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I-89 Bridges Meeting Set for Tonight in West Lebanon

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Lebanon — State transportation officials are seeking public comment tonight on planned improvements to the Interstate 89 bridges that cross the Connecticut River and carry about 38,000 motorists a day between New Hampshire and Vermont. Meanwhile, work on the Route 4 bridge crossing the Connecticut River between West Lebanon and White River Junction may cause some traffic delays starting early next week. At a meeting scheduled for tonight at 7 …

Hartford Selectboard Wants Cost For Quechee's ‘Pocket Parks’

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Quechee — Town officials want more information about how much it would cost Hartford to build two “pocket parks” on the north side of the Quechee Covered Bridge, a popular tourist spot overlooking the Ottauquechee River. The Selectboard Tuesday night voted 5-1 to hire professionals to conduct engineering and design studies to come …

Forum, July 24: More Co-op; Less Greed; ‘Tabasco?’; All This and Chocolate Chips

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Employment Issues Are Complex To the Editor: With regard to Sunday’s editorial (“The Co-op Firings,” July 20): Everyone who has ever managed a business with many employees is familiar with the difficulties of personnel management and the delicate balance required between the need for fairness and transparency, on one hand, and team morale and protection from legal liability, on the other. I am …

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 …

Forum, June 28: Change in Paradise Park; Fireworks in Lebanon; Checking Out of the Co-op; Traffic Warning

Friday, June 27, 2014

Changes in Paradise Park To the Editor: Changes are coming to Windsor’s town forest in Paradise Park. On June 24, the Selectboard approved a new ordinance that gives the Paradise Park Commission the authority to permit the hunting of deer, bear and moose for animal control in Paradise …

Animal Control Officer to Stay Full Time in Hartford

Friday, June 27, 2014

Hartford — The Selectboard unanimously voted to restore full-time status to the police department’s community service officer, a position that largely oversees animal control, parking enforcement and fingerprinting. The post, held by Brandon Dyke, 31, of Quechee, was …

Robert L. Brown

Thursday, June 26, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — A Celebration of Life for Robert L. Brown of White River Jct. who passed away on Jan. 9 will be held on June 29 at 1 p.m. at Clifford Park in West Hartford, Vt. Family and close friends are welcome. …