcycle clubs one is like... More »

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Nick’s Snack Shack honors Irasburg Marine’s legacy

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli BARTON –– A group of friends took to the trails on Sunday in their four-wheelers to honor the life of Corporal Nicholas Miller, an Irasburg man who died last year in an ATV accident in Lowell. Nick’s Snack... More »

Brighton scrambles to find ambulance service

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 BRIGHTON — Brighton believes its future as an outdoor recreation destination requires a locally-based emergency medical team, but it has only a couple of weeks to find an ambulance company to serve the community. Lyndon Res... More »

How much tariff relief will go to dairy farmers?

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 If the $12-billion tariff relief plan announced by President Donald Trump includes between $1.8-billion and $2-billion for dairy producers, it could make up for a substantial amount of the damage farmers have suffered since... More »

Obituaries August 1, 2018

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Luc P. Quirion Luc P. Quirion, 59, of Newport, died suddenly on July 23, 2018 at his home.  He was born on April 5, 1959, in La Guadeloupe, Quebec, to Marcel and Monique (Prevost) Quirion. On October 28, 1978 he married Rhonda Dutton, who survives him. Mr. Qui... More »

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Vermont Suitcase hopes to keep artistic Vermonters home

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Leanne Harple WEST GLOVER — The Village Hall above Parker Pie here was transformed recently into a fairy forest, for a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, presented by the Vermont Suitcase Company. …To read the rest... More »

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Monster fish caught on Crystal Lake

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Charlie Rockwell of Coventry, pictured here with his daughter Marina, caught this giant lake trout on Crystal Lake in Barton Saturday. His wife, Jamie, said they weighed it on a cheap, and likely inaccurate scale, and it was at least 20 pounds. They didn’t mea... More »