Tracy Davis Pierce

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Obituaries 5.15.19


Russell Adams It is with a gaping hole in my heart that I have to announce my father, Russell Adams, 87, has left his life on earth.  He died on May 4, 2019. For the past three plus years he endured grueling dialysis treatments and lost both legs.  Along with ... More »

´╗┐Sneaking In the Seat Belt Mandate


John McClaughry The Vermont House is, for the seventh time over 37 years, trying to enact a primary seat belt law for over-18 drivers.  Worse yet, this time its backers are trying to slip their cherished bill through where it won’t be noticed. Fortunately, it’... More »

Barton school principal resigns


by Elizabeth Trail   BARTON — Barton Academy and Graded School Principal Kim Wheelock has resigned effective the end of the school year. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the online edition below: Annual online su... More »

Chronicle History


Each week we will feature headlines and a little bit of the stories published 5, 10, 15, 20 years ago. History April 3, 2019 Chronicle history 20 years ago Milk price lower than last year The milk price paid to farmers rallied a bit in March, but remained far ... More »


Confessions of an ice-climbing junkie


  by Alden Pellett   Most of my heroes are dead.  I have been ice climbing for over 25 years.  Climbing is a dangerous game, but ice climbing and Alpinism are even more so.  Well-known climbers like Guy Lacelle, Ueli Steck, Craig Luebben, Alex Lowe, Sue Nott, ... More »

Changes to Act 250 are proposed


  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 »