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End of the Road for Starr’s

February 19, 2012

NO. TROY - E. Starr trucking in North Troy is closed. That’s the word from Roland Bellavance, the President of Bellavance Trucking in Barre.
Neither Senator Robert (Bobby) Starr nor his son Eric Starr, listed as the principal of the company on the Internet, would confirm the information. Bobby Starr did not return multiple phone calls and Eric Starr refused to comment of the company’s plans.
Six of Starr’s employees, including Eric Starr, were kept on by Bellavance; others who did not want to go with the company found other jobs or retired, Bellavance said.

Fr. Shiju Heads to Coney Island

February 19, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – Two years ago, Fr. Shiju Chittattukkara, S.D.V, left his home in southern India to spread the Catholic word in the United States. His first stop was St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Newport. Last Thursday, Chittattukkara left Newport to serve at Our Lady of Solace in Coney Island, N.Y.
Chittattukkara came to Newport as an assistant pastor to Father Michael Reardon. Chittattukkara had been a priest for a year and a half before coming to Newport. This was his first time in the United States. Prior to coming to the Northeast Kingdom, he knew nothing about Newport.

Ellen Macomber Young

February 19, 2012

December 12, 1919-February 7, 2012

Our beloved mother, wife and grandmother, Ellen Macomber Young, died in her daughters’ arms on February 7, 2012, at the age of 92 in Denver, Colorado. She was born at home in North Troy, Vermont, on December 12, 1919. Her mother knew the doctor was on his way because she heard the sleigh bells.

Helene B. Thibault

February 19, 2012

 

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