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The editor’s pick of some of the best stories of the week from the Barton Chronicle, a highly read weekly newspaper based in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom region.

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Albany school uses biking to teach math, have fun

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by Tena Starr ALBANY — How do you interest struggling middle schoolers in physics?  Motivate disengaged students to come to school?  Ease stress?  Or just turn school into a place that’s more fun? …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stor... More »

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Tears at Holland school’s final event

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by Elizabeth Trail HOLLAND — Once there were eight schools in this out-of-the-way rural town on the Canadian border.  Now there are none. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to the online edition below: Annual online s... 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 »

After prom party leads to assault charges

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NEWPORT — A North Troy man pled innocent Monday in the Criminal Division of Orleans County Superior Court to a felony count of aggravated assault and two counts of simple assault. …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe to... More »

Interstate Access Road to close July 8

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — City residents knew the Interstate Access Road, also known as Route 191, would be closed for six weeks this summer.  Now they know when it will be shut down — July 8, just after Fourth of July celebrations. …To read the rest of this... More »

Stenger loses job at Jay Peak

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by Joseph Gresser On May 31, a week after he pled innocent to federal criminal charges, Bill Stenger was dismissed by Michael Goldberg, the receiver for property Ariel Quiros owns.  Mr. Goldberg was hired to recover as much money as possible from the EB-5 fund... More »