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Lawmakers: Prison Closing No ‘Done Deal’

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Windsor — Two top Windsor County Democrats in the Vermont Legislature say a proposal to close Southeast State Correctional Facility in Windsor is not a “done deal.” Instead, lawmakers will weigh the pros and cons of closing the facility in the coming weeks, as well as all other possible options to patch a budget gap totaling $113 million. “The decision to close the Southeast State Correctional Facility is not a …

Local Roundup: Unearned Runs Help Dartmouth Softball Split With Terps

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Staff Reports College Park, Md. — A pair of unearned runs in the top of the sixth inning broke a 5-5 tie and propelled the Dartmouth College softball team to an 8-5 win over Maryland on Wednesday and a split of their nonleague doubleheader. The Terrapins (20-13) dominated the opener, besting the Big Green (7-12) in six innings, 18-8. Dartmouth leaped to the …

Budget Plans Left as Is in Hartford

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hartford — Both the School Board and the Selectboard are expected this weekend to defend the budgets that voters rejected during voting earlier this month, with most officials arguing that an additional examination of the spending plans has confirmed there’s no fat to be trimmed. Voters will convene on Saturday for the annual floor meeting to discuss and vote on the unresolved 2015-16 …

I-91 Bridge Project Gets Underway

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Hartford — The first traffic disruptions associated with a major bridge reconstruction project on Interstate 91 began on Monday, but those lane closings are only temporary, state highway department officials said. “It will only be three days, and then we’ll be done,” said Jill Barrett, a public outreach …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Local Roundup: Chargers Drop Pair

Monday, March 16, 2015

Staff Reports Auburndale, Fla. — Making a 1,400-mile trip to get in some North Atlantic Conference action, the Colby-Sawyer College baseball team dropped a pair of league contests to Maine-Farmington on Sunday, 12-5 and 13-2. The Beavers (2-0 league, 5-0 overall) jumped to a 4-0 lead in the …

At the Hospitals: March 15, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Health, Driving Classes Offered at APD Lebanon — Several driving courses and health classes will take place in the coming months at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. They meet in the Dwinell Room at Harvest Hill. AARP Smart Driving …

Doughnut Franchise Eyes Route 5 Site in Hartford

Sunday, March 15, 2015

White River Junction — An owner of Dunkin’ Donuts franchises throughout New England has won site development approval for a new Dunkin’ Donuts eatery to be built on the spot currently occupied by a Sunoco gas station and Simon’s Store convenience market on Route 5 across from the …

People in Business: March 22, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Reginald Greene, of Hanover, has been promoted to executive vice president, director of lending and credit, at Ledyard National Bank. He is responsible for all aspects of Ledyard National Bank’s lending business, including commercial, residential and consumer lending, …

Business Notes: March 22, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Randolph — A record-setting number of exhibitors, including GW Plastics, Darn Tough Vermont, IBM and My Web Grocer, participated in the recent Career Fair held at Vermont Technical College. A total of 97 employers exhibited at the March …

Jai Covell

Friday, March 13, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Jai Covell, 33, died unexpectedly, Monday, March 9, 2015, at his home in Wilder. He was born May 24, 1981, in Lebanon, N.H. the son of Timothy and Lindsey (Boyce) Covell. He grew up in Lebanon and attended the local schools. He went to work …

Jai Covell

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Jai Covell, 33, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at his home in Wilder, unexpectedly. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. a full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Bernice Evans Ballard

Thursday, March 12, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Bernice Evans Ballard, 87, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. She was born a daughter of Perley and Flossie (Corse) Evans, Aug. 16, 1927, in Fletcher, Vt. Bernice graduated with the Class of 1944, from Bellows …