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In Newport City: Morrissette elected as alderman

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by Joseph Gresser copyright the Chronicle 3-5-2014 NEWPORT—Newport has a new alderman.  Voters went to the polls Tuesday and elected Neil Morrissette to replace former council member Tim de la Bruere who decided not to stand for re-election. They also returned... More »

Editorial: Newport City Council missed the boat

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The Newport City Council missed the boat last week when approached about the possibility of putting a tar sands resolution on the agenda for the annual City Meeting in March.  The council could have welcomed city residents who want to talk about an important l... More »

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Spates Block sale spurs Newport City reappraisal

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copyright the Chronicle January 8, 2014 by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — The $2.85-million sale of the Spates Block will change the face of downtown Newport.  It will also require the city to revalue all property on its Grand List. According to a memo from City Ass... More »

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After IROC: White strives to continue outdoor events

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by Tena Starr NEWPORT — Phil White, lawyer, former county prosecutor, and the man who tried so valiantly to save IROC, has taken on a new venture. Mr. White has started a for-profit company called Kingdom Games to organize and promote outdoor activities such a... More »

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Tenants prepare to leave historic Spates Block

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — John Daggett carefully placed boxes, pieces of furniture and random possessions into the back of a box truck parked on Main Street here Friday.  Over the past couple of weeks, Mr. Daggett said he’s helped around five households move... More »

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Lafoe Logging wins F Division state championship

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The Lafoe Logging men’s softball team won the F Division State Championship Tournament.  The tournament was held in Newport on July 27 and 28.  After a number of years of not competing in state tournaments, Lafoe Logging entered the F Division Tournament and s... More »

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Jon Somes creates hair and skin product line

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by Bethany M. Dunbar copyright the Chronicle 3-20-2013 NEWPORT — In a culmination of years of creative process, Jon Somes of Newport is now selling hair and skin care products in his salon, under a label with his own name on it. “It had been on my mind for yea... More »

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Legislators tour through Jay and Newport

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by Joseph Gresser copyright the Chronicle 2-6-13 NEWPORT — A passel of state representatives on a bus tour of the Northeast Kingdom heard firsthand about the issues that will have to be addressed to help the area adjust to $500-million-worth of planned develop... More »