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Forum, Aug. 23: Candidates; Rick Perry; the Co-Op; and Bees

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The Need Speaks Volumes To the Editor: Weathersfield Proctor Library has not been expanded since it was built in 1902. Perhaps more people would use it if it was bigger. I have taken my children there for functions and you sit on top of other people. I cannot think of a better way to spend our tax dollars. The town could host more forums, speakers and children’s activities, and more …

Sara Condie

Friday, August 22, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Sara Condie, 92, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in Wilder. Sara was born Jan. 22, 1922, in Hudson, Ohio, a daughter of Eugene and Stella (Burdick) Rideout, and the youngest of seven children. After graduating from Hudson High School, Sara was selected to be an acting intern at the prestigious Cleveland Playhouse. She subsequently attended …

Kendall C. “Gil” Gilbert, Jr.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Kendall C. ”Gil” Gilbert, Jr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, Vt. He was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Woodstock, Vt. the son of Kendall and Margaret (Hutchins) Gilbert. In 1941, they moved to the Boston area where he graduated from Mechanical Arts High School. Kendall went on to serve his country in …

Walter G. Parmenter III

Friday, August 22, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — A graveside memorial for Wally Parmenter who died May 20, will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in White River Jct., Vt. with a celebration of life following at the VFW in White River Jct. …

Marilyn T. Mock

Friday, August 22, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Marilyn T. Mock, 80, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. Mrs. Mock was born June 27, 1934, in Randolph, Vt., a daughter of Maurice and Hilda (Brown) Taft. After graduating from Spaulding High School in Barre, …

Will Rieseberg Remain?

Friday, August 22, 2014

Hartford — Town officials hope to resolve a new employment agreement with Town Manager Hunter Rieseberg early next month but remained tight-lipped Thursday about the protracted, closed-door negotiations. The Selectboard held at least its fifth executive session on …

Way Paved for West Hartford Library Lot

Thursday, August 21, 2014

West Hartford — Construction workers this week tore down two vacant warehouses behind the West Hartford Library, eliminating a hurdle that had delayed the opening of the library, which was rebuilt following Tropical Storm Irene. “It has been …

Forum, Aug. 21: When Shall We Overcome Racism?; Turning the Other Cheek in Dorchester; Co-op Transparency

Thursday, August 21, 2014

When Shall We Overcome Racism? To the Editor: It rips my heart out and utterly stuns me that even now, in this wonderfully blessed nation, it is unsafe to be born with dark skin. When will this end? And how do we end it? Having grown up in …

Kendall C. “Gil” Gilbert, Jr.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Kendall C. “Gil” Gilbert, Jr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

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, …

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 …

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 …