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Hassan: Revisit State Budget

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Junction — New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan is encouraging legislative leaders to return to the table to consider a compromise on the state’s budget for the 2016-2017 biennium. Hassan vetoed the $11.3 billion budget approved by the Republican-led Legislature last week. A particular sticking point has been business tax cuts which Hassan said would “blow a large hole in future budgets, making investment in our priorities that are …

Larger Veterans Center Opens

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Junction — Upper Valley veterans have a new space to call their own on the first floor of a new office building on Prospect Street in White River Junction. At the new, larger Vet Center, counselors will continue to provide veterans and their families with care and referral services as they …

Jerry Hersey Lovejoy

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Jerry Hersey Lovejoy, 88, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He was born on Feb. 25, 1927, in Gardner, Mass. to his parents, Harry and Harriet (Hersey) Lovejoy. Jerry leaves his wife, Melvena (Nena) Braley Adams Lovejoy of 14 years; one son, Jerry Jr.; four daughters, Susan, Holly, Colleen, and Dana; one …

Norwich Women’s Club Gives $66,000 in Grants

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Norwich — Twenty local organizations will receive a total of $30,000 in grants from the Norwich Women’s Club Community Projects Fund this year, an amount that represents 80 percent of the total requested funds, the club said in a news release. The women’s club will also distribute $36,000 …

On Balance, It’s a Thrill: Mountain Unicyclists Take Trails One Wheel at a Time

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Norwich — Rob Lycett compares learning to ride a unicycle to learning a language: It takes a lot of practice before it begins to feel natural. “There’s a learning curve,” Lycett, of West Hartford, said. Lycett is part …

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 …