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At the Hospitals: Aug. 2, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Opens New Acute Rehabilitation Center Windsor — The new acute inpatient rehabilitation center at Mt. Ascutney Hospital has opened its doors to patients. The 10-bed facility includes a simulation kitchen, transitional apartment, therapeutic workshop, space for family members to stay overnight and private patient rooms. It is located in Mt. Ascutney’s former nursing home, which will eventually …

Vermont Up to Challenge, but N.H. Rules Again

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Players from NHIAA Division III schools might not attract as much notice as their brethren from larger institutions, but that didn’t stop a D-III contingent from contributing tremendously in Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. Gilford’s Kyle Gaudet caught five passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns, Golden Eagles teammate Max …

Roles Blur In Hartford Complaint

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Hartford — A conflict between a high school basketball coach and a member of the Hartford School Board whose son played on the team has exposed rifts between the district’s parents and coaching staff, with each side asking administrators to take a more active hand in reining in the other side’s behavior. When …

William C. Wanner, Jr.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — William C. Wanner, Jr., 85, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Lebanon Center Genesis in Lebanon, N.H. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Stephanie Marchand

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Stephanie Marchand of Quechee and Fort Myers, Fla. passed away peacefully at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs on Thursday, July 9, 2015, 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, …

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 …