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Vermont DOT construction crews work on reconstructing the embankment along Route 4 between Quechee and Woodstock, Vt., on Oct. 27, 2014. After Hurricane Irene, crews put up a temporary fix to keep Route 4 safe and are now working on a more permanent solution according to Michelle Redmond, the resident engineer for the project. The project, which started in September, will be a two part project and will finish up sometime in 2015. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

Friday, October 31, 2014

Janet L. Sorice

Friday, October 31, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Janet L. Sorice, 60, who died Sept. 24, 2014, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at 11 a.m., in Rollins Chapel, Dartmouth College, Hanover, with the Rev. Patience Stoddard officiating. A reception will follow at Top of the Hop. …

Heroin Sample Was Laced With Fentanyl

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Hartford — Police said a heroin sample tied to a suspected overdose tested positive for Fentanyl, a narcotic drug that is more powerful and more life-threatening than heroin itself. Two suspected overdose deaths and seven other heroin-related overdoses in the Upper Valley this month led Hartford police to send a sample of heroin to the Vermont Forensics Laboratory for testing. Authorities haven’t said …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 26, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New Overnight Visiting Procedures at DHMC Lebanon — Beginning Monday , Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will require visitors to register and wear a temporary badge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., after normal business hours. The new procedures, which …

Jobs for Those With Disabilities Is Focus Of Meeting

Sunday, October 26, 2014

White River Junction — A free workshop about employment and people with disabilities is set for Thursday, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Upper Valley Haven, 713 Hartford Ave. The topics include reasonable workplace accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act; “Ticket to Work” and other incentive programs …

Lebanon Man, 23, Faces Charges After Crash

Sunday, October 26, 2014

White River Junction — Police arrested a 23-year-old Lebanon man for allegedly fleeing the scene after the pickup truck he was driving flipped and struck an apartment building on Sykes Mountain Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. Friday. Christopher Gage Goodwin was cited for driving under the influence and …

Sharon, Oxbow Runners Shine at Vt. Championships

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Thetford — Even before setting foot on the soccer pitch Saturday, the Sharon Academy’s Chris Gish was a winner. While the dual-sport junior’s soccer teammates were preparing to host Whictomb in a Vermont Division IV quarterfinal Saturday afternoon, …

That’s How She Rolls

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Larry Papineau, of Wilder, watches his dog Daisy roll around on his front lawn earlier this week. “It may look cute, but she’s just found something smelly,” he said. Valley News — Ariana van den Akker …

Respectful Rivals Vie For Windsor 4-1 Seat

Friday, October 24, 2014

Hartford — State Rep. Teo Zagar, D-Barnard, used an unusual word to describe Scott Woodward, R-Pomfret, his political opponent in a race for the right to represent the voters of the Windsor 4-1 district, which includes Barnard, Pomfret, …

Monique Francoise Denoeu Cone

Friday, October 24, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Monique Francoise Denoeu Cone, 85, of Hanover, died peacefully with family and friends nearby, at 12:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. She passed away in Hanover, after a long illness. Monique was born in Ste. Mere Eglise, France, on June 16, 1929, to Suzanne …

Windsor House Seats In Play

Friday, October 24, 2014

Weathersfield — State Rep. Mark Huntley, D-Cavendish, is running for a second term against independent challenger Stu Lindberg, a truck driver, also of Cavendish, in the Windsor 2 Vermont House district representing Cavendish and Weathersfield. Huntley, 58, owns …

Henry Kessler

Friday, October 24, 2014

White River Junction, Vt. — Henry Kessler, 96, of White River Jct, Vermont passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living. He was born and raised in Fairfield, Connecticut, served in the US Navy during World War II and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. …

Mimi Cary

Thursday, October 23, 2014

White River Junction, Vt. — Mimi Cary passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, with her family by her side at Valley Terrace Communities in White River Junction. Born May 12, 1920, in Springfield, Mass., Helen Antoinette Moog was the daughter of Wilson T. Moog and Helen C. …