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Tracy Davis Pierce

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How climate change is changing forests

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by Tena Starr WEST GLOVER — Orleans County can expect to see more of a weather pattern that’s already in place — drought, despite more summer precipitation, though less snow in the winter.  (Last winter was an anomaly.)  …To read the rest of this article, and ... More »

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Farmworkers arrest protest

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Renata Rivon, four, holds a sign that basically says “stop” or “enough” to ICE.  She and her mom, Thelma Gomez, traveled from Addison County to attend the rally. Photo by Elizabeth Cope More »

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Farmworkers’ arrest prompts protest

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by Elizabeth Cope DERBY — On Saturday, June 29, a crowd of almost 100 people rallied in front of the Route 5 entrance to Walmart in Derby in support of three local dairy farmworkers who were stopped and then arrested by Border Patrol agents after going into th... More »

Obituaries 7.3.19

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Fernwood Susan (Gates) Smith Fernwood Susan (Gates) Smith, 78, died on June 25, 2019, in Newport with her daughter by her side.  She was born on April 28, 1941, the middle daughter of Stella (Patch) and Clark Gates.  On December 17, 1960, she married Clyde Smi... More »

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Greensboro Bend company bets on biochar

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by Christine McGowan, forest program director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Luke Persons and Roger Pion wanted to start a business, preferably one that kept them connected to the forested working landscape in the Northeast Kingdom.  With backgrounds in loggin... More »

Swanson elected to Barton Select Board

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BARTON — Doug Swanson was elected selectman Tuesday with 69 votes.  Toni Eubanks received 59. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the online edition below: Annual online subscription Short-term online subscription P... More »