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Students call for action

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by Tena Starr GLOVER — Ask seven-year-old Iso Bock why he marched through Glover Friday to express concern about climate change, and he has a quick answer:  “To save the earth.” Iso and his nine-year-old sister Fiona were among the students who organized Glove... More »

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Stanley Steamers tour northern Vermont

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — A pair of elegant antique cars cruised up Main Street here Thursday afternoon trailing plumes of vapor as they pulled into the municipal building parking lot. While their occupants strolled off to seek lunch, the cars attracted the ... More »

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Newport plans to open up to ATVs

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Monday’s city council meeting was held in the municipal building gymnasium rather than council chambers to accommodate an unusually large number of people who showed up to support a proposal to open the city to ATV traffic. Scott Je... More »

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In Coventry: Landfill open house draws protester

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by Tena Starr COVENTRY — Protesters from Vermont, New Hampshire, and Quebec showed up for the annual open house at the landfill here Saturday.  They are opposed to the 51-acre expansion of the landfill, the only active one in Vermont.  The ever shifting group ... More »

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Rangers beat Vikings in season home opener

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by David Dudley ORLEANS — The Lake Region Union High School Rangers shut out the Lyndon Institute Vikings 2-0 in their season opener at home on Saturday.  After a tightly contested first half, Rangers freshman midfielder Aidan Poginy kicked the ball into the n... More »

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The Northern Star has a new owner

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Jeff Smith arrives for the closing on the Northern Star with a giant check for $35,000 tucked under his arm. Patrick Martel (back to camera) was waiting for him on the dock. Photo by Joseph Gresser More »

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Buyer interest in Jay Peak grows

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by Joseph Gresser JAY— A list of four potential bidders for Jay Peak Resort set out in minutes from an August meeting of the Jay Zoning Board is far from complete, said Jay President Steve Wright.  Mr. Wright declined to provide more names, but on Friday, duri... More »

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Brownington Voters overturn speed limit

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by Joseph Gresser BROWNINGTON — At the first of a pair of special Town Meetings called to overturn ordinances passed by the Brownington Select Board, voters here on Monday rejected a plan to impose a blanket 35-mile-an-hour speed limit on the town.  The decisi... More »