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Tena Starr

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Music festival planned for fairgrounds

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 BARTON — The Orleans County Fair Association Board has been looking at new uses for what has often been considered an underutilized asset, the fairgrounds. This summer they held a monster truck event so popular it migh... More »

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Craftsbury concentration camp liberator honored

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 CRAFTSBURY — Curtis Whiteway was barely into his twenties when he walked into his first German concentration camp, running across what U.S. soldiers then called “slaves.” The words “Holocaust survivor” would come later... More »

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Greater Barton Arts finds a home

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copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 BARTON — After several years, and several false starts, Greater Barton Arts (GBA) appears, finally to have a home.   The nonprofit has received a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant of nearly $90,000 and will use... More »

Harlow-Jacobs to run for Sheriff on Democratic ticket

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copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 Jennifer Harlow-Jacobs, who lost in last week’s Republican Primary Election by a vote of 1,307-914 to Sheriff Kirk Martin, will continue on to the General Election. Ms. Harlow-Jacobs received the Democratic nomination th... More »

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 »