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Tracy Davis Pierce

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In Westmore, Warden Scott discusses ATV regs

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by Joseph Gresser WESTMORE — About 20 people showed up at the Westmore Town Clerk’s office Monday evening to hear Game Warden Mike Scott discuss state regulations on ATVs. Fearing an even larger audience of partisans for and against allowing the vehicles acces... More »

Obituaries 10.2.19

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Memorial service Cleveland and Cynthia Cornell A memorial service for Cleveland and Cynthia Cornell will be held at noon on Friday, October 11, at Pine Grove Cemetery in Newport with the Reverend Kelly Deslauriers officiating.  Full military honors will follow... More »

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Gho Falcons!

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This ghoulish scene was captured at Wendy’s in Newport before the Friday night football game between the North Country Union High School Falcons and the Lyndon Institute Vikings. Photo by David Dudley More »

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VSP seek information on possible Craftsbury trespass

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SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:               On 09/14/2019 at approximately 1330 hours, the Vermont State Police received a report of a possible trespassing complaint in the town of Craftsbury. Troopers were advised an unknown male came to a residence on S Albany Road i... More »

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Benefit gymkhana event

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Three-year-old Sawyer Benoit of Albany has a rare heart condition — basically he was born with half a heart.  He’s scheduled to have surgery October 18 at Boston Children’s Hospital.  Here he is on his pony Chief in Saturday’s gymkhana at the fairgrounds in Ba... More »

Obituaries 9.25.19

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Maryann Souliere Maryann Souliere, 81, of Newport died on Sunday, September 1, 2019, with her children at her bedside. She was born on May 12, 1938, in Newport to Earl Edward Cheney and Lena Lucy Gerry. Maryann was a registered nurse at the old Newport Hospita... More »

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Disparaging children? A new low

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Last week we posted on our website a photo of the Glover climate change march, which was organized by elementary school students.   It was a lovely energetic march, shared by adults, but its enthusiasm came from children who are sincerely worried about their f... More »

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Students call for action

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by Tena Starr GLOVER — Ask seven-year-old Iso Bock why he marched through Glover Friday to express concern about climate change, and he has a quick answer:  “To save the earth.” Iso and his nine-year-old sister Fiona were among the students who organized Glove... More »

Irasburg asphalt plant draws complaints

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by Tena Starr IRASBURG — “It feels like Grand Central Station all night long.”  That’s how Odessa Sanville describes living near the Northeast Sand and Gravel asphalt plant here.  “If you look up there, you’d think it was a big city,” she said.  “I can’t sleep... More »