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Enthusiastic but sparse crowd at Seymour fishing tourney

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by David Dudley MORGAN — Robert Joyal and a companion were hunkered down in a cozy little shack on the beach of Lake Seymour, eating pizza from the Morgan store. They had been waiting all morning for people to register for the seventeenth annual Seymour Lake I... More »

Obituaries 2.6.19

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Bernard Bonneau Bernard Bonneau, 92, of North Troy, died peacefully on January 30, 2019, with his family by his side. Bernard was born on December 11, 1926, in Winooski to Leo and Aurore Bonneau. He was married to his wife, Fern, who survives him, sharing 69 y... More »

Scott listens to concerns from Essex County residents

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by Joseph Gresser ISLAND POND — Governor Phil Scott and much of his administration pulled into Island Pond Tuesday morning for the eleventh in his planned tours of all of Vermont’s 14 counties. Seated at a long table at the Essex House, he said the state gover... More »

Ownership of Parker Pie to change hands

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by Tena Starr WEST GLOVER — Parker Pie, the popular pizza restaurant in the middle of tiny West Glover Village, will have new ownership soon. Cavan Meese, a young West Glover pizza lover, started the restaurant 14 years ago in the back corner of the Lake Parke... More »

A tour of Vermont’s biggest maple operation

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by Joseph Gresser BRIGHTON — With 465,000 taps and more than 100 full-time year-round employees, Sweet Tree is easily Vermont’s largest sugarmaker. The business, which sells its products under the name Maple Guild, operates out of a plant here formerly used by... More »

Obituaries 1.30.19

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  Roy Arnold Blanchard Roy Arnold Blanchard, 61, died suddenly at his home Friday, January 25, 2019.  Roy was born in Newport, on October 12, 1957, son to Donald Everett Sr. and Germaine Mae (Small) Blanchard. He was raised and educated in Glover and Randolph,... More »