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Derby mourns Beula-Jean Shattuck

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by Joseph Gresser DERBY — Members of the Derby Select Board mourned the loss of their longest-serving member at their meeting Monday night. Board Chair Grant Spates said he heard of Beula-Jean Shattuck’s death just after the board’s meeting on November 2. Afte... More »

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A glimpse of the past

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This week, the Orleans County Historical Association sent two snapshots found in the Austin Collection in the archives of the Orleans County Historical Society and Old Stone House Museum.  Pictured here is the Old Stone House in Brownington circa 1920.  Notice... More »

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A happy reunion with a long lost pal

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Nova, a three-year-old American Staffordshire terrier from Derry, New Hampshire, has been reunited with her family, who had thought her gone for good.  Nova first turned up in Lyndonville, then was taken to the Pope Frontier Animal Shelter in Orleans.  Her fam... More »

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Brownington rescue is home to rare donkeys

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 by Tena Starr BROWNINGTON — A tiny herd of the rarest, and friendliest, animals in the world are corralled on a back road in Brownington.  Or at least when they’re not traveling to the University of Illinois where they’re taking part in a program to perpetuat... More »

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Online deer harvest reporting

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ONLINE DEER HARVEST REPORTING All successful hunters during Vermont’s deer hunting seasons must, by law, report their deer within 48 hours to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Reporting Online   Online reporting systems, which have been used successfully... More »

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Parson’s Pub and Grill a new culinary adventure

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by Amanda Camargo BARTON — When Parson’s Corner closed its doors locals were left without one of their favorite places to grab a bite to eat.  This was a problem that Sue and Darcy Belding sought to rectify.  They were running the WilloBarn Snack Barn in Brown... More »

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Honoring WWII veterans of our allies

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Dan Pellerin recently participated in a project similar to one that places wreaths on veterans’ graves.  This time the acknowledgement was a poppy, and the recipients were Canadian and British soldiers who fought in World War I and are buried in Vermont.  The ... More »

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A glimpse of local history

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Fred Dutton Pierce at approximately three years of age poses with a stuffed deer in the E.F. Dutton Pharmacy circa 1885.  Mr. Pierce would go on to operate the Pierce Pharmacy in Barton for over 50 years.  He was a well known Barton businessman.  He died in Br... More »

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Barton seeks remedy for pokey truck

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  by Joseph Gresser BARTON—Barton needs a solution to its truck problem before snow comes, the select board and road foreman Rick Knaggs told representatives of Advantage Truck Group (ATG) last Thursday morning. According to Mr. Knaggs and members of the selec... More »

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Ingalls takes Rodgers’ Senate seat

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  Orleans and Essex counties declined to return Senator John Rodgers of Glover to the State House.  Russ Ingalls of Newport will head to Montpelier in his place in January. Mr. Rodgers finished fifth in a five-person race.  He lost his spot on the Democratic t... More »

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Annual jack-o-lantern contest winner

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Meg Gibson of West Glover was one of the Best Adult winners at the Chronicle’s annual jack-o’-lantern contest.  Her pumpkin carving was inspired by the murder hornet.  Photos from the participants … more in the full edition of this week’s paper. Subscribe now ... More »