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Dorothy A. William

Friday, May 29, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — A Memorial Celebration for Dorothy A. William, 74, who died May 3, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. will be held at the Wilder Community Center, Wilder on Sunday June 7, 2015, at 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. has assisted with arrangements. …

Confluence of Activity

Friday, May 29, 2015

White River Junction — For Maci Martin, a 3-year-old whose mother walks with her from White River Junction to a West Lebanon preschool every day, the loud and dusty construction along Route 4 is the only Route 4 she’s ever known. A series of multimillion dollar projects, all packed into a half-mile stretch …

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Luring

Friday, May 29, 2015

White River Junction — A 56-year-old man from Michigan who has been living in the Upper Valley since the fall pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of attempting to lure a child for sex at a church earlier this month. Dale Vodden, who attorneys said moved to the area in November to …

Volunteers Are Needed for Hartford High MS Walk

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Hartford — The National Multiple Sclerosis Society needs volunteers for its walk at Hartford High School on Saturday. Volunteers are needed to unload and pack up supplies; greet, register and cheer on participants in the 3-6 mile walk; and staff facepainting and rest stop booths, and other tasks. …

Shumlin: Proposed Funding Mechanism for Water Bill a ‘Mistake’

Saturday, May 9, 2015

White River Junction — Gov. Peter Shumlin on Friday said a Senate Finance Committee proposal to charge landowners $1 per acre in order to fund a clean water bill is a “big mistake,” calling it a property tax. The charge on all properties greater than 15 acres — …

Hartford PD Issues Warning

Friday, May 8, 2015

Hartford — Police have asked parents and community members to be “extra vigilant” when looking after children at community parks or other public spaces, following an incident involving an 11-year-old child and an older man who the police said was acting in an “extremely suspicious” manner. On Tuesday, …

Hartford Board to Survey Residents

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Hartford — Town leaders will ask residents to help decide how to deal with the problem of a fundamental gap between the town’s revenues and services, Selectboard members decided Tuesday night. Over the past couple of years, the town has trimmed staff, deferred capital maintenance costs, raised taxes …

Curtain Closes on an Era: Northern Stage Bows Out of Briggs Opera House

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Fifteen minutes before curtain Sunday at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, the call came through a dim backstage corridor. “Last show,” a male voice said. “Last show.” It was an evening of “lasts.” The last …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions …

At the Hospitals: May 3, 2015

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Mt. Ascutney Physician Earns Pain Management Certification Windsor — Dr. Peter E. Rauert, a staff anesthesiologist at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, has earned board certification in pain management from the American Board of Anesthesiology. The certification …

End of an Era for the Polka Dot

Sunday, May 3, 2015

White River Junction — For sale: Small, cozy restaurant building in heart of White River Junction, fully equipped. Loyal clientele. In need of facelift, but great potential. Asking $130,000. See owner. Sound ideal? For the person who has …

Engagement: Miller — Cherenzia

Sunday, May 3, 2015

White River Junction — Alex Simon Miller and Vanessa Rae Cherenzia have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rhonda Zanella Cherenzia, of Westerly, R.I., and the late Raymond Cherenzia. She graduated from The Prout School …