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September 2018

All posts published in September 2018

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The pains and pleasures of growing hemp

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copyright the Chronicle September 12, 2018 WEST BURKE — Vermont farmers may be about to strike it rich with a gusher of CBD oil, made from hemp, but some wonder how they can avoid the boom and bust cycle that afflicts similar products. That was one of the ques... More »

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Bear sightings up, but slow hunting season

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copyright the Chronicle September 12, 2018 by Paul Lefebvre ISLAND POND — Amidst the numerous sightings of bears in the backyard here this summer, expectations were running high for the state’s hunting season on bears that opened September 1. Either those expe... More »

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Apples and cheese, the foundation for a marriage?

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 GREENSBORO — Apples and cheese are classic table companions. At Cate Hill Orchard they also provide the foundation for a marriage. On Sunday, Maria Schumann, the partner who bears most of the responsibility for the far... More »

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Sheffield Labor Day 2018

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Lindsay Hale Miller takes the plunge after Jacob Berry hits the target with his fastball. Ms. Miller had already taken a different plunge when she organized a committee of youthful Sheffield residents to take over management of the town’s annual festival. Phot... More »

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Albany Labor Day 2018

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Five-year-old Landen Benoit of Albany with Kija Benoit and Chief, a mini-pony. Landen and Chief were the parade leaders at the Albany Labor Day festivities on Monday. Landen, who has obvious talent for this sort of thing, waved at spectators lining the parade ... More »

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Storm fells trees, power lines in Irasburg

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 IRASBURG — This town was busy Tuesday cleaning up from a whopper of a storm Monday afternoon that knocked out power and felled trees throughout the village. The storm, a powerful thunderstorm with torrential rain in mo... More »

Music festival planned for fairgrounds

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 BARTON — The Orleans County Fair Association Board has been looking at new uses for what has often been considered an underutilized asset, the fairgrounds. This summer they held a monster truck event so popular it migh... More »

DiSanto urges patience with drug investigations

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 NEWPORT — Around 100 people attended a second meeting last week to discuss the drug problem on Third Street. That was nearly twice the number who showed up for the initial gathering two weeks earlier. According to Coll... More »

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Craftsbury concentration camp liberator honored

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 CRAFTSBURY — Curtis Whiteway was barely into his twenties when he walked into his first German concentration camp, running across what U.S. soldiers then called “slaves.” The words “Holocaust survivor” would come later... More »

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Storm fells trees, power lines in Irasburg

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 IRASBURG — This town was busy Tuesday cleaning up from a whopper of a storm Monday afternoon that knocked out power and felled trees throughout the village. The storm, a powerful thunderstorm with torrential rain in mo... More »

Obituaries September 5, 2018

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Audrey Wilson (Aiken) Audrey Wilson, 79, of Craftsbury, died on August 19, 2018, at the Manor nursing home in Morrisville, surrounded by family. Born on a small farm in Mansonville, Quebec, on August 24, 1938, to Arthur and Maude Aiken, she was one of 11 sibli... More »