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Tracy Davis Pierce

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North Country graduates 161

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  by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — A large crowd lined up on a sunny Saturday morning at North Country Union High School to see the 161 members of the class of 2022 get diplomas and take the next steps on life’s journey. Seniors at North Country, like their compatr... More »

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Seventy-six Lake Region seniors earn diplomas

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  by Joseph Gresser Several hundred parents, students, and community members filled the Don Harter Memorial Gym at Lake Region Union High School Sunday afternoon.  Unlike most occasions that draw crowds to its risers the spectators were guaranteed to see victo... More »

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Past & present unite

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Present and former employees of the Chronicle gather at For the Love of Food Catering building, (former Candlepin) in Barton to finalize and celebrate the sale of the paper by founders Chris and Ellen Braithwaite to a group of current workers.  Standing from l... More »

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Glover Select Board considers teacher shortage

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  by Trisha Ingalls GLOVER — Teacher shortages were still at the top of Glover residents’ minds at Thursday night’s select board meeting.  There the the discussion came up under the heading, “ARPA update.” That’s because some Glover citizens are interested in ... More »

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Darren Perron wins Emmy

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  by Leanne Harple   Darren Perron, one of Lake Region Union High School’s most famous Rangers, who is more widely recognized as the face of WCAX television news, has just won his third Emmy Award.  Mr. Perron was recognized for his coverage of deadly burn pit... More »

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VSP ask for help to identify suspect

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  On 5/8/22, at approximately 8 p.m., Vermont State Police received a theft complaint from Shaw’s located on US Route 5 in Derby. It was reported a male subject wearing a mask, baseball hat and camouflage jacket left the store without paying for a cart full of... More »

Obituaries & Services 6.8.22

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Donald Joseph Veilleux  Donald Joseph Veilleux, 79, of Barton died on April 26, 2022, in Barton.  He was born on April 28, 1942, in Troy to Patrice and Claudie Anna (Cote) Veilleux. Donald was employed for many years by Columbia Forest Products.  Among his hob... More »

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Author says veterans can heal nation

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  by Tena Starr LYNDON — How do we experience war? For the most part, we don’t. “The vaunted military divide is real,” said best-selling author and filmmaker Sebastian Junger at Friday’s veterans conference at Northern Vermont University–Lyndon. He went on to ... More »

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Council pauses rate rise

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  by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT—After hearing sometimes heated objections to planned water and sewer rate increases the city council left the matter alone.  When Mayor Paul Monette asked for a motion on rate rises proposed by City Manager Laura Dolgin at Monday’s ... More »

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Becalmed in Crystal Lake

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The wind isn’t blowing, but Sayg St. Onge is laughing. She and her eighth-grade classmates from Barton Graded School built boats from cardboard and duct tape and brought them to Crystal Lake on June 1 to test them. Most floated. To see some more fancy designs ... More »