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Tracy Davis Pierce

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Obituaries 6.19.19

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Richard Lawrence Messier On February 11, 2019, Richard Lawrence Messier left this earth and joined his beloved Bernice.  Richard had spent the last few weeks of his life receiving care in St. Johnsbury. He was born in Burlington on March 4, 1941, to Laurent an... More »

Barton planned power outage

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Barton Electric is planning a system wide outage to work on a transmission line. It is scheduled for Tuesday, June 18, from 10 p.m. to Wednesday, June 19, at 5 a.m. This will be a planned seven- hour outage for crucial system upgrades. More »

Maple Syrup Production Up 7 Percent in Vermont

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NEWS RELEASE United States Department of Agriculture NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE NEW ENGLAND FIELD OFFICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: King Whetstone June 12, 2019 717-787-3904 Maple Syrup Production Up 7 Percent in Vermont CONCORD, NH — The 201... More »

Billis accused of assault

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by David Dudley NEWPORT — A Barton woman who was convicted of manslaughter in 2009 in the death of her husband allegedly attacked a man after he tried to break up with her Friday.   …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe ... More »

Good news, bad news for dairy farmers

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Joseph Gresser MONTPELIER — Farmers could see the Boston blended milk price rise to between $19 and $20 a hundredweight by fall.  That was the good news delivered to the Vermont Milk Commission Monday morning by Agri-Mark economist Catherine Deronde. If the pr... More »

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The story behind Derby Line’s mystery benefactor

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by Cynthia Shelton DERBY LINE — Unexpected gifts can be the most delightful, as the Derby Line Fire Department, the First Universalist Parish of Derby Line, and the Haskell Free Library and Opera House found out in 2017 when they were collectively given about ... More »

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Bob Davis – Coach, lawyer, and BBQ king

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by David Dudley NEWPORT — Newport was bathed in sunshine last Wednesday, and the Newport Farmers Market was open for business.  Anyone driving along the Causeway with the windows down passed through a stream of fragrant smoke that made the mouth water. …To rea... More »

Vermonters at Risk from Robocall Scams

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Says AARP Survey Many Unaware of Caller ID Limitations and Are Underusing ‘Do Not Call’ Registry BURLINGTON, VT  – While a large majority of Vermonters suspect that most of the automated telephone messages – or “robocalls” — that they receive are attempts at s... More »