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Deer hunting days in the Northeast Kingdom

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  by Daisy Dopp Daisy Dopp lived most of her life on the Glover farm that is now home to the Bread and Puppet Theater.  When her husband, Jim, died in 1970, Daisy Dopp moved to a home in the village and spent some of her time writing articles recalling life on... More »

2022 Election Results

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Katherine Sims prevails over Vicki Strong In the game of musical chairs that began when the two-person Orleans County district jointly represented by Vicki Strong of Albany and Katherine Sims of Craftsbury was reduced to a single-member district, Representativ... 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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Teacher, mother, nurse, counselor

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Part II by Tena Starr Although Vermont has been spared a school shooting, one of the many things that “Stella,” a classroom teacher, frets about these days is violence.  Responsibility for keeping her young students safe weighs heavily on her. “The rise in sch... More »

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Teachers tell why they are leaving school

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    This is the first of two articles about the causes of the teacher shortage in Vermont schools.   by Tena Starr Spend ten minutes listening to a classroom teacher, and you will begin to understand two things:  Why many are leaving and how devoted to their s... More »

Chronicle History

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Each week we will feature headlines and a little bit of the stories published 5, 10, 15, 20 years ago. History April 3, 2019 Chronicle history 20 years ago Milk price lower than last year The milk price paid to farmers rallied a bit in March, but remained far ... More »

Orleans students gets letter from White House

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©the Chronicle, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail ORLEANS — Nine-year-old Nolan Myers has been watching his mailbox ever since last spring, when he sent a letter to President Obama, along with a picture of a model of the White House that he’d made in his third-grade art... More »

North Country band plays at Disney World

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©the Chronicle, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail For 53 members of the North Country Union High School band, last week’s flying trip to perform at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, was an adventure they had worked toward for three years. For the 20 adult ch... More »

NEK residents give health insurance mixed reviews

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©the Chronicle, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail Despite both state and federal efforts to improve access to health care, relatively few small businesses in the area — the ones with fewer than 50 employees — offer medical insurance to their employees. And many people f... More »

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Ruminations: Fresh food fatigue — it’s a thing

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copyright the Chronicle September 23, 2015 by Richard Creaser There reaches a point in every growing season where the produce just keeps rolling in. While the quantities are cause for celebration, the variety leaves something to be desired. By mid-July I’m jus... More »