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Planet Aid drop boxes unlikely to clothe locals

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copyright the Chronicle November 5, 2014  by Natalie Hormilla A convenient way to recycle clothing is making its way into Orleans and Essex counties — but it’s highly unlikely that any of those clothes will end up on the backs of needy people in the Northeast ... More »

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Is the postal service shooting itself in the foot?

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copyright the Chronicle October 29, 2014 by David Dudley In May of 2012 the United States Postal Service (USPS) implemented the Post Plan, which was devised to curb mounting debt, and prevent thousands of offices, many of them rural post offices, such as those... More »

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Are hops making a comeback in Vermont?

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copyright the Chronicle October 22, 2014 by Aaron Dentel-Post In 1850, Vermont grew 8.2 percent of the nation’s hops, with Orleans County accounting for 77,605 pounds of the crop a year. The crop was so important that children were taken out of school at harve... More »

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Employees to buy the Chronicle

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copyright the Chronicle September 17, 2014 Eleven long-time employees of the Chronicle have agreed in principle to buy the weekly newspaper from its founding publishers, Chris and Ellen Braithwaite.   While some details remain to be worked out, the basic eleme... More »

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Louis Garneau celebrates new U.S. headquarters

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copyright the Chronicle August 20, 2014 by Joseph Gresser DERBY — A champagne toast celebrated the opening of the brand new U.S. headquarters of a family business that started in a Quebec garage 30 years ago. Louis Garneau, the founder of the company that bear... More »

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Entrepreneurs pitch ideas in a Lowell barn

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copyright the Chronicle August 13, 2014 by Bethany M. Dunbar LOWELL — What do a doggie treat maker, someone who wants to make an alcoholic tea, and an online marketing consultant have in common? They were all gathered in a barn in Lowell last week to make busi... More »

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Stenger admits investors were informed late

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copyright the Chronicle August 6, 2014  by Joseph Gresser JAY — Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros didn’t live up to state standards when they waited nine months before notifying 35 EB-5 investors they had dissolved the partnership that owned the Tram Haus Lodge at... More »

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Safety and traffic lead AnC Bio Act 250 concerns

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copyright the Chronicle July 23, 2014 by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — The AnC Bio facility started down the road to Act 250 approval Monday with a site visit from members of the District #7 Environmental Commission and an initial hearing. Despite wide interest in ... More »

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Minimum wage hike will have ripple effect

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copyright the Chronicle June 11, 2014 by Joseph Gresser Local employers say a rise in pay for those at the bottom of the ladder is sure to increase salaries for those on the higher rungs. That will be good news for many workers, they say, but could come at the... More »

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Hair salons are bright spot in local business

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copyright the Chronicle April 30, 2014  by Natalie Hormilla Marie Turmel Kroeger opened a hair salon in a refurbished milk house in Craftsbury last month with confidence and enthusiasm. “It’s called faith in oneself,” she said, just a couple of weeks into offi... More »