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August 2018

All posts published in August 2018

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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 »

Harlow-Jacobs to run for Sheriff on Democratic ticket

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copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 Jennifer Harlow-Jacobs, who lost in last week’s Republican Primary Election by a vote of 1,307-914 to Sheriff Kirk Martin, will continue on to the General Election. Ms. Harlow-Jacobs received the Democratic nomination th... More »

Obituaries August 22, 2018

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Irma R. Routsis  Irma R. Routsis, 85, of Newport, died peacefully on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital in South Carolina, with her loving husband by her side. She was born in New York, New York, on March 20,1932. She was the... More »

Sheriff keeps his position

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copyright the Chronicle August 15, 2018 Orleans County Sheriff Kirk Martin is very likely to keep his job for the next four years. He defeated Newport City Police Detective Jennifer Harlow-Jacobs, his opponent in the Republican primary, by a margin of 1,211 to... More »

Sheriff keeps his position

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copyright the Chronicle August 15, 2018 Orleans County Sheriff Kirk Martin is very likely to keep his job for the next four years. He defeated Newport City Police Detective Jennifer Harlow-Jacobs, his opponent in the Republican primary, by a margin of 1,211 to... More »

One-hundred-fifty-first Orleans County Fair opens

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copyright the Chronicle August 15, 2018 by Briana Bocelli BARTON — The Orleans County Fair is back for its one-hundred-and-fifty-first fair to promote the importance of agriculture and community. Michael Tetreault is a past president of the Orleans County Fair... More »

Hearing on rewritten Barton zoning bylaws August 16

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copyright the Chronicle August 15, 2018 BARTON — A little more than a week after accepting the resignation of the town’s planning commission chair, and appointing two new members to it, the Barton Select Board will hold a hearing to consider a revision of the ... More »

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The Orleans County Fair is finally here

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The fair is finally here, and people have been working hard to make it all happen. Besides activities lined up for the five-day event, there are also rides set up and ready to go. Photo by Briana Bocelli More »

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Craftsbury Old Home Day parade

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The shiny badge on Joe Krebs’ fedora shows he is fully authorized to ride in a Craftsbury fire truck around the common in Craftsbury’s Old Home Day parade Saturday afternoon. If that wasn’t enough, Alyssa Krebs, his mother, was present to back him up. Photo by... More »

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11th Annual Jay Summer Fest

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Jay is known best for skiing, but Sally Rivard has a cart full of exhibits to let everyone at the Summerfest parade know about biking and hiking opportunities. Photo by Joseph Gresser More »

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A rad-looking radish

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Ruby and Bernard Peters of Irasburg harvested this oddly shaped Easter egg radish last week from their garden.  Mrs. Peters said it has been growing since June 1.  She added that her garden is abundant with many different vegetables, but this specific pick is ... More »