Norwich

Court Rules on Termination of Town Managers

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Town managers across Vermont may have gained a measure of job security with a recent Vermont Supreme Court ruling that selectboards may not dismiss municipal managers without cause. The state’s highest court in January issued an opinion on a lawsuit brought by former St. Johnsbury, Vt., Town Manager Ralph Nelson, who was terminated by the Selectboard there in 2012. In firing Nelson, members of the St. Johnsbury Selectboard cited language …

Laura Julietta Hirschfeld Mulley

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Berkeley, Calif. — Laura Julietta Hirschfeld Mulley, age 38, of Norwich, Vt., and Berkeley, Calif., died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Born to Priscilla Sherman and Donald E. Kent on May 3, 1976, in Brattleboro, Vt., she was adopted by Linda Mulley of Norwich, and Barbara Hirschfeld of Sebastopol, Calif., in 1978. She remained close to her birth parents throughout her life. …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about the future. The TA coach had entertained similar thoughts about the graduating class from 2014’s …

It Ain’t Over ’til Senior Year: Even With D-I in Future, Hartman Happy Scoring for Hanover

Monday, March 16, 2015

Manchester — Matti Hartman’s first hockey rink was built by her father, out of love for the game and the two children who would be playing it. Gregg Hartman, a Philadelphia native and Flyers fan whose pleasant memories …

Victory Cheer: Rapid-Fire Goals Give Marauders Another Title

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Manchester — Good things always seem to come in bunches for the Hanover High girls hockey team, be it scoring goals or gathering state championships. The Marauders augmented both in Saturday’s 6-3 win over Bishop Brady-Trinity in the …

Hanover Has Its Football Coach

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High is tapping into a builder of football programs in hopes of constructing something good for the Marauders. Sam Cavallaro will take over the reins formerly held by Mike Ivanoski as head football coach at …

No Sense of Urgency in Norwich

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard spent much of Wednesday’s meeting reviewing a weighty binder of information related to the stalled capital facilities project, though there was little discussion among board members over what form the renovations should take. Instead, …

Marauders, Again: After Dispatching Lebanon, Hanover Eyes a Six-Peat

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Concord — Seven years. Six opportunities. Five different schools. The cream of the NHIAA’s girls hockey crop has been trying — and failing — to knock the Hanover Marauders off their perch as the premier program in the …

Marauders Do a Lot With a Little

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hanover — There was joy in the stands and singing and dancing in the locker room. There was also some of the most stingy defense you ever saw and the fewest points that Tim Winslow has ever seen …

Dental Insurer Cuts Reimbursement

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Norwich — Northeast Delta Dental, faced with growing competition and the prospect of losing premium-sensitive individual consumers, this year implemented a 4 percent cut in the fee schedule it uses to reimburse most dentists in New Hampshire and Vermont. “Our prices stopped being competitive,” said Tom Raffio, chief …

Business Park Planned for Sykes Avenue

Sunday, March 8, 2015

White River Junction — A new light industrial business park and incubator space is on the drawing board for Hartford, a move that could ease pressure on the dearth of shovel-ready business sites in the area while providing financial support for the nonprofit designed to spur economic growth …

Car Store Ready for Move to Hartford

Sunday, March 8, 2015

White River Junction — It took a mere 16 months, but The Car Store in Norwich is finally ready to begin moving its business to Sykes Mountain Avenue in White River Junction. But the full move of the Subaru dealership may still be 12 months away. Car Store …

In Norwich, New Chairwoman and Town Manager Don’t Mix

Friday, March 6, 2015

Norwich — The new Selectboard on Wednesday voted 4-1 to make Linda Cook its chair, picking a selectwoman who publicly opposed the facilities bond that failed on Tuesday and clashed with Town Manager Neil Fulton over their respective …