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Obituaries 5.1.19


E. S. “Betty” Murphy E. S. “Betty” Murphy, 97, of Newport Center, died on April 23, 2019, in Newport.  She was born on July 14, 1921, in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Her preschool years were spent in Ipswich, Massachusetts.  She then moved to Westfield where she w... More »

Ethan Allen may be adding more NEK jobs


ORLEANS — Ethan Allen Interiors, long a major employer in the Northeast Kingdom, may be adding more jobs at its Orleans and Beecher Falls plants. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the online edition below: Annual ... More »

A primer on how to get started growing hemp


by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Senator John Rodgers stood before a capacity crowd at American Legion Post #21 in Newport Friday afternoon and talked about his experience growing hemp. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe t... More »

Lahar family embraces the new, remembers the old


by David Dudley ALBANY — Weather forecasters on VPR admitted it was hard to do their jobs because of the interesting weather patterns clashing in the skies Saturday afternoon.  Only one thing was certain:  Water levels were rising across the state, and floodin... More »

In Barton Selectmen to interview candidates for board


by Joseph Gresser BARTON — The Barton Select Board held another marathon meeting, taking nearly three hours to conduct routine business on April 16. The board accepted the resignation of former board member Ken Salzmann, who has moved to Irasburg.  Mr. Salzman... More »