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Savannah Triplett, 6, tags along as her father Mike Tripplett, left, and grandfather Mike Lesperance, back, move out of Triplett's Pine Tree Lane apartment in West Lebanon, N.H. Thursday, June 25, 2015. "With the way things are going here, there's no reason to stay," said Triplett who is moving back to Virginia to be near his family. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Nonprofit Seeks to Buy West Lebanon Subsidized Apartments

Sunday, June 28, 2015

West Lebanon — An Upper Valley nonprofit housing group is trying to buy two subsidized housing complexes in West Lebanon, including the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments where tenants have been told the rental assistance available to them under the current landlord will expire at the end of the year. Twin Pines Housing Trust, based in White River …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” Allen was talking about a rapidly approaching deadline under Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law, a radical …

Gay Marriage Coast to Coast

Saturday, June 27, 2015

White River Junction — As Vermont Law School professor Jackie Gardina absorbed the news Friday morning that the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of national marriage equality, she received a text from her wife, Lauren Bassing, who is traveling cross-country. “She said when I went to bed in Ohio last night, I …

60th Anniversary: Robert and Alice Vincent

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Hartland — Robert J. Vincent and Alice L. Vincent celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 24, 2015, with a party at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science Nature Center in Quechee. The event was hosted by the …

Business Notes: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

White River Junction — Leadership Upper Valley, a program of Vital Communities, graduated 21 last week. The graduation was held June 10 at Harpoon Brewery in Windsor. The leadership training program runs from September through June. It includes 10 day-long sessions focused on key aspects of community life …

Paul A. Betters

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Hartford, Vt. — Paul A. Betters, 52, died early Thursday morning, June 11, 2015, at his home in Hartford Village. He was born June 18, 1962 in Lebanon, N.H. the son of Barry K. and Eleanor Ann (Bettis) Betters. He grew up in Hartford and graduated from Hartford …

Protecting Her Memory: WRJ Man Wants to Install a Fence Around Daughter’s Gravesite

Friday, June 12, 2015

West Lebanon — A White River Junction man who has been pushing Lebanon officials for the right to erect a fence around his daughter’s gravesite said he was devastated when the plot was damaged in a nighttime incident. …

Paul Allen Betters

Friday, June 12, 2015

Hartford, Vt. — Paul Allen Betters, 52, died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at his home in Hartford Village. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. A full obituary will follow in tomorrows newspaper. …

Kaye Riley

Friday, June 12, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Graveside funeral services for Kaye Riley, 98, of White River Jct., Vt. who died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 11 a.m in the family lot in the Evergreen …

Elaine C. Herb

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Committal services for Elaine C. Herb, 80, who died, Feb. 15 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., will be held Monday, June 15, 2015, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center at 11 a.m. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction …

Local Roundup: Windsor’s Comstock a Three-Event State Champ

Monday, June 8, 2015

East Montpelier, Vt. — Windsor High junior Katey Comstock added more to her impressive — and growing — athletic resume by sweeping to three field-event victories at the Vermont Principals Association Division II state track and field championship on Saturday at U-32 High School. A year after claiming …

Volunteer Spotlight: He Has the Drive to Serve Fellow Veterans

Sunday, June 7, 2015

White River Junction — Lawrence “Larry” Cayia has been retired for years, but he still has a regular commute. Four days a week, the Essex Junction, Vt., resident brings veterans from Chittenden County to their appointments at the …

Tough Target for Vermont’s Schools: ‘Spending Growth Limit’ Will Be Challenge to Hit

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hartford — When Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin penned a major education reform bill into law on Tuesday, he emphasized the bill’s goals of “right-sizing” education infrastructure, improving opportunities for the state’s students and providing property tax relief. But …