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Introductory Meeting Scheduled For Emergency Response Team

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Royalton — A community emergency response team is being reestablished in east central Vermont, with an introductory meeting set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Royalton Academy Building, 1482 Route 14. The CERT program “is a method to organize, train, equip, and then utilize citizen volunteers during times of need,” organizer Brad Salzmann said in a news release. In Vermont, the teams follow the service areas of local …

Lois Stowe Leavitt

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Concord, N.H. — Lois Stowe Leavitt of Concord, died peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of Daniel B. Leavitt, and loving mother of Nancy Leavitt-Reibel of Norwich, Vt., (husband Charles); Jean Westbrook Leavitt of Doylestown, Pa.; and Richard G. Leavitt of Amherst, N.H. (wife Deborah). She was especially proud of her seven grandchildren: …

Tyler Stillman Kirschner

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Norwich, Vt. — Tyler Stillman Kirschner, 28, peacefully passed away at home on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Despite struggling with mental health issues for the past nine years, he maintained a love of life through music, skateboarding, and his amazing propensity for creativity, which included jewelry making, painting, woodworking, playing music, and making skateboards. He could often be found going to concerts, traveling …

Birth Announcements: Sept. 27, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center SLAYTON — A daughter, Roxanna Eden Haynes Slayton, born on July 19, 2015, to Rachel Eleanor Haynes Coombs and Jeffrey Scott Slayton, of Norwich. WHITTEN — A son, Ethan William Whitten, born on Aug. 10, 2015, to Renata Louise Whitten and Craig William Whitten, of …

Norwich Sends Letter To State on Pool Dam

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard on Wednesday unanimously approved a letter to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources supporting the rebuilding of the Norwich Pool Dam. After a back-and-forth with state officials who oppose the construction of any dam, town leaders last month submitted their application to restore the …

A Wise Choice: Hanover Senior Glad She Picked Volleyball

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Hanover — When Zoe McElwain’s family moved to Hanover from Gainesville, Fla., two years ago, the then-sophomore had to choose between her two favorite athletic pursuits — soccer or volleyball — since, unlike in the Sunshine State, both …

Local Roundup: Five-Goal Second Half Enough for Dartmouth

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s soccer team played much of Sunday’s Burnham Field match with Sacred Heart like a toddler taken to the mall: Junior may be well-behaved most of the day, but the outburst will eventually come. The visiting Pioneers may have had that thought, perhaps, …

Home Sharing Opens Doors

Monday, September 21, 2015

West Fairlee — When Adrienne Mehalow began graduate classes at Dartmouth College in August, she wasn’t looking at the usual housing options. The Maine native didn’t feel comfortable going to Craigslist for a roommate and didn’t like the thought of university housing. Instead, she chose to share a …

Field Hockey on the Defensive as Dwindling Numbers Threaten Game at High School, Youth Levels

Sunday, September 20, 2015

There’s a tinge of apprehension in the voice of Kestin Bunnell, senior goalkeeper for the Mascoma Valley Regional High School field hockey team. It’s subtle, almost nonexistent in the unfamiliar heat of early fall. But it’s there. Bunnell’s …

A Homecoming to Forget for Marauders

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Hanover — In the post-game huddle, Hanover High head football coach Sam Cavallaro told his team to not look at the score. He wanted them to put it out of their minds. It was only their second game …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

School Notes: Thetford Woman Continues Education, by Teaching

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

With the elder of her two children through college and the younger well on his way, and with her Juneberry Music choral program up and running, Patricia Norton supposes that she finally could start pursuing the graduate degree …

Local Roundup: Hartford Girls Soccer Ascends Cosmos

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

White River Junction — Jeff Acker isn’t sure if Monday’s game against Springfield finished with the Hurricanes’ first four-point game under his decade-long tenure. If not, it’s certainly one of very few. Acker’s girls soccer team exploded offensively …