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Fall 2014 high school sports schedules - The Chronicle
Friday, September 5 — at Cabot at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 10 — at Winooski at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 18 — at Cabot at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 20 — at Craftsbury 1 p.m. Monday, September 22 — vs. Concord at 4 p.m. Wednesday ...
Barrup protests $400,000 sales tax bill - The Chronicle
DERBY — Rod Barrup is not happy with the government of what he calls “the first communist state in the U.S.” In particular he is angry about a $400,000 bill from the Vermont Department of Taxes. Mr. Barrup’s business, Green Mountain Mulch, has been ...
Quebec man makes 400-mile sojourn on foot - The Chronicle
DERBY — If you were driving along Route 105 this past weekend, or Route 5 on Monday, chances are you passed a well-tanned man, walking, pushing a cart with bicycle wheels alongside the road, accompanied by his dog. On Monday afternoon, he rambled his way ...
Safety and traffic lead AnC Bio Act 250 concerns - The Chronicle
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 the project and questions from neighbors of the ...
In boys baseball: Falcons finish season with best record since 2007 - The Chronicle
NEWPORT — While the Falcons were unable to match a 20-year-old record, they did equal their best record since 2007, finishing the season at 8-8 on Saturday. Had the North Country baseball team won one or both games over the weekend, they could have ...
In Derby: New Walmart could add 218 jobs - The Chronicle
DERBY — A new Walmart Supercenter could add 218 jobs and $4.7-million to area payrolls, according to an economic analysis submitted with permit applications on May 22. If the permitting process hits no snags, the new store could open by late fall of 2015.
The Legislature this week: House raises minimum wage to $10.10 - The Chronicle
MONTPELIER — Vermont is going to increase its hourly minimum wage. Vermont legislators generally agreed that it was the right and ethical thing to do. But when, and by how much, is still hanging in the air. Under a House bill that won preliminary ...
In boys basketball: LR Rangers advance to Barre - The Chronicle
ORLEANS — The Lake Region Rangers earned a berth in the final four with Friday night’s 59-42 win over the visiting Peoples Academy Wolves. It was difficult at times to tell who was more charged up by the match — the players or the fans. “The ...
Did slavery in Vermont really end in 1777? - The Chronicle
The assertion that Vermonters kept slaves into the early years of the nineteenth century not only skews the state’s constitutional ban on slavery but also calls into the question the historical belief we have of ourselves as a people who believe in live ...
Flight Design USA will hire 100 - The Chronicle
JAY — At the opening of the new Stateside Baselodge Friday, Jay officials threw in a pair of bonus announcements. A new aircraft company will bring more than 100 skilled jobs to Coventry, and the sale of the Spates Block on Main Street in Newport to ...
Profile: Garth McKinney talks about life after Vietnam - The Chronicle
GLOVER — The centennial for the start of World War One — the war to end all wars — is just around the corner. For much of the world, the war began in the summer of 1914 and ended on November 11, 1918 — the year after the United States entered the ...
In girls basketball: CA improves to 12-4 with win over Rochester - The Chronicle
CRAFTSBURY COMMON — Coming off a loss, the Craftsbury Academy girls varsity basketball team hoped to get a win at home against Rochester. They played hard all four quarters, and came out on top in a 55-28 win. Janet Bohannon led all scorers with 23 ...
In girls soccer: Bench depth fuels Rangers 10-0 rout of Spartans - The Chronicle
ORLEANS — The Lake Region Rangers girls varsity soccer squad improved to 7-2 on the season following a decisive 10-0 win over the visiting Winooski Spartans on Friday afternoon. The loss marked the sixth consecutive shutout the Spartans have endured ...
In track and field: NC Falcons fall short in home meet - The Chronicle
NEWPORT — It was evident that North Country Coach Gary Johnson had hoped things might turn out differently as he played master of ceremonies to the track and field competition held at North Country on Wednesday, May 8. With only three teams ...
In boys basketball: UCA prevails over the Royals - The Chronicle
NEWPORT — The UCA boys season came to an end on Monday evening as they faced number six seed West Rutland (15-7) in their quarter final match at North Country Union High. The Crusaders finished their season with a solid 15-7 record. Their game on ...