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Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner feeds from Paige Kehoe and Megan Newton into the day’s only goal as the Hurricanes blanked the Terriers, 1-0, at Hartford High School. BF last lost a regular-season game two years ago, but the Horne strike, defender Morgan Fisk’s work against the Terriers’ top scoring threat and Rachel Loseby’s six-save shutout goaltending won the day for Hartford (6-2-2). “It was a really good game, up and down,” …

Sharon Boys Soccer Sheds Improving South Royalton

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

South Royalton — All the South Royalton boys soccer team needed was a little more time. Five, maybe ten more minutes. It would have bought them another chance or two, at least. Sharon Academy’s Carter Blanchard, the Phoenix’s leading goal scorer, had finally found the hole in the South Royalton defense, receiving a …

A Swarm Welcome in South Randolph for Vulnerable Bee Colony

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Toby Bashaw, of South Randolph, was selling baked goods made by his wife, Elizabeth Hendrix, at Feast and Field in Barnard last month when he had a chance meeting with East Bethel beekeeper Darrell Smith. Smith knew Bashaw was interested in returning to beekeeping, which he practiced in the early 1990s for apitherapy …

Hanover Nursing Home Ranks in Lowest Tier After Inspection

Friday, August 14, 2015

Hanover — An area nursing home that changed ownership 14 months ago was recently cited by state inspectors for several deficiencies in patient care, including a failure to provide eating assistance to a patient with dementia who lost 23 pounds. The citations contributed to Hanover Terrace Health and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Business Notes: Aug. 2, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Several Upper Valley farms are set to participate in Vermont’s Open Farm Week. From Monday through Aug. 9, more than 100 farms across the state will be open for tours, tastings and educational activities. The event is sponsored …

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 — …