July 2018

All posts published in July 2018

64 posts


Shippee competes in 3,000-mile bike race unlike any other


copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli MORGAN — The Race Across America (RAAM) is a nine-day bicycle race that covers 12 states, 3,000 miles, and climbs 175,000 feet of elevation –– it is considered to be the world’s toughest bike race. Matthew... More »

Holland to vote on closing school


copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 HOLLAND — Voters here will be asked on September 11 if they want to make the hard decision to close the Holland Elementary School and tuition students to Derby Elementary in Derby Line. Superintendent John Castle of North C... More »

Barton ambulance suspended for now


copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 BARTON — The state pulled Barton Ambulance’s license Friday, shutting down the ambulance service. However, other ambulance services, primarily Orleans and Glover, are covering and want to assure people that 911 calls will b... More »

Dairy industry alarmed by tariffs


copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 An already struggling dairy industry is increasingly alarmed by the potential effects of retaliatory tariffs, particularly from Mexico and China, dairy’s main trading partners. They’re so worried, in fact, that late last mo... More »

Warm water temps lethal to trout


The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and the Vermont Council of Trout Unlimited are encouraging anglers to consider their impact on trout when fishing during the current hot, dry weather. Many of the trout streams and rivers throughout Vermont are currentl... More »

Shadow Lake clean water week July 29 to August 4


In honor of the statewide Clean Water Week celebration of all Vermont water bodies and the tremendous effort of communities, individuals, businesses, and organizations working to protect and restore clean water, the Shadow Lake Association (SLA) is participati... More »

Sex offender discussion in Newport


Fulfilling its mandate to provide safety and educational events in the community, the Orleans County Restorative Justice Center will hold a community education event about sex offenders in Vermont. Gary Marvel, field operations manager for the Vermont Departme... More »

Pasture resiliency field day August 9


Heavy rains, more runoff, and rising temperatures increase plant stress and limit productivity. Learn about adaptation strategies for these climate impacts at an interactive field day focused on pasture resiliency, coordinated by the Orleans County Conservatio... More »

Musical workshop for children at Greensboro library


Join the Greensboro Free Library to explore the magic of instruments, as Josh Gould of Walden will bring many different instruments to demonstrate. The children will be able to play the instruments themselves and listen to the different sounds they make. This ... More »

Hydro seed grant received


The towns of Derby, Morgan, and Brownington recently received a $24,390 Ecosystem Restoration Grant through the state of Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water Initiative Program. The grant funds will be used to purchase a hydro seeder ... More »

Lake Region senior meals August menu


Below is the Lake Region Senior Center in Orleans August menu and schedule of activities. Wednesday, August 1 –– Hamburgers, potato salad, and banana cake. Friday, August 3 –– Chicken Alfredo with broccoli, garlic bread, salad, and blueberry cheesecake. Wednes... More »