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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 …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 22, 2015

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Longtime VA Cardiologist Retires Hartford — Cardiologist James Bell has retired after a 41-year career at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction. Dr. Bell has played a “significant role in the education of Dartmouth medical students and with Geisel School of Medicine” and selflessly served the Upper Valley for many …

People in Business: Nov. 22, 2015

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Industrial designer Michael Porzio, of Braintree, Vt., has joined custom corporate furniture maker WallGoldfinger in Randolph. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Porzio previously held internships at Core Composites in Bristol, R.I., and with NASA in Houston. At Core Composites, Porzio was a prototype drafter. At NASA, he designed and …

Developer, Opponents In Talks

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Randolph — The District 3 Environmental Commission on Friday extended a key filing deadline by 90 days after two prominent environmental groups opposed to the construction of a welcome center, condos, a hotel and other buildings along Interstate …

Stagecoach Rethinks Routes

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Stagecoach Transportation Services, which provides shuttle services to a significant chunk of the Upper Valley, rolled out a dramatically retooled offering this week in an effort to attract more riders. While the service has traditionally …

Small Farmers Worry About Effect of Clean Water Rules

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Barnard — Farmers on the east side of the Green Mountains say they want to learn more about pending regulations being implemented under a new law devised largely to protect Lake Champlain. Signed into law by Gov. Peter …

Birth Announcements: Nov. 1, 2015

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center SINSIGALLI — A son, Paul Michael Sinsigalli Jr., born on Sept. 8, 2015, to Misty and Paul Sinsigalli, of Fairlee. WATSON — A daughter, Brooke Elizabeth Watson, born on Sept. 20, 2015, to Rebecca and Joshua Watson, of Lebanon. GADWAH — A daughter, MacKenzie Marie …

Christian T. Scheindel

Friday, October 23, 2015

Randolph Center, Vt. — Christian T. Scheindel, 87, of Randolph Center died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Gifford Medical Center. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 10, 1928, the son of Christian Joseph and Marie (Meinhardt) Scheindel. Chris was well known in the community as the …

Local Roundup: Thetford Pulls Off a Shocker in Williamstown

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — Cinderella must have been stowed away on the Thetford Academy boys soccer team bus to Williamstown for the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The 13th-seeded Panthers beat the fourth-seeded …

Randolph Developer Makes Final Push for I-89 Exit 4 Project Amid Opposition

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Randolph — After five months that included four contentious hearings, three state commissioners will review mountains of testimony from two fiercely opposed groups to answer one big question: Does a proposal from Jesse “Sam” Sammis do enough under state law to protect the prime farmland off Interstate 89’s …

Entertainment Highlights: After a Decade, The Logger Returns to the Chandler Saturday Night

Thursday, October 15, 2015

During his next performance as The Logger on Saturday night at Randolph’s Chandler Music Hall, you can count on Rusty DeWees to offer an observation about Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin’s impending marriage to a woman 28 years Shumlin’s …

Local Roundup: Sharon, Rivendell Girls Play to Draw

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Sharon — It’s hard to imagine Sharon Academy and Rivendell Academy girls soccer being any more evenly matched this season. Each team now has one game left to play before the playoffs begin next week. A 2-2 tie …

Living Not So Large: Randolph Couple Embrace Simple Life in Tiny Home

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Randolph — Donna Stepien and Ignacio Villa’s home has everything a typical house does: a sink, a stove, a bed, a table. Countertops. Cabinets. Stairs. A bookshelf. Paintings on the walls. Photos perched on a windowsill. What makes …