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Mourning the end of Holland’s school

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by Joseph Gresser   HOLLAND — Staff at Holland Elementary School are just beginning to come to terms with their school closing at the end of June.  Town voters reluctantly decided, by a more than two to one margin, to shut the doors in order to keep the state ... More »

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The growing challenges of life on the border

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by David Dudley BEEBE PLAIN — Many residents along the northern border remember a time, before September 11, 2001, when the line that separated the United States and Canada was more of an abstract concept than concrete reality.  But with terrorist attacks occu... More »

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Monk Besaw — Morgan’s graveyard hero

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copyright the Chronicle September 12, 2018 by Briana Bocelli MORGAN — There are well over 500 known cemeteries in the state of Vermont that date back as far as the 1800s, some even earlier. In many, gravestones have not been maintained for a number of years, a... More »

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The pains and pleasures of growing hemp

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copyright the Chronicle September 12, 2018 WEST BURKE — Vermont farmers may be about to strike it rich with a gusher of CBD oil, made from hemp, but some wonder how they can avoid the boom and bust cycle that afflicts similar products. That was one of the ques... More »

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Bear sightings up, but slow hunting season

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copyright the Chronicle September 12, 2018  by Paul Lefebvre ISLAND POND — Amidst the numerous sightings of bears in the backyard here this summer, expectations were running high for the state’s hunting season on bears that opened September 1. Either those exp... More »

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Apples and cheese, the foundation for a marriage?

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 GREENSBORO — Apples and cheese are classic table companions. At Cate Hill Orchard they also provide the foundation for a marriage. On Sunday, Maria Schumann, the partner who bears most of the responsibility for the far... More »

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Sheffield Labor Day 2018

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Lindsay Hale Miller takes the plunge after Jacob Berry hits the target with his fastball. Ms. Miller had already taken a different plunge when she organized a committee of youthful Sheffield residents to take over management of the town’s annual festival. Phot... More »

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Albany Labor Day 2018

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Five-year-old Landen Benoit of Albany with Kija Benoit and Chief, a mini-pony. Landen and Chief were the parade leaders at the Albany Labor Day festivities on Monday. Landen, who has obvious talent for this sort of thing, waved at spectators lining the parade ... More »

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Storm fells trees, power lines in Irasburg

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copyright the Chronicle September 5, 2018 IRASBURG — This town was busy Tuesday cleaning up from a whopper of a storm Monday afternoon that knocked out power and felled trees throughout the village. The storm, a powerful thunderstorm with torrential rain in mo... More »