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Joseph Gresser

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Apples and cheese, the foundation for a marriage?

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 GREENSBORO — Apples and cheese are classic table companions. At Cate Hill Orchard they also provide the foundation for a marriage. On Sunday, Maria Schumann, the partner who bears most of the responsibility for the far... More »

DiSanto urges patience with drug investigations

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 NEWPORT — Around 100 people attended a second meeting last week to discuss the drug problem on Third Street. That was nearly twice the number who showed up for the initial gathering two weeks earlier. According to Coll... More »

New restaurant to open at Tasting Center

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copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 NEWPORT — Frank Richardi doesn’t like to see vacant spaces on Main Street, and he plans to light up one business that recently went dark. “An empty storefront is bad for all the businesses,” he said in a recent conversat... More »

Could education and yoga ease addiction?

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copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 NEWPORT — Discussion about reports of obvious drug activity on Third Street will continue here, not least because the Newport City Police Department has scheduled a public forum on the subject on August 30 at the United ... More »

Nearly 100 attend Act 250 meeting

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copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 ISLAND POND — When Gregory Boulbol, general counsel for Vermont’s Natural Resources Board, looked around Brighton’s American Legion hall on August 22 he was surprised to see nearly 100 people had come out to discuss the ... More »

Orleans County Fair 2018

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Addison Elliott gets put through the spin cycle on The Cobra, one of the rides at this year’s Orleans County Fair. The six-year-old shared the thrills with her father, Blain Elliott, who moved from Barton to Charlotte, North Carolina, 20 years ago. Photo by Jo... More »

So, who can use the sign?

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copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 NEWPORT — The city council tabled one proposed policy and rejected another Monday evening during a meeting that turned contentious in its later moments. A new policy on providing public records to the public was set asid... More »

Primary offers some choices

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 It may seem strange to have the Vermont primary election before the Orleans County Fair, but that is this year’s reality. Absentee voting for candidates for statewide and local elections has been going on since the end of J... More »

Air BnB does brisk business in the Kingdom

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — On any given night there are between 150 and 200 people staying at Newport area lodgings booked through Air BnB That is the number offered by Darrick Granai, who manages the Newport City Inn and Suites, a hotel on... More »

Glover Day 2018

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A reenactment of the town’s founding myth, the story of Runaway Pond, entertains hundreds at Glover Day. In the Bread and Puppet telling of the historic event, the town’s miller and his wife discover the motivating power of beer. Stephan Cantor, Justin Lander,... More »