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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Rangers wallop Harwood 13-2

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by David Dudley ORLEANS — The Lake Region Union High School Rangers walloped the Harwood Highlanders 13-2 Saturday.  After taking a 4-2 lead in the first inning, the Rangers never looked back. More »

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Don Whipple reflects on 40 years as a photographer

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by David Dudley NEWPORT — Don Whipple was between a morning shoot in St. Albans Friday and a prom shoot scheduled for that night.  After working as a photographer for 40 years, he says time is his biggest challenge. …To read the rest of this article, and all t... More »

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Mother arrested after her van injures woman

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NEWPORT — A local mother was arrested Monday evening after the van she was driving hit and seriously injured an Orleans woman. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the online edition below: Annual online subscription... More »

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Feds expected to file charges in EB5 case

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Federal prosecutors called a press conference for Wednesday, May 22, on the site of a proposed hotel, now a vacant lot, here.  In a press release, U.S. Attorney for Vermont Christine Nolan said she will announce the filing of charge... More »

Obituaries 5.20.19

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Anne Swift Tanner Anne (Nancy) Swift Tanner, 92, of Westmore died peacefully on March 26, 2019, surrounded by family.  She was born Anne Wallis Swift in Princeton, New Jersey, on December 23, 1926, to Anne Davis Swift and Emerson Howland Swift, professor of ar... More »

VEC members hear from new CEO at annual meeting

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by Joseph Gresser JAY PEAK — About 200 members of the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) took the opportunity Saturday to get a free breakfast and meet the utility’s new CEO, Rebecca Towne, at the co-op’s annual meeting.  Ms. Towne, was hired last year after C... More »

Pete’s pot pickle

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by Joseph Gresser CRAFTSBURY — Pete Johnson, the eponymous founder of Pete’s Greens wanted to learn about growing hemp last year.  He wasn’t expecting the lessons the experience taught him. His biggest surprise came only a couple of weeks ago when he first lea... More »

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Albany farmer helps launch “ethical eater”

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by Tena Starr ALBANY — For about ten years, Kate Sullivan was a vegetarian, largely because of opposition to corporate agriculture, the only kind of farming she was aware of.  Now, she and her partner, Matt Wimmer, have a sheep farm in Albany, and Ms. Sullivan... More »