Hi 70° | Lo 36°


Birth Announcements: April 20, 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

WRIGHT — A daughter, Ava Jean Wright, born April 5, 2014, to Carrie and Nathan Wright, of Randolph. …

More Heat, Then Light: Randolph Firm Charged Up About Woodstove Lamp

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Randolph — A cadre of engineers has come up with a way to recycle heat from woodstoves and bring light to dark winter nights. The engineers at TEGpro, a new division of Randolph-based LED Dynamics, have developed technology that converts excess heat from woodstoves to electricity, and they plan to have lamps that …

At the Hospitals: April 20, 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Gifford Mammography, Nuclear Medicine Earn National Accreditation Randolph — Gifford Medical Center’s mammography and nuclear medicine departments have both been awarded three-year reaccreditations by the American College of Radiology. The accreditation is awarded only to facilities meeting American College of Radiology practice guidelines and technical standards after a peer-review evaluation by board certified …

Martha Ann Miller

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Randolph, Vt. — Martha Ann Miller, 73, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer, on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. She was born in Burlington, Vt., on Sept. 7, 1940, to Ellwyn E. and Beverley Hubbard Miller. Martha grew up …

VTC Deficit Is Big and Growing

Friday, January 31, 2014

Randolph — Vermont Technical College expects to end the current fiscal year with a larger than anticipated deficit. VTC has been trying to deal with an ongoing shortfall without making significant cuts and last year the Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees agreed to loan the college $2.5 …

Where the Students Are the Teachers: At ‘Shiremont,’ People With Disabilities Learn, Lead, Grow

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Lebanon — On the first day of the semester, nine people wander into the fine arts room at Lebanon College, taking seats at tables arranged in a rectangle. Outside, the wind pushes dry leaves across the concrete walkway; …

Randolph Tech Center to Add Business Course All in Spanish

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Randolph — Come next fall, a foreign flavor will be added to Randolph Technical Career Center’s standard offerings of diesel technology, graphic arts and building trades, among other fields. A new program, Spanish immersion and global business management, will offer business education with an international focus starting in …

Volunteer Spotlight: Ken Vandermark, Retired VTC Professor, Remains a Committed Educator

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Randolph — For most of his professional career, Ken Vandermark has been a teacher. Trained as an electrical engineer, he first turned to teaching at a community college and then moved on to Vermont Technical College in 1985. …

On the Rocks in Royalton

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Public safety instructor Tom Harty, on the rock ledge above, demonstrates the safety of his rappelling equipment while being belayed by a Randolph Technical Career Center student in South Royalton on Wednesday. Harty simulated falling and was held …

Pauline E. Stark

Friday, January 17, 2014

Berlin, Vt. — Pauline E. Stark, 80, of Randolph Center, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin. Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 20, 10 a.m. at the Day Funeral Home with Pastor Marty Bascom officiating. Calling hours will be held Sunday evening …

Entertainment Highlights: Bach in Randolph, and More

Thursday, January 16, 2014

The first time Simone Dinnerstein came across Bach’s Two-Part Inventions, she was 10 or 11 years old, and she was using it to learn to play two independent keyboard lines at the same time. She studied the pieces …

Wallace J. “Frosty” Frost

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

East Randolph, Vt. — Wallace J. “Frosty” Frost, 91, of East Randolph, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 14, 2014, at Gifford Medical Center. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family at Woodlawn Cemetery in Rochester. There are no calling hours. Contributions in his memory …

Letter: Worth Pursuing a State Bank

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

To the Editor: As one who has been “chattering” about a Vermont State Bank, I would like to respond to the letter by Kenneth Wells (“State Bank? Learn the Facts,” Jan. 12). I am not only talking about it, I am trying to get enough signatures to have …