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Obituaries June 8, 2016

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Douglas Anderson Douglas Anderson, 58, of Barton, formerly of Island Pond, died at the Maple Lane Nursing Home in Barton on June 1, 2016, after a long illness. He was born on March 26, 1958, in Newport to Vanessa McKenny and the late George Anderson. He gradua... More »

OSCU merger plan goes down in flames

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copyright the Chronicle June 8, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail Voters soundly rejected on Tuesday a plan for a merger that would have turned the Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) into a unified school district. Only Barton voted in favor of the proposal. All s... More »

Jay Peak tram won’t be repaired until next spring

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copyright the Chronicle June 8, 2016 by Joseph Gresser The state has ordered that the tram at Jay Peak be shut down until critical repairs are made. And the only company that can do the work has said Jay must wait until April of next year for the upgrade work.... More »

Mayor’s veto of free test water meters is overridden

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copyright the Chronicle June 8, 2016 by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Mayor Paul Monette vetoed a city council decision Monday not to charge 100 or so residents for water meters installed by the city in 2010 as a test of usage levels. Aldermen Jacques Roberge, Stev... More »

Quiros allowed $15,000 a month for expenses

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copyright the Chronicle June 1, 2016 by Joseph Gresser U.S. District Court Judge Darrin Gayles granted, in part, Ariel Quiros’ request for money to pay legal fees and living expenses last week. The same day Mr. Quiros, the owner of Jay Peak and Burke Mountain ... More »

Two killed in West Charleston car crash

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copyright the Chronicle June 1, 2016 Two people were killed in a car crash in West Charleston Sunday afternoon. Esperanza Robles, 29, of Derby Line and Ryan Coulter, 26, of Newport were thrown from a 1994 Honda Prelude operated by Joshua Cole, 30, of Derby whe... More »

Dairy Air plans single turbine wind project

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copyright the Chronicle June 1, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail HOLLAND — The Public Service Board awarded Dairy Air Wind, LLC, in Holland a long-term contract on May 27 to sell about 6,000,000 kilowatt hours of power a year to Vermont utilities. That puts dairy farme... More »