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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Newport police chief resigns

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — The city council accepted the resignation of Newport Police Chief Seth DiSanto at a special meeting on April 22.  He sent the city a brief letter that said, “I, Seth DiSanto, do hereby irrevocably submit my resignation from employme... More »

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Barton Select Board..Swanson resigns

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by Joseph Gresser BARTON — The Barton Select Board’s revolving door took another spin Monday morning when Doug Swanson, nominally the board chair, submitted his resignation.  He’s the second board member to have abruptly resigned his seat in the seven weeks si... More »

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VSC Chancellor resigns

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by Joseph Gresser Just days after making an abrupt about-face and withdrawing his proposal to close three of the system’s five campuses, Vermont State College System (VSCS) Chancellor Jeb Spaulding announced he will resign the post he has held for the past fiv... More »

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Ethan Allen’s closure hits Main Street

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by Meghan Wayland ORLEANS — Ethan Allen publicly announced April 1 it would be shutting is doors in compliance with national efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Nine days later, James Stone was laid off. Mr. Stone kept the boilers running at the factory f... More »

Obituaries 4.29.20

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Joyce Morse Joyce Morse, 85, of Barton died peacefully on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at the McClure Miller Respite House. She was born on February 1, 1935, to Olin and Marion (Labor) Simons in Sutton. On December 23, 1955, she married the love of her life, Rob... More »

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Youth turkey hunting success

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8-year-old Dakota Burdick flopped his first tom turkey with his dad, Robert Burdick, in Westmore this Saturday morning, April 25. It had a 9 inch beard, 1 inch spurs, and weighed 17.4 lbs. More »

The Chronicle’s COVID connection

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While the region remains affected by coronavirus, we will maintain this special section devoted to providing local information about what’s available for help in the way of such things as food, rides, masks, etc.  If you, or your organization would like to add... More »