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Peter H. Smithers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Randolph, Vt. — Peter H. Smithers, 64, of Randolph, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, following a motor vehicle accident near Brookfield. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Green Mountain Gospel Chapel, Rt 66 at Hebard Hill Road in Randolph. Calling hours are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Green Mountain Gospel Chapel. Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home. …

Springfield Hospital Pleads Case

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Montpelier — Executives of Springfield Hospital told a hearing of the Green Mountain Care Board on Tuesday that the hospital was on track to post a $1 million operating loss in the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30, then faced skeptical questioning about the hospital’s request for a 5.1 percent revenue increase. “If I give you this money, what does it get me …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 24, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

APD Names Woodlands Administrator Lebanon — Timothy Martin, of Quechee, was recently appointed administrator of The Woodlands. The Woodlands is a 66-unit independent living facility on the campus of Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. It is part of APD Lifecare, which also includes Harvest Hill, an assisted living facility on the APD campus. …

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 …

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 …