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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, …

‘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 …

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 …

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 …

A Big Win, a Tough Goodbye for Windsor

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Windsor — It was a double dose of emotions for Windsor’s three-sport star Haley Wood as the senior was playing in her last regular season interscholastic event and she was there along with many others to say goodbye …

Juliette (Sora) Bonfiglio

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Juliette (Sora) Bonfiglio of Sarasota, Fla. formerly of Hartland, Vt., who died March 27, 2015, will be held next Saturday, June 6, at 10:30 a.m. in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in White River Jct., Vt. The Knight Funeral Home in White …

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 …

Janet M. Hayes

Thursday, May 28, 2015

East Aurora, N.Y. — Janet M. Hayes, 83, formerly of Claremont, N.H., died on May 16, 2015. She married Donald J. Hayes on May 28, 1955; missing their 60th wedding anniversary by 12 days. While living in Claremont she was active in the Ladies Union Aid Society at …

Engagement: Lyons — Li

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Hartland — Tom and Elizabeth Lyons, of Hartland, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Delanie Lyons, to Tao Li. The bride-to-be graduated from Hartford High School in 2002 and earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature …

Sports Notes: Windsor’s Gilbert Part of National TV Card

Friday, May 22, 2015

For years, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert has admired the exploits of Framingham, Mass., fighter Danny O’Connor. Today, he’ll have the opportunity to square up with him in the ring for the first time. Gilbert, 13-1, will be a major underdog at Boston University’s Agganis Arena when he takes …

Robert E. Dukeshire

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Robert E. Dukeshire, 87, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Sunday morning, May 17, 2015, at the Cedar Hill Continuing Healthcare Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are …