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 …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” …

Neighbors Grill VTC President

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Randolph Center — At an open forum Tuesday night, community members peppered Vermont Technical College president Dan Smith with questions about a planned solar energy installation at the school, and expressed concerns about the degree to which the college has considered the public’s wishes in pursuing recent development …

Lawrence W. Roberts

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Graveside Committal Services with military honors for Lawrence W. Roberts, 84, who died Nov. 25, 2014, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 22, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, with Rev. Ronald E. Rilling, officiating. Arrangements are by the Day …

A Life: Miriam ‘Mim’ Herwig, 1923-2015; ‘The World Is Full of Beautifully Written Words Left Behind’

Monday, June 15, 2015

Randolph Center — Miriam “Mim” Herwig’s diminutive stature — about 5-foot-2-inches tall and less than 100 pounds — belied her big influence on the world around her. She was “a powerhouse in a small frame,” friend and fellow …

Randolph Women Join Board of Safeline Inc.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Chelsea — Two Randolph residents have joined the board of Safeline Inc., a member agency of the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. The board also elected a new chairwoman, Felicity Swayze, of Tunbridge. Shelley Dimick is an IT business analyst with Northfield Savings Bank in Northfield, …

Randolph Union High Graduates More Than 70

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Randolph — Randolph Union High School celebrated the graduation of more than 70 seniors on Friday evening. Matthew Amico; Eleanor Anderson; Miriam G. Andress; Alexis Dawn Ashley; Jamie W. Barnard; Chad Benoir; Shaena E. Bergeron; Gregoire Brandon; Michael Bottass-Burridge; Cady Ann Boule; Sara Lucie Brien; Kimberly Ann Buckholts; …

Big Bucks: Bold Moves Send Blue Mountain Past Royals

Friday, June 12, 2015

Poultney, Vt. — Small ball and a big decision paid off swimmingly for the Blue Mountain Union High softball team in Friday’s VPA Division IV final against South Royalton. The Bucks blew open a close game with six …

No Translation Needed: South Royalton’s Belgian Visitor Learns Softball on the Fly

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

South Royalton — It’s hard to say which is more memorable, Elsa Huart’s first or second time at bat in a varsity softball game. First time, in an 11-3 victory at home against Rochester on April 21, she …

No Kidding Around: South Royalton Outlasts Whitcomb to Reach Final

Monday, June 8, 2015

Bethel — Youth will be served? When South Royalton and Whitcomb meet on the softball field, it’s been inevitable. The Royals put a batting order together for Monday’s Vermont Division IV softball semifinal that featured three sophomores, two …

Stagecoach Executive Director Honored

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Randolph — Stagecoach Transportation Services Executive Director Jim Moulton has been named manager of the year by the Community Transportation Association of America. Moulton, who also serves as executive director of Addison County Transit Resources, is the first …