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Glover lambs to have a Holstein look

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by Leanne Day Harple GLOVER — The town of Glover is about to make history, and Mark Rodgers is very excited. Mr. Rodgers is a local farmer, who along with his wife Karen, is the owner of MKVT Farm on Mud Island Road near the Greensboro side of town.  Largely h... More »

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Photos from the NVBA Pike Tournament

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Dylan Bowen of Eden walks in his five-pound-11-ounce pike Saturday afternoon.  The largest of the 16 fish his family caught on South Bay, stretched the tape to 28.5 inches.  He was one of 118 anglers who took part in the Fourth Annual Northeastern Vermont Bass... More »

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Boomer weighs in a 20.7 lb. Pike

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The pike hauled in by David Boomer of Newport Center opened some eyes at the weighing station Saturday afternoon.  Officials from the Fourth Annual Northeastern Vermont Bass Anglers’ Pike Tournament said, at 20 pounds seven ounces, it was the largest fish ever... More »

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Meet the new store same as the old store

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — A new natural food store recently opened on Main Steet here.  It closely resembles the store that occupied the same space in the old Montgomery Ward building until a few days ago.  The resemblance is heightened by the fact that the ... More »

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Tiara, sash, and care packages

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by Kenzie Strange NEWPORT — Charlee Royer, a sophomore at North Country Union High School, is a local Miss America Foundation title holder — Miss Maple Grove’s Teen.  She lives in Newport and participates in the beauty pageant world and the philanthropy it sup... More »

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Vehicle rollover in Barton

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Motorist, Bob Montgomery of Derby, captured this vehicle rollover on Glover Street in Barton, Friday morning on December 22. Mr. Montgomery reported very slippery road conditions at that time. Many roads were still glazed over from runoff that occurred during ... More »

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Laughter and food brighten Orleans lives

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by Kenzie Strange   ORLEANS — Monday mornings are busy for Judy Tinker and Chris Reed, two parishioners of the Orleans Federated Church who run the church’s community food shelf.  People with food insecurity come from all over the county to pick up bags of foo... More »

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Avian flu found in Orleans County backyard flock

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The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), also known as avian influenza, in ... More »

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Truckloads of love

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About 100 trucks and other vehicles line up on Route 5A in South Barton on Sunday in preparation for a show of admiration, and support for Carl Simino, a long-time local personality and timber harvester who has terminal lung and liver cancer. Participants drov... More »

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Island Pond buck

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Steve Leroux of Newington, Connecticut, shot this 211-pound, 8-point buck at his camp in Island Pond on Sunday, November 12. Photo courtesy of Daniel Sawrun More »