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Bike race that originated in Newport thrives in Burke

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copyright the Chronicle April 25, 2018 BURKE — Just before 9 a.m. Ben Tipton and his son Makail bicycled to the intersection of Burke Hollow Road and Darling Hill Road, a quiet crossroads overlooked by Burke Mountain’s ski trails. Saturday dawned clear, the fi... More »

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Demolition starts on Caswell Avenue Bridge

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Glover students raise awareness for Drug Take Back Day

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copyright the Chronicle April 25, 2018 by Jane A. Peters GLOVER — Even zombies are against drug use. Seven students complete with zombie makeup and tie-dye zombie T-shirts on Tuesday showed off the posters they created for Drug Take Back Day. The event will be... More »

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Newport featured in Stockwell’s short films

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copyright the Chronicle April 25, 2018 NEWPORT — Bradleigh Stockwell was worried. The elevator at the Goodrich Memorial Library was out of service, and he was unsure whether people would climb the stairs to see his presentation of short films on April 18. A se... More »

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Bernie champions causes for veterans and seniors

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copyright the Chronicle April 18, 2018 NEWPORT — During his visit to Newport Saturday, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said the present political moment is troublesome, but he pronounced himself “not unoptimistic” about the prospects for the future. He warned his ... More »

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Colleen Goodridge, the matriarch of Vermont’s forest industry

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by Christine McGowan, forest program director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund   Every industry needs a matriarch, and Vermont’s forest products industry has Colleen Goodridge of East Albany. Goodridge Lumber, owned and operated by Ms. Goodridge and her sons, be... More »

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State Police train in frozen Willoughby Lake

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The downright dismal state of dairy

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copyright the Chronicle April 11, 2018 After 31 years running an award-winning dairy farm, Deborah and Durwood Blay of Westfield have called it quits. They milked their cows for the last time on March 9, then tearfully watched them head up the driveway to thei... More »

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Nick’s Snack Shack coming to Barton

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copyright the Chronicle April 11, 2018 BARTON — Bobbie Joe Roberts McManus has bought a long empty building in the center of Barton Village and plans to open Nick’s Snack Shack, hopefully by May 31. The move, she said, is partly fulfillment of a childhood drea... More »