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August 2018

All posts published in August 2018

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A farmer for the 21st century

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copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 by Paul Lefebvre DERBY — It’s a hot and humid Thursday afternoon, and all the overhead fans are turning inside a gleaming metal barn that looks as large as an airplane hanger, but remarkably cleaner. Josh Poulin, the bar... More »

Could education and yoga ease addiction?

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copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 NEWPORT — Discussion about reports of obvious drug activity on Third Street will continue here, not least because the Newport City Police Department has scheduled a public forum on the subject on August 30 at the United ... More »

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Biron killed in IP plane crash

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copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 by David Dudley BRIGHTON — Emergency crews were called to the John H. Boylan Airport in Brighton at 3:45 p.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, they discovered the scorched wreckage of a 1956 Piper Pacer roughly 100 yards south of... More »

Nearly 100 attend Act 250 meeting

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copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 ISLAND POND — When Gregory Boulbol, general counsel for Vermont’s Natural Resources Board, looked around Brighton’s American Legion hall on August 22 he was surprised to see nearly 100 people had come out to discuss the ... More »

Obituaries August 29, 2018

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Dawn E. Wilcox Dawn E. Wilcox, 63, of Westmore, died unexpectedly at her home on August 24, 2018. She was born on February 11, 1955, in Newport, to Marlene (Buzzell) Hilliard and the late Maynard Hilliard.  On July 5, 1975 she married Calvin Wilcox, who surviv... More »

VSP, Derby: RECENT COMPLAINTS, TOWN OF BARTON

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Derby Barracks/Recent complaints, Town of Barton VSP News Release-Incident STATE OF VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY VERMONT STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE STATION: Derby Barracks CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881 DATE/TIME: Approximate month of August INCIDENT LOCATION:... More »

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Tucky needs a “fur-ever” home

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copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 by Briana Bocelli The Pope Memorial Frontier Animal Shelter in Orleans needs help finding a home for shelter cat Tucky, who will face euthanasia if he’s not adopted by Tuesday, August 28. Tucky is a four-year-old male ta... More »

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Orleans County Fair 2018

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Addison Elliott gets put through the spin cycle on The Cobra, one of the rides at this year’s Orleans County Fair. The six-year-old shared the thrills with her father, Blain Elliott, who moved from Barton to Charlotte, North Carolina, 20 years ago. Photo by Jo... More »

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Demo Derby was a “smash hit”

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copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 by Briana Bocelli BARTON –– Car wrecks, fires, and fumes wrapped up the Orleans County Fair on Sunday at the Demolition Derby, which had over 110 cars competing to make it into the final rounds. A standoff was held to de... More »

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Greater Barton Arts finds a home

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copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 BARTON — After several years, and several false starts, Greater Barton Arts (GBA) appears, finally to have a home.   The nonprofit has received a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant of nearly $90,000 and will use... More »

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So, who can use the sign?

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copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 NEWPORT — The city council tabled one proposed policy and rejected another Monday evening during a meeting that turned contentious in its later moments. A new policy on providing public records to the public was set asid... More »