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Hilda Lorraine Harris

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hebron, N.H. — Hilda Lorraine Harris, 92, of Bliss Lane, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Speare Memorial Hospital, in Plymouth. Born in Hanover, N.H. on Jan. 3, 1922, Hilda was the daughter of Watson and Eleanor (Swift) Judd. Hilda grew up in Stratford, Vt. and attended Stratford, and Thetford Vt. schools. She resided in the Hill, N.H. and Alexandra, N.H. area for many years. She has been a resident of Hebron for the past several years. Hilda worked as a licensed nursing assistant for many years at several health care facilities such as Merrimack County Home, in Boscawen and Concord Hospital, in Concord. Hilda enjoyed baking bread, gardening, crocheting, embroidery, feeding the birds, spending …

Windsor Boys Upend Hartford

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

White River Junction — As a Windsor High graduate, Hartford boys basketball coach Steve Landon learned the art of press-and-run while playing for Yellowjackets coach Harry Ladue in the 1980s. Landon and the Hurricanes used that method to nearly erase a double digit Windsor lead in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, but Jacks …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

Candle Ceremony in Wilder to Honor Memory of Children Who Have Died

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Hartford — People around the world will light candles next Sunday to honor the memories of children who have died. The event, held the second Sunday in December, was created by The Compassionate Friends, a worldwide organization that offers comfort, support and hope to bereaved parents, siblings, grandparents …

Drivers Needed for Blind

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Volunteers drivers are needed to help blind and visually impaired Vermonters get where they need to go. The need is especially urgent in and around the White River Junction and Woodstock areas, the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired said in a recent news release. Volunteers …

Boiler Fire at Hartford High School

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Hartford, Lebanon, Norwich, and Hanover firefighters responded to a small fire at Hartford High School on Saturday afternoon when the school’s woodchip boiler malfunctioned. The incident required officials to have those attending a school event leave the building, …

With Advances in Snow Plowing Come Increased Expectations

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Thetford — When discussion at a recent Selectboard meeting turned to a contract for snow-removal services to supplement the work performed by the town road crew, it prompted some gentle chiding of drivers whose cars may not be the brawniest vehicles out there — but who nevertheless want …

Hartford Man Wants House Arrest

Thursday, December 4, 2014

White River Junction — A Superior Court judge will soon decide whether a 31-year-old Hartford man accused of killing his girlfriend’s son last summer will be allowed to reside at his Maple Street apartment pending trial. On Wednesday, …

Laura “Loretta” Etta Graf

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Laura “Loretta” Etta Graf, 77, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 1, 2014, at the Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H. She was born June 12, 1937 in Greenville, S.C. the daughter of George and Mildred (Kingsland) Townsend, Jr. Loretta was married to Henry Farrell Jr. in 1956. …

Vt. Health Site Better, Not Best

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

White River Junction — The state’s $100-million website has sometimes been absent without leave during Vermont’s second annual campaign for expanded health insurance coverage, but that hasn’t halted progress in the effort, according to some navigators and brokers. Consider the experience of Ken Parker, a White River Junction …

Kenneth Arthur Newton

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Bethlehem, N.H. — Kenneth Arthur Newton, 66, Bethlehem, died suddenly and unexpected on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. He was born to Elmer Kenneth Newton and Shirley Lilas Gardner in 1948. Ken married his sweetheart he dated throughout his …

George R. Creeger

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — George R. Creeger of Middle Haddam, Conn. died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder. Born in 1925 in Attleboro, Mass., the son of Methodist Minister whose parishes included Middletown, Conn. (where George met his wife Elva, the daughter of …

Hartford Allows Taller Buildings

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Hartford — A proposed $3.5 million project slated for construction this summer could allow downtown White River Junction to reach new heights — literally. The proposed mixed-use building, planned for the northeast corner of Bridge and Main streets …