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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Burt Porter Obituary

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  Burt Porter Burt Porter of Glover died at the age of 83 on the morning of December 29, 2020, at the Greensboro Nursing Home.  He was comfortable and his usual cheerful, congenial self until the end. He loved his life as an entertainer, musician, poet, teache... More »

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Newport Police Respond to Fatal Fire

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  NEWPORT — Police Chief Travis Bingham reports that the Newport Police Department responded to a fatal fire late Friday. On Dec. 25 at 9:13 p.m. Newport Police and Fire responded to 58 Pleasant St. in Newport for a reported structure fire. The first arriving ... More »

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NKHS doesn’t meet standards

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  by Tena Starr The state’s Department of Mental Health (DMH) has put Northeast Kingdom Human Services (NKHS), which contracts with the state to provide mental health, disability, and substance abuse services in Orleans, Caledonia and Essex counties, on provis... More »

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Vaccines arrive in Orleans County

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  by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Dr. John Lippmann sat quietly in a homey little room at North Country Hospital Friday evening.  Respiratory care practitioner Shaynea Shover was showing him literature laying out a short list of potential aftereffects from the vac... More »

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Sweeney buys Currier’s

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  by Tena Starr GLOVER – Ray Sweeney, owner of the C&C Market in Barton, is now also the owner of Currier’s Quality Market in Glover.  He took ownership of the store last week, December 17, after several COVID-related delays in sealing the deal. The store was ... More »

Obituaries 12.23.20

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Douglas Ira Moulton Douglas Ira Moulton, 68, of Holland died on Sunday, December 13, 2020, at his home. He was born on June 10, 1952, in Newport to the late Ira and Natalie (Charland) Moulton. On May 3, 1975, he married Judith Wesser, who survives him. Douglas... More »

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Newport Police Investigating Armed Robbery

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NEWPORT — Chief Travis Bingham reports that the Newport Police Department is investigating an early morning armed robbery. On Sunday, Dec, 20 at 4:12 a.m., an employee of the Cumberland Farms convenience store on East Main Street reported they had been robbed.... More »

Unexpected COVID boon

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  by Kristin Anderson COVID has been a surprising boon to at least one sector of business — home improvement and construction. With more people staying home, and others moving to Vermont, those businesses have experienced an uptick in sales that no one could h... More »