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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 …

Volunteer Spotlight: He Has the Drive to Serve Fellow Veterans

Sunday, June 7, 2015

White River Junction — Lawrence “Larry” Cayia has been retired for years, but he still has a regular commute. Four days a week, the Essex Junction, Vt., resident brings veterans from Chittenden County to their appointments at the …

Tough Target for Vermont’s Schools: ‘Spending Growth Limit’ Will Be Challenge to Hit

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hartford — When Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin penned a major education reform bill into law on Tuesday, he emphasized the bill’s goals of “right-sizing” education infrastructure, improving opportunities for the state’s students and providing property tax relief. But …

Engagement: Marzouk — Burdick

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Wilder — Donna Keefe Marzouk, of Wilder, and Mohsen Marzouk, of Flower Mound, Texas, along with Leland and Laurie Burdick, of Bennington, Vt., have announced the engagement of their children, Sara Marzouk and Ethan Burdick. The bride-to-be graduated …

Financial Coach Will Work With Upper Valley Nonprofits

Sunday, June 7, 2015

For the next 2 1/2 years, economically vulnerable clients at four local nonprofits will have access to a financial coach, courtesy of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. Listen Community Services, Twin Pines Housing Trust, Upper Valley Haven and WISE, convened by Granite United Way, applied as a group …

‘A Story to Tell’: Ex-Addict From Hartford Graduates From CCV a Changed Man

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — On his first day of class, drug addict Wayne Miller, 27, of White River Junction, had a plan to scam Community College of Vermont for the value of his tuition check. On his last day …

Rolling With the Changes: Segway Tours Are Quechee Gorge Village Owner’s Latest Business Reinvention

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Quechee — On a whiteboard in Gary Neil’s cluttered office above the Cabot Quechee Store at the Quechee Gorge Village shopping mall on Route 4 is scrawled a reminder: “QGV is in reality part of a much larger …

State: Royalton Man a Danger

Friday, June 5, 2015

White River Junction — Authorities are holding an area business owner without bail on allegations that he threatened two of his employees with a gun on Thursday. Didace G. Lacroix Jr. pleaded not guilty on Friday to five …

Peoples Ends Rivendell’s Vermont Golf Title Reign

Friday, June 5, 2015

Killington, Vt. — Reigns end with Game of Thrones gore. They end with a silent coup d’etat. They end through neglect, decay, the failure to embrace change. And they end as Rivendell Academy saw its reign atop Vermont …

Judge: No Letter at Perkins Trial

Thursday, June 4, 2015

White River Junction — A Superior Court judge this week said she will not allow into evidence a letter that has been characterized as the linchpin of the defense for Emily Perkins, the South Royalton woman accused in a 2011 shooting that left a Bethel man dead and …

At the Hospitals: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Health Care Networks to Be Outlined At West Lebanon Meeting West Lebanon — A free information session on June 25 will describe the health care provider networks likely to be available through New Hampshire’s health insurance exchange next …