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A new scam?


Bruce Lorimer of Barton doesn’t consider himself a gullible man, but he, nonetheless, got pinched last week by what could have been a coincidence but was far more likely to be a scam he wasn’t aware of. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘... More »

Lawmakers hear concerns about education


by Elizabeth Trail   NEWPORT — It’s likely that any meeting about education in the state is going to keep circling back to Act 46, the state’s 2015 school district merger law. Monday night’s annual educational legislative forum at the North Country Career Cent... More »

In Newport- Council waives fees for downtown Newport events


by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — The Newport City Council walked the walk Monday to ensure there will be more events taking place to attract visitors downtown. They also created a new city job to keep downtown attractive for visitors. …To read the rest of this arti... More »

Obituaries 2.13.19


Kathy Lynn Bent Kathy Lynn Bent, 63, of New Port Ritchey, Florida, and formerly of Vermont, died suddenly following a brief illness. She was the soulmate, best friend, and beloved wife of Randy Bent. Kathy was born to Dale T. Messier and Mary Jean Messier (Ber... More »

Northeast Kingdom Day at the State House


by Joseph Gresser MONTPELIER — An invasion from the north swept through the halls of the State House Thursday, January 31, as more than a hundred people came out for Northeast Kingdom Day. The event, planned by the Northeast Kingdom Collaborative, brought resi... More »

Bishop comes to Orleans


by Elizabeth Trail ORLEANS — There are many reasons that the number of active Catholics is declining, Christopher Coyne, Bishop of the archdiocese of Vermont, told about 60 people who gathered at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Orleans on Monday night. …To read... More »