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Parcel Conserved On Third Branch

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Bethel — A half-mile stretch of the Third Branch of the White River and the landscape along it will be conserved for generations, thanks to a Bethel landowner. Chuck Davis was born to homesteaders in Alaska and grew up in the Mojave Desert, moving to the Northeast to practice medicine in New York City and New Jersey. Fifteen years ago, when he drove past a farmhouse a mile upstream of Bethel village, he knew he had to have it. “It was one of those things where I drove past saw it and really knew that this was the place that I would live until I …

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 and report back on the costs and potential benefits of a merger. Vaughn Altemus, the …

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 to again delay any formal action until January in order to give officials in the …

Few Answers, for Now, for Families, Towns

Friday, February 7, 2014

White River Junction — Emily Y. Perkins and Emma Jozefiak were together in a Bethel trailer on the day more than two years ago when Jozefiak was shot multiple times and left to die, according to police. On Thursday morning, more than two years later, the young women …

Arrest Made In Bethel Shooting

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Bethel — A Tunbridge woman has been charged with attempted murder in the case of a teenager who was found seriously wounded with a gunshot wound in a Bethel trailer more than two years ago. Emily Y. Perkins, …

Local Roundup: Spartans Hold Off Lebanon

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Pembroke, n.h. — A matchup of the top two boys basketball teams in NHIAA Division II didn’t go Lebanon High’s way Tuesday, but coach Kieth Matte said his troops put up a strong fight during a rough-and-tumble clash. …

Long-Term Unemployed Feel the Pressure of Benefit Cuts

Sunday, January 26, 2014

The news hit Richard Nelson one year almost to the day after his employer of nearly eight years laid him off. And it didn’t cushion the blow that this time, the 52-year-old salesman saw it coming: On Dec. …

George Burnham

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Bethel, Vt. — George Burnham, 80, of Bethel, died unexpectedly, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. …

Sibling Revelry Grows After Hoop Rivals Unite

Friday, January 24, 2014

Quechee — The notion that life has changed a little in the Parrish household this winter still sometimes slips the mind. It happened again last week. Phoebe Parrish and her older brother, Pavin, had basketball games to play …

Raiders Home for Holiday: Lebanon Boys Roll To Matinee Victory

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Lebanon — Lang Metcalf Gym remains home sweet home for the Lebanon High boys basketball team, even on a holiday with school out of session. Playing a rare weekday matinee on Martin Luther King Day, the Raiders shook …

Birth Announcements: Jan. 19, 2014

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital DEMOND — A daughter, Kinsleigh Marie Demond, born Dec. 6, 2013, to Stephanie Leigh Partridge, of Unity, and Matthew Todd Demond, of Springfield, Vt. Gifford Medical Center RUBINS — A son, Logan Alan Rubins, born Dec. 31, 2013, to Danielle Davis and Aaron …

Letter: Read the Funnies, People

Saturday, January 18, 2014

To the Editor: Each Sunday, I search first for the funnies, then set them aside in order to savor them after the essential task of reading the paper. When I was a little kid in the late 1940s, the best time of the day was when my dad …

Two of Us Together Again: Mother-Daughter Duo Share Days at Menig

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Randolph — It’s almost lunchtime, and the smell of chicken and biscuits fills the dining room at Menig Extended Care Facility. Mother-daughter duo Della Allen, 100, and Barbara Reynolds, 82, sit in wheelchairs at the wooden table they …