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Mike Swift and his son Olin, 2, go to the transfer center in Strafford every Saturday. Their bagged garbage is loaded into a truck to be hauled away. More provisions of Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law are scheduled to go into effect on July 1. Among the changes, individual households are required to separate out their recyclables and towns must put recycling receptacles alongside waste bins. (Medora Hebert photograph)

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” Allen was talking about a rapidly approaching deadline under Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law, a radical rethinking of how solid waste is handled …

The Sharon Academy Grads All Speak at Graduation

Monday, June 15, 2015

Sharon — Liam Rossier gave the crowd a knowing grin as he strode to the podium at The Sharon Academy’s graduation ceremony on Sunday afternoon in the school’s gymnasium. In lieu of the traditional green mortarboard, he wore a trucker hat with a tassel descending from the button on top over his right …

Business Notes: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

White River Junction — Leadership Upper Valley, a program of Vital Communities, graduated 21 last week. The graduation was held June 10 at Harpoon Brewery in Windsor. The leadership training program runs from September through June. It includes 10 day-long sessions focused on key aspects of community life in the region, such as economic development, education, government and politics, arts and the creative …

Elizabeth Mine Solar Plan Advances

Monday, June 8, 2015

Strafford — An area solar consulting firm is preparing to apply for state approval of a large proposed solar array on the site of the former Elizabeth Mine, a so-called “Superfund” site that underwent a massive cleanup in …

‘A Story to Tell’: Ex-Addict From Hartford Graduates From CCV a Changed Man

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — On his first day of class, drug addict Wayne Miller, 27, of White River Junction, had a plan to scam Community College of Vermont for the value of his tuition check. On his last day …

Plenty of Records Fall at Vermont Division IV Track Meet

Friday, June 5, 2015

Chester, Vt. — Cheslsea’s Abigail Mattoon needed a better game plan. After qualifying first in the 100-meter hurdles she did something perhaps she shouldn’t have done between qualifying day and the day of the Vermont Division IV state …

Mary Jane Regione

Friday, June 5, 2015

Sharon/South Royalton, Vt. — Mary Jane Regione, 66 died Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H. She was born April 20, 1949 in Randolph, Vt. the daughter of Arthur B. and Louise M. (Boles) Churchill. She attended school in South Royalton, Vt. In addition …

Barbara J. Reynolds

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — Barbara J. Reynolds, 83, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. She was born Feb. 25, 1932, in Bethel, Vt., the daughter of J. Wendell “Gramp” and Della (Dwire) Allen. She attended school in Bethel, helped with chores on …

Tunbridge Picks a Principal

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Tunbridge — A South Royalton native who has earned praise for his work building community ties in the Hartford schools will be the new principal of the Tunbridge Central School. Scott Farnsworth, guidance and counseling director for the …

People in Business: May 17, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Service Credit Union has announced the following promotions at its Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center office: Fran Blodgett, of Sharon, has been promoted from assistant branch manager to branch manager. Blodgett has been with Service Credit Union for more than 16 years. Martha Clarke, of Hartland, has been promoted from …

DUI Suspect Assaulted in Jail

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

White River Junction — Vermont State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a 57-year-old Connecticut man who was assaulted inside the Springfield corrections facility on Monday morning while he awaited his arraignment later that day. William Bradford Ferguson, …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …

Bethel, Royalton Set to Merge School Offices

Monday, May 4, 2015

Royalton — In anticipation of a 2016 merger of supervisory unions now headquartered in Royalton and Bethel, the two staffs will start sharing office space near the ramps to Interstate 89 in Royalton this summer. The move to a building in an industrial park at the top of …