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Introductory Meeting Scheduled For Emergency Response Team

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Royalton — A community emergency response team is being reestablished in east central Vermont, with an introductory meeting set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Royalton Academy Building, 1482 Route 14. The CERT program “is a method to organize, train, equip, and then utilize citizen volunteers during times of need,” organizer Brad Salzmann said in a news release. In Vermont, the teams follow the service areas of local …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 22, 2015

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Longtime VA Cardiologist Retires Hartford — Cardiologist James Bell has retired after a 41-year career at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction. Dr. Bell has played a “significant role in the education of Dartmouth medical students and with Geisel School of Medicine” and selflessly served the Upper Valley for many …

People in Business: Nov. 22, 2015

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Industrial designer Michael Porzio, of Braintree, Vt., has joined custom corporate furniture maker WallGoldfinger in Randolph. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Porzio previously held internships at Core Composites in Bristol, R.I., and with NASA in Houston. At Core Composites, Porzio was a prototype drafter. At NASA, he designed and …

Randolph Project Adds Farmland

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Randolph — The developer of the proposed mixed-use project near the Interstate 89 interchange in Randolph has reduced the area he would use for buildings in response to state concerns that the initial proposal would have paved over …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 16, 2015

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Gifford Medical Center Earns Energy Star Certification Randolph — Gifford Medical Center has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification. The certification signifies that the building meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA …

Birth Announcements: Aug. 16, 2015

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Gifford Medical Center KLINK — A son, Mason Arthur Klink, born on Aug. 2, 2015, to Rachel Montgomery and Seth Klink, of Randolph. SPINKS — A son, Damon Micheal Spinks, born on Aug. 2, 2015, to Shannon Letourneau and William Spinks, of Tunbridge. …

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 …