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Kingdom Kind awarded “Triple Crown”

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  by Matthew Wilson BARTON — It’s been a long time coming, but the owners of Kingdom Kind have finally reached the goal they set when they began their agricultural endeavors.  The purveyors of hemp products recently began offering cannabis to the public after ... More »

Citizens have their say on democracy

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by Fiona Bock Fiona Bock is a middle school student at Glover Community School. GLOVER — On October 22, with the midterm elections on November 8 drawing near, this reporter stood outside Currier’s Market to ask people their opinions on democracy and voting; no... More »

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A successful hunt

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  Fifteen-year-old Garrett Perron shows off the deer he bagged during youth hunting weekend.  The Barton youth shot the 149-pound doe in Glover.  His uncle Shawn Perron accompanied Garrett and was clearly proud of his nephew’s accomplishment.  Photo courtesy o... More »

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Curtis takes a doe

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Kaylee Curtis, age 14, from Charleston shows off the 123.6-pound doe she took while hunting in Barton with her dad, Cory Curtis, Sunday morning.  After walking hunting for almost five miles on Saturday and having a couple mishaps, she was more than happy to ge... More »

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John Castle looks back

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    by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT—John Castle, who is leaving his post as superintendent of the North Country Supervisory Union, spent much of his time on the job embroiled in disputes with the Legislature and the Agency of Education.  As he prepares to step out t... More »

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The tale of the missing Barton Graded School snake

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As a six-year-old attendee at the time, I had never known that the tale of the snake that went missing in Barton Graded School was an actual event that happened in 1974! I found this and many other articles and photos to share with you as I navigate the pages ... More »

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Keith Beadle surveys a border village

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  by Leanne Harple DERBY LINE — Keith Beadle, who recently retired from a long-held position as a Derby Line Village Trustee, has seen a lot of changes in his neighborhood over the past few decades.  He was born in Newport, and grew up in Newport Center. He mo... More »

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Barry Sahagian’s life in music

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  by Matthew Wilson NEWPORT CENTER — If someone were to picture what it’s like to be a professional musician, they’d likely imagine themselves performing live in front of an excited audience.  No matter the genre, it is the most iconic feat of a musical perfor... More »

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A less-traveled path to the law

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by Joseph Gresser BARTON — About 34,000 people graduate from law school in the U.S. each year.  Presumably almost all then take the notoriously difficult bar examination, the gateway to a license to practice law. In almost every state a law degree is a necessi... More »

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Barton’s Swett Block demolition

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The face of the Village will look a lot different this afternoon as this abandoned building, once known as the Swett Block, is removed. Check out the photos below taken by Gigi Poginy as she watched from her dooryard.   More »