Randolph

Winifred A. Lowell

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Winifred A. Lowell, 98, of Randolph, died Friday, July 31, 2015, at Riverbend Care Center in Chelsea. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the United Church of Randolph, with a calling hour beginning there at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at West Brookfield Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. …

Opponents Fight Randolph Project

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Randolph — Two environmental groups have asked the state to dismiss an application for a mixed-use project off Interstate 89, the latest salvo in a longstanding disagreement about whether the Randolph farmland should be conserved or developed for a variety of uses, including a visitors center. In a motion to dismiss filed Monday with the state’s District 3 Environmental Commission, the Conservation Law …

Mt. Ascutney Projects Break-Even for 2016 Budget

Monday, August 3, 2015

Windsor — After two straight years of losing money in its health care operations, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center is projecting that in its upcoming fiscal year it will break even in its core business — but only just barely. In a July 1 letter and budget projections for the fiscal year that will begin Oct. 1 that were filed with Vermont’s …

Charles John Bacon

Friday, July 17, 2015

New Bern, N.C. — Charles John Bacon, 78, of New Bern, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at CarolinaEast Medical Center. He had a delightful sense of humor. Charles was a friend to all, but especially his wife and family. He was a Consulting Civil Engineer who designed and …

Jared Martin Brooks

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Randolph Center, Vt. — Jared Martin Brooks, 33, of Randolph Center, died Thursday, July 9, 2015 in Randolph Center. Graveside Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 15 at the Randolph Center Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Contributions in his memory may be made …

Not Guilty Plea in Fentanyl Case

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

White River Junction — A Randolph woman pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to a felony charge that she sold fentanyl, a powerful narcotic, to a man who was found dead in April with the drug in his system. …

The Rev. Norman Ray Runnion

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Brookfield, Vt. — The Rev. Norman Ray Runnion, 85, of Brookfield, died Friday, June 19, 2015, at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. He was born on Oct. 14, 1929, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Winifred and Ray Runnion. His father was an editor and writer …

Robert W. Soule

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Memorial Services for Robert W. Soule, 89, of Randolph, who died June 14, 2015, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph, with Pastor Thomas Harty, officiating. Calling hours are from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., …

Edward F. “Ed” King

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. — Graveside Memorial Services for former Randolph, Vt., resident, Edward F. “Ed” King, 75, who died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2015 at Pleasant View Cemetery in Randolph, with Pastor Thomas Harty, officiating. A reception will follow at …

Food Notes: Thetford Native Wins Fellowship to Research Cheesemaking

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thetford resident Linnea Burnham is spending the next 13 months traveling the world to learn about making artisanal cheese. Burnham, who graduated from Middlebury College earlier this year, is one of the 50 members of the Thomas J. …

Open Pastures

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Patsy DuClose-Silloway repairs a fence on her farm Tuesday in East Randolph, where she keeps a beef cow, a sheep, a turkey and chickens. “Animals are an enjoyment, and they bring peace to your mind,” she said.Valley News …

A Life: Norman Runnion, 1929-2015; ‘It Would Never Have Occurred to Me to Be Anything Else’

Monday, June 29, 2015

Brookfield, Vt. — Ask Norman Runnion for his life story and he’d point to a newspaper. Take the old Kansas City Journal-Post, where he played as a child while his father pounded on a manual typewriter. Or the …

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Dartmouth Institute Leader Honored Hanover — Dr. Elliott Fisher, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has received the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s highest individual achievement award. Fisher received the Richard L. Clarke Board …