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Tracy Davis Pierce

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LRUEMSD — School safety is board focus

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    by Trisha Ingalls GLOVER — The Lake Region Union Elementary-Middle School District (LRUEMSD) board met in Glover Monday, and gave a large amount of its time to questions of school safety raised by several episodes of threats from students or parents direct... More »

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Deerflies

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  The Outside Story Deerflies by Declan McCabe My students and I were conducting research in the Winooski River floodplain at Saint Michael’s College last week when the buzzing became particularly intense.  A brisk walk is enough to outdistance mosquitoes, but... More »

Obituaries & Services 6.22.22

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Milton A. Willis Jr. Milton A. Willis Jr., 74 of Chester died peacefully, June 1, 2022, at home with his loving wife and family by his side. Milton was born March 17, 1948, in Newport to Milton and Margaret (Cota) Willis.  Milt graduated from North Troy High S... More »

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Brownington is ready for action

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  by Trisha Ingalls BROWNINGTON — Residents of Brownington formed task forces to take action on the priorities they chose at the third and final meeting of  the community visit process on June 16.  The three-meeting visit process was designed and managed by th... More »

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Newport woman denies running over another

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  by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT—A Newport woman was ordered held without bail Monday after she pled innocent to five felony and two misdemeanor charges related to what police say was her attempt to kill a neighbor by hitting her with an SUV. Sarah Carpenter Guerra... More »

Obituaries & Services 6.15.22

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Richard Clayton (Dick) and Cecile Ann (Montminy) Brown   Richard Clayton (Dick) Brown born March 25, 1934, died October 26, 2017. Dick had many passions in life.  He was dedicated to his work whether it was his service in the U.S. Army or his many years of ser... More »

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The tale of the missing Barton Graded School snake

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As a six-year-old attendee at the time, I had never known that the tale of the snake that went missing in Barton Graded School was an actual event that happened in 1974! I found this and many other articles and photos to share with you as I navigate the pages ... More »

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North Country graduates 161

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  by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — A large crowd lined up on a sunny Saturday morning at North Country Union High School to see the 161 members of the class of 2022 get diplomas and take the next steps on life’s journey. Seniors at North Country, like their compatr... More »