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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 »

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Village wide yard sale draws a big and varied crowd

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli BARTON –– Barton was buzzing on Saturday at the village wide yard sale, which has been held on the last Saturday of June every year for the last 22 years. The streets were lined with tents and tables, each... More »

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Newport celebrates its centennial

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 NEWPORT — A few thousand people braved scorching heat on Saturday to mark Newport’s one-hundredth birthday with a grand parade and a slew of other events that will run until Friday, July 6. Around 100 floats filled Main Str... More »

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Poirier retires after 48 years, library named for her

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 by Briana Bocelli COVENTRY — The Orleans Elementary School is saying farewell to librarian Viola Poirier after 48 years. Her legacy and years of devotion were celebrated, in part, by dedicating the school library in her hon... More »

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Swett makes hole-in-one at Orleans Country Club

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Kaden Swett made his first hole-in-one at the Orleans Country Club on May 17. He was playing in the Thursday night Men’s Quota League with his father, Andrew. Mr. Swett, a 2018 Lake Region Union High School graduate, accomplished the feat on the thirteenth hol... More »