Editor’s Picks

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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Wind tower neighbor bought out for health reasons


by Chris Braithwaite copyright the Chronicle December 22, 2009 Barbara Ashbee-Lormand traveled from central Ontario to central Vermont in late October to a discussion of an industrial wind turbine development proposed for the town of Ira, organized by Vermonte... More »

Sheffield wind project is officially completed


by Joseph Gresser copyright the Chronicle November 2, 2011 SHEFFIELD — In a large tent struck at the base of a 425-foot wind tower Wednesday, October 26, First Wind celebrated the completion of its 16-turbine project here. Although speakers acknowledged opposi... More »

Wind farm debate heats up in Sheffield


by Paul Lefebvre copyright the Chronicle July 27, 2005 SHEFFIELD — A push to raise consciousness and get the public involved in a controversial wind farm proposal is expected to draw state officials, legislators, and selectmen from neighboring towns when the t... More »

Changes loom for school lunch programs


by Richard Creaser School children in Orleans County are going to see more whole grains, dark green vegetables, fresh fruit and skim milk in their hot lunches starting in the fall. Administrators and lunch cooks are going to see more paperwork. That’s because ... More »