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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Obituaries 9.22.21

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Mary R. Turgeon Mary R. Turgeon, 88, of Newport died peacefully on September 15, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 18, 1933, in Lowell to Joseph and Rose Anna (LaChapelle) Pion.  On September 1, 1952, she married Norman Turgeon... More »

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Island Pond Marathon

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One of several groups of runners competing in the Island Pond marathon head out Saturday morning.  The race, unusual for marathons, had no entry fee.  Competitors were asked, instead, to contribute by spending money in the community.  Gary Allen of Millinocket... More »

No Barton Electric sale yet

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    by Joseph Gresser BARTON—When Barton Village residents gather in the Memorial Building Saturday afternoon, September 25, they will learn what their trustees have been doing for the past several months.  If any are hoping to hear word on the sale of the vil... More »

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COVID deadlier than 1918 flu

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  by Joseph Gresser At Governor Phil Scott’s press conference Tuesday, Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak delivered the unwelcome news that the national death toll from the COVID pandemic has surpassed that recorded in the influenza pandemic of ... More »

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Heart of Glover initial thoughts presented

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  by Luke Vidic GLOVER — The first views of a new Glover were presented by the planners from Dubois and King on Monday.  The plans displayed suggested alterations to the town green and main thruway. Dayton Crites of Dubois and King set the stage by saying, “Th... More »

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Axe women hope their sport rolls to Olympic gold

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by Joseph Gresser BARTON — The recently completed Orleans County Fair played host to a crew of would-be Olympians.  Their sport, though, is one that was long seen as work in this part of the world, log-rolling. Alissa Wetherbee who formed the Axe Women of Main... More »

Obituaries and Service 9.15.21

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Yolande L. Bronson Yolande L. Bronson, 65, of Derby, died peacefully on September 12, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 7, 1956, in Newport to Leonard and Agathe (Audet) Morin.  On May 25, 1991, she married Timothy Bronson ... More »

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Pappalardo & Ice are strong competitors

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Amanda Pappalardo of Hopkins, New Hampshire, drives her mount, Ice, home after completing the speed cones portion of the gymkhana at the Orleans County Fair. …more fair photos in the full edition of this week’s paper. Subscribe now to access our e-version or t... More »