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Mountain bike trail ride at Newport Centennial


Mountain bike and trail enthusiasts can ride single track and open track trails Sunday, July 1, as part of the Newport Centennial celebration. The ride kicks off at Primeau Woods at 10 a.m. and takes riders through open trail systems –– best suited for beginne... More »

Northern Star youth teaches importance of lake management


Students from Newport City, St Paul’s Catholic School, Charleston, Derby, and Newport Town became “lake detectives,” using their senses to observe and explore on a nature walk. They learned about the origins of Lake Memphremagog, where all the water in the lak... More »

Willoughby Lake walk on July 1


Race organizers Robin and Gail Robitaille and team, along with the Westmore Ladies Aid Scholarship Committee, are hosting the fourteenth Willoughby Lake 5k run/walk on Sunday, July 1, at the Westmore Fellowship Hall in Westmore. Doors will open at 10 a.m., and... More »

Willoughby Lake boat parade


The nineteenth annual Willoughby Lake Boat Parade will be held on Wednesday, July 4, with “Your Favorite Board Game” as the theme. Participants are judged on decorations, creativity, enthusiasm, and following a theme. The first-place winners will receive a tro... More »

Two-man play at Highland Center of the Arts


Highland Center for the Arts presents the two-man comedy Jerry & Ed on the Highland Center for the Arts’ Main Stage on Saturday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 24, at 3 p.m. Featuring the words of playwright and performer Steve Henderson, Jerry & Ed is... More »

Lunchbox returns with summer food service program


The Lunchbox meal program is back. Starting on Wednesday, June 20, the Lunchbox will serve ten weeks of free meals to kids 18 and under throughout the summer. Breakfast is served from 8 to 10 a.m. and lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free meals wil... More »

Tree identification book identifies tree species


The Arbor Day Foundation’s book What Tree Is That? is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree planting organization. What Tree Is That? is an identification guide that features hand-drawn botanical illustrations highlighting the distinctive character... More »

No to ATVS, for now, on Jay roads


copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli JAY — A resident at the Jay Select Board meeting Monday asked the town to open its roads to four-wheelers and side-by-sides for law-abiding riders. Jason Gray asked that Jay hop on board with other towns i... More »


Monsters in the Kingdom draws enormous turnout


copyright the Chronicle June 13, 2018 by Briana Bocelli BARTON — Wheelies were poppin’, trucks were soarin’, and dust was flyin’ at the Orleans County Fairgrounds Saturday at the Monsters in the Kingdom monster truck event presented by HammerDown Motorsports. ... More »