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Tena Starr

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Barton ambulance suspended for now

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 BARTON — The state pulled Barton Ambulance’s license Friday, shutting down the ambulance service. However, other ambulance services, primarily Orleans and Glover, are covering and want to assure people that 911 calls will b... More »

Dairy industry alarmed by tariffs

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 An already struggling dairy industry is increasingly alarmed by the potential effects of retaliatory tariffs, particularly from Mexico and China, dairy’s main trading partners. They’re so worried, in fact, that late last mo... More »

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How best to use mine settlement?

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 LOWELL — With $850,000 in hand from a settlement with a former owner of the defunct asbestos mine in Eden and Lowell, the state and federal governments are inviting comment on a draft plan for restoring natural resources in... More »

AG reaches deal with botched concert organizers

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 People who bought tickets to last fall’s botched “Shrinedom” concert in East Albany are eligible for refunds, the Vermont Attorney General’s office said last week. Attorney General T.J. Donovan said in a press release that ... More »

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How best to use mine settlement?

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 LOWELL — With $850,000 in hand from a settlement with a former owner of the defunct asbestos mine in Eden and Lowell, the state and federal governments are inviting comment on a draft plan for restoring natural resources in... More »

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Progress made in Lowell bridge dispute

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LOWELL — Arlon Warner and his partner, Scott Tallman, live at the end of a steep, narrow, and winding gravel road off the Mines Road in Lowell. Their driveway is at the bottom of the hill, and there’s no way to get momentum to climb the initial grade. Mr. Warn... More »

Inspection rules are changing

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 Vermont’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is in the process of rewriting its vehicle inspection regulations. Vehicles with certain flaws that prevented them from passing inspection before can now go home with a legal sti... More »

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Steele pleads innocent to animal cruelty in dead cow case

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — The man who was operating the Brownington farm where at least 19 or 20 cows died over the winter, apparently from starvation, thirst, or by freezing, pled innocent in the Criminal Division of Orleans County Superi... More »

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Barton dock dog featured on Fox and Friends

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copyright the Chronicle May 23, 2018 BARTON — About four years ago, Gordon and Cindy Chaffee of Barton took in Emma, a lap dog of mysterious origins, while her owner was in the hospital. At the time, they would have been among the last to suspect that unremark... More »

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Barton dock dog featured on Fox and Friends

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copyright the Chronicle May 23, 2018 BARTON — About four years ago, Gordon and Cindy Chaffee of Barton took in Emma, a lap dog of mysterious origins, while her owner was in the hospital. At the time, they would have been among the last to suspect that unremark... More »