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Hartford Reviews Police Chief Applicants

Friday, July 25, 2014

Hartford — The town received fewer than 30 applications to fill the vacant police chief position, and the majority of the candidates are from outside New England. Town Manager Hunter Rieseberg told the Selectboard this week that the town expected to field between 40 and 50 applications, but collected just 28 by Monday’s deadline to apply. “It is a little bit less than what we are accustomed to,” Rieseberg said …

Camp for Camerawork: Young Filmmakers Learn the Ropes Through CATV

Friday, July 25, 2014

On a sultry Tuesday morning in White River Junction, one teenage boy chased another teenage boy, wearing a Boston Red Sox baseball cap, at top speed down Main Street past the Hotel Coolidge, and rounded the corner into an alley. A few pedestrians watched bemused. Summer highjinks? A feud breaking into public view? …

Forum, July 25: Enough About the Co-op; More About the Co-op; Hartford Track Vote; The Hole Story on Interchange Drive

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Co-op, in Two Words To the Editor: Enough already. Edmund Coffin Strafford Those With a Vested Interest To the Editor: At Wednesday’s board meeting of the Hanover Co-op, 14 people spoke in favor of the management. Of the 14 who supported them, seven had a vested economic interest. They were vendors, merchandisers and store employees who in some form or another receive …

Art Notes: Main Street Museum Commemorates the Anniversary of Russia’s First Museum

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Main Street Museum in White River Junction, in case you hadn’t noticed, is not a conventional academic museum, with the systems of categorization employed at such encylopedic institutions as the Metropolitan, the Louvre or the Museum of …

Genevieve K. Potter

Thursday, July 10, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Genevieve K. Potter, 91, died Wednesday, July 8, 2014, at Genesis Eldercare Lebanon Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born Aug. 27, 1922, in Montpelier, Vt. a daughter of Donald and Eleanora (Currier) Freeman. Genevieve grew up in Plainfield, Vt. where she graduated …

Forum, July 9: The Dangers of Alcohol; Co-op Shoppers; Amtrak on Track

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Dangers of Alcohol To the Editor: The article, “Addiction and Alcoholism Hit Men, Women Differently” on June 30 failed to mention the chief differences between men and women — pregnancy and nursing. The effects of alcohol on a developing fetus unfortunately can be devastating. Everyone should know …

Hartford to Host Meeting on Trash

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Hartford — Town officials started prepping Tuesday night for an upcoming meeting that will bring together leaders in core Upper Valley towns to discuss regional ways to deal with solid waste removal. Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, which was formed by the Selectboard last fall, gave a brief …

Richard L. McEwan

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Hartford, Vt. — Richard L. McEwan, 37, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Manchester, N.H. He was born Aug. 14, 1976, in Hanover, N.H. a son of Tammie L. McEwan and Richard L. Nott. Rick attended Hartford High School and later worked in the building trades throughout the …

Hartford to Probe Resident Complaint

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Hartford — The Selectboard voted unanimously last week to hire an investigator to look into a resident’s complaint of potential misconduct by a town official, according to town records. Minutes of the July 2 Selectboard meeting indicate the board vote came after a closed-door session that lasted more …

Lebanon Juniors on the Rise Again

Monday, July 7, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team made quick work of two foes Sunday, routing Alton, 14-4, and New London, 10-0, each in only five innings. Despite a new head coach and numerous new …

Volunteer Spotlight: A Long Ride to Help Fellow Veterans

Sunday, July 6, 2014

White River Junction — More than a decade has passed since Larry Daigle started traveling from his home in Granville, N.Y., to White River Junction to volunteer with Friends of Veterans. It’s a long drive — 80 miles …

Wedding: Curtis — Johns

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Wilder — Diane M. Curtis and William Michael Johns were married on June 15, 2014, in Wilder. The bride is the daughter of Thomas Curtis, of Rochester, Vt., and the late Caroline Curtis. She is a graduate of …

Dartmouth’s Excess Does Some Good

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s campus was quiet early Friday morning as a silver sedan pulled up the dining hall’s back driveway and executed a turn so its trunk faced the loading dock. An abandoned bicycle rested on the …