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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 Northwestern University in Chicago, and later moved …

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. …

So Much More Than a Garden

Sunday, August 17, 2014

White River Junction — Considering the cost of water, fertilizer and his own labor, it would probably be cheaper to buy vegetables than grow them himself, but to Nalin Patel, the garden on the grounds of the Pine …

Wedding: Blickarz — Perreault

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Wilder — Catherine E. Blickarz and Roger D. Perreault were married on July 18, 2014, on Salisbury Beach in Massachusetts. The bride is the daughter of Mary Ann and Mike Blickarz, of Wilder. She graduated from Hartford High …

White River Growpro Opens

Sunday, August 17, 2014

White River Junction — Kendall Smith and Stephanie Waterman have turned their passion for gardening into a business with the opening earlier this summer of White River Growpro. Located on South Main Street, near Big Fatty’s BBQ and Elixir Restaurant, the couple said the store will fill a …

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A Situation That Had to End To the Editor: The editorial “Loyalty and Profits at Market Basket” in the Sunday Valley News Aug. 3 was excellent. “Let them eat cake!” “Hell, no,” said the customers. At my age, nearly 80, like many others, I have been there when …

Forum, Aug. 15: The Importance of Staging; Ovation for the Orchestra

Friday, August 15, 2014

An Omission in the Production To the Editor: Opera North’s performance of My Fair Lady at the Lebanon Opera House had all the virtues identified by Nicola Smith in her review: strong lead actors, familiar and evocative music, and a satisfying finish as a production (“Opera North Opens …

M. Agatha (Aggie) Hennessy

Friday, August 15, 2014

Quechee, Vt. — Peacefully, M. Agatha (Aggie) Hennessy passed away at her Quechee, home on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, surrounded physically and spiritually by her family. Aggie spent her last days facing a view of the vast peace and beauty of her much beloved Vermont. The daughter of …

Art Notes: Photographs Mark Time at the Coolidge

Thursday, August 14, 2014

On one level the photographs of Rosamond Orford, which are exhibited in the Zollikofer Gallery in the lobby of the Hotel Coolidge in White River Junction , are striking landscapes, pleasing arrangements of color and light; on a …

Wet Walk in White River Junction

Thursday, August 14, 2014

After picking up a cup of coffee, Ted Carbino walks back home in White River Junction Wednesday.Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Mary “Aggie” Hennessy

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Quechee, Vt. — Mary “Aggie” Hennessy, 91, died at her home in Quechee Monday evening Aug. 11, 2014. Visiting hours will be held at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock on Friday evening, Aug. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be …

Hayward B. Crewe

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Hayward B. Crewe, 89, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Cedar Hill Continuing Care Center in Windsor. He was born April 30, 1925, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. a son of Benaiah and Lena (Salsman) Crewe. He graduated from Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw, Mich. …