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Nanine K. Hutchinson

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Nanine K. Hutchinson, 78, passed away on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living Center in Wilder. Nanine was born on June 1, 1936, in Oneonta, N.Y. to Marshall and Katherine (Weed) Hutchinson. She attended schools in Oneonta, and graduated from Wells College, Aurora, N.Y. in 1958. After college, Nanine began a long and successful career in publishing beginning at Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass. where she inaugurated the Press’s program of exhibiting books at scholarly meetings. In 1972, she joined the University Press of New England (UPNE) in Hanover, N.H. as marketing manager. During her tenure, UPNE grew to a successful consortium of university presses from Dartmouth College, …

Rieseberg Gets Two More Years

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Hartford — The Selectboard and longtime Town Manager Hunter Rieseberg have agreed on a two-year contract extension that calls on Rieseberg to train his replacement, who would take over in 2016. The board voted unanimously Tuesday night to enter into the new contract with Rieseberg, who has been in the position for 18 …

Glory Days Festival Features Trains, Music

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Hartford — The 22nd annual Glory Days Festival is set for Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown White River Junction. The free festival celebrates railroading and other modes of transportation. It will feature model train and Lego train shows; displays of engines and vintage cars and tractors; and carnival rides. Performances, including live music, will take place throughout the …

Forum, Aug. 23: Candidates; Rick Perry; the Co-Op; and Bees

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The Need Speaks Volumes To the Editor: Weathersfield Proctor Library has not been expanded since it was built in 1902. Perhaps more people would use it if it was bigger. I have taken my children there for functions and you sit on top of other people. I cannot …

Sara Condie

Friday, August 22, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Sara Condie, 92, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in Wilder. Sara was born Jan. 22, 1922, in Hudson, Ohio, a daughter of Eugene and Stella (Burdick) Rideout, and the youngest of seven children. After graduating from Hudson High School, Sara …

Kendall C. “Gil” Gilbert, Jr.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Kendall C. ”Gil” Gilbert, Jr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, Vt. He was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Woodstock, Vt. the son of Kendall and Margaret (Hutchins) Gilbert. In 1941, they moved to the Boston area where …

Walter G. Parmenter III

Friday, August 22, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — A graveside memorial for Wally Parmenter who died May 20, will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in White River Jct., Vt. with a celebration of life following at the VFW in White River Jct. …

Marilyn T. Mock

Friday, August 22, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Marilyn T. Mock, 80, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. Mrs. Mock was born June 27, 1934, in Randolph, Vt., a daughter of Maurice and Hilda (Brown) Taft. After graduating from Spaulding High School in Barre, …

Will Rieseberg Remain?

Friday, August 22, 2014

Hartford — Town officials hope to resolve a new employment agreement with Town Manager Hunter Rieseberg early next month but remained tight-lipped Thursday about the protracted, closed-door negotiations. The Selectboard held at least its fifth executive session on …

Way Paved for West Hartford Library Lot

Thursday, August 21, 2014

West Hartford — Construction workers this week tore down two vacant warehouses behind the West Hartford Library, eliminating a hurdle that had delayed the opening of the library, which was rebuilt following Tropical Storm Irene. “It has been …

Forum, Aug. 21: When Shall We Overcome Racism?; Turning the Other Cheek in Dorchester; Co-op Transparency

Thursday, August 21, 2014

When Shall We Overcome Racism? To the Editor: It rips my heart out and utterly stuns me that even now, in this wonderfully blessed nation, it is unsafe to be born with dark skin. When will this end? And how do we end it? Having grown up in …

Kendall C. “Gil” Gilbert, Jr.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Kendall C. “Gil” Gilbert, Jr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Arden “Bart” Barton, Jr.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Quechee, Vt. — Mr. Arden “Bart” Barton, Jr., age 79, of Willard Road, Quechee, Vt. and formerly of Main Street, Hope Valley, R.I., died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at his home in Vermont. He was the husband of the late Joyce E. (Murphy) Barton Born Oct. 19, 1934, …