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Body Found in Hartford Identified

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

White River Junction — Police on Monday identified the body of the man who was found dead in the woods behind Mt. Olivet Cemetery on Hartford Avenue as David Woodward, 51, of South Royalton. Police could not determine the cause of death and are waiting for an autopsy to be completed, but said there were no signs of trauma. An initial report from the medical examiner on Monday showed no …

Geneva E. Conrad

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Geneva E. Conrad, 83, passed away in Lebanon, N.H. on Sunday, July 20, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Hanover, N.H. on Feb. 12, 1931, a daughter of the late Joseph and Cecelia (Mallock) LaBelle. She graduated from Hartford High School in 1949. After graduation she married the love of her life, Norman Conrad, on Nov. …

Firing of Lebanon Co-Op Store Workers Highlights Issue of ‘At-Will’ Employment

Monday, July 21, 2014

Lebanon — When Dan King got to work at the Co-op Food Store in Lebanon at 10 a.m. on June 13 and began sweeping the floor, as was his usual routine, he had no idea what the day would bring. Then King, who managed the wine department at the Lebanon branch of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society, saw co-worker John Boutin being beckoned …

Theodore R. “Ted” Kendall, Jr.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Theodore R. “Ted” Kendall, Jr., 76, died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. He was born Aug. 20, 1937, in Randolph the son of Theodore and Beda Mae (Bent) Kendall. Ted was raised in Strafford. He attended …

Wanting Water Everywhere: Runner Uses Yoga to Raise Money for Native Kenya

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Hanover — Elite distance runner Sam Chelanga has settled in the Upper Valley in part because the wooded hills remind him of his home village in Kenya. Now he’s hoping friends in his new surroundings can help him …

William J. Malcolm

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

White River Jct, Vt. — William J. Malcolm, 89, died Sunday evening, June 29, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Junction, Vt. He was born March 31, 1925, in Milton, Mass., the son of Clarence and Helen (Doyle) Malcolm. He graduated from high school in …

This Is How We Do It

Monday, June 30, 2014

Hartford Soccer Club’s Sarah Jones, bottom, reclines as coaches Joe Denny, right, and Jeff Acker talk to the team at halftime during their New Hampshire Soccer Conference women’s game against Touchline at Ottauquechee School in Quechee on Monday. …

An Eagle Eye on VINS’ Mission

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Quechee — With a new leader at the helm and its 40th anniversary just behind it, the Vermont Institute of Natural Science is looking ahead to the coming decades. Executive director Charlie Rattigan, who joined VINS last month, …

Engagement: Adams — Barker

Sunday, June 29, 2014

White River Junction — Rick and Mary Beth Adams, of White River Junction, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Adams, to Joshua Barker, of Lyme. The bride-to-be graduated from Hartford High School in 2005, earned a …

Forum, June 29: The Science of Fluoride; Lebanon’s July 4th Offerings; Executive Orders

Sunday, June 29, 2014

A Scientifically Sound Decision To the Editor: As a member of the Hartford Selectboard, I read the recent editorial on Hartford’s decision about fluoride with particular interest (“Hartford Brushes Off Fluoridation Science,” June 22). The editor’s claim that the Selectboard did not “wish to go to the trouble …

Ann Stephany Rogenski

Saturday, June 28, 2014

West Hartford, Vt. — Ann Stephany Rogenski, 64, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born July 24, 1949, at Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon, a daughter of John and Marion Rogenski. Ann was raised in Wilder and …

Forum: June 28: More Police Needed in Hartford?

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Making Decisions in Hartford To the Editor: What a contrast between the state and the town of Hartford. On Vermont Public Television on June 20, there was news about Gov. Shumlin signing into law measures to help people with drug addictions. The emphasis is on rehabilitation rather than …

Hartford Preps for July 4 Crowds

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Wilder — With Lebanon having postponed its traditional July 4 fireworks until the end of August, Hartford officials are concerned that their annual Independence Day display could draw large crowds from across the Connecticut River to watch their show near the Wilder Dam. As a result, they are …