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Vermont Suitcase hopes to keep artistic Vermonters home

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Leanne Harple WEST GLOVER — The Village Hall above Parker Pie here was transformed recently into a fairy forest, for a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, presented by the Vermont Suitcase Company. …To read the rest... More »

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Monster fish caught on Crystal Lake

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Charlie Rockwell of Coventry, pictured here with his daughter Marina, caught this giant lake trout on Crystal Lake in Barton Saturday. His wife, Jamie, said they weighed it on a cheap, and likely inaccurate scale, and it was at least 20 pounds. They didn’t mea... More »

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Shippee competes in 3,000-mile bike race unlike any other

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli MORGAN — The Race Across America (RAAM) is a nine-day bicycle race that covers 12 states, 3,000 miles, and climbs 175,000 feet of elevation –– it is considered to be the world’s toughest bike race. Matthew... More »

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How best to use mine settlement?

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 LOWELL — With $850,000 in hand from a settlement with a former owner of the defunct asbestos mine in Eden and Lowell, the state and federal governments are inviting comment on a draft plan for restoring natural resources in... More »

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Bill Stenger speaks out on EB5 scandal

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 JAY PEAK — Bill Stenger says it wasn’t until 2015 that he realized something bad was happening with the EB-5 projects he hoped would transform the Northeast Kingdom. That was when the last visa-funded project at Jay Peak be... More »

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Doe and fawn bonding time

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Jeannine A. Young of Craftsbury Common sent in this photo of a doe cautiously walking along the brush right behind her garden. She said she saw the fawn come out and begin to nurse. The doe was most likely trying to teach her fawn how to find food after nursin... More »

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4th of July in Greensboro

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 A puppet of the Green Man shelters flag carriers ready to oppose the “no hugging” forces of I.C.E. as part of Bread and Puppet’s contribution to Greensboro’s parade Saturday. Photo by Joseph Gresser …To read the rest of thi... More »

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4th of July in Derby

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 Uncle Sam waves to the crowd in a patriotic float at the Fourth of July parade in Derby last week. His ride was equipped with streamers, flags, balloons, red wheels, and a banner that read “Happy 4th of July.”              ... More »

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4th of July in Island Pond

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 Parade Marshal Tom Graves (front, left) is followed by Island Pond Legion members Emil LeMay (center) and Joe Moeykins (right) at the Independence Day parade in Island Pond Saturday. They were met with cheering and applause... More »

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4th of July in Barton

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 As usual, the crew at Community National Bank put on a fine display for Independence Day. Their float in Barton’s Fourth of July parade had a colorful Mardi Gras theme. Pictured, from left, are Cecile Gaboriault, Jessie Fon... More »

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A muddy weekend at Rider Hill

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli WEST CHARLESTON –– Motocross racers got down and dirty on the track at Rider Hill on Sunday for a day filled with fun, competition, and –– mud. The torrential downpour that took place the night before made... More »