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Veterans remember Pearl Harbor


copyright the Chronicle December 9, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail NEWPORT — As the years pass, fewer and fewer people are alive who remember what they were doing when they heard the news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. On Monday morning, ... More »

Northsong’s performance was difficult, and brilliant


copyright the Chronicle December 9, 2015 by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph BARTON — The singers of Northsong received a standing ovation for their performance at the Barton United Church on Friday. Led by Anne Hamilton, and accompanied by Vivian Spates on the piano, t... More »

Sugar and spice at the Leach Public Library


copyright the Chronicle December 2, 2015 by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph IRASBURG — The Leach Public Library in Irasburg held the ninth edition of its Gingerbread Open House on Saturday. The promise of gingerbread featured on a sign outdoors lured people into the li... More »

Newport man worked on new Pixar film


copyright the Chronicle December 2, 2015 by Joseph Gresser When the credits start scrolling up the screen at the end of a film, most people head for the exit. For that reason few will still be watching as Wayne Hankin’s name gets its moment of screen time at t... More »

Entertaining the baby with gnocchi


copyright the Chronicle November 25, 2015 by Natalie Hormilla When I became pregnant with my second child, an ugly fear lurked along the margins of my mind: How could I possibly love another child as much as the daughter I already had? Was it possible? Did all... More »

Meat pie contest launches Boots for Barton


copyright the Chronicle November 25, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail BARTON — It was a first for Judi Robitaille-Dunklee when the Barton veterinarian’s family recipe won top honors — and $100 worth of cast-iron cookware — at E.M. Brown and Son’s meat pie contest on Sa... More »

Orleans students gets letter from White House


©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


©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


©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 »

Bel-Aire veterans are feted


copyright the Chronicle November 11, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail NEWPORT — Jennifer Wilson’s fourth-grade class at St. Paul’s School in Barton made 83 cards for area veterans this year to thank them for their service to the country. The project took the children m... More »