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Granville “Red” Austin

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. — On Sunday, July 6, 2014, Granville “Red” Austin, 87, died at his home in Washington D.C. The youngest child of Captain Albert Murray Austin and Madeline Power, he was born in Boston in 1927. His two siblings were Calvin and Shirley Austin. The Austins moved to Norwich, Vt. in 1932 and Red’s heart never left. He was taught by Marion Cross at the Norwich Public School, and …

Olive Burnette Cox Funke

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Greenwood, S.C. — Olive Burnette Cox Funke of Wesley Commons, Greenwood died on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in the loving care of family and friends. Olive was born to Logan and Herbert Cox on June 23, 1919, in Lynn, Mass. She attended Lynn Classical High School and New England Baptist Hospital School of Nursing. She later worked for several years at Deaconess Hospital …

In Norwich, A Push for Route 5 Site

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Norwich — Town officials on Friday published an open letter recommending that the fire and police departments move to the ABC Dairy property on Route 5, despite the Selectboard’s decision earlier this month not to investigate the site further. “It appears to me that they have decided to ignore the vote taken by …

Tag-Team Tourney: Vt. Open Requiring the Work of Two Courses

Monday, June 16, 2014

Killington, Vt. — There’s a collective responsibility to running any golf tournament. The folks behind the Jeff Julian Memorial Vermont Open are only taking it up a couple of notches this week. Following through on a decision to …

Service Note

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Norwich — United States Marine Corps First Lt. Sage D’Aprile, of Norwich, recently graduated from U.S. Navy primary flight training at Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Milton, Fla., and has been selected for U.S. Navy Advanced Tactical Strike training at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas. He will report …

Engagement: Carter — Draviam

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Norwich — Peter and Debbie Carter, of Norwich, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Bancroft Carter, to Philip Rajeev Draviam of Boston, Mass. The bride-to-be attended school in Norwich and Hanover before graduating from Milton Academy …

Sunday Forum: The Solar Display in Norwich; A Nation With Declining Health Care; How the Rich Prevail

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Solar Tracker Is Beneficial To the Editor: It saddens me to think of what an ill reception the tracking solar panel on Union Village Road in Norwich has had (“Norwich Home Solar Panel Heats Up Green Energy Conundrum,” June 7). I no longer live in Norwich, though I …

At Hanover, ‘Go and Choose Your Own Path’

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Hanover — Two Labradoodle pups, making their debut as honorary guests, shared the limelight with 182 seniors at Hanover High School’s 126th graduation ceremony Friday night. Dewey, a chocolate five-month-old male, and …

A Fairly Fishy First Try; White River Open Deemed Successful

Saturday, June 14, 2014

When fly fishermen Brian Burkholder and Eric Dexter decided to organize a fly fishing tournament on the White River, they sought advice from Jesse Haller, who directs the Otter Creek Classic in the Middlebury, Vt., area. “We were …

Local Roundup: Hanover Graduate Part of Hall of Fame Class

Friday, June 13, 2014

Manchester — The New Hampshire Legends of Hockey didn’t exist when Steve Shirreffs was patrolling the blue line for the Hanover High School boys hockey program. Now he’s entering the hall of fame. Shirreffs will join a seven-person class when the NHLOH holds its annual induction ceremony and …

Forum, June 12: Rieseberg’s Contract; Negative News Coverage; Videotaping a Woman Feeding Cats

Thursday, June 12, 2014

About Rieseberg’s Contract To the Editor: The point of the open letter we are circulating in Hartford is to bring an end to the self-renewing contract the town manager enjoys. Under the terms of the contract, the Selectboard does not need to vote on renewing his contract; it …

Forum, June 11: Dartmouth ‘Brand,’; Let There Be Solar; Eating Garlic Mustard

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Big Money Vs. Obamacare To the Editor: Turn on your TV set here in New Hampshire of late and sooner or later you will surely be confronted by an earnest young woman speaking in dulcet tones reminding us that the Affordable Care Act simply “is not working,” and …

Forum, June 10: Don’t Expand VA System; Support the Co-op; Brain Benefits of Cursive; Lebanon School Board Caught Off-Guard

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Don’t Expand VA System Now To the Editor: Sen. Bernard Sanders has introduced legislation to expand VA medical services. I disagree. The VA hospital system does not need more doctors or space. It should concentrate on its core function, the expert care of service-related physical and psychological injuries, …