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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Christmas rings a school bell of diversity

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   by Paul Lefebvre Among schools and educators in Orleans County recognizing diversity appears to the prevailing message when it comes to celebrating holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving. Whether it’s putting up a Christmas tree in a classroom or recog... More »

Hope for farmers from saffron?

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Could the world’s most expensive spice provide Vermont farmers with a cash infusion?  Maybe, says a University of Vermont research professor. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the online edition below: Annual onli... More »

Obituaries 12.12.18

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Adelord L. Taylor Adelord L. Taylor, 88, of Barton, died on December 7, 2018, in Newport. He was born on October 18, 1930, to Clement and Mary (Sheltra) Taylor. On October 11, 1952, he married Lois Lafont, who survives him. Adelord was a veteran of the United ... More »

Four charged with trespassing in camp

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In Superior Court Four charged with trespassing in camp by Paul Lefebvre NEWPORT — Two people suspected by police of being involved in the drug trade and interstate trafficking were arraigned here in Orleans County Superior Court on charges stemming from tresp... More »

Judge halts logging on Hartwell Pond

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Judge halts logging on Hartwell Pond by Elizabeth Trail NEWPORT — Superior Court Judge Howard VanBenthuysen has put a stop logging on a 40-acre parcel of town land on Hartwell Pond in Albany until the court has a chance to take a closer look at whether the log... More »