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Births: Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Gifford Medical Center BESTENBOSTEL — A son, Caleb David Bestenbostel, born on Aug. 13, 2015, to Natasha Alix and Richard Bestenbostel, of Randolph. CONNIFF — A son, Lucas Alexander Conniff, born on Aug. 13, 2015, to Jennifer White and Robert Conniff III, of East Randolph. LUNNA — A daughter, Vanessa Marie Lunna, born on Aug. 14, 2015, to Kimberly and Alan Lunna, of Bethel. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center HOYT — A …

Anniversary: Borella

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Bethel — Jack and Orpha Borella celebrated their 55th anniversary on June 19, 2015. On June 19, 1960, the couple were married in the White Church in Bethel. They celebrated their 50th anniversary in grand style in 2010. They have lived and worked in the Bethel area all their married lives and have …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Bethel Man Pleads Not Guilty to DUI Bethel — A member of the Bethel volunteer fire department has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol while en route to an accident scene on Camp Brook Road in Bethel last month. James Hart, 66, was arraigned Tuesday in Windsor Superior Court on a misdemeanor DUI charge. Police allege Hart drove intoxicated …

People in Business: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

William Hall, of Bethel, was elected to the executive board of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada at the organization’s 109th annual conference in Philadelphia. Hall, a certified public finance officer, is the …

Norman R. Whitcomb

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

East Bethel, Vt. — Norman R. Whitcomb, 75, of East Bethel, died Monday, June 15, 2015 in Burlington. Calling hours are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2015, at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June …

Jean Marie White

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Bethel, Vt. — Jean Marie White, 57, of Bethel, died peacefully, Monday, June 15, 2015 at her home. Memorial Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 19 at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph, with private family burial rites following at Ranney Cemetery in Stockbridge. A …

On Balance, It’s a Thrill: Mountain Unicyclists Take Trails One Wheel at a Time

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Norwich — Rob Lycett compares learning to ride a unicycle to learning a language: It takes a lot of practice before it begins to feel natural. “There’s a learning curve,” Lycett, of West Hartford, said. Lycett is part …

Birth Announcements: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center OSTERLOH — A daughter, Piper Lux Osterloh, born on May 22, 2015, to Theresa and Martin Osterloh, of Grantham. MORRILL — A son, Wyatt Michael Morrill, born on May 23, 2015, to Kristi Bonnell and Timothy Morrill, of Hartland. SMITH — A son, Joseph James …

Whitcomb Grads Are ‘Family’

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Bethel — Whitcomb Junior-Senior High School Principal Owen Bradley wanted to tell it straight to the Class of 2015 during Saturday’s graduation ceremony. “I’m going to give the graduates very simple advice that they won’t have to remember …

No Translation Needed: South Royalton’s Belgian Visitor Learns Softball on the Fly

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

South Royalton — It’s hard to say which is more memorable, Elsa Huart’s first or second time at bat in a varsity softball game. First time, in an 11-3 victory at home against Rochester on April 21, she …

No Kidding Around: South Royalton Outlasts Whitcomb to Reach Final

Monday, June 8, 2015

Bethel — Youth will be served? When South Royalton and Whitcomb meet on the softball field, it’s been inevitable. The Royals put a batting order together for Monday’s Vermont Division IV softball semifinal that featured three sophomores, two …

Teaming Up: Bethel Man Trains Rescued Draft Horses

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Bethel — A drizzly morning last week found Carl Russell at Stitchdown Farm, ready to trim his new draft horses’ hooves. He whistled, and Tom and Mike jogged up to him. But the animals, recently rescued from a …

Birth Announcements: June 7, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Gifford Medical Center SLACK — A son, Connor Jeffrey Slack, born on May 18, 2015, to Kristin Slack, of Bethel. HOYT — A daughter, Hattie Ellen Hoyt, born on May 25, 2015, to Ashley Rogers and Rawlin Hoyt, of Tunbridge. …