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Hilda B. Reynolds

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

North Fort Myers, Fla. — Hilda B. Reynolds of North Fort Myers, age 98, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Fla. She was born Oct. 7, 1916, in Hartford, Vt. the daughter of Leslie and Grace (Hogan) Blood. She grew up in Hartford and graduated from Hartford High School class of 1934. She was married to Harry N. Reynolds in Feb. 1939 and lived together in White River Junction, Vt. They moved to New Britain, Conn. in 1941 to work at Fafnir Bearing in support of the war effort. They built a home in Farmington, Conn. in 1949 where they raised their two children. Hilda worked for Southern New …

Patsy Schneider

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Hartford, Vt. — A celebration of life to honor Patsy Schneider will be held June 27 at 2 p.m. at Upper Valley Watson Dog Park in Hartford. Patsy passed Dec. 26, 2014, at age 64 at DHMC. She was a resident of Hartford and dog mother of Nathan. …

Daniel R. Wallace

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

West Hartford, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Daniel R. Wallace, 55, who died Feb. 28, 2015, will be held next Wednesday, May 27, at 10 a.m. in the West Hartford Cemetery in West Hartford, Vermont. The Knight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. …

Leeds Columbia Ackerman

Thursday, April 30, 2015

White River, Vt. — Leeds Columbia Ackerman, 91, formerly of North Haverhill, died on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River. He was born in Fairlee, Vt., on Jan. 6, 1924, the son of Louis and Esther (Sanborn) Ackerman. Leeds served with the …

Jumping Right In

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Firefighters from Hartford, Rutland, Burlington, South Burlington and Colchester, Vt., practice safely entering moving water during Vermont State Urban Search and Rescue’s training on the Ottauquechee River in Quechee on Wednesday. Valley News — Sarah Shaw …

Personal Glory: Phys Ed Classes Go Beyond Team Sports

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Lebanon — Across the Upper Valley, traditional team sports models within public high school physical education curriculums are being replaced by fitness and personal-growth initiatives. At Lebanon High, longtime PE teacher Tim Kehoe teaches personal fitness courses that …

Lyme Man Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

White River Junction — A jury last week found a Lyme man guilty of sexually assaulting a young girl in Hartford six years ago. Benjamin Labelle, 32, is being held without bail at Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield, Vt., while he awaits sentencing. Labelle, who was found …

Shooter Argues Self Defense in East Bethel Altercation

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

East Bethel — A 66-year-old East Bethel man was released on bail after pleading not guilty to shooting and injuring his friend during a fight that ensued over a bottle of brandy, according to court documents. Dennis Dundas …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Pro-Labor Candidates Sweep Hanover Co-op Board Elections Hanover — Candidates endorsed by a pro-labor group swept this month’s election for board of directors of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society, winning all four open seats and displacing two incumbents who ran for re-election. Voting began March 28 and ended …

In Need of a Charge: Colby-Sawyer Baseball Finds Wins Elusive

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Colby-Sawyer College baseball players Matt McIntosh and Justin Devoid were loosening up with a game of catch Sunday alongside the first-base line at Norwich University as their team piled up several runs en route to sweeping a nonconference …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Talk on Therapy Dogs Planned in Woodstock

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Woodstock — A free talk about therapy dog work is set for May 2 at 1:30 p.m. at Norman Williams Public Library. The presentation is sponsored by Therapy Dogs of Vermont, based in Williston. Gordon Perkinson, TDV’s vice president, will explain what therapy dog work entails and describe …

At the Hospitals: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Conference at DHMC Explores Child Abuse Issues Lebanon — A recent professional conference at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center explored the issue of child abuse, including its connection to medical costs. Three Twin State professionals were honored at the April …