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Officials from New York, Vermont and Quebec signed off Monday on a five year-plan to improve the Lake Champlain's water quality, and to boost educational efforts to engage the…
06.19 / 22:17
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Severe storms rolled through the state Monday afternoon causing power…
06.19 / 22:17
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Amazon’s planned purchase of high end grocery chain Whole Foods introduces a lot of questions - many of them around technology, delivery, and the future of retail. It’s also a time to consider what, exactly, the Whole Foods value proposition is. After all, we’re told that Whole Foods seeks the finest organic food, but not all their customers have been fully satisfied with what they get in return for their dolla…
06.19 / 21:19
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In commemoration of World Refugee Day Tuesday, the grassroots group Rutland Welcomes is presenting a free screening of the documentary " 8 Borders, 8 Days ," which tells the story of a Syrian refugee and her two young children living in…
06.19 / 21:19
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The Dorset Theatre Festival kicks off its 40th anniversary season this week with Hollywood star power — brother and sister style. Siblings Tim and Tyne Daly will star on stage together for the first time in the world-premiere of a play about s…
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DERBY — The Vermont Department of Labor has confirmed that 36 people employed at the Louis Garneau USA facility in Derby are set to lose their jobs this week. Louis Garneau, a company that specializes in cycling and triathlon apparel and gear, had no comment on the layoffs. The Derby facility houses the production, distribution,… The post Louis Garneau USA set to axe 36 jobs at factory in Derby appeared first on Newport D…
06.19 / 21:19
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Thomas Fleury responded to the need he saw in his neighborhood by looking for diaper donations -- and he got more than he asked…
A new report from the state auditor’s office shows chronic cost overruns for major construction projects at the Vermont Department of Buildings and General S…
06.19 / 20:23
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Protesters are outside a federal immigration enforcement building in St. Albans after a Mexican couple was arrested over the…
06.19 / 20:22
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Dexter M. Bennett Dexter M. Bennett, 89, of East Charleston, died suddenly on June 13, 2017 at his home. He was born on July 19, 1927, in Charleston, to Clinton and Hazel (Morse) Bennett. On August 22, 1948, he married … Continue reading → The post Obituaries June 21, 2017 appeared first on Barton Chronicle…
06.19 / 19:37
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With frequently wet and cool weather in Vermont this spring and summer, that's meant farmers have had to play catch up when it comes to planting crops and harvesting…
06.19 / 19:25
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Stone Valley Arts will host one of its members, Howard Banow, spiritual troubadour and meditator, who will use his original songs to share ‘The Story of Little Mouse,’ a Native American tale for all ages about growing upward, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 25. The story is based on the teachings of the Cheyenne medicine wheel, where the cardinal [&#…
06.19 / 18:20
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North Avenue in Burlington was closed between Institute Road and Washington…
ICE is said to be detaining the two migrant justice…
A new teen reading program is happening this summer at the library. Teens, going into 7th grade and up to 18 years old, can participate in our NEW scratch-ticket summer reading program. Every time a teen checks-out a book this summer they earn a scratch ticket—one ticket per day. Also, teens can earn tickets by attending library programs. Some scratch tickets will be winners and others will encourage teens to return to the library another day to try again. Prizes for winning tickets will i…
06.19 / 18:01
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Celebrate Life: Viva La Vida is finished. It is now available on Kindle and Amazon.com  At the end of this note, are several poems and photos from this book and because it is father's day i have included sample of poems that you can share with your favorite "dad/man" in your life. Happy Fathers/ Men Day read…
06.19 / 18:01
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Dominick Dooman, 10, casts a fly rod at the Change Memorial Fly Fishing Event. (Rick Russell Photo) The Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee and Trout Unlimited hosted the annual Chang Memorial Fly Fishing Event. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the June 2, 2017 print edition of the…
06.19 / 17:41
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North Avenue in Burlington is closed between Institute Road and Washington…
SWANTON — Evelyn B. Many, age 99, died peacefully on June 15, 2017, at the Franklin County Rehab Center with her family by her side. Born on Aug. 24, 1917 in Montgomery, Vt., she was the daughter of the late … Read more &…
06.19 / 16:51
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HIGHGATE — Highgate Road Commissioner and selectboard member Joshua LaRocque warned drivers to abide by the 10,000-pound weight limit posted on the Machia Road bridge at their meeting Thursday night, otherwise the board would not hesitate to close the bridge … Read more &…
06.19 / 16:51
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