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Governor suggests one-time funds for school spending deal

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By Colin Meyn, VTDigger.org Gov. Phil Scott made the latest move Thursday in what is expected to be a end-of-session showdown with legislators over education funding, saying that he is willing to use one-time money to plug the spending gap this year in exchang... More »

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Fatal fentanyl overdoses surged in 2017

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By Mike Faher Vermont saw a spike last year in deaths involving the powerful painkiller fentanyl, emphasizing the danger of a synthetic drug that is at least 50 times more potent than heroin. There were 68 fatal overdoses attributable at least in part to fenta... More »

Memorial Day observances

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Roaring Brook Park Memorial Day events will be on Sunday, May 29. Gates open at 8 a.m., and events begin at 9 a.m. At 9 a.m., the American Legion Barton Post #76 will perform a ceremony, including the raising of the flag and the playing of “Taps.” The day incl... More »

Letter carrier food drive May 14

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  The twenty-fourth annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Food Drive, appropriately named the Stamp Out Hunger campaign, is planned for Saturday, May 14, across the entire nation. This is the biggest one-day food drive in the U.S. that last yea... More »

Galaxy to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day

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  This is the second year for Independent Bookstore Day, which celebrates independent bookstores nationwide. It will be on April 30, and there will be literary parties around the country. The Galaxy Bookshop in Hardwick will be celebrating with a story time, s... More »

At NCUHS: Berrios offered job as principal

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copyright the Chronicle April 13, 2016 by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT – Members of the North Country Union High School Board met Monday and interviewed the two finalists hoping to succeed Bill Rivard as the school’s principal.  Mr. Rivard will leave the school afte... More »

Presentation on beekeeping April 9

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People can learn all about working with bees, just as a hobby or as a more serious endeavor, at the Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport on Saturday, April 9, at 10:30 a.m. The concern over the disappearance of local bee populations has greatly increased inter... More »

Starry Mountain Singers in Newport April 3

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The Starry Mountain Singers will host a concert at the United Church of Newport on Sunday, April 3, at 4 p.m. The suggested donation is $10 to $15. The Starry Mountain Singers is an ensemble of seven vocalists who perform a wide range of traditional music from... More »