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Engagement: Evans — O’Neil

Sunday, January 25, 2015

White River Junction — Sonya Michelle Evans and Joseph Guthrie O’Neil have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Thelma Baker. She graduated from South Royalton High School in 1994 and is employed as a clinical secretary at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in Lebanon. The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Carey and John O’Neil, of White River …

Business Notes: Jan. 25, 2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015

West Lebanon — The Mouse Menagerie announced Friday it would be closing soon after more than 20 years in business. Peg Howard, who has owned the gift shop with her husband, Kevin, for six years said in a telephone interview that a combination of factors contributed to the decision to close, including the …

Fat of the Land: Wide-Tire Biking Makes an Inroad in the Winter

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Lebanon — Spending long winters away from trails is quickly becoming less mandatory for mountain bike enthusiasts. Snow-covered ground is turning much more accessible thanks to “fat bikes,” mountain bikes with giant tires made especially for traversing wintry surfaces. Up to five inches thick and loaded with treads, fat-bike tires allow riders to …

Stephen Lambert

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Stephen Lambert, 63, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, surrounded by family and friends, after a courageous battle with ALS. He was born Nov. 24, 1951, at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, N.H. to Andrew Leon and Rita (Stone) Lambert. He graduated …

Kaye Riley

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Kaye Riley, 98, of White River Jct. died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born on Aug. 17, 1916, in Thetford Center, Vt. the daughter of Glen and Rose Fifield. She graduated from Thetford Academy in …

Alan E. Dunklee, Jr.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Alan E. Dunklee, Jr., 44, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, in Quechee. He was born July 31, 1970, in Lebanon, N.H. a son of Alan E. and Linda (Martin) Dunklee, Sr. Alan graduated from Hartford High School Class of 1989 and from Mass Bay Community …

Joyce L. Wood

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Joyce L. Wood, 82, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at home in Quechee. She was born Dec. 22, 1932, in Lebanon, N.H. a daughter of William and Bertha (Valentine) LaRock. Joyce grew up in Quechee where she lived most of her life. After graduating from …

Hartford Might Cut Recycling; Private Haulers Offer Same Service

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Hartford — A state law that was passed to encourage universal recycling could have the opposite of its intended effect in Hartford, where town leaders are seeking to scuttle the town’s curbside recycling program. Because Vermont’s Act 148 requires trash haulers to accept recyclables beginning this July, Selectboard …

Local Roundup: Wasps Rain Threes in Boys Hoop Win Over Hartford

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

White River Junction — The Woodstock High boys played two halves of basketball in recording their second win over Hartford in 48 hours on Monday. They scored half of their baskets from beyond the 3-point arc, mirroring leading …

Lucille Ann “Lucy” St. Jean Spaulding

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Lucille Ann “Lucy” St. Jean Spaulding, 80, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born Aug. 26, 1934, in Lebanon, N.H. the daughter of Edward and Yvonne (Jette) St. Jean. She grew up …

Kaye F. Riley

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Kaye F. Riley, 97, of White River Jct. died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Arrangements are being handled by Hale Funeral Homes and Cremation Care of Bradford, Vt. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. …

Local Roundup: Thetford, Oxbow Track Win at UVM

Monday, January 12, 2015

Burlington — Competing against larger schools apparently didn’t faze the Thetford and Oxbow indoor track teams on Sunday. The Panther boys came away with a solid team victory at a Vermont Interscholastic Track Association meet at the University of Vermont, while the Olympian girls shared similar honors with …

Police Get Military Gear: Upper Valley Agencies Use Defense Program

Sunday, January 11, 2015

West Lebanon — At least 12 Upper Valley law enforcement agencies are beneficiaries of the Pentagon military-surplus program that provided Ferguson, Mo., police with some of the tactical gear deployed during protests there in August. The Department of …