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Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner feeds from Paige Kehoe and Megan Newton into the day’s only goal as the Hurricanes blanked the Terriers, 1-0, at Hartford High School. BF last lost a regular-season game two years ago, but the Horne strike, defender Morgan Fisk’s work against the Terriers’ top scoring threat and Rachel Loseby’s six-save shutout goaltending won the day for Hartford (6-2-2). “It was a really good game, up and down,” …

Critter’s Crusade 5K Raises Money, Awareness of Upper Valley’s Addiction Problem

Sunday, October 4, 2015

White River Junction — The blue skies, cool fall air and wide walking path running behind the Dothan Brook School off Route 5 were a perfect setting for a New England 5K, but there were signs among the 100-plus crowd of walkers and runners that this was no ordinary athletic event. Other running …

Business Notes: Oct. 4, 2015

Sunday, October 4, 2015

White River Junction — Vital Communities, the White River Junction-based nonprofit, received a $15,500 business development grant to provide technical and marketing assistance to regional farmers. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Business Development Grant Program to support the start-up or expansion of rural Vermont businesses. The program funds nonprofits or public entities that provide technical assistance to …

Hartford Police to Add Social Worker

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Hartford — Hartford police will soon be the fifth Vermont police department to have a Health Care and Rehabilitation Services social worker stationed at its headquarters to intervene in situations that are less suited for law enforcement and more appropriate for someone with a mental health background. HCRS …

Eugene John Lepa

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Derry, N.H. — Eugene John Lepa, 77, passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at Aurora Senior Living of Derry. Eugene was born on June 9, 1938, in Hanover, N.H., to Frank S. Lepa and Fonzina (Varnesse) Lepa. He was a graduate of Hartford High School in White …

Growing Congregation Ready to Break Ground on Church

Saturday, October 3, 2015

White River Junction — Whether you consider it a triumph of marketing, of community or of religious spirit, when White River Junction’s Riverbank Church breaks ground on a $2.2 million church on Oct. 12, the project will present …

Hartford’s Acting Town Manager Has Contract

Friday, October 2, 2015

Hartford — Town leaders have signed a formal contract with Acting Town Manager Steve Locke as a search committee moves forward with plans to identify the permanent successor to Hunter Rieseberg, who abruptly retired from the town’s top spot in August after nearly 20 years in the job. …

Woodstock Boys Feel They Have Unfinished Business

Friday, October 2, 2015

Woodstock — Before the season started, Woodstock Union High defenseman Cole Dalton wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. No one did. Losing 10 players to graduation would have made any team question its ability to compete, let alone …

Hartford Haunted by Building Woes

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Hartford — Town leaders on Saturday will be holding an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated, and newly named, Hartford Town Hall. A $4.2 million bond-funded renovation to what previously was called the Hartford municipal …

Quechee Man Faces Felony Sex Charges

Thursday, October 1, 2015

White River Junction — A 38-year-old Quechee man has pleaded not guilty to felony sex slave trafficking and lewd and lascivious conduct in connection with accusations that he forced a woman to make pornographic videos and perform sex acts in front of a live streaming web camera. Windsor …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Girls Show Their Progression Against Tigers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sunapee — Strong teams improve the little things as a season goes on and that’s just what the Sunapee girls soccer team is doing. The Lakers beat visiting Newport 6-1 in the rain on Tuesday afternoon. The win …

Congregation Votes to Sell White River Junction Church

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

White River Junction — Seven months after voting not to sell their Gates Street church for cash, members of the United Methodist Church on Sunday agreed, on a narrow 34-30 vote, to trade their historic building of worship …

Back to Full Strength: Woodstock Girls Soccer Blanks Hartford

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

White River Junction — For the first time all season, Woodstock head coach Greg LaBella got a glimpse of what his team looks like at full strength. Senior defenders Anna Tracey and Rachael Emory finally got back on …