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Lake Region choral groups to perform at Barton church

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On Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m., at the Barton United Church, the Lake Region Union High School choral program will present a concert featuring the chorus, select chorus, and the vocal ensembles “Sweet and Low” and “Out on a Hymn.” The music director is Sara ... More »

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Restorative justice center offers two new free clinics

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The Orleans County Restorative Justice Center (OCRJC) has launched two new free initiatives. Beginning on May 2, the center will add a free legal clinic for elder issues to its regular free legal clinic. The second initiative will begin later in the month — a ... More »

Archaeologist to discuss Vermont’s first inhabitants

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What is known about the native peoples who were in the Northeast Kingdom before the European settlers? That will be the subject of a talk given by Vermont State Archeologist Jess Robinson on Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m., at the Lowell Graded School. In Verm... More »

Green Mountain Youth Symphony to hold auditions

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The Green Mountain Youth Symphony (GMYS) is holding auditions for summer and fall placement in all three orchestras and for the Creative Arts and Music Program (CAMP). Auditions will be heard on three upcoming Saturdays, May 5, May 19, and June 2, in Montpelie... More »

Spend a working vacation on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail

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The public is invited to explore a section of the trail, meet people with similar interests, and help complete meaningful work along the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) this summer. Anyone interested may join for a weekend working with staff and interns, an... More »

Vermont Fish and Wildlife urges safety for the turkey season

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Hunting safely during turkey season is easy if hunters follow tips issued by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. Vermont’s spring youth turkey hunting weekend is April 28 and 29, and the regular spring turkey season is May 1 through 31. With the opening ... More »

NVU-Lyndon to host GreggFest fund-raiser

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The annual Northern Vermont University-Lyndon GreggFest music event and fund-raiser will be held Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, at the Skate Park Amphitheater on campus. The festival runs from 4 to10 p.m. both days with music starting at 5 p.m., The event i... More »

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Glover students raise awareness for Drug Take Back Day

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copyright the Chronicle April 25, 2018 by Jane A. Peters GLOVER — Even zombies are against drug use. Seven students complete with zombie makeup and tie-dye zombie T-shirts on Tuesday showed off the posters they created for Drug Take Back Day. The event will be... More »

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Longtime Orleans resident celebrating 102 years

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copyright the Chronicle April 25, 2018 by Tabitha Armstrong Rhoda Alberghini Benson turns 102 this Friday. Her life spans two world wars, countless conflicts, women’s suffrage, the Great Depression, the moon landing, and the coming of modern technology. And ye... More »

Jones library to host short films of B. Stephen Stockwell

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On Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m., the Jones Memorial Library in Orleans, will host an evening of short films by award winning Northeast Kingdom filmmaker B. Stephen Stockwell, also know as artist and raconteur Bradleigh S. Stockwell. Called, “Filmed On Locatio... More »

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Colleen Goodridge, the matriarch of Vermont’s forest industry

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by Christine McGowan, forest program director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund   Every industry needs a matriarch, and Vermont’s forest products industry has Colleen Goodridge of East Albany. Goodridge Lumber, owned and operated by Ms. Goodridge and her sons, be... More »

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Emma Strange to perform benefit at Newport United Church

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Soprano Emma Strange will perform her senior recital as a fund-raiser for David’s House on Saturday, May 5, at 4 p.m., at the Newport United Church in Newport. According to its website, David’s House was “built so that families can remain together when it is m... More »