Bethel

Neil Wigglesworth

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Bethel, Vt. — Neil Wigglesworth, 57, of Bethel died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with Leukemia. He was born on March 14, 1957, in Accrington, England; the son of Brian and Rita Wigglesworth. He spent his childhood years in Accrington and after graduating from Hollins School he attended Accrington Rossendale Culinary School where he excelled and further developed his passion for food. Upon finishing his training he embarked on a series of jobs all around the world working in some of the finest restaurants such as Glen Eagles in Scotland, The Dorchester in London, Hoch Konig in Austria, the South Hampton Princess …

Are You Ready for Some 8-Ball?

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Randolph — With near freezing temperatures and relentless rain, Monday’s weather was downright junky. But it didn’t dissuade more than a dozen people from showing up at the Railside Tavern for the weekly 8-ball tournament, which starts in September and runs into the spring. Avid players venture from as far away as Bristol, …

Neil Wigglesworth

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Bethel, Vt. — Neil Wigglesworth, 57, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at his home in Bethel. Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at the Unitarian Universalist Church Woodstock. Arrangements are under the direction of the Day Funeral Home, Randolph. …

Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union Waits to Learn Fate

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Burlington — The State Board of Education voted 8-0 Tuesday to delay a decision on whether to dissolve the Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union until January but directed the Bethel-area school districts to work with the Orange-Windsor Supervisory Union …

Supervisory Union Still in Limbo

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Bethel — State education officials today are expected to again consider whether to dissolve the Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union and move several of the Bethel-area towns into the Orange-Windsor Supervisory Union. But the State Board of Education, which is to meet this morning in Burlington, may also vote …

Elwin J. Walker

Friday, June 20, 2014

Williston, Vt. — Elwin J. Walker, 85, formerly of Bethel, Vt., died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Green Mountain Nursing Home in Colchester. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 24, at the Day Funeral Home, with Pastor Thomas Harty officiating. Private burial will follow …

Everett J. Adams

Friday, June 20, 2014

Bethel, Vt. — Everett J. Adams, 75, of Bethel, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Hanover Terrace. Calling hours are from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 22 at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. Private graveside services will be at Fairview Cemetery in Bethel at the …

‘Kindness’ Is Key at Whitcomb

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Bethel — Whitcomb Junior-Senior High School principal Kevin Dirth began Saturday’s graduation ceremony with a quote by Henry Ford. “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success,” …

A Fairly Fishy First Try; White River Open Deemed Successful

Saturday, June 14, 2014

When fly fishermen Brian Burkholder and Eric Dexter decided to organize a fly fishing tournament on the White River, they sought advice from Jesse Haller, who directs the Otter Creek Classic in the Middlebury, Vt., area. “We were …

Devils Rule the Den, Capture State Track Crown

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Chester, Vt. — Last season, the Chelsea High boys track and field team carried just four athletes and still placed second at the Vermont Division IV Track and Field Championships. This time, the Red Devils had plenty of …

Heavy Steps

Thursday, June 5, 2014

From left, Daniel Williams, Deborah Anderson and Nate Kopp of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps move a block of granite while constructing a staircase on the banks of the White River in Bethel. It will provide access to …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Boys Lacrosse Streak at Five

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

St. Albans, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High boys lacrosse team apparently has warmed up at the absolute right time of the season. Riding a Braden McCarthy hat trick and a five-point day from Oliver Kaija, the Wasps rolled to an 11-2 win over BFA-St. Albans on Monday …

George H. Burnham, Jr.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Bethel, Vt. — Graveside Committal Services and military honors for George H. Burnham, Jr., 80, who died Jan. 23, 2014, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 27 at Fairview Cemetery in Bethel, with Pastor Thomas Harty, officiating. Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. …