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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Obituaries 11.25.20

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  Ralph S. Swett Ralph S. Swett, 90, of Brownington died peacefully on Saturday, November 21, 2020, in the comfort of his home, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on February 21, 1930, in Orleans, the son of the late Leon E. Swett Sr. and E... More »

Spychip Armageddon, by Raymond Perkins

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Children’s author takes aim at adult readers   Spychip Armageddon, by Raymond Perkins, illustrated by Stephanie Perkins, 400 pages.  Available from Amazon.  $12.95 in paperback, $2.99 on Kindle.   reviewed by Chris Braithwaite If the kids in your family are fa... More »

Obituaries 11.18.20

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Coettia “Keta” McCabe Stoddard Coettia “Keta” McCabe Stoddard of Phoenix, Arizona, and longtime resident of Barton, died on September 28, 2020, in Phoenix. She was born August 7, 1942, to William A. McCabe and Nellie M. Endsley in Miami, Arizona.  She was one ... More »

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Derby mourns Beula-Jean Shattuck

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by Joseph Gresser DERBY — Members of the Derby Select Board mourned the loss of their longest-serving member at their meeting Monday night. Board Chair Grant Spates said he heard of Beula-Jean Shattuck’s death just after the board’s meeting on November 2. Afte... More »

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A glimpse of the past

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This week, the Orleans County Historical Association sent two snapshots found in the Austin Collection in the archives of the Orleans County Historical Society and Old Stone House Museum.  Pictured here is the Old Stone House in Brownington circa 1920.  Notice... More »

Positive COVID cases at Troy school

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by Tena Starr COVID has struck in a third school in the North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU).  Two students and one staff member at the Troy school have tested positive for the virus, NCSU Superintendent John Castle said in a letter to parents Monday. The sc... More »

Lake Region likely to go to remote learning  

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by Leanne Harple Near the end of Monday’s Lake Region Union High School Board meeting Principal Andre Messier began preparing the school board for the probability that Lake Region will soon be going to remote learning.  Because people are no longer supposed to... More »

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A happy reunion with a long lost pal

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Nova, a three-year-old American Staffordshire terrier from Derry, New Hampshire, has been reunited with her family, who had thought her gone for good.  Nova first turned up in Lyndonville, then was taken to the Pope Frontier Animal Shelter in Orleans.  Her fam... More »

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Brownington rescue is home to rare donkeys

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 by Tena Starr BROWNINGTON — A tiny herd of the rarest, and friendliest, animals in the world are corralled on a back road in Brownington.  Or at least when they’re not traveling to the University of Illinois where they’re taking part in a program to perpetuat... More »