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Paul N. Wood

Friday, April 24, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Paul N. Wood, 87, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born April 9, 1928, in Hartland, Vt. a son of Ralph and Regis (Daley) Wood. After Paul graduated from Hartford High School in 1946 he drove taxi for a time and then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving in North Africa. He returned from the service and met Joyce LaRock in Quechee; they were married Nov. 28, 1953. They lived in Connecticut for a short time while Paul worked at Pratt & Whitney before moving back to Vermont, settling in Quechee where they have lived since. Paul worked as a letter carrier for …

St. Johnsbury Mows Down Hartford

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Wilder — A loud and prolonged roaring emanated from the lot adjacent to the Dothan Brook School athletic field Thursday, the ruckus caused by a couple of gentlemen racing riding lawnmowers. On the field itself, the Hartford High girls lacrosse team wasn’t able to muster enough horsepower to match St. Johnsbury Academy, falling …

Northern Stage Is Teaming Up With Counterpart Theaters

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Dorset, Vt. — Northern Stage will wrap up the inaugural season at its new theater next spring by staging one of the comedies in Alan Ayckbourn’s trilogy The Norman Conquests. Artistic director Carol Dunne this week announced the company’s plan to produce Living Together, the first Conquest play, as part of a collaboration with southern Vermont’s Weston Playhouse and Dorset Theatre Festival, according …

Hartford Offices Almost Ready

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hartford — When town employees move into their newly remodeled municipal offices next week, they’ll enjoy several advantages: air conditioning, improved natural lighting and, not least, an absence of bats. When staffers moved from the 130-year-old Bridge Street …

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 …

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. …

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 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