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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Obituaries & Services 8.10.2022

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Edgar Isreal Valley   Edgar Isreal Valley died on August 4, 2022, at North Country Hospital in Newport. He was born in 1941 to Leon Valley and Geneva Sheltra. On October 3, 1970, he married Sandra McKinney. He retired from Canadian Pacific Railway. Eddie loved... More »

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Construction at Willoughby’s south end

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The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (FPR) is working on expanding the parking area at the south end of Lake Willoughby in Westmore.  The department’s efforts to eliminate congestion along Route 5A and make Willoughby State Forest more acce... More »

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Glover’s got talent

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  by Matthew Wilson GLOVER — At Saturday’s Glover talent show, some residents put their skills and passions on display, while many more showed up to enjoy the show and perhaps walk away with treasure gained at the silent auction that was part of the evening.  ... More »

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Ghoulish hijinks enliven the Haskell

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  by Trisha Ingalls DERBY LINE — At the end of a hot and steamy Saturday in Orleans County, audience members from both sides of the U.S./Canada border filed into the Haskell Opera House theater to watch the new post-pandemic production by the Borderline Player... More »

Noise complaint occupies Barton board

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by Joseph Gresser BARTON—A noise complaint sent Barton Select Board members Lenny Zenonos and Ryan Racine on separate investigative missions on August 3.  Chamberlain Road resident Steve King told the two board members who were present at the morning meeting, ... More »

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Primary races offer little surprise

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This year’s primary races offered little in the way of surprises.  Governor Phil Scott easily won a chance to seek a third term in the Republican primary.  Democratic U.S. Representative Peter Welch was given the opportunity to vie for retiring U.S. Senator Pa... More »

Obituaries 8.3.2022

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Constance L. Colligan Constance L. Colligan, 101, of East Charleston, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at her home on July 24, 2022, after a brief illness.  She was born Constance Louise Peter in Jersey City, New Jersey, on June 18, 1921, to Ch... More »

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Harvey Dunbar honored by Glover board

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  by Matthew Wilson GLOVER –  The rain hammered down as the Glover Select Board honored the many years of service given the town by retired road foreman, Harvey Dunbar and discussed the process used in appointing a new town clerk.   Board members also met with... More »

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Pair deny Jimmy Kwik robbery

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  by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — A Newport woman and a North Troy man pled innocent to charges related to the robbery of the Jimmy Kwik store here. Eric Lee Shatrau, 48, appeared in the Criminal Division of Orleans County Superior Court Thursday and entered innoc... More »

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Hard to buy or rent in Orleans County

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  by Trisha Ingalls NORTH TROY — Megan Gaylor thought when she and her husband, Kevin, closed on their home in North Troy last fall, the hardest part of their home search was over. However, life changes and a hot real estate market have thrown them into a toug... More »