Norwich

Ben Acker

Local Roundup: Hanover Hockey Wins With Defense

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester — Two players who didn’t show up on the scoresheet played big roles as the Hanover High boys hockey team gained its first win of the season in a 2-0 shutout of Goffstown to open the Bauer Queen City Holiday Classic at JFK Coliseum on Friday afternoon. With Hanover (1-2-0) struggling through 17 minutes of shorthanded time, some of it two men down, forward Gavin Ratliff and defenseman Austin Thum led a penalty-killing unit that bent but never broke. Ratliff operated at the top of the Marauders’ defensive box while Thum lent a physical edge to the play, helping goaltender Luke Ratliff (14 saves) …

Area Shops Come Together for Charity

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Norwich — A fundraiser organized for the Upper Valley Haven by a general store has collected more than $50,000 since Dec. 1, leading the Hanover-based Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation to raise the limit for its matching donation. Dan Fraser of Dan & Whit’s created the donation drive for the homeless shelter last year, along with the event’s name: 19 Days of Norwich. …

Norwich Man Integral in Cuba Release

Monday, December 22, 2014

Norwich — An influential U.S. Senate aide who helped to free an American imprisoned in Cuba and restore diplomatic relations with the communist country tracks his foreign policy and humanitarian work as far back as his Upper Valley origins. Tim Rieser, a long t ime aide to Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., is a …

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 …

Norwich to Increase Transfer Station Fees

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Norwich — Residents wishing to dispose of their trash at the town transfer station will see a significant increase in prices between now and July, as the town institutes a new “pay as you throw” system for solid waste disposal. It will include new town-issued trash bags and …

David Young U Kim, Esq.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Los Angeles, Calif. — David Young U Kim, Esq. died from complications of cancer on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Among his survivors are his wife, Jane, and sons, Brian, Christopher, and Alexander. David was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sept. 4, 1952. He joined the family of Dr. …

Clock Ticking for Norwich Renovations

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Norwich — Despite a detailed and contentious discussion Wednesday night regarding the town’s plans to renovate its fire, police and public works facilities, the Selectboard appeared likely to miss its deadline to present a final plan to voters at March’s Town Meeting. After going line by line through …

Allen H. Britton, Jr.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Naples, Fla. — Allen H. Britton, Jr., 95, died at home in Naples, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, following a period of declining health. He was born on May 18, 1919, in Hartland, Vt., the son of Allen & Mary (Wheeler) Britton. He attended schools in Hartland and Windsor, …