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Joseph Gresser

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Milk commission comes up with recommendations

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copyright the Chronicle February 7, 2018 The revived Vermont Milk Commission has issued its report, which outlines the problems the state’s dairy farmers face and proposes steps that could improve their economic situation. While the document is public, it’s di... More »

Five vie for Newport City Council seat

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copyright the Chronicle January 31, 2018   The city of Newport will have a variety of fireworks at its centennial Annual Meeting. Challengers abound in the race for a two-year city council seat, and there is also a race for the one-year position. Five people a... More »

Derby cuts ties with Derby Line ambulance

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copyright the Chronicle January 31, 2018   DERBY — The select board here signed a contract with Newport Ambulance at their regular meeting Monday. According to board Chair Grant Spates, the decision to cut longstanding ties with Derby Line Ambulance was due to... More »

Caledonian’s suit against Wells dropped

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copyright the Chronicle January 31, 2018   The document filed in U.S. District Court on January 26 was short and to the point. The three civil charges filed by The Caledonian-Record against Ken Wells and the owners of The Newport Daily Express, were to be dism... More »

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Barton shooter gets suspended sentence

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copyright the Chronicle January 31, 2018   NEWPORT — Law enforcement officers combed Barton a year and a half ago after callers reported a man yelling and shooting on Lincoln Avenue, not far from the Circle K mini-mart. The village was abuzz for several hours,... More »

ReNewport narrows projects down to four

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copyright the Chronicle January 24, 2018       NEWPORT — Things did not go exactly as planned at the second reNewport meeting. The gathering on January 17 drew a good crowd of around 100 people. The discussions of potential directions for civic engagement were... More »

The HEAT Squad is coming to the Kingdom

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copyright the Chronicle January 24, 2018       LYNDONVILLE — Northeast Kingdom residents who shivered in their homes during this winter’s cold spell may not have to repeat the experience next year. The HEAT Squad is coming to town. Melanie Paskevich, director ... More »

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ReNewport narrows projects down to four

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copyright the Chronicle January 24, 2018 NEWPORT — Things did not go exactly as planned at the second reNewport meeting. The gathering on January 17 drew a good crowd of around 100 people. The discussions of potential directions for civic engagement were thoug... More »

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Dismissal of murder charge sought

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copyright the Chronicle January 17, 2018 NEWPORT — According to a motion filed by Jon Valsangiacomo, the lawyer representing Ryan P. Bacon, 32, of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, the state cannot prove his client committed second-degree murder or voluntary manslau... More »

Dismissal of murder charge sought

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copyright the Chronicle January 17, 2018   NEWPORT — According to a motion filed by Jon Valsangiacomo, the lawyer representing Ryan P. Bacon, 32, of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, the state cannot prove his client committed second-degree murder or voluntary mansl... More »

Work on Newport Center water to start soon

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copyright the Chronicle January 10, 2018   by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT CENTER — When voters here went to the polls last April to decide whether or not to approve a $745,000 bond to improve the village water system, they took a risk. Town officials said the tow... More »