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Dismissal of murder charge sought

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copyright the Chronicle January 17, 2018   NEWPORT — According to a motion filed by Jon Valsangiacomo, the lawyer representing Ryan P. Bacon, 32, of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, the state cannot prove his client committed second-degree murder or voluntary mansl... More »

Irasburg man pleads innocent to poaching moose

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copyright the Chronicle January 3, 2018  NEWPORT — The man who game wardens say killed a cow moose, dragged it behind his truck from Westmore to Barton, and left its carcass beside the road to rot has denied the stack of charges against him. Gerin J. Fortin, 2... More »

NCUHS spending down

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copyright the Chronicle January 3, 2018   NEWPORT — At its December 19 meeting, North Country Union High School got a first look at a budget proposal for the 2018-2019 school year. A draft already approved by the board’s Business Operations Committee calls for... More »

Snowmobiles will be able to reach downtown Newport

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copyright the Chronicle December 20, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT — The Newport City Council found it much easier Monday to agree to a moderate increase in charges for Newport Ambulance’s services, and to pass a budget, than to decide whether to allow sn... More »

Wells responds to Caledonian-Record suit

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copyright the Chronicle December 13, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   Kenneth Wells, the former publisher of the Newport Daily Express, responded on December 7 to a civil lawsuit filed by the Caledonian-Record accusing him of racketeering. On Monday Mr. Wells told t... More »

Plan pitched to get snow machines in Newport

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copyright the Chronicle December 6, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT — Snow machine travelers will be able ride to the East Side Restaurant and Waterfront Plaza if the city council approves the plan that Roger Gosselin, VAST’s Orleans County director, presen... More »

NCSU Act 46 plan is into the home stretch

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copyright the Chronicle November 29, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT — The North Country Supervisory Union is headed into the home stretch in its effort to persuade the state Agency of Education to allow it to continue to operate as it has, rather than requ... More »

Newport could support hotel, report says

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copyright the Chronicle November 22, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT — Newport can support a 30- to 50-bed hotel, but only during the summer months. A year-round hostelry would have to be considerably smaller. Those were the main conclusions of a report sub... More »

Community visit comes to Newport December 13

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copyright the Chronicle November 22, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT — Jenna Koloski was scurrying around Newport Tuesday taping television interviews, meeting people, handing out fliers, and putting up postera, all in hopes of gathering a large crowd for t... More »

Veterans tell students their stories

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copyright the Chronicle November 15, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT — Newport City Elementary School fifth and sixth grades got a glimpse of life in the military when they welcomed a dozen veterans to their classrooms Thursday morning, November 9. The men,... More »

State explains plans for Lake Memphremagog

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copyright the Chronicle November 15, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT — While the federal and state governments have been making a great deal of fuss over Lake Champlain in recent years, Lake Memphremagog has received far less attention. At a Tuesday meeting... More »