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Stenger and state spar over finances

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copyright the Chronicle April 13, 2016 by Joseph Gresser EAST BURKE – A long-running disagreement between the sponsors of two EB-5-funded projects and state regulators has been thrown into sharp relief through an exchange of letters between the owners of Q Bur... More »

At NCUHS: Berrios offered job as principal

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copyright the Chronicle April 13, 2016 by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT – Members of the North Country Union High School Board met Monday and interviewed the two finalists hoping to succeed Bill Rivard as the school’s principal.  Mr. Rivard will leave the school afte... More »

Alternative medicine – woo-woo or effective?

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copyright the Chronicle April 13, 2016 by Natalie Hormilla On a recent rainy morning, Grace Johnstone zipped up what looked like a cross between an astronaut suit and a duffle bag and flipped a switch.  The thing’s slack walls filled out and stiffened as it fi... More »

Obituaries April 13, 2016

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Ivah Lillian Chaput Ivah Lillian Chaput, 86, of Newport died peacefully on April 4, 2016, in Newport. She was born on September 14, 1929, in West Burke to Elmo and Florence (Bentley) Legacy. On June 7, 1947, she married Felix Chaput, who predeceased her on Nov... More »

Presentation on beekeeping April 9

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People can learn all about working with bees, just as a hobby or as a more serious endeavor, at the Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport on Saturday, April 9, at 10:30 a.m. The concern over the disappearance of local bee populations has greatly increased inter... More »

Sugarmaking turns into big business

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copyrigh the Chronicle April 6, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail Sugarmaking has turned into big business in Vermont. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Vermont sugarmakers made 1.3 million gallons of syrup in 2015, more than double the 500,000 gallons pr... More »

Firefighters save Barton home

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copyright the Chronicle April 6, 2016 Barton, Orleans, and Glover firefighters work to keep Mark LaCoss’ home from destruction Tuesday.  Barton Ambulance was also on the scene.  Barton Fire Chief Kevin Tartaglio said his department was toned out at 2:30 p.m. f... More »

Stenger says Newport plans are on track

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copyright the Chronicle April 6, 2016 by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT – Bill Stenger says his plans for Newport are on track, although those related to the AnC Bio facility are undergoing some modifications in reaction to changes in the direction of biomedical techn... More »

In Orleans: Former drugstore demolished

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copyright the Chronicle April 6, 2016 Demolition of the former Austin’s Drugstore in Orleans started on Sunday.  Owner Larry Thibault, who also owns neighboring Thibault’s Market, said he expects the hole will be filled in within the next few days.  His plan i... More »

Obituaries April 6, 2016

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Gary Steven Birch Gary Steven Birch, 26, of Brownington died suddenly on March 28, 2016, in Coventry, after losing his battle with addiction. He was born on April 16, 1989, beloved son of Kent and Jeannette (Daniels) Birch. He graduated from Lake Region Union ... More »

Starry Mountain Singers in Newport April 3

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The Starry Mountain Singers will host a concert at the United Church of Newport on Sunday, April 3, at 4 p.m. The suggested donation is $10 to $15. The Starry Mountain Singers is an ensemble of seven vocalists who perform a wide range of traditional music from... More »