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Beatrice A. Hull

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

White River Jct., Vt. — Beatrice A. Hull, 72, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. She was born on June 30, 1943 in Buffalo, N.Y., to Marjorie Edmunds Alcorn and Clive V. Alcorn, Bea attended school in Gaysville and graduated from Whitcomb High School in Bethel. In 1961, she was married to Raymond Hull Jr. They raised two sons: Raymond Hull II, now of Braintree; and Richmond Clive Hull of Howell, Mich. The family lived in Bethel, Royalton, and Reading, Vt., before Ray Jr.’s work took them to Milford, Mich. Bea worked as a receptionist and secretary in her husband’s machine tool business when their …

Local Roundup: Woodsville’s Bemis Scores 1,000th Point

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wells River, Vt. — Waste not, want not. Efficiency was the name of the game for the Woodsville High boys basketball team in a 70-41 victory over visiting Blue Mountain on Monday night as the Engineers steamrolled to a big early lead and senior Jaret Bemis crossed the career 1,000-point barrier. Bemis, averaging …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus …

H.S. Notebook: Hanover Graduate Is Top Golf Coach in Mo.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Evan Scobie spends his spring days ferrying his high school golf team all over the place. Trips can take up to 3½ hours and sometimes require overnight stays. His players work on their games with him and get his aid when it comes to seeking college opportunities. And …

Windsor, Land of Goaltenders: Gilman Siblings Tend Net at Out-of-Town Schools

Monday, January 25, 2016

Woodstock — Grady Gilman usually wakes up at 3:45 a.m. for 6 a.m. practices with the Woodstock High boys hockey team at Union Arena. Unlike his teammates, he needs to account for a half-hour commute. Grady and his …

A Life: Donald Renehan; ‘People Relied on Him Because They Knew They Could Trust Him’

Monday, January 25, 2016

West Lebanon — Possessing a kind heart and love of all things mechanical, Donald Renehan always had an eye out for someone that could use his help, but never bragged or boasted about good deeds. “He was just …

People in Business: Jan 24, 2016

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Jessica Willis, of Springfield, Vt., has been promoted to director, business strategy and marketing operations, at Maponics, the White River Junction-based spatial data company that specializes in mapping areas and populations of interest. Willis, who previously served as …

John P. Bomhower

Saturday, January 23, 2016

White River Jct., Vt. — John P. Bomhower, 91, a life long resident of Christian Street in White River Jct., died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at Brookside Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 5, 1924, in White River Jct. the son of John L. and Martha Mary (Stone) …

Climate Change Increases Precipitation

Friday, January 22, 2016

Norwich — On the same day that NASA scientists announced that 2015 was officially the warmest year on record, about 50 Upper Valley residents and planners discussed how to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and adapt to increasing temperatures, precipitation and extreme weather events caused by climate change. Not …

School Budget Plan Cuts 14 Jobs in Hartford

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Hartford — The Hartford School Board unanimously approved a budget that would trim district spending by more than $200,000 and trim an estimated 14 positions from the district staff. Despite the cost cutting, the school portion of local property taxes still is expected to increase by 3 percent. …

At Long Last, Hartford Girls Hockey in a Winning Mood

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

White River Junction — The postgame celebration could be heard from the lobby, screams and cheers that seemed to get louder as the minutes passed by. As the Hartford High girls hockey team filed out of the locker …

Hartford Debates Proposed Charter Change, Local Option Tax

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Hartford — Though a majority of the residents who attended a public hearing Tuesday night expressed support for proposed changes to the town charter, some questioned their wisdom. During the annual Town Meeting in March, voters will consider recommendations by the Selectboard to create a 1 percent local …

Joyce “Joy” Harrison

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Wilder, Vt. — Joyce “Joy” Harrison, 77, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Lebanon Center Genesis in Lebanon, N.H. She was born May 18, 1938, in Worcester, Mass. a daughter of Edwin and Doris (Farmer) Hutchins. Joy graduated from Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, Pa. and later earned a …