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Lorena M. Guarino

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Lorena M. Guarino, 92, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015. She was born July 14, 1922, in White River Jct., Vt. a daughter of Raffaele and Virginia (Vega) Guarino. Miss Guarino graduated from Hartford High School in 1940 and from Becker College in Worcester, Mass. in 1942. After she finished her schooling she began her 52-year career as a bookkeeper in the automobile business. She was predeceased by …

Born to Ride

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

On the first day with his training wheels off, Thomas Buskey, 5, gets help from his mom, Phoebe, to keep from tipping over while practicing riding his bike in the driveway of their home in White River Junction. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Many Jobs, One Goal: New Hartford Lacrosse Coach Looks to Revitalize Program

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Wilder — Jennifer Wheatley stood in the crowded Dothan Brook Elementary School lobby earlier this month, surrounded by girls lacrosse players and parents. Conversation and laughter swirled about in the wake of three hours of practice with the Hartford High and town recreation teams Wheatley oversees. “I could use a chance to sit …

Hartford to Apply for Grant for White River Junction Mixed-Use Building

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

White River Junction — Hartford’s town leaders plan to apply for a $134,000 state grant to support the construction of a four-story mixed-use building on the northeast corner of Bridge and North Main streets in downtown White River …

Vershire Woman Pleads Not Guilty to I-89 Crashes

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Royalton — A 23-year-old Vershire woman was arraigned Monday on charges that she drove the wrong way on Interstate 89 over the weekend, causing two accidents. Savannah Lapan pleaded not guilty in Vermont Superior Court to a felony count of eluding law enforcement, two misdemeanor counts of gross …

John Henry Camber

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — John Henry Camber, 87, passed away unexpectedly at the V.A. Hospital in W.R.Jct., on Saturday, April 11, 2015. John was born to the late Cecil C. Camber & Jennie Donna Messier on Aug. 2, 1927, in Lyndonville, Vt. John was A WWII Veteran. …

‘Upper Valley Visionaries’ to Be Honored at Dinner

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Quechee — An upcoming fundraiser sponsored by Vital Communities will honor 11 Upper Valley leaders. The annual “Heroes and Leaders” dinner benefits Leadership Upper Valley, a program of Vital Communities. This year’s event, themed Upper Valley Visionaries, is set for May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Quechee …

Wedding: Fedele — Wolak

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hartford — Jennah Fedele and Samuel Wolak were married on Jan. 29, 2015, in the Dominican Republic. Thirty-one family members and friends joined the couple for a week of celebration in Punta Cana. The bride is the daughter …

Spring Cleaning

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Vermont Senate May Ease School Consolidation Requirement

Saturday, April 11, 2015

White River Junction — With the Vermont Senate this week taking up a major education reform bill, supporters touted its cost-saving potential while opponents said it could l eave uncertain the role of school boards and impose an unrealistic spending limit on school districts. The House-passed bill aims …

Margaret Council

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Brookfield, Vt. — Margaret ‘Peg’ Council of Brookfield passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Junction, with two of her sons by her side. She was 85. Peg was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. She met and married William Council …

Virginia M. Wright

Friday, April 10, 2015

West Brattleboro, Vt. — Virginia M. Wright, 93, formerly of West Brattleboro died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in White River Jct., Vt. She was born June 26, 1921, in West Brattleboro a daughter of Daniel H. and Olive (Millington) Wright. Virginia graduated from …

Hartford Names New School Chair

Friday, April 10, 2015

Hartford — The Hartford School Board voted this week to replace its chairman with another veteran board member. Lori Dickerson defeated Kevin Christie on a 3-2 vote with little discussion at the board’s regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday night. …