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Do the landfill’s trucks need a special permit?

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by Joseph Gresser When Kirsten Sultan, coordinator of the District Seven Environmental Commission, got a letter from Tom Stelter of Irasburg asking for a ruling on whether Casella Waste Services’ network of transfer stations and trucks require a special permit... More »

Westfield store has new owners, new life

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by Elizabeth Trail WESTFIELD — “People are going to call it Brookside Hardware, and that’s okay,” said Ethan Bathalon, one of the partners in Westfield’s newly renamed Hometown Hardware and Supply.  “But we figured it should have a new name to show that we’re ... More »

FBI contacts Coventry residents

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by Elizabeth Trail COVENTRY — People here have received letters or visits from the FBI recently, asking for more information about when and how they paid their property taxes back when Cynthia Diaz was town clerk, treasurer, and delinquent tax collector. …To r... More »

Iconic St. Mary’s church needs help

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by Tena Starr NEWPORT — St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church appears to be as magnificent as ever, with the best view of Lake Memphremagog in the city.  But the iconic building is in urgent need of repair, said Mark Fortin, who is spearheading an effort to... More »

Obituaries 5.8.19

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Alec Quarmby Alec Quarmby, 94, of Derby died on April 28, 2019, in Derby. He was born on December 10, 1924, in Hook, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, to Mary and Bernard Quarmby.  He received his education in the United Kingdom. Alec was employed by the Norwalk Scho... More »

Track and field North Country, Lake Region come home winners

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by David Dudley ST. JOHNSBURY — A look out over the field at St. Johnsbury Academy Monday revealed a welcome sight:  The sun was shining, the sky was mostly clear, and there were about a hundred freshman athletes preparing for the NEK Frosh Invitational, a com... More »

Old railroad station gets a new, energy efficient life

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by Joseph Gresser GREENSBORO BEND — The railroad made Greensboro Bend.  People in Greensboro wanted train service for the summer people to get to Caspian Lake and, together with the owner of a nearby sawmill, they raised enough money to pay a company to make a... More »