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Irasburg is on the right path with its university

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Last week Irasburg launched the University of Irasburg, a month of neighbors offering free classes to neighbors. In some ways, as organizer Judith Jackson acknowledges, it’s amusing. But it’s also serious. Urban Vermont, urban America, are doing pretty well ri... More »

The high cost of insulin

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by Tena Starr When Congressman Peter Welch came to Vermont recently to announce legislation that would allow insulin to be bought in Canada, Elia Spates Marquis of Derby was by his side. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subsc... More »

Newport could become botanical garden city

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Newport could soon be a botanical garden city, with a completely renovated Gardner Park playground, and a bike trail stretching all the way from the Canadian border to downtown. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronic... More »

Obituaries 3.20.19

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  Frederick R. “Fred” Cleveland Frederick Ralph “Fred” Cleveland, 80, of Albany, died on March 15, 2019, in the comfort of his home with family at his side. He was born June 5, 1938, in Brownington, the son of Everett and Theo (Jones) Cleveland. He attended Br... More »

The University of Irasburg is launched

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by Tena Starr IRASBURG — The University of Irasburg has officially launched. Its website went up last week, just in time to sign up for classes, which will be held in April. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the o... More »

LR Rangers are headed to Barre

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by David Dudley ORLEANS — The Lake Region Union High School Rangers defeated the Lamoille Lancers 55-42 Friday night. In the final moments of the game, as the Lancers tried to mount a comeback, Andrew Dragoset poked the ball out of the Lancers’ hands. Dragoset... More »

Big changes proposed for deer hunting

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by Tena Starr Vermont’s Fish and Wildlife Department has proposed significant changes to deer hunting rules. Among them, the department recommends reducing the annual limit for antlered bucks from two to one statewide and allowing more antlerless deer to be ki... More »