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Sicard asked to file for a permit

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  by Joseph Gresser ORLEANS — Paul Sicard was ready for a scrap when he appeared before the Barton Design Review Board (DRB) last Thursday evening, but before a half hour was out members of the board were asking his advice on ways to simplify the town’s zoning... More »

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Vandals do $10,000 damage to Barton home, cars

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  by Tena Starr BARTON — A Barton home and its owners’ vehicles were vandalized about 12:30 a.m. on September 13 with damages in the vicinity of $10,000. Maria Morris said one of her daughters woke up that Sunday after hearing “loud banging.”  Mrs. Morris said... More »

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Molly Gray headlines Craftsbury political rally

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   by Leanne Harple Northeast Kingdom voters spent a drizzly Sunday dining on local cheeses, apple cider, and homemade pies at the home of attorney David Kelley, of Greensboro, in support of Molly Gray, the Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor. Ken Dea... More »

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Bluffside rec trail moves forward

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Tracy Zschau, the Vermont Land Trust’s Northeast Kingdom regional director, and Dan Kilborn, the organization’s forester, led a visitor last Thursday to Bluffside Farm past a sign that read “trail closed” down to Scott’s Cove. As th... More »

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Youngest of 19 reflects on a well-lived life

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by Chris Braithwaite NEWPORT — In the early summer of 1945 Harvey Robitaille was in basic training, an Army draftee being readied for what was predicted to be a long and bloody conclusion to the Second World War — the invasion of Japan.  In terms of the Robita... More »

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Back to school

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Barton special education teacher Suzanne Cicale takes the temperature of children Tuesday morning, as students returned to school after a five-month absence.  The restart of in-person education meant a host of new precautions, including masks for all students ... More »

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Local teen swims English Channel

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  by Tena Starr Sixteen-year-old Vera Rivard, whose family divides its time between Derby and New Hampshire, has joined a relatively small group of people who have successfully swum the English Channel. The teen started her swim at 9:38 in the morning on Septe... More »