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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Ralph Swett writes his autobiography

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by David Dudley BROWNINGTON — Ten years ago, Ralph Swett made a promise to himself.  The self-proclaimed farmer, father, Native American, businessman, and damn hard-working Orleans native, decided to write his autobiography. At 88 years young, as he likes to s... More »

Obituaries 10.10.18

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  Daniel Bloom Daniel Bloom, 74, of North Troy died peacefully and courageously in the comforts of his home on September 30, 2018. He was born on November 27, 1943, in Norwalk, Connecticut, son of the late Louis Bloom and Beverly Eckert Bloom of Townshend. He ... More »

New OCSU merger plan explained

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New OCSU merger plan explained   by Joseph Gresser   About 15 people gathered at Lake Region Union High School on September 27 for the first of a series of public meetings designed to explain the proposed terms of consolidation for the school districts of the ... More »

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The man who created a community orchestra

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  by Joseph Gresser   DERBY — Ken Michelli bucked the usual flow of traffic when he and his wife retired from Georgia to Derby Line. “We wanted to be where it was cooler,” he said Saturday morning. When he got here, Mr. Michelli missed one of the features of s... More »

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Hemp farmers angered by thefts

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  by Tena Starr Vermont hemp growers are running across an unexpectedly serious problem — wide-scale theft.   Many have taken to employing extensive security measures, including carrying guns to ward off thieves who have stolen thousands of dollars of the mari... More »

October 3, 2018 Obituaries

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  Alan L. Patenaude Alan L. “Al” Patenaude, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, was called home to his heavenly Father on September 25, 2018. Alan was born on June 6, 1962, to Joseph and Lucille (Fontaine) Patenaude from Holland.  He came into this world w... More »