Norwich

Amanda Snyder, a personal chef based in Norwich, made this beet salad at Sally Rutter's home in Lebanon, N.H. on Dec. 9, 2014. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)

Local Foods for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A manda Snyder’s love of preparing food began when she was five or six years old. That’s when she started baking, and it didn’t go flawlessly. “I made all the mistakes — substituting salt for sugar,” she said last week. But since then, she’s learned a great deal and has focused her passion not only on baking, but also on …

Joan E. Breen

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Stoneham, Mass. — Joan E. Breen, 82, formerly of Boston, died on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Breen was born and raised in Sunapee, N.H. and a graduate of West Lebanon High School. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, she moved to Boston. She met and married John Breen of Dorchester with whom she had a son, Andrew …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

Remembering the Victims: Gun Violence Vigil Held in Norwich on Anniversary of Newtown, Conn., Shooting

Monday, December 15, 2014

Norwich — A crowd of about 80 lined the fence at the corner of Main and Church Streets Sunday night for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting and other incidences of gun violence. …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Krass Third at Dew Tour Slopestyle

Monday, December 15, 2014

Breckenridge, Colo. — She keeps sounding like she’s surprised. The recent record, however, says that nothing Hanover’s Julia Krass has accomplished on snow lately should be shocking at all. The 17-year-old made the podium in her first freeskiing start of the season on Saturday, claiming third place in …

Norwich Artisanal Chocolatier My Brigadeiro Opens Storefront in Hanover

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Hanover — My Brigadeiro, the Norwich-base gourmet chocolatier that has won a national following while operating out of owner Ana Paula Alexandrescu’s home for the past two years will be opening its first store in Hanover five days before Christmas. The store, in the spot formerly occupied by …

Thousands Remain Without Power in Vermont

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Chelsea — Several thousand residents in Orange and Windsor counties remained without power Friday evening as utility crews spent a fourth day trying to restore downed power lines throughout the state. Green Mountain Power said crews are conducting a “massive restoration effort,” but that some outages “will last …

Robert Bruno Alexander Naumann

Friday, December 12, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Robert Bruno Alexander Naumann, 85.5 years old, succumbed to Parkinson’s Disease at Hanover (N.H.) Terrace on Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014. Bob was born on June 7, 1929, in Dresden, Germany, the son of Eberhard Bruno and Elsa (Haege) Naumann zu Koenigsbrueck. Given his parents’ …

Dean G. Bohorquez

Friday, December 12, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Dean G. Bohorquez, 80, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. Arrangements are pending. …

Norwich Facilities Proposal Takes Forward Step

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Norwich — The Selectboard on Wednesday night kept alive its chance to bring the fire and police facilities project to a bond vote this spring, despite having missed a deadline earlier this month. After a lengthy, impassioned discussion that included appeals from the police chief and members of …

Former Chief Seeks Marrow Match

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Windsor — The family of retired police chief Steve Soares has organized a bone marrow registry drive in response to his recent diagnosis with a rare, aggressive cousin of leukemia. Though Soares hadn’t found a match as of …

Norwich Sees Pros, Cons of Trash System

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Norwich — As the town plans to implement a new “pay as you throw” system in compliance with Vermont’s universal recycling law, residents voiced their concerns over the rise in fees at the town transfer station and the prospect of having to buy official town trash bags. “My …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Official Named Citizen of the Year Windsor — Jill Lord, chief nursing officer and director of patient care services at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, has been named 2014 Citizen of the Year by …