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Hassan: Revisit State Budget

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Junction — New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan is encouraging legislative leaders to return to the table to consider a compromise on the state’s budget for the 2016-2017 biennium. Hassan vetoed the $11.3 billion budget approved by the Republican-led Legislature last week. A particular sticking point has been business tax cuts which Hassan said would “blow a large hole in future budgets, making investment in our priorities that are …

Larger Veterans Center Opens

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Junction — Upper Valley veterans have a new space to call their own on the first floor of a new office building on Prospect Street in White River Junction. At the new, larger Vet Center, counselors will continue to provide veterans and their families with care and referral services as they …

Jerry Hersey Lovejoy

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Jerry Hersey Lovejoy, 88, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He was born on Feb. 25, 1927, in Gardner, Mass. to his parents, Harry and Harriet (Hersey) Lovejoy. Jerry leaves his wife, Melvena (Nena) Braley Adams Lovejoy of 14 years; one son, Jerry Jr.; four daughters, Susan, Holly, Colleen, and Dana; one …

Philip Graves, Jr.

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Philip Graves, Jr., 67, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at home in White River Junction. There will be no services. Knight Funeral Home in White River has been entrusted with arrangements. …

Ruby Louise Clark

Thursday, July 2, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Visiting hours for Ruby Louise Clark, 93, who died Sunday June 21, 2015, will be held Tuesday, July 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction. A funeral service will be held at the funeral …

Storms Down Trees, Take Out Power

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Hanover — Soggy soil and the occasional sharp gust toppled several trees throughout the Upper Valley during Wednesday’s rainstorms, in one case cutting power to more than a hundred people. Though air currents were “not terribly strong,” Mike Kistner, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gray, …

Police: Bethel Woman Was Driver in Hit-and-Run

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

White River Junction — A 22-year-old Bethel woman pleaded not guilty to a series of charges in connection with a hit-and-run accident that severely injured a South Royalton lawyer on June 23. On Monday, Allison Richards answered to …

2 Plead Not Guilty to Jail Assault

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

White River Junction — Two men pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to their alleged role in an assault at Southern State Correctional Facility on May 11. George Tarbell, 30, of Springfield, Vt., and Jason Chaffee, 32, of Windsor, were arraigned in Windsor Superior Court on felony charges of …

GUVSWD Considers Solar Array for North Hartland Landfill Area

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

North Hartland — Officials overseeing an undeveloped landfill for several Vermont towns are exploring the possibility of hosting a solar array on part of the North Hartland property in order to bring in new revenue. Tom Kennedy, district …

Hartford Works to Stop Flooding at Newly Renovated Town Hall

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

White River Junction — Hartford Town Hall, which only recently was reopened in the latter stages of a $4.2 million renovation project, is experiencing new flooding problems in the basement. On the Bridge Street building’s first and second …

Arliene D. Powers

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Arliene D. Powers, 94, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Cedar Hill Health Care Center in Windsor, Vt. She was born Sept. 27, 1920 in Lebanon, N.H. a daughter of Alfred and Margaret (Lovely) Durant. Arliene attended school in Post Mills, Vt. and was later …

Jean Ann Wilcox

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — A graveside service will be held for Jean Ann Wilcox, 74, died Dec. 5, 2014, at home,on Sunday, July 5, 2015, in the Christian Street Cemetery in Wilder, Vt. at 2 p.m. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction has been entrusted with …

Nonprofit Seeks to Buy West Lebanon Subsidized Apartments

Sunday, June 28, 2015

West Lebanon — An Upper Valley nonprofit housing group is trying to buy two subsidized housing complexes in West Lebanon, including the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments where tenants have been told the rental assistance available …