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Samantha Simons, a VTC student-intern, does a look-over the farm's largest cow before performing a routine health check-up at VTC's Farm in Randolph, Vt., on July 17, 2014. VTC is in the planning stages of creating a milk-processing plant with the hopes of providing milk to Vermont's colleges and universities. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

VTC Plans Milk-Processing Plant

Friday, July 18, 2014

Randolph Center — Vermont Technical College plans to build a milk-processing plant to provide milk to all of Vermont’s state colleges, as well as other institutions across the region. The plant is also intended to serve as a teaching tool for students and entrepreneurs. Brenda Snow, of Sno-Krest Jersey Farm in Brookfield, said she was hopeful that the new plant …

The Lighter Side of Gay Pride: Randolph Play Festival Takes a Turn Toward Comedy 

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Randolph — The importance of being earnest about the lives and tribulations of gays and lesbians will give way to an imperative to laugh, for two of the next 10 nights of the Vermont Pride Theater Summer Festival at the Chandler Center for the Arts. “The three plays we put on last year …

At the Hospitals: July 13, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Appoints Vice Chairman of Orthopaedics Lebanon — Orthopedic surgeon David S. Jevsevar, medical director of Orthopaedic Clinical Program Development for Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, has been named vice chair of orthopaedics and director of the soon-to-be developed Arthritis Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. In his roles at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Jevsevar will manage the …

Frederic Winslow Locke

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Randolph, Vt. — Frederic Winslow Locke “Fred” died in his home in Randolph on Monday, Memorial Day, June 26, 2014. Fred was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 9, 1926, to Richard Baldwin Locke and Helen Joyce Locke. He grew up in Belmont, Massachusetts, and graduated from Belmont …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Boys Lacrosse Streak at Five

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

St. Albans, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High boys lacrosse team apparently has warmed up at the absolute right time of the season. Riding a Braden McCarthy hat trick and a five-point day from Oliver Kaija, the Wasps rolled to an 11-2 win over BFA-St. Albans on Monday …

At the Hospitals: May 25, 2014

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Gifford Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital Randolph — Gifford Medical Center in Randolph has been named among the nation’s top 100 performing critical access hospitals by iVantage Health Analytics. The designation is based on iVantage’s “Hospital Strength …

At the Hospitals: May 18, 2014

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Gifford Breaks Ground On Senior Living Community Randolph Center — Gifford Medical Center recently broke ground on a senior living community. For more than two years, Gifford has been working to gain approvals and move forward with the …

Vermont Tech to Offer Renewable Energy Degree

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Randolph — Vermont Technical College will launch a bachelor’s degree program in renewable energy this fall. David Blittersdorf, renewable energy entrepreneur and president and CEO of Williston-based AllEarth Renewables, has committed $120,000 to support the new program, which is designed to prepare graduates to help Vermont reach its …

Samuel Izzo

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Randolph, Vt. — Graveside Committal Services and Military Rites for Samuel Izzo, 87, who died Dec. 22, 2013, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Pleasant View Cemetery in Randolph, with Rev. John Milanese, officiating. Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home. …

At the Hospitals: May 11, 2014

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Dartmouth Researchers Find Savings in Cancer Care Lebanon — Researchers from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice report that savings in the cost of cancer care may be found in accountable care organizations through reductions …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Lax Rallies Past Patriots

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Down five entering the fourth quarter, the Woodstock High boys lacrosse team stormed all the way back to beat host Mount Anthony 11-10 in overtime on Haven Lantz’s game-winner. The Wasps (3-2) trailed 10-5 heading …

Birth Announcements: May 4, 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Gifford Medical Center WESTBROOK — A son, Beau Ewan Westbrook, born April 17, 2014, to Meghan and Clay Westbrook, of Randolph. …

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Advance Care Planning Discussion Set for Tuesday in Lebanon Lebanon — A presentation on advance care planning by Bernard Hammes, director of medical humanities and respecting choices for Gundersen Health System, of La Crosse, Wis., is set for …