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Tena Starr

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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 »

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Neighbors alarmed by unburied dead cows

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copyright the Chronicle May 16, 2018 BROWNINGTON — Reg Tatro noticed a foul smell coming from the barn across the road from his house last week. He wasn’t all that surprised by its existence, but he said he was surprised by how bad it was. …To read the rest of... More »

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Remembering Warner’s Dance Hall

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copyright the Chronicle May 16, 2018 LOWELL — Juanita Lee and her brother Wayne Warner basically grew up at the dance hall and bowling alley that was always referred to as Warner’s Dance Hall, although its official name was never that. Originally, it was Missi... More »

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Neighbors alarmed by unburied dead cows

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copyright the Chronicle May 16, 2018 BROWNINGTON — Reg Tatro noticed a foul smell coming from the barn across the road from his house last week. He wasn’t all that surprised by its existence, but he said he was surprised by how bad it was. …To read the rest of... More »

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Remembering Warner’s Dance Hall

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copyright the Chronicle May 16, 2018 LOWELL — Juanita Lee and her brother Wayne Warner basically grew up at the dance hall and bowling alley that was always referred to as Warner’s Dance Hall, although its official name was never that. Originally, it was Missi... More »

Vermont delegation fights confusing maple regulation

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copyright the Chronicle May 9, 2018 Vermont’s Congressional delegation is fighting a proposed Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plan to label maple syrup as having “added sugar.” Last week, U.S. Congressman Peter Welch and Senator Patrick Leahy held a press c... More »

Barton Village seeks change, starting with roads

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copyright the Chronicle May 2, 2018 BARTON — With a population of about 700, a Grand List of just $400,000, and a median income of around $26,000, Barton Village is in need of change if it’s going to prosper again, say its village trustees. To read the rest of... More »

Long season, no big return for sugarmakers

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copyright the Chronicle May 2, 2018 By most accounts, this year’s stubbornly slow spring resulted in an almost painfully long sugaring season. But that doesn’t mean it was a bumper syrup crop. Ken Borland of West Glover has been sugaring most of his life. …To ... More »