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Year end


We’re starting 2019 with a look back at 2018, which we view as a year when Orleans County decided to stand up on its hind legs. This part of Vermont got loud last year. Rural Vermont is struggling. Actually, rural America is struggling, making Vermont no excep... More »

Winter storm leads to traffic snarls


Jay Peak called Monday an “apocalyptic wind and cold event,” one that shut down the mountain that day. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the online edition below: Annual online subscription Short-term online subsc... More »

Barton Select Board to lose two members


by Tena Starr- BARTON — Lenny Zenonos, who was elected Barton Selectman last March, says he is not planning to run again for the office, at least not this year. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the online edition... More »

Forced mergers top local legislators’ priorities


by Joseph Gresser- While Orleans County’s state legislators have a variety of individual priorities for the coming session in Montpelier, they are united in working for a moratorium on final implementation of Act 46, the law that calls for consolidation of loc... More »

About 150 attend landfill hearing


by Joseph Gresser COVENTRY— Nearly 150 people crowded the Coventry town gym Tuesday evening to participate in hearings reconvened by the District Seven Environmental Commission to consider the Act 250 permit request from New England Waste Systems of Vermont (N... More »

Obituaries 1.23.19


Yvon D. Daudelin Yvon D. Daudelin, 64, of Newport died on January 15, 2019, after a courageous battle with ALS, with his loving family by his side. Yvon was born on October 14, 1954, in Roxton Falls, Quebec, to Fernand Daudelin and Marie Cordeau. He grew up in... More »


Monk Besaw — Morgan’s graveyard hero


copyright the Chronicle September 12, 2018 by Briana Bocelli MORGAN — There are well over 500 known cemeteries in the state of Vermont that date back as far as the 1800s, some even earlier. In many, gravestones have not been maintained for a number of years, a... More »