43 posts

Tree of Lights ceremony on December 3


The NEK Council on Aging will celebrate its annual Memory Tree Lighting ceremony, which honors late nutrition director Sally Briggs on Thursday, December 3, at 4 p.m. “Sally loved life,” Executive Director Lisa Viles recalled of her long-serving coworker who l... More »

Kidder Hill neighbors hold a fencing bee


copyright the Chronicle November 11, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail IRASBURG — About 30 opponents of the proposed Kidder Hill Community Wind project in Irasburg showed up with shovels, hammers, and a backhoe Saturday morning to build a fence — two L-shaped segments f... More »

Stiffer regs proposed for farmers


copyright the Chronicle November 11, 2015 by Joseph Gresser JAY — All but the tiniest Vermont farms will be expected to keep close tabs on runoff from fields. That was the stern message delivered by Laura DiPietro, deputy director of the Agriculture Resource M... More »

Bel-Aire veterans are feted


copyright the Chronicle November 11, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail NEWPORT — Jennifer Wilson’s fourth-grade class at St. Paul’s School in Barton made 83 cards for area veterans this year to thank them for their service to the country. The project took the children m... More »

Obituaries November 4, 2015


Leona Rollins Alger Leona Rollins Alger, 95, of Orleans died on October 29, 2015. She was born to Howard and Ethel Rollins on December 21, 1919, in Fitch Bay, Quebec, Canada. She was part of a large family, which included several brothers and sisters: Norman (... More »


A pre-dawn hay run to Canada


copyright the Chronicle November 4, 2015 by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph The sun was nowhere near rising when this reporter met Richard Labrecque of Barton at the Circle K in Barton to go on a hay run to Canada in his Western Star truck and trailer. “You all set?” h... More »