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Jeremy Mackling, project manager at PCL, explains the construction of the new Interstate 91 bridges over Route 5 in White River Junction, Vt., during a news conference at the site on August 19, 2015. 
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Detour on I-91 Northbound Planned Until Monday Morning; Delays Expected in WRJ

Thursday, August 27, 2015

White River Junction — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is urging drivers and pedestrians to avoid the area around Interstate 91’s Exit 11 interchange in White River Junction this weekend as construction crews plan to shut down the interstate’s northbound lanes to replace the bridge over Route 5. State transportation officials said they hope travelers will agree with their assessment …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved to the Brandeis University women’s rugby football club as head coach in 2010, helping the …

Edna “Peggy” Downing Rice

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Edna “Peggy” Downing Rice, 90, a lifetime resident of Hartland, passed away suddenly from heart complications Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Peggy was born December 20, 1924, in Hartland the daughter of Walter and Nellie (Fish) Lawton. She received her schooling in Hartland and attended Windsor High School. She married John Downing on Feb. 7, …

Engagement: Dattilio — Ash

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Quechee — Lin Dattilio, of Hartland, and David Dattilio, of White River Junction, have announced the engagement of their son, Matthew Dattilio, to Marybeth Ash. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Susan and Anthony Ash, of Westborough, Mass. …

Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard, 88, a long time resident of Hartland, died following a lengthy illness, Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Cedar Hill Care Center in Windsor, Vt. Jim was born March 31, 1927, in Randolph, Vt., the youngest child of Ernest Samuel and Clytie …

Kenneth R. Maxfield

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Kenneth R. Maxfield, 74, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at his home in Hartland. Ken was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Post Mills, Vt. the son of Andrew and Ella (Bowker) Maxfield. He grew up in Post Mills and graduated from the Thetford Academy. He …

GUVSWD Considers Solar Array for North Hartland Landfill Area

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

North Hartland — Officials overseeing an undeveloped landfill for several Vermont towns are exploring the possibility of hosting a solar array on part of the North Hartland property in order to bring in new revenue. Tom Kennedy, district …

Calvin E. Murphy, Sr.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Calvin E. Murphy, Sr., 75, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield, Vt. surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 26, 1939, in Hartland, where he also attended school, before enlisting in the United States …

Kenneth R. Maxfield

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Kenneth R. Maxfield, 74, died at his home in Hartland on Sat. June 27, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” …

Engagement: Smith — Conaway

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Hartland — Holly Smith and Jeremy Conaway have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Laura and Bob Lord, of Hartland. She graduated from Woodstock Union High School in 2002 and attended the Community College of Vermont. She is employed at Upper Valley Critter Sitters and …

The Best Medicine: Longtime Mt. Ascutney Physician, Known for His Humor, Says Goodbye

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Windsor — Beach Conger is an old-school country doctor with some not so old-school twists. Take, for example, his pink tutu — two words that you’d be hard-pressed to find so closely associated with another medical professional of …

Deere Dealer Heads for Hartland

Sunday, June 21, 2015

White River Junction — After 24 years at 240 S. Main St., downtown fixture L.F. Trottier & Sons is departing White River Junction for Hartland. On Aug. 1, the company will swap its current 3,800-square-foot shop for an 8,000-square-foot facility on Route 5 in Hartland. It will move …