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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 …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” …

Gay Marriage Coast to Coast

Saturday, June 27, 2015

White River Junction — As Vermont Law School professor Jackie Gardina absorbed the news Friday morning that the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of national marriage equality, she received a text from her wife, Lauren Bassing, who …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his …

Windsor Man, 58, Charged With Sexual Assault Pleads Not Guilty, Denied Bail

Friday, June 26, 2015

White River Junction — A 58-year-old Windsor man is being held without bail on charges that he repeatedly sexually abused a girl under the age of 13. Richard J. Coleman faces two counts of lewd and lascivious conduct …

Windsor Solar Proposal Would Be Largest in Vt.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Windsor — Green Mountain Power and groSolar are proposing to build a 4.9 megawatt solar farm on 50 acres of open space just south of the Southeast State Correctional Facility in what would be the utility’s largest solar …

Quechee Post Office Closed After Accident

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Quechee — A section of the post office was closed off to customers on Wednesday after fluorescent light bulbs accidentally broke in a sorting area, emitting small traces of mercury. Hartford Fire Capt. David Rowlee said the department wasn’t notified of the incident until about two hours after …

Ruby Louise Clark

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Ruby Louise Clark, 93, died Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, July 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in White …

Quechee Expansion Pushes On

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Quechee — Facing mixed signs in the local real estate market, the Quechee Lakes Landowners Association is moving ahead with a $4.4 million project to expand its clubhouse and upgrade two swimming pools, among other improvements. “We hope it helps attract younger families to the area,” said Tim …

Ruby Louis Clark

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Ruby Louis Clark, 93, died Sunday May 21, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born Feb. 26, 1922, in Bethel, Vt., a daughter of Samuel and Emma (Wooly) Bowen. Ruby attended school in …

At the Hospitals: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

$3.4 Million Grant Designed to Help Rural Veterans White River Junction — A nurse at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction and a nursing professor at a Boston graduate school have received $3.4 million to …