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Obituaries June 1, 2016

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Judith Sheltra Cornell Judith Sheltra Cornell, 63, of Newport Center died on May 27, 2016, at her home in Newport Center. She was born on July 9, 1952, to Burton and Lillian (Pope) Baraw. She enjoyed her years as a seamstress at several businesses such as Slal... More »

At NCUHS: Board won’t hire a principal

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  copyright the Chronicle May 25, 2016  by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — North Country Union High School will do without a principal next year. The board decided not to hire its most recent candidate, Chris Smith, after a lengthy meeting held in executive session M... More »

Meth lab discovered in Barton

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copyright the Chronicle May 25, 2016 by Tena Starr BARTON — Police were taking no chances Saturday at a meth lab found at a Barton home on Cottage Lane between the Crystal Lake state beach and St. Paul’s school. A hazardous materials unit, as well as a clandes... More »

Barton Village Trustees: Water rates come up again

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  copyright the Chronicle May 25, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail BARTON — Water rates at the nonprofit Barton Chambers Apartments have gone up an average of 48 percent, said Gary Marcotte, the manager of the four apartment buildings. Mr. Marcotte paid a visit to the ... More »

Memorial Day observances

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Roaring Brook Park Memorial Day events will be on Sunday, May 29. Gates open at 8 a.m., and events begin at 9 a.m. At 9 a.m., the American Legion Barton Post #76 will perform a ceremony, including the raising of the flag and the playing of “Taps.” The day incl... More »

Obituaries May 25, 2016

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Gail C. (Colburn) Auger Gail C. (Colburn) Auger died suddenly on May 13, 2016, at the age of 67 after a long struggle with COPD. She was born in Newport on December 23, 1948, daughter of Blanche (Badger) and Maurice Colburn. In 1966 she married her soul mate, ... More »

Is there too much syrup?

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copyright the Chronicle May 18, 2016 by Tena Starr It’s been a banner year for maple syrup – by many accounts the best in the history of the business. For many sugarmakers that means it’s also a profitable year.  Although the price of bulk syrup is down somewh... More »

SEC turns up heat on Quiros

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copyright the Chronicle May 18, 2016 by Joseph Gresser Federal regulators turned up the heat on Ariel Quiros Tuesday when they filed an amended complaint in the civil case against the owner of Jay Peak Resort.  Mr. Quiros, along with many of his businesses, an... More »

School leaders weigh in on OCSU merger plans

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copyright the Chronicle May 18, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail Since early spring, representatives of the Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) merger study committee have been holding informational meetings in anticipation of the school district merger vote sched... More »

Farmers favor new DFA settlement plan

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copyright the Chronicle May 18, 2016 by Joseph Gresser BURLINGTON – A crowd of dairy farmers spent a day in federal court here last week telling U.S. Judge Christina Reiss their thoughts on the proposed settlement in a case against Dairy Farmers of America (DF... More »

Obituaries May 18, 2016

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Maurice Joe Blair Sr. Maurice Joe Blair Sr., of Orleans died peacefully on May 13, 2016, in Newport. He was born on July 19, 1929, in Orleans, the son of Armand Noel Blair and Mary Mercier Blair. He attended school in Orleans and graduated from Orleans High Sc... More »