Month

July 2018

All posts published in July 2018

64 posts

Farm Bill takes another step toward passage

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 The 2018 Farm Bill took another step toward passage when it cleared the Senate 86-11 on June 28. On June 21 the House of Representatives narrowly passed its version of the Farm Bill 213-211. Because the two bills include su... More »

Lawyer sues to open special investigations records

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 A St. Johnsbury lawyer has gone to Orleans County Superior Court in search of an order opening the records of the Orleans County Child Advocacy Center/Special Investigations Unit to public inspection. In a filing submitted ... More »

A rare race for sheriff shapes up

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — For the first time in over a decade Orleans County residents, at least those who vote in the Republican Primary, will have a choice as to who will be their sheriff. Two seasoned law enforcement professionals are s... More »

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A muddy weekend at Rider Hill

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli WEST CHARLESTON –– Motocross racers got down and dirty on the track at Rider Hill on Sunday for a day filled with fun, competition, and –– mud. The torrential downpour that took place the night before made... More »

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Village wide yard sale draws a big and varied crowd

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli BARTON –– Barton was buzzing on Saturday at the village wide yard sale, which has been held on the last Saturday of June every year for the last 22 years. The streets were lined with tents and tables, each... More »

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Newport celebrates its centennial

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — A few thousand people braved scorching heat on Saturday to mark Newport’s one-hundredth birthday with a grand parade and a slew of other events that will run until Friday, July 6. Around 100 floats filled Main Str... More »

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Poirier retires after 48 years, library named for her

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli COVENTRY — The Orleans Elementary School is saying farewell to librarian Viola Poirier after 48 years. Her legacy and years of devotion were celebrated, in part, by dedicating the school library in her hon... More »

Barton man killed in crash is mourned

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 Friends and family describe 24-year-old Justin Darling, who was killed in a car crash at about 1 a.m. on Monday, July 1, as one of the most kind and caring people they knew. They say he will be sorely missed by many, for hi... More »

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Newport celebrates its centennial

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — A few thousand people braved scorching heat on Saturday to mark Newport’s one-hundredth birthday with a grand parade and a slew of other events that will run until Friday, July 6. Around 100 floats filled Main Str... More »

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A muddy weekend at Rider Hill

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli WEST CHARLESTON –– Motocross racers got down and dirty on the track at Rider Hill on Sunday for a day filled with fun, competition, and –– mud. The torrential downpour that took place the night before made... More »

Small schools grants still up in the air

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 According to Superintendent John Castle of the North Country Supervisory Union, the metrics created by the Vermont Board of Education to set the qualifications needed for a school to earn a small schools grant remain flawed... More »