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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Changes to Act 250 are proposed

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  by Tena Starr Following months of public hearings and comment, a six-member commission formed in 2017 to look at Act 250 a half-century after its passage has come up with recommendations for changing it. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronic... More »

Longtime Albany fire chief fired

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by Elizabeth Trail ALBANY — After meeting in executive session last week, the select board here voted unanimously to relieve Albany Fire Chief Donald Peters of his duties effective January 10.   …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s storie... More »

Getting ready to sell Jay Peak

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   by Joseph Gresser Michael Goldberg, the receiver appointed to clean up the mess left behind by the EB-5 fraud committed by Ariel Quiros, is ready to sell Jay Peak.   …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the online... More »

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Owls visit Albany

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by Elizabeth Trail   ALBANY — Aurora is a magnificent barn owl from upstate New York. Barn owls, also called ghost owls because of their silent flight, moved into Vermont during the nineteenth century, when farmers cut down the woods to create pastures for the... More »

Obituaries 1.16.19

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Ora Dean Allen  Ora Dean Allen, of Newport, formerly of Island Pond, died at the age of 80 on December 31, 2018, at 5:15 p.m. Ora Dean Allen was born on December 7, 1938, in the township of Brighton, the village of Island Pond. He was the he beloved son of Ora... More »

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Inmates coach inmates through new prison program  

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  by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Daniel Jones celebrated Christmas by giving some fudge to everyone in his neighborhood.  That wouldn’t be a big deal if he weren’t incarcerated at Northern State Correctional Facility. …To read the rest of this article, and all th... More »

Payless paydays for some during shutdown

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by Joseph Gresser Local workers, including Customs and Border Protection agents, may be facing payless paydays if the current impasse in Washington, D.C., continues much longer.  The shutdown, if it keeps going, could also affect farmers, Food Stamp recipients... More »