Parsons Remembered As Broadcast Legend

Lyme — Marselis Parsons, an engaging but serious-minded anchorman who for decades was the face of television news in Vermont, died early Wednesday morning at Vermont Respite House in Williston . He was 70 and had been battling …

D-H Outsources About 340 Jobs

Lebanon — About 340 employees in the revenue management division of Dartmouth-Hitchcock will soon be working for a unit of Tenet Healthcare Corp., a Dallas-based company with annual revenue of $16 billion a year that operates a national chain of 80 hospitals. The jobs were outsourced “to help …

Architect Adds Town To Unity Suit

Unity — On the heels of his countersuit against the Unity School District for $800,000 in invoices and unpaid services, architect Scott Vaughn and his business, Vaughn Associates, have filed a third party complaint against the town of Unity, SAU 6 and two businesses that were involved in …

Lifting Harness Gives Boost to Ambulances

Fairlee — Upper Valley Ambulance is getting a lift thanks to the Doty Belt, a device resembling a climbing harness that allows responders to more easily help up fallen patients. The ambulance service recently purchased three of the …

Woodstock Group Balks at Solar Plan

Woodstock — Members of the Woodstock Cemetery Association would like to pull the plug on a utility project that’s been proposed for a pasture off Route 4, but unfortunately for them, the planned solar farm is subject to …

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