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Starr, Horton, Young and Strong elected

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Senator John Rodgers will be a candidate for reelection in November, but only as an independent.  His bid to get the Democratic nomination by the hard road of write-in votes failed Tuesday night, as Ron Horton claimed the second spot on the ticket next to incu... More »

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Old booze bottles get a new use

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  by Emmett Avery GREENSBORO — Empty liquor bottles spill out of a bin in front of the old barn in downtown Greensboro.  At first glance, you might think the residents of the property have a drinking problem.  But if you look a little closer, you’ll see that t... More »

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Steele gets prison for starving cows

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Donovan Steele held his hands out as Orleans County Sheriff’s Deputy Doug Morrill fitted handcuffs to his wrists Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Steele, 27, and a resident of Kapaa, Hawaii, stood in the smaller of the two courtrooms in Orlea... More »

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A farewell to Currier’s market

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Currier’s Quality Market in Glover closed on Friday, July 31.  Jim Currier bought the store 53 years ago and has operated it, along with family members, ever since.  The store has a buyer, and it will reopen but not for two or three months while renovations ar... More »

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Crowded field for local Senate seats

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  by Joseph Gresser When voters from the Essex-Orleans state Senate district cast their votes in the August 11 Primary, whether they go to the polls or mail in their ballots, they will have an unusual array of choices. Incumbent senators Bobby Starr of North T... More »

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Glover crash: passenger sets record straight

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  by Meghan Wayland GLOVER — Three people were taken to North Country Hospital Sunday afternoon after a 23-year-old Montpelier man crashed his car into a tree on Route 16 outside Labour of Love Landscaping and Nursery in Glover Village. State Police Trooper Jo... More »

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300 gather for Newport March for Black Lives

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  by Meghan Wayland   NEWPORT — More than 300 people gathered at the waterfront in Newport Saturday for a rally that focused on the experience of black Vermonters and called for sustained, anti-racist action. Saturday’s peaceful demonstration consisted of thre... More »