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Mary Estelle St. Jacques

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Mary Estelle St. Jacques, 94, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Valley Terrace in White River Jct. She was born in Northumberland, N.H. on June 16, 1921, the daughter of Eloi and Melanie (Johnson) Roy. Estelle graduated from Connecticut Central College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and taught in the Hartford and West Hartford, Connecticut elementary schools. She married Marcus St. Jacques …

At the Hospitals: July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

VA Medical Center Surgeons Receive Career Development Awards White River Junction — Two surgeons from the VA Outcomes Group, based at White River Junction VA Medical Center, have received Veterans Administration New England Career Development Awards. “In addition to the honor bestowed by these highly competitive regional grants, the awards provide critical salary support that allows promising junior investigators to jumpstart productive careers …

Sykes Ave. Complex on Agenda

Sunday, July 26, 2015

White River Junction — An application to build a new $6.4 million, 88-unit apartment complex on the border of the Sykes Mountain Avenue commercial district and a quiet residential neighborhood has raised questions from town planners and neighbors alike. On Aug. 3, the Hartford Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for a …

Take the Long Way Home

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Zachary Wells, Megan Johnson, center, and Stephanie Wells, all of Gainsville, Ga., return to hiking the Appalachian Trail in West Hartford after swimming in the White River on Tuesday. Hiking the trail from north to south, the trio …

Baker Hill Administering New England Amateur Golf Exam

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — Hanover’s Nate Choukas didn’t become a member at Baker Hill Golf Club this year with the New England Amateur in mind. But it isn’t going to hurt his chances for a good week. Choukas, the …

Stephanie Marchand

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Stephanie Marchand of Quechee and Fort Myers, Fla. passed away peacefully at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs on July 9, following a long battle with several illnesses. She is survived by her husband, Whit, a daughter, Deborah Brien, a son-in-law, Christopher and step-granddaughters, Brittany and …

Hartford Legion Will Return to State Tourney

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

White River Junction — The Hartford American Legion baseball team gathered for a group photo Monday night after a 12-5 defeat of Lakes Region clinched its first postseason berth in what’s estimated to be at least 15 years. There was the usual tomfoolery of hats being knocked askew …

At the Hospitals: July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

VA Names Mental Health Chief White River Junction — Dr. Brett Rusch has joined White River Junction VA Medical Center as chief of mental health and behavioral science service, as well as an assistant professor of psychiatry at …

Business Notes: July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

White River Junction — A new marketing campaign is designed to make it easier to find, buy and prepare foods from Upper Valley farms. Valley Farm Fresh, a program of Vital Communities, includes an improved, mobile-friendly Valley Food & Farm Guide, a calendar of farm-related events, and recipes …

Two Decades in the Making: Hartford’s ‘Little Urban Area’ Growing Up

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Hartford — “This,” said Lori Hirshfield, Hartford’s planning director, “is our little urban area.” Hirshfield was talking about the Sykes Mountain Avenue commercial and industrial zone, an area that will be affected by a decision facing Hartford Selectboard …

Hartford Farm Is the Latest Victim of Milk Glut

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Hartford — George Miller, one of two remaining dairy farmers in Hartford, has milked Holsteins twice a day at his parents’ Jericho Valvu Farm for 39 years. When 57 Holsteins leave the Bedell Road farm on Monday to …

Post 22 Stumbles in Finale

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Manchester — Bouncing home in a school bus from Gill Stadium here Saturday, the Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior baseball team passed a billboard shortly before entering Interstate 293 North. “Need a fresh start?” asked the enormous …

Still No Charges in Newport

Friday, July 17, 2015

Newport — Almost a year after a 48-year-old Newport man shot his son-in-law on the front porch of his home, prosecutors still haven’t filed charges in the case. Sullivan County Attorney Marc Hathaway said the process has been slowed by uncooperative witnesses to the August incident in which …