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Tracy Davis Pierce

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The ATV debate – been there, done that, already

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Editorial The ATV wars rage on with more and more towns, in some cases grudgingly, opening their roads to them.  Newport, surprisingly, conservative as it is, liked the idea of allowing the vehicles on city streets and the city council is currently scheduled t... More »

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Young athletes honor veterans

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by David Dudley NEWPORT — Since the 2014 season, each game at Veterans Field has begun with a brief ceremony to honor military veterans who have some connection to the North Country Union High School community.   Before their game with the Bellows Falls Union ... More »

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Daughters of the Corn perform in Derby Line

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Las Hijas del Maíz, The Daughters of the Corn, a Nicaraguan dance troupe, swept through Orleans County as part of an eight-week tour of the U.S.   The visit was meant to promote awareness of their country’s cultural traditions and h... More »

In Holland..what to do with an empty school

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by Joseph Gresser HOLLAND — Falling enrollment made Holland Elementary School’s future look grim, but a move by the state to merge the Holland and Derby school boards forced the town’s voters to reluctantly close its doors.  They were reopened on October 9 for... More »

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Young scholars share outdoor learning experience

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Generations of young scholars have looked longingly out the window wishing they were anywhere but in a classroom.  As of the beginning of the current school year, a group of first- and second-year North Country Union High School stu... More »

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A careful coyote

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After visiting my pond, this guy wanted to cross the road. He looked left and then right, saw a car and dashed back.  After the car passed, he again stood at the edge of the road and looked left and right before crossing safely.                   Photo by Marg... More »

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Fatal crash in Lowell

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Craig Sears, 66, of Lowell was killed Tuesday in a three-way crash at the intersection of Routes 58 and 100 in Lowell.  Mr. Sears was driving a 2012 Mitsubishi Galant north on Route 100.  Michaela Dizazzo, 26, also of Lowell was driving a 2017 Ford Edge on the... More »

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Striking old car

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This beautiful little car was spotted and photographed by Chronicle reporter, David Dudley near Lake Memphremagog on Tuesday. Test your knowledge: What’s the make and model? More »

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LR celebrates 3-9 win over Burke Mtn Academy

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Lake Region Union High School Ranger forward Peter Gyurcovics (center) celebrates his team’s 3-0 win over the Burke Mountain Academy Burkies Saturday in Orleans. …this story and more in the full edition of this week’s paper. Subscribe now to access our e-versi... More »