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Windsor County Sheriff's Deputy Tyler Trombley, right, communicates with a colleague as Kyle Fellows, 53, of Hartford, left, waits to be arraigned in Windsor Superior Court in White River Junction, Vt., on Feb. 2, 2015. Fellows still faces felony charges related to drugs and  so-called “pipe bombs” that police detonated outside of his mother’s Gifford Street house during a Jan. 30 raid. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Vt. Bomb Threat Charges Dropped

Thursday, September 3, 2015

White River Junction — False bomb threat charges against a Hartford man whose home near Hartford High School was raided by police in January have been dropped. Kyle Fellows, 53, still faces felony charges related to drugs and the so-called “pipe bombs” that police detonated outside of his mother’s Gifford Street house during the Jan. 30 raid. As part of …

Hikers Pack Up, Clean Out Appalachian Trail

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Coined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service in the 1960s, the “leave no trace” principle encourages visitors of the outdoors to take out everything they bring into the wilderness. A few Appalachian Trail thru hikers did even better this year — leaving the national scenic trail even more pristine than when …

David C. Burgess

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — David C. Burgess, 24, died unexpectedly, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. He was born Sept. 14, 1990, in Redwood City, Calif., the son of Christopher and Mary (Shaheen) Burgess. At the age of fourteen he moved with his family to the Upper Valley where he attended and graduated from the Mid Vermont Christian School, class of 2008. He later …

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 …

Detour on I-91 Northbound Planned Until Monday Morning; Delays Expected in WRJ

Thursday, August 27, 2015

White River Junction — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is urging drivers and pedestrians to avoid the area around Interstate 91’s Exit 11 interchange in White River Junction this weekend as construction crews plan to shut down the …

School Will Have Narcan

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Hartford — The Hartford School Board reversed its position on an overdose antidote Wednesday evening, unanimously voting to draft procedures to equip the school district’s staff with the drug as a possible life-saving intervention for heroin overdose cases. In the coming months, administrators will develop a set of …

Maximizing Maxfield

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Hartford High boys soccer team practices at the Maxfield Sports Complex in White River Junction on Tuesday. This is the first year that the team has access to the new facility. The Hurricanes begin their season next …

Canes Desire Better in Coach’s Second Year

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

White River Junction — The driveway and parking lots at Hartford High School feature cracked pavement, gaping potholes and fading paint. The battered surfaces could serve as a metaphor for the Hurricanes’ 2014 football season, when a 3-6 …

Back in the Black: Financial Coach Helps Call the Plays That Pay

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Throughout Megan Sather’s childhood in Jericho, Vt., money ranked right up there with sex and religion. “Those were the three topics you were never to mention,” she said. Many other people — perhaps most people — had similar …

Hartford, Regional Planners’ Visions Differ

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Woodstock — An ongoing disagreement between the town of Hartford and regional planners boils down to a single question: What should Vermont look like? Or, perhaps: Who should decide what Vermont should look like? Peter Gregory, the executive …

James Anthony Cantore

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — James Anthony Cantore, 87, died Aug. 23, 2015, after a long and prosperous life loved by his family and friends. Jim was born Aug. 16, 1928, in Schenectady, N.Y. the only child of Vincenzo (James) and Grace (Colozze) Cantore. Jim graduated from the …

Vote Delayed for Sale of White River Junction Church Property

Monday, August 24, 2015

White River Junction — Members of the United Methodist Church have learned more details about a local developer’s offer to take the land where their existing church stands in exchange for building a new church on a nearby lot. For the last several months, Byron Hathorn’s company, Rio …

Anniversary: Harry and Theo Howe

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Quechee — Dr. Harry and Theo Howe, of Quechee, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary, on Aug. 18, 2015. They were married on Aug. 18, 1945, at the Congregational Church in Vershire, some months after Harry’s release from a …