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World War II vet receives a letter from the Queen

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  copyright the Chronicle July 1, 2015 by Tena Starr NEWPORT — World War II veteran Donald Wheatley, formerly of Glover, received an unusual honor last week. Queen Elizabeth II of England sent him her best wishes and a photograph of herself. A letter from the ... More »

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Energetic senior citizen powers the new Glover meal site

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copyright the Chronicle June 24, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail GLOVER — Gloria Powers never stands still. At 70 years old, she is a tiny dynamo of a woman who simply exudes energy. And right now, she’s a woman with a mission. On Monday, June 29, Ms. Powers will serv... More »

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Bread and Puppet Theater’s museum turns 40

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  copyright the Chronicle June 10, 2015 by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph GLOVER — Visitors jammed the lanes around the Bread and Puppet Theater’s grounds here with their cars on Sunday when they came for the museum’s open house. The theater celebrated the fortieth an... More »

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A mobile home hits the road

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copyright the Chronicle June 3, 2015 by Tena Starr  IRASBURG — Town officials here were flummoxed Monday morning by the appearance of a house trailer at the intersection of the West Glover Road and Burton Hill. Not beside the road — in the road. Someone had ha... More »

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Evacuated Union House residents start to return

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  copyright the Chronicle May 20, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail GLOVER — The Union House Nursing Home’s 40 residents, who were evacuated Sunday for what was at first thought to be a fire, will be able to start returning on Wednesday, owner Pat Russell said. “We just... More »

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Wheatley remembers World War II

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  copyright the Chronicle May 20, 2015 by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph NEWPORT — At 93, Donald Wheatley has witnessed most of the major events of the twentieth century, and participated in a big one, World War II. “I’m 93 years young,” he said in an interview Friday... More »

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More agriculture, more jobs

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  copyright the Chronicle May 6, 2015 by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph The six-year-old Farm to Plate initiative appears to be doing its job and has noticeably helped bolster Vermont’s farm and food economy, according to a report released earlier this year. Among oth... More »

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VEC will seek help from FEMA for storm damage

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copyright the Chronicle December 17, 2014  by Tena Starr Orleans County got off relatively lightly in last week’s big snowstorm. Several towns received a good foot of snow on the night of Tuesday, December 9. And they got it in a hurry. But the county was not ... More »

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In Glover: Santa comes to town, in a fire truck

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copyright the Chronicle December 17, 2014 by David Dudley GLOVER — The fire station here was packed with children and their parents Saturday night waiting for Santa to arrive. Though Mr. Claus was late — apparently due to problems with his sled — there were st... More »