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Hartford Bolsters Arena Access Road

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Hartford — After months of delay, a plan to build an access road for the newly renovated Wendell A. Barwood Arena was given a boost this week when the Hartford School Board agreed to chip in $40,000 toward its costs. “That’s going to allow us to go forward with construction of the new access road this fall,” Public Works Director Rich Menge said Friday. The arena was the subject of …

Marion S. Powell

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Medford, Ore. — Marion S. Powell, 91, formerly of Quechee, Vt., died on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. A memorial service will be held in Medford on Sept. 18. …

Canes Run Over Colonels

Friday, August 28, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — Jacob Perkins ran for 230 yards and six touchdowns in 21 carries and the Hurricanes defeated Brattleboro, 41-21, in the teams’ season opener. Hartford trailed, 7-0, before scoring 41 consecutive points and giving its backers hope that last season’s 3-6 record won’t be repeated. “I haven’t seen our backs run …

Vt. OKs Nursing Home Sale

Friday, August 21, 2015

Montpelier — Members of the Green Mountain Care Board voiced reservations Thursday but in the end approved the sale of the Brookside Health and Rehabilitation nursing home in White River Junction and a sister facility near Burlington to a New York group with members who are owners of …

New Pocket Park Plan Pitched

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Quechee — About 60 people attended a Hartford Selectboard meeting Tuesday night to hear and comment on the creation of the long-debated and long-awaited Quechee pocket parks. For more than a year, Selectboard members have wrestled with how …

Hartford Grad Packs a Punch For Charity

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Former three-sport Hartford High athlete Allison Kemon has always been willing to give new activities a try. Her latest athletic pursuit could make a real difference in the lives of others. Kemon, 27, will make her amateur boxing …

Burt A. Rosenzweig

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Burt A. Rosenzweig, 56, a resident of Quechee, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, Aug. 16, 2015, at his home in Quechee. He was born April 22, 1959 in Hartford, Conn. the son of Jules and Renee (Hyman) Rosenzweig. He received his schooling in West Hartford, …

Care Board Weighs Sale Of Brookside

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

White River Junction — Vermont regulators have been asked to approve an $8 million deal that includes the transfer of Brookside Nursing and Rehabilitation here to a New York group that includes a pair of real estate developers and the owners of two low-rated nursing homes. Brookside, a …

Hartford School Talks With Support Staff Stall

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Hartford — After several months of contract negotiations broke down over salary increases, the Hartford School Board and its support staff union are in a 30-day “cooling off” period, according to Superintendent Tom DeBalsi. Mediation and the hiring of an independent fact finder failed to fully resolve the …

Burt A. Rosenzweig

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Burt A. Rosenzweig, 56, a resident of Quechee, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, Aug. 16, 2015, at his home in Quechee. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Kenneth A. Clifford

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Kenneth A. Clifford, 57, died suddenly on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, at the Concord Hospital in Concord, N.H. He was born May 10, 1958 in Lebanon, N.H. a son of Donald M. and Ruth (Pitkin) Clifford. Ken grew up in White River Jct., and lived …

Richard C. Wilson

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Sun City, Ariz. — Richard C. Wilson, 75, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Sun City. He was born in 1939 a son of Clarence and Eva (Stricklin) Wilson in Willimantic, Conn. Dick grew up in Connecticut where he attended school and worked on horse farm, he later …

A Life: Bill Mitchell, 1921-2015; ‘His Goal Was to Help Inform, Bring Knowledge or Make Life Better’

Monday, August 17, 2015

West Lebanon — Whether it was during a 50-year career in the education and waste management industries or his retirement years spent in the Upper Valley, Bill Mitchell was forever helpful, resourceful and inventive. A longtime agronomy professor …