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Randolph Town Manager Mel Adams, right, talks with Randolph Village Fire Chief Jay Collette, middle, and East Randolph Chief Jacob Boule. "The building appears to be a total loss," said Adams. The department's hoses, turnout gear, a tanker truck, rescue truck and fire engine were damaged in the fire. A second engine being kept at the Randolph Center Fire Department while their engine is being repaired, is undamaged.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Randolph Fire Station Burns

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Randolph — As one of the first to respond to an early morning call to his own fire station, all longtime Randolph Village volunteer firefighter Larry Thurston could do was watch as the building burned. Most of the volunteer department’s equipment and three of its four trucks were still inside the smoking four-bay Randolph Village Fire Station, located at the …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel Name Surgery Chair Lebanon — Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and associate chairwoman of clinical affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named chairwoman of surgery and senior vice president of the surgical service line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and chairwoman of …

Randolph-Area Kids Program Serves 2,756 Summer Meals

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Randolph — A summer program for needy kids provided 2,756 meals this summer, an increase of almost 1,000 over last year. Organized by the Randolph Area Food Shelf, the program works to prevent kids from being hungry and to ease the burden of increased food costs for families during the summer. More than 60 percent of children in the Randolph area are eligible …

Haute Cuisine Beans: New Coffee Achievers Roast Locally in Small Batches

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Sam Sabky and Kate Fisher were seated one morning last week at a cafe table in My Brigadeiro, the brightly lighted chocolate shop tucked under the Starbucks in Hanover, waiting for the proper moment to give two French …

Dorothy Titus Porter

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Dorothy Titus Porter passed away at the age of 90 at the Mayo Extended Care Facility in Northfield, Vt. on Saturday, July 25, 2015, where she had been a resident for the past eight months. She was born on the Titus family farm off Mud …

At the Hospitals: July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

VA Medical Center Surgeons Receive Career Development Awards White River Junction — Two surgeons from the VA Outcomes Group, based at White River Junction VA Medical Center, have received Veterans Administration New England Career Development Awards. “In addition to the honor bestowed by these highly competitive regional grants, …

Local Youths Win Awards at Dairy Show

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Tunbridge — Several local youths took home awards from the Central and Southeast Region 4-H Dairy Show, held July 14 at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds. Keenan Thygesen, of Tunbridge, received the Dick Dodge Memorial Award for being named the …

Birth Announcements: July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center HILL — A son, Devin Raymond Hill, born on July 12, 2015, to Tracy Lynn and Jason Wayne Hill, of Canaan. RHOADS — A daughter, Natalie Pepper Rhoads, born on July 21, 2015, to Becky and Jared Rhoads, of Lebanon. Gifford Medical Center EVANS — …

State Asks for Smaller Exit 4 Plan: Developer Wants to Build Project Off I-89 in Randolph

Friday, July 24, 2015

Randolph — A state environmental commission on Thursday asked the developer of a proposed mixed-use project near the Interstate 89 interchange in Randolph to go back to the drawing board , saying the initial proposal would use up …

Fire in the Hole: Bethel Potters Crank Up Their Kiln

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Bethel — Nathan and Becca Webb’s pottery business revolves around the enormous wood-fired kiln they built on their Bethel property. Shaped something like an igloo, the structure is sheathed in homemade adobe and made of various types of …

Birth Announcements: July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Gifford Medical Center WEBB — A daughter, June Marie Webb, born on June 26, 2015, to Leah and T.C. Webb, of Randolph. JAMELE — A son, Giuseppe Julian Jamele, born on June 27, 2015, to Ashley and Jeff Jamele, of Bethel. …

Farmers, Developer Rumble in Randolph

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Randolph — A battle between a Randolph developer and conservationists heated up Friday as the two sides presented differing views to an Act 250 commission on whether a proposed multi-use project along Interstate 89 would hurt the local farming community. At issue: dozens of acres of primary agricultural …

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 …