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Talk on Therapy Dogs Planned in Woodstock

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Woodstock — A free talk about therapy dog work is set for May 2 at 1:30 p.m. at Norman Williams Public Library. The presentation is sponsored by Therapy Dogs of Vermont, based in Williston. Gordon Perkinson, TDV’s vice president, will explain what therapy dog work entails and describe the nonprofit’s certification process. No training or testing will take place, and participants should not bring their dogs, organizers said. Therapy Dogs …

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Conference at DHMC Explores Child Abuse Issues Lebanon — A recent professional conference at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center explored the issue of child abuse, including its connection to medical costs. Three Twin State professionals were honored at the April 9 event for their efforts to prevent child abuse. A collaboration between Children’s Hospital at …

Inside Tuesday’s ‘Valley News’

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Local designers, from left, Mark Merrill and Sigrid Lium, both of White River Junction, Colleen McCleary, of Canaan, and Rene Gerrior, of Lebanon, are honored with flowers and applause at the end of the fashion show held at the Main Street Museum in White River Junction earlier this month. The May issue of …

Hartford Pool Won’t Open This Summer

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Hartford — Residents who use the Hartford municipal pool will need to find another place to cool off this summer. The pool will not open for the season because construction crews are slated to break ground on several projects at the high school, all of which are situated …

Haven Closes Clothing Room

Thursday, April 9, 2015

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Haven has closed its free clothing room, increasing its reliance on partnerships with other organizations and retailers that offer clothes in an effort to decrease redundancies in local agencies’ donations and resources. Previously, visitors could walk into the Haven and browse …

Genier Clara Clerkin

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Albany, N.Y. — Genier Clara Clerkin, 90, passed away peacefully in the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, on Thursday, April 2, 2015. In heaven, she rejoins her beloved husband of 60 years, Dr. Eugene J. Clerkin, who predeceased her in 2008. Genier was a graduate of …

Stanley Tucker

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Derby Line, Vt. — Stanley Tucker, 63 of Derby Line, passed from a battle with cancer on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. He was born to Stanley & Georgia (Lawrence) Tucker in Lebanon, N.H. on July 8, 1951. He graduated in 1969 from Hartford High School. He was currently …

I-91 Project Begins With Route 5 Stoplights

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

White River Junction — A seven-month project to replace two Interstate 91 bridges hit one of its early milestones on Tuesday, when two temporary stoplights at the Route 5 junctions with I-91 north- and southbound were activated. By …

Lawrence A. Davis

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

West Hartford, Vt. — Lawrence A. Davis, 84, died peacefully, surrounded by family, Monday evening April 6, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, Vt. A complete obituary will follow in a later edition of the Valley News. …

White River Junction Fashion Show Unites, Inspires

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

White River Junction — While there were few similarities among the works of four clothing designers featured in a fashion show Saturday night at the Main Street Museum, there was one thing they all had in common: the …

Fore Thought

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Michael Follensbee, of Hartland, hits golf balls with his high school friend, Zach Temple, at Temple’s home in North Hartland last Tuesday. The former Hartford High golf teammates — Follensbee is a Cornell freshman, Temple a Castleton State …

Oram “Ray” Dubey

Monday, April 6, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — A memorial service to celebrate the life of “Ray” Dubey who passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2015, at the age of 87, will be held at Valley Terrace, 2820 Christian Street (Rte. 5), Wilder at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. …

At the Hospitals: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Norris Cotton Redesignated As Comprehensive Cancer Center Lebanon — The National Cancer Institute has renewed its Cancer Center Support Grant to Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth, continuing NCCC’s designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. The core grant …