This Week’s Headlines

the Chronicle publishes every Wednesday.  Here are some of the headlines from our February 22, 2017, edition:

Some refugees leaving through Derby Line

Most defendants jailed in heroin sweep

Coventry voters grill selectmen

Bill McKibben speaks at Sterling College


Recent Chronicle Headlines:

Task force nabs 26 in heroin sweep

Lake House forced to defend itself

Coventry Selectmen will air town’s problems

“Mesh” may provide low-cost Internet connection

State’s Attorney to launch drug diversion program

Major changes for cancer treatment in Newport area

Pool of maple syrup spreads across the country

Newark woman camped out at Standing Rock

Diaz pleads the Fifth, then testifies

Former addicts discuss routes to recovery

Willoughby claims ice fisherman

Governor’s freeze gets a cold shoulder

State spells out plan for use of Great Hosmer

NCUHS search for principal narrowed to two

State plans new parking area for Willoughby’s south end

Open season on coyotes questioned

Amount budgeted for policing in Derby nearly doubled

Current Use penalty too high, Starr says

Derby Pond Animal Hospital has new owner

North Country Union High School looks for a leader

Losses, some gains for Newport businesses

Ski for Light holds Craftsbury event

Dental center opens in Orleans

Sugarmakers discuss climate change, bugs

Diaz ignores order to hand over documents and cash

Highland Lodge has new owner

In the land of cigars and rum

Newport City continues to struggle with budget

Plans for Spates Block hole developing

Town of Coventry files civil complaint against Diaz

Newport City Council urges deep budget cuts

Irasburg loses another selectman

Coventry audit report will go to law enforcement

Sweenys buy C&C Market

Downtown business is slow this season

Cost and shortage of childcare hinder employment

Irasburg fire leaves six without a home

Albany concert expected to draw thousands

New energy siting rules tough on small towns

Women queue up for business info

Armed standoff in Newport

The NEK’s got jobs — a lot of them

Deer harvest up from last year

State taking a hands-on approach to motor vehicle inspections

Lost hunter tells his story

A day on the Vermont Railway

An appreciation of the worst Thanksgiving of my life

SEC wins early victory against Quiros

Changing the way health care is delivered

Towns try for better roads

Diaz to bill town for delinquent tax collector’s fee

Walmart opens admits policing concerns

Coventry Fire District confronts arsenic in its water supply

At long last, Lake Region soccer reigns

Coventry Select Board votes to move investments before election

Incumbents returned to office, county votes for Scott, Trump

Cash tax payments definitely missing in Coventry

Lake Region soccer on a playoff run

Congressman Welch visits Orleans County

Sanders rallies for Democratic candidates

Glover parents want holidays returned to school

Orleans-2 candidates agree on much

Marian Burros was a pioneer in “political” food writing

Moose kill down from 2015

Albany teacher named Vermont Science Teacher of the Year

Coventry board calls in State Police

House candidates debate in Westfield

Lawyers for Stenger tell state to bring it on

Coventry town clerk caught hiding missing documents in furnace room

Orleans-Caledonia House candidates debate education, guns, taxes

Glover parents question Halloween ban

State could end dispatch service

Auditor calls for asset freeze in Coventry

An old railroad town is at a junction, again

Montreal man starts hemp farm in Holland

Police mystified by disturbed infant grave

Foresters talk stewardship at Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Tony Pomerleau pledges up to $120,000 to St. Paul’s School

NEK End Addiction holds forum at Lake Region

Coventry Select Board Board will hire accountant

In Coventry, Annual reports off by $10-million, cash unaccounted for

Potential Jay Peak buyer accused of fraud

Women break the glass ceiling at Community National Bank

License restoration program offers a clean slate

Barton Select Board approves limited ATVs on town roads

Trash is down, recycling is up, questions remain

Morgan appeals PSB approval of Seymour Lake Solar project

Struggling to find new uses for old churches

Lake Region to hold evacuation drill September 9

Newport Mayor goes to work for Walmart

Stenger settles, no longer works at Jay

Jay 14-year-old is women’s amateur national flowboarding champion

Spark from torch started round barn fire

Dairy crisis is worse than most

Massive manhunt in Barton

Seymour Lake Solar gets green light from Public Service Board

Randi Calderwood killed in farm accident

Derby selectboard committee to study law enforcement

Roadside needles are evidence of a larger problem

Charges still pending in prison hostage case

Thousands turn out for historic schoolhouse journey

2016 Primary results — Starr, Rodgers fend off challenge

A 75-mile wheelchair odyssey for justice

Electric vehicle charging station in Derby Line

Does school district consolidation really save money?

Peter Galbraith sits down with the Chronicle

Newport celebrates Aquafest

New tax maps bring changes to Glover

Holland residents out in force to oppose wind

Vermont attorney helps Abu Zahir go home after 14 years at Guantanamo Bay

Brownington appoints an interim town clerk

Felines and Friends helps to turn corner on feral cat population

Morgan residents turn out to oppose wind, solar

Survey shows Orleans County kids engage in risky behavior

Steve Maleski goes storm hunting, part two

Hungry bears plague Island Pond

Sterling College views vandalism as a hate crime

Local pro uses defibrillator to save golfer’s life

Increased police pressure may be blunting an Orleans County burglary spree

Holland woman gets jail time for starving goats

Film producers in search of Phish concert stories

Porsche parade at Jay Peak

Caterpillars defoliate hundreds of acres

More charges stem from Barton meth lab raid

Demonstration held in wake of Orlando shootings

Playwright, Lesley Becker, tackles energy issues in The Gods of the Hills

Select board to consider gift of historic Coventry church

Barton electric rates drop to 16.7 percent

Lawmakers pass revised energy-siting bill

EB-5 investors take aim at Quiros and Raymond James

Veterans recognized by state politicians in Newport

OSCU merger plan goes down in flames

Antique murals find a home at the Old Stone House Museum

Lawmakers disappointed by veto of renewable energy siting bill

Mayor’s veto of free test water meters is overridden

Memorial Day observances – Photos

Quiros allowed $15,000 a month for expenses

Man sentenced to work crew for stealing food

A new generation takes over Belview campground

Meth lab found in Barton

NCUHS won’t have principal next year

More suits filed in EB-5 case

Barton Village Trustees:  New water rates come up again

Fletcher sentenced for embezzlement

Memorial Day observances

Yours from the Perimeter:  Beyond the Memorial Day parade by Paul Lefebvre

Jobs declined in April

In Irasburg:  Energy siting bills create confusion for planners

VEC annual meeting:  Jay Peak shutdown would lead to job loss at VEC

Brian Smith to run for state Legislature

LR concert brought audience to their feet

Nearly 300 participate in Dandelion Run

Youngsters get a free introduction to flying

In Superior Court:  Neighbor’s vigilance leads to charge for Barton man

In North Troy:  Fire deemed suspicious

Pepin killed in motorcycle crash

Student artwork will hang at U.S. Capitol

Westmore retreat will stream people to WIlloughby

Ruminations:  Planting peas with Princess by Tena Starr

Kingdom Calendar



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