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Shirley Alice Boutwell

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

East Braintree, Vt. — Shirley Alice Boutwell, 83, of East Braintree, died Easter Sunday morning, April 20, 2014, at her home. The Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 25 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Bethel, with burial following at Pleasant View Cemetery in Randolph. There are no calling hours. Contributions in her memory may be made to Visiting Nurses and Hospice of VT and NH, …

Birth Announcements: April 20, 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

WRIGHT — A daughter, Ava Jean Wright, born April 5, 2014, to Carrie and Nathan Wright, of Randolph. …

More Heat, Then Light: Randolph Firm Charged Up About Woodstove Lamp

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Randolph — A cadre of engineers has come up with a way to recycle heat from woodstoves and bring light to dark winter nights. The engineers at TEGpro, a new division of Randolph-based LED Dynamics, have developed technology that converts excess heat from woodstoves to electricity, and they plan to have lamps that …

Engagement: Karon — Giles

Sunday, March 30, 2014

South Royalton — David and Nancy Karon, of South Royalton, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Beth Karon, to Thad Amos Giles, the son of Douglas Giles, of Randolph, and Alona Rogers, of Tasmania, Australia. The …

Vermont Technical College to Host ‘Try a Major Day’

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Randolph Center, Vt. — Vermont Technical College will host “Try a Major Day” for high school sophomores and juniors April 18 on its Randolph Center and Williston campuses. The VTC academic programs taking part in the event include aviation, diversified agriculture, engineering technology, IT and computer science, nursing …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, March 26

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Canaan Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Girl Canaan — Police arrested a Canaan couple Friday on charges that the husband sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl and that the wife knew of the abuse and did nothing to stop it, according a news release from Canaan Police. Raymond E. …

George K. Cushman, Jr.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Chelsea, Vt. — George K. Cushman, Jr., 90, died Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea. …

Birth Announcements: March 23, 2014

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Gifford Medical Center JOHNSON — A daughter, Lucy Margaret Johnson, born March 6, 2014, to Nicole and Adam Johnson, of Randolph Center. …

At the Hospitals: March 23, 2014

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Anesthesiologist Returns To Mt. Ascutney Hospital Windsor — Dr. Peter Rauert, a board-certified anesthesiologist and specialist in pain management, has returned to Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center. Rauert, who first joined the hospital in 2009, served as …

Letter: President Obama Is Irrelevant

Saturday, March 22, 2014

To the Editor: The question posed: Has President Obama become irrelevant? I recently had the most interesting discussion concerning same, which so raised the ire of a man of respected intelligence that he blurted: “You just hate Obama.” Not so, I said. I, early on in 2008, being …

Missing Man, 90, Safe in Randolph

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Randolph — When Earl LaPlante hopped into the driver’s seat of his pick-up truck shortly before noon on Monday with the intention of running an errand, he was more than a little surprised to hear moans coming from …

At the Hospitals: March 16, 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014

VA Medical Center Names New Chief of Staff White River Junction — Dr. Mabodawilage Ganga Hematillake has joined the VA Medical Center in White River Junction as its new chief of staff. Hematillake has extensive experience in clinical …