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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Man denies possession of child porn

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In Superior Court by David Dudley NEWPORT — A West Charleston man pled innocent in the Criminal Division of Orleans County Superior Court to 22 counts of possession of child pornography. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subsc... More »

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Stay to Stay-ers come to Newport

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT— Employers have long complained of the difficulty of finding qualified candidates for available jobs in the Northeast Kingdom.  Stay to Stay, a state program to lure new residents to the state, has been in operation for more than a ye... More »

Obituaries 7.24.19

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Rex Allen Starr Rex Allen Starr, 68, of Lowell died tragically in a two-car accident on Route 100 in Newport Center on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. He was the first child born to Latheria and Howard Starr on March 31, 1951. Rex graduated from North Country Union H... More »

Landfill expansion approved with conditions

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by Joseph Gresser COVENTRY — After nearly six months of deliberation the District Seven Environmental Commission decided Tuesday to allow the proposed 51.2-acre expansion of the New England Waste Services of Vermont (NEWS-VT) Coventry landfill to go forward, w... More »

Editorial

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We differ most with what we love There’s been quite a kerfuffle about Donald Trump and his recent Tweets urging four liberal Democrats to go back where they came from.  More disturbing, since we’ve come to expect such rhetoric from Mr. Trump, is the crowd that... More »

Mental health workers in severe shortage

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by Elizabeth Cope DERBY — While recent low unemployment numbers are good news — lots of people are getting or retaining jobs, and earning a paycheck — there are many positions in the Northeast Kingdom that need filling and there aren’t enough workers here to f... More »

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Irasburg Church Fair noodles of fun!

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Rex Stelter uses his imagination and a pool full of foam tubing sections to cool off Saturday morning at the Irasburg Church Fair.  The fair brought crowds to the Irasburg Common for bargains at the annual auction and rummage sale, children’s games and activit... More »

Woman denies child cruelty in BB gun incident

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In Superior Court by David Dudley NEWPORT — A Newport woman was charged in the Criminal Division of Orleans County Superior Court here with two counts of child cruelty and one count of reckless endangerment following a July 19 incident when she allegedly shot ... More »

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After 58 years military marker finds home

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by Tena Starr About a month ago, while Jason LaMadeleine and his wife, Toni Roberge, were working on the fixer-upper they’d bought in South Barton, they ran across something totally unexpected — an old gravestone in the backyard. …To read the rest of this arti... More »