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Dorothy A. William

Friday, May 29, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — A Memorial Celebration for Dorothy A. William, 74, who died May 3, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. will be held at the Wilder Community Center, Wilder on Sunday June 7, 2015, at 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. has assisted with arrangements. …

Confluence of Activity

Friday, May 29, 2015

White River Junction — For Maci Martin, a 3-year-old whose mother walks with her from White River Junction to a West Lebanon preschool every day, the loud and dusty construction along Route 4 is the only Route 4 she’s ever known. A series of multimillion dollar projects, all packed into a half-mile stretch …

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Luring

Friday, May 29, 2015

White River Junction — A 56-year-old man from Michigan who has been living in the Upper Valley since the fall pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of attempting to lure a child for sex at a church earlier this month. Dale Vodden, who attorneys said moved to the area in November to …

Hartford Has Partial Budget Fix

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hartford — An earlier-than-planned entry into the Vermont Health Exchange appears likely to solve the first half of a two-year municipal budget crunch in Hartford, but town leaders said this week that work remains to be done in figuring out how to make the numbers work for fiscal …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including …

Eleanor F. Hughes

Thursday, May 28, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Committal Services for Eleanor F. Hughes, 66, late of White River Jct., who died Dec. 29, 2014, at home in White River Jct. will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 1 in the Hartford Cemetery in White River Jct. Knight Funeral Home …

COVER Receives $200 Donation Sugar River Rotary

Sunday, May 24, 2015

White River Junction — COVER Home Repair, a nonprofit that makes urgently needed repairs for low-income homeowners, has received a donation of $200 from Sugar River Rotary Club in Claremont. Staff and volunteers from COVER have completed two home repair projects in Charlestown and Claremont this spring, including …

Volunteer Spotlight: Friends of Veterans Could Use a Hand

Sunday, May 24, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer White River Junction — A nonprofit that helps Vermont veterans who are homeless or at risk for homelessness could use a hand. “Our issue right now is volunteers for the office,” …

Off-Road 5K in Springfield, Vt., Will Benefit Friends of Veterans

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Springfeld, Vt. — A 5K run and walk on May 30 in North Springfield will benefit Friends of Veterans. The Hartford-based nonprofit supports Vermont veterans who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. Organized by the Springfield High School National Honor Society, the 5K features an out and …

Engagement: Raleigh — O’Neil

Sunday, May 24, 2015

White River Junction — Daron Raleigh and John O’Neil, of White River Junction, have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kevin Raleigh and Lorrie Wild, of Hartford. She graduated from Hartford High School in 2006 …

Three Hartford Police Officers Complete Basic Training Class

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Hartford — Three Hartford police officers graduated from the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council’s 99th Basic Training Class Friday at the Vermont Police Academy in Pittsford. Randy St. Peter, 38, served with the Vermont Department of Corrections for …

Hartford Softball Outlasts Hanover

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Norwich — Too much softball in too little time makes for too many mistakes. Such was the discovery of the Hartford and Hanover High softball teams Saturday, when they clashed at Huntley Meadows, a contest won 6-4 by …

Tunbridge Picks a Principal

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Tunbridge — A South Royalton native who has earned praise for his work building community ties in the Hartford schools will be the new principal of the Tunbridge Central School. Scott Farnsworth, guidance and counseling director for the …