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Hartford Has Partial Budget Fix

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hartford — An earlier-than-planned entry into the Vermont Health Exchange appears likely to solve the first half of a two-year municipal budget crunch in Hartford, but town leaders said this week that work remains to be done in figuring out how to make the numbers work for fiscal year 2017. The budget approved by voters at Town Meeting in March left the town with a roughly $220,000 budget gap for …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including her 100th strikeout of the season, while allowing three earned runs to pick up the …

Eleanor F. Hughes

Thursday, May 28, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Committal Services for Eleanor F. Hughes, 66, late of White River Jct., who died Dec. 29, 2014, at home in White River Jct. will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 1 in the Hartford Cemetery in White River Jct. Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. has been entrusted with arrangements. …

Business Notes: May 3, 2015

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Hanover — Clay’s, the woman’s clothing store that specialized in comfortable and casual attire, closed without fanfare last week after 24 years in business, the third downtown retail business to close in recent months. Kurt Reichelt, president of the Essex Junction, Vt.-based chain of nine Clay’s stores in …

Gloria Grant Crowe

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Gloria Grant Crowe, 85, who died, Feb. 17, 2015, will be held next Saturday, May 9, at 1 p.m. in the West Lebanon Cemetery in West Lebanon, N.H. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. is in charge of …

Priscilla Jane Dutille Labelle

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Priscilla Jane Dutille Labelle, 89, who died Jan. 15, 2015, will be held next Saturday, May 9, at 11 a.m. in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in White River Jct., Vt. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. in in …

Florence Eva Viens

Saturday, May 2, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Graveside committal services for Florence Eva Viens, 85, who passed away on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, will be held next Friday, May 8, in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in White River Jct. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., VT has been …

Savor the Flavors

Friday, May 1, 2015

Falling on the first gorgeous spring day after a winter that wouldn’t quit, Flavors of the Valley was “definitely competing” with the weather, said coordinator Emily Gardner. Nonetheless, the annual tasting expo for local food drew about 900 …

Kuster Puts Focus on Pine Tree Lane, Housing

Friday, May 1, 2015

West Lebanon — With dozens of West Lebanon residents facing displacement by the pending loss of their subsidized housing, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., is set to discuss affordable housing with Upper Valley groups on Monday. “In New Hampshire, more and more people are finding 30-50 percent of …

Trinity Anglican Church Finds Home for Services

Friday, May 1, 2015

White River Junction — Members of the Trinity Anglican Church hope that Sunday’s services will mark the end the parish’s odyssey in the Upper Valley and lead to a long-lasting home. Bishop Brian Marsh will conduct worship services on Sunday morning for the 11-year-old, family-size — 16 members …

Sanders’ Message Resonates in Upper Valley, Even If It Doesn’t Translate to Votes

Friday, May 1, 2015

West Lebanon — With U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., joining the Democratic field for president, his progressive platform took center stage on Thursday. Sanders’ entrance into the race received widespread national media coverage this week, culminating in a …

Loren Farrar

Friday, May 1, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Loren Farrar, age 55, of Canaan passed away at DHMC on Sunday, April 26, 2015, after a long illness and a courageous battle with cancer. Loren was born in Brattleboro, Vt., on Dec. 21, 1959. He graduated from Hartford High School and served in the …

Canes Let It Rip(ken): Hartford High Reaping Benefits of Stellar Youth Program

Thursday, April 30, 2015

White River Junction — Now that he’s done coaching youth baseball, Chris Hamilton can sit behind the backstop at a Hartford High School game and do what he does best — coach … under his breath. Of the …