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Joseph Gresser

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Orleans man suspected of shooting wife

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copyright the Chronicle May 23, 2018 ORLEANS — State Police said Tuesday that Randall Swartz, 58, of Orleans, suspected of murdering his wife, Thea Swartz, 54, was still at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, where he is being treated... More »

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Orleans man suspected of shooting wife

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copyright the Chronicle May 23, 2018 ORLEANS — State Police said Tuesday that Randall Swartz, 58, of Orleans, suspected of murdering his wife, Thea Swartz, 54, was still at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, where he is being treated... More »

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Orleans man suspected of second degree murder

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copyright the Chronicle May 17, 2018 ORLEANS — State Police obtained an arrest warrant Wednesday evening for Randall Swartz, 58, of Orleans, who is suspected of murder in the shooting death of his wife, Thea Swartz, 54. Mr. Swartz is currently at Dartmouth-Hit... More »

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Orleans man suspected of second degree murder

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copyright the Chronicle May 17, 2018 ORLEANS — State Police obtained an arrest warrant Wednesday evening for Randall Swartz, 58, of Orleans, who is suspected of murder in the shooting death of his wife, Thea Swartz, 54. Mr. Swartz is currently at Dartmouth-Hit... More »

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Career Center breathes new life into old rides

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copyright the Chronicle May 16, 2018 NEWPORT — One might say Karen Chitambar was steered into her job teaching in North Country Career Center’s transportation science technology program, but she’s not complaining. “When I drive here in the morning, I don’t fee... More »

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North Country hosts Queer and Allied Youth Summit

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copyright the Chronicle May 16, 2018 NEWPORT — An enthusiastic crowd of high school students paraded along the Causeway Saturday on the way to the boardwalk behind the Emory Hebard State Office Building. Several wore rainbow flags around their necks like scarv... More »

Legislators: It was a long, strange session

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copyright the Chronicle May 16, 2018 Legislators from both sides of the aisle say the session that closed Saturday night is the strangest they’ve ever seen. They didn’t mean that as a compliment. None are happy at the prospect of heading back to Montpelier in ... More »

Glass is shredding recycling system

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copyright the Chronicle May 9, 2018 NEWPORT — Broken glass is shredding Vermont’s recycling system, according to Pat Austin, a hauler who spoke to the Newport City Council Monday evening. Mr. Austin warned council members about recent changes in the way the Ch... More »

Angry voters reject Westmore school budget

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copyright the Chronicle May 9, 2018 WESTMORE — Angry voters turned down the Westmore School District budget by a decisive 23 to 10 margin at the district’s annual meeting on May 3. While many residents went out of the way to praise the hard work done by school... More »

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Welch hosts discussion on opioid addiction

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copyright the Chronicle May 9, 2018 NEWPORT — The table wasn’t actually round, but the 29 people gathered around it at the Goodrich Memorial Library on May 3, were treated with equal respect as they discussed a problem plaguing Orleans County — opioid abuse. U... More »