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Arden “Bart” Barton, Jr.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Quechee, Vt. — Mr. Arden “Bart” Barton, Jr., age 79, of Willard Road, Quechee, Vt. and formerly of Main Street, Hope Valley, R.I., died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at his home in Vermont. He was the husband of the late Joyce E. (Murphy) Barton Born Oct. 19, 1934, in Rutland, Vt. a son of the late Elmer A. and Inis V. (Hudson) Barton. A man who never said a bad word about anyone and always looked for the good in a person. He took great pride in his home was keen for anything history, a phenomenal story teller, drawing up blueprints on graph paper, nature and animals. He was a member of the Quechee Condo …

High School Notes: New Woodstock Athletic Director Settles In

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Woodstock — Jeff Thomas used to joke about it with Hartford High Athletic Director Joe James: It just didn’t seem to make sense that Justin Wardwell drove from Bridgewater to his job as Hartford Middle School AD, while Mike Jabour was going in the opposite direction for similar duties at Woodstock Middle School. But then fate took over, knocking down a bunch of …

Hartford 2014-15 Bus Routes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

George G. Gyorky

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — George G. Gyorky, known as “Géza” to family, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, surrounded by those who loved him at Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder. He was born in Békéscsaba, Hungary on …

Going Green: Hanover’s Soccer Trip to Ireland Becomes an Education

Monday, August 18, 2014

On the first day, Rob Grabill nearly freaked out. In normal circumstances, the drive from Shannon Airport in Ireland’s County Clare to the west coast city of Galway takes a little over an hour. When Grabill, Hanover High’s …

So Much More Than a Garden

Sunday, August 17, 2014

White River Junction — Considering the cost of water, fertilizer and his own labor, it would probably be cheaper to buy vegetables than grow them himself, but to Nalin Patel, the garden on the grounds of the Pine …

Wedding: Blickarz — Perreault

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Wilder — Catherine E. Blickarz and Roger D. Perreault were married on July 18, 2014, on Salisbury Beach in Massachusetts. The bride is the daughter of Mary Ann and Mike Blickarz, of Wilder. She graduated from Hartford High …

White River Growpro Opens

Sunday, August 17, 2014

White River Junction — Kendall Smith and Stephanie Waterman have turned their passion for gardening into a business with the opening earlier this summer of White River Growpro. Located on South Main Street, near Big Fatty’s BBQ and Elixir Restaurant, the couple said the store will fill a …

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A Situation That Had to End To the Editor: The editorial “Loyalty and Profits at Market Basket” in the Sunday Valley News Aug. 3 was excellent. “Let them eat cake!” “Hell, no,” said the customers. At my age, nearly 80, like many others, I have been there when …

Forum, Aug. 15: The Importance of Staging; Ovation for the Orchestra

Friday, August 15, 2014

An Omission in the Production To the Editor: Opera North’s performance of My Fair Lady at the Lebanon Opera House had all the virtues identified by Nicola Smith in her review: strong lead actors, familiar and evocative music, and a satisfying finish as a production (“Opera North Opens …

M. Agatha (Aggie) Hennessy

Friday, August 15, 2014

Quechee, Vt. — Peacefully, M. Agatha (Aggie) Hennessy passed away at her Quechee, home on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, surrounded physically and spiritually by her family. Aggie spent her last days facing a view of the vast peace and beauty of her much beloved Vermont. The daughter of …

Art Notes: Photographs Mark Time at the Coolidge

Thursday, August 14, 2014

On one level the photographs of Rosamond Orford, which are exhibited in the Zollikofer Gallery in the lobby of the Hotel Coolidge in White River Junction , are striking landscapes, pleasing arrangements of color and light; on a …

Wet Walk in White River Junction

Thursday, August 14, 2014

After picking up a cup of coffee, Ted Carbino walks back home in White River Junction Wednesday.Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …