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Joseph Gresser

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Bill Stenger speaks out on EB5 scandal

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 JAY PEAK — Bill Stenger says it wasn’t until 2015 that he realized something bad was happening with the EB-5 projects he hoped would transform the Northeast Kingdom. That was when the last visa-funded project at Jay Peak be... More »

Owners of Dusit Thai struggling to get visa renewed

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — Those Newport area residents who are missing the taste of Thai food must look to the federal government for the reason, said Mayor Paul Monette at a very abbreviated city council meeting Monday. The co-owners of D... More »

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Stenger speaks out about EB-5 mess

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 JAY PEAK — Bill Stenger says it wasn’t until 2015 that he realized something bad was happening with the EB-5 projects he hoped would transform the Northeast Kingdom. That was when the last visa-funded project at Jay Peak be... More »

Farm Bill takes another step toward passage

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 The 2018 Farm Bill took another step toward passage when it cleared the Senate 86-11 on June 28. On June 21 the House of Representatives narrowly passed its version of the Farm Bill 213-211. Because the two bills include su... More »

Lawyer sues to open special investigations records

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 A St. Johnsbury lawyer has gone to Orleans County Superior Court in search of an order opening the records of the Orleans County Child Advocacy Center/Special Investigations Unit to public inspection. In a filing submitted ... More »

A rare race for sheriff shapes up

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — For the first time in over a decade Orleans County residents, at least those who vote in the Republican Primary, will have a choice as to who will be their sheriff. Two seasoned law enforcement professionals are s... More »

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Newport celebrates its centennial

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — A few thousand people braved scorching heat on Saturday to mark Newport’s one-hundredth birthday with a grand parade and a slew of other events that will run until Friday, July 6. Around 100 floats filled Main Str... More »

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Newport celebrates its centennial

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — A few thousand people braved scorching heat on Saturday to mark Newport’s one-hundredth birthday with a grand parade and a slew of other events that will run until Friday, July 6. Around 100 floats filled Main Str... More »

Small schools grants still up in the air

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 According to Superintendent John Castle of the North Country Supervisory Union, the metrics created by the Vermont Board of Education to set the qualifications needed for a school to earn a small schools grant remain flawed... More »

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Glover youth joins the circus, Circus Smirkus, that is

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GREENSBORO — Asom Hayman-Jones of Glover stood with a crowd of casually dressed troupers in the Circus Smirkus ring on June 21. The first performance of the 2018 season was a little more than a week away, and there was plenty of work left to do to get the show... More »

Landfill expansion seems to be on track

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COVENTRY — Despite complaints about odor from neighbors and concerns about the idea of expanding the landfill, New England Waste Services of Vermont’s request for permission to add another 51-acre cell to its Coventry landfill seems to be on track. New England... More »

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Glover youth joins the circus, Circus Smirkus, that is

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GREENSBORO — Asom Hayman-Jones of Glover stood with a crowd of casually dressed troupers in the Circus Smirkus ring on June 21. The first performance of the 2018 season was a little more than a week away, and there was plenty of work left to do to get the show... More »