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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 …

Birth Announcements: May 4, 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Gifford Medical Center WESTBROOK — A son, Beau Ewan Westbrook, born April 17, 2014, to Meghan and Clay Westbrook, of Randolph. …

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Advance Care Planning Discussion Set for Tuesday in Lebanon Lebanon — A presentation on advance care planning by Bernard Hammes, director of medical humanities and respecting choices for Gundersen Health System, of La Crosse, Wis., is set for …

Budget Gap Forces VTC To Cut Six From Staff

Friday, May 2, 2014

Randolph — Vermont Technical College is laying off six employees as part of an attempt to stabilize its finances following year-after-year budget deficits. The plan, announced last week, aims to improve the school’s budget position by $1.3 million. It includes reducing several employees’ positions from 12-month contracts to …

Pauline E. Stark

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Randolph Center, Vt. — Graveside Committal Services for Pauline E. Stark, 80, who died Jan. 15, 2014, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 2 at Pleasant View Cemetery in Randolph, with Rev. Marty Bascom, officiating. Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home. …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …

Birth Announcements: April 27, 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital CLEVELAND — A daughter, Caelin Rae Cleveland, born April 18, 2014, to Emily Sadoques and John Cleveland, of Claremont. Gifford Medical Center PUTNEY — A daughter, Nicole Abigail Putney, born April 12, 2014, to Rachel and Paul Putney, of Randolph. WHEATLEY — A …

Toastmasters Square Off in Public Speaking Competition

Sunday, April 27, 2014

White River Junction — Near the end of halftime of Toastmaster International’s public-speaking contest for Vermont and southern and western New Hampshire on Saturday morning, Chairwoman Shauna Green surveyed the audience in the conference room at the Veterans …

Bridgewater Raft Race Attracts Enthusiastic Following

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Bridgewater — Despite rainy conditions Saturday, many lined up along the Ottauquechee River — or floated down it — to celebrate the town of Bridgewater’s annual “rite of spring.” The Bridgewater Raft Race celebrated its 40th anniversary, sending …

Linda Bea Chaffee

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Port Charlotte, Fla. — Linda Bea (Hull) Chaffee, 62, died peacefully at her winter home in Port Charlotte, on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Born Jan. 4, 1952, she attended Hartland Elementary School and Hartford High School, and graduated from Vermont Technical College. She had worked for Vermont Castings …

Shirley Alice Boutwell

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

East Braintree, Vt. — Shirley Alice Boutwell, 83, of East Braintree, died Easter Sunday morning, April 20, 2014, at her home. The Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 25 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Bethel, with burial following at Pleasant View Cemetery in …