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Albany Labor Day 2018


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 »

Storm fells trees, power lines in Irasburg


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 »

Biron killed in IP plane crash


copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 by David Dudley BRIGHTON — Emergency crews were called to the John H. Boylan Airport in Brighton at 3:45 p.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, they discovered the scorched wreckage of a 1956 Piper Pacer roughly 100 yards south of... More »

A farmer for the 21st century


copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 by Paul Lefebvre DERBY — It’s a hot and humid Thursday afternoon, and all the overhead fans are turning inside a gleaming metal barn that looks as large as an airplane hanger, but remarkably cleaner. Josh Poulin, the bar... More »

New restaurant to open at Tasting Center


copyright the Chronicle August 29, 2018 NEWPORT — Frank Richardi doesn’t like to see vacant spaces on Main Street, and he plans to light up one business that recently went dark. “An empty storefront is bad for all the businesses,” he said in a recent conversat... More »

Tucky needs a “fur-ever” home


copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 by Briana Bocelli The Pope Memorial Frontier Animal Shelter in Orleans needs help finding a home for shelter cat Tucky, who will face euthanasia if he’s not adopted by Tuesday, August 28. Tucky is a four-year-old male ta... More »

Orleans County Fair 2018


Addison Elliott gets put through the spin cycle on The Cobra, one of the rides at this year’s Orleans County Fair. The six-year-old shared the thrills with her father, Blain Elliott, who moved from Barton to Charlotte, North Carolina, 20 years ago. Photo by Jo... More »

Demo Derby was a “smash hit”


copyright the Chronicle August 22, 2018 by Briana Bocelli BARTON –– Car wrecks, fires, and fumes wrapped up the Orleans County Fair on Sunday at the Demolition Derby, which had over 110 cars competing to make it into the final rounds. A standoff was held to de... More »

The Orleans County Fair is finally here


The fair is finally here, and people have been working hard to make it all happen. Besides activities lined up for the five-day event, there are also rides set up and ready to go. Photo by Briana Bocelli More »

Craftsbury Old Home Day parade


The shiny badge on Joe Krebs’ fedora shows he is fully authorized to ride in a Craftsbury fire truck around the common in Craftsbury’s Old Home Day parade Saturday afternoon. If that wasn’t enough, Alyssa Krebs, his mother, was present to back him up. Photo by... More »

11th Annual Jay Summer Fest


Jay is known best for skiing, but Sally Rivard has a cart full of exhibits to let everyone at the Summerfest parade know about biking and hiking opportunities. Photo by Joseph Gresser More »