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Obituaries February 14, 2018

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Armand E. Allard Armand Edward Allard of Pinellas Park, Florida, died on January 18, 2018, just a few days before his eighty-third birthday. He was born in Lyndonville, in 1935, to Rene and Beatrice Allard. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic School in Newport. ... More »

Obituaries February 7, 2018

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Eugene R. “Jack” Atwood Eugene R. “Jack” Atwood, 85, of Craftsbury, died on January 16, 2018, at North Country Hospital in Newport. He was born on Burton Hill in Irasburg, on December 26, 1932, the son of Roger “Red” and Nellie (Scott) Atwood. On April 2, 1955... More »

Fish and Wildlife to discuss baitfish regs at LRUHS

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The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is hosting several public discussion sessions on Vermont’s fishing regulations. Department officials are hoping to engage anglers in a discussion and gather public opinion on the state’s baitfish rules. Vermont’s most r... More »

Hill Farmstead named best brewery in the world

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Hill Farmstead Brewery has been named “Best Brewery in the World” for the year ending 2017, as well as Best Brewery in the United States and Vermont, by RateBeer, the world’s largest, most popular beer review and rating website. This is the fourth year in a ro... More »

Dailey library offers spring book discussion series

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The Dailey Memorial Library spring Vermont Humanities Council book discussion series is “America Across the Generations,” with scholar Rachael Cohen. This series explores juvenile fiction classics and invites participants of all ages to attend. Discussions wil... More »

Fish and Wildlife offers snow goose hunt permits

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Vermont’s spring snow goose hunt will be held from March 11 through April 27. Since 2009, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has annually issued a conservation order to allow the reduction of the population of migrating greater and lesser snow geese as well as... More »

NEK Audubon offers summer scholarships

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NEK Audubon is seeking scholarship applicants, ages ten to 15, to attend a one-week or two-week summer session at the Acadia Institute of Oceanography in Seal Harbor, Maine. Since its inception in 2009, The Airie Lindsay Scholarship Fund has provided 41 schola... More »

WOW meets at the NorthWoods Stewardship Center

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WOW is a nationwide network of Women Owning Woodlands. On January 28 a group of women met at NorthWoods Stewardship Center to discuss starting a WOW network in the Northeast Kingdom, and to plan future events for women who own woodlands or who are interested i... More »

Ag agency offers specialty crop grants

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The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM) is offering grant funds for the purpose of enhancing the competitiveness of specialty crops, defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture crops (including honey, hops, and map... More »