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High School Notes: New Woodstock Athletic Director Settles In

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Woodstock — Jeff Thomas used to joke about it with Hartford High Athletic Director Joe James: It just didn’t seem to make sense that Justin Wardwell drove from Bridgewater to his job as Hartford Middle School AD, while Mike Jabour was going in the opposite direction for similar duties at Woodstock Middle School. But then fate took over, knocking down a bunch of dominoes to make Wardwell’s commute significantly shorter. …

Stagecoach Names Interim Leader

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Randolph — Stagecoach Transportation Services, which recently experienced a leadership change, hosted a barbecue last month at Gifford Medical Center. The barbecue, part of the hospital’s free Tuesday concert series, was a way to thank local donors for helping Stagecoach meet its financial goals for fiscal year 2014, including raising sufficient local match …

‘You Cannot Leave the Land’: Randolph Center Farmer Carries on After Stroke

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Randolph Center — With the grass about ready to cut for haylage, a flat tire on the Ford just wouldn’t do. So John Osha caught a ride down to the parts store with a student who works on …

South Royalton Baseball Keeps Rolling

Friday, May 30, 2014

Thetford — After Thursday’s 8-1 win at Thetford Academy, the South Royalton School baseball team is 13-2 and beating opponents by an average score of 11-3. Last year’s VPA Division IV champion returned six starters and five core …

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 …