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Robert D. “Bob” Nutting

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Strafford, Vt. — Robert D. “Bob” Nutting, 69 died Aug. 22, 2014, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt., after a Courageous battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 20 1945, in Lebanon, N.H., the son of Everett D.”Tink” and Annie M. (Ferris) Nutting. He attended school in Sharon and later South Royalton where he graduated in 1968 from South Royalton High School. On Oct. 21, 1967, he married Rae Marie Stender of South Royalton. They lived most of their married life in Strafford. Bob attended the Vermont Police Academy in Pittsford, Vt., and became a Deputy Fish & Game Warden in 1968, he served in this position for 20 years. He was also …

Forum: Aug. 22: No to Glenn McCoy; Yes to Shawn Braley; Worthy Candidates

Friday, August 22, 2014

Glenn McCoy’s Nasty Scratchings To the Editor: I strongly agree in principle with those who defend the publication of Glenn McCoy’s nasty scratchings. I too am interested in all points of view that are relevant, offered in good faith, and based on appropriate evidence. Subversive imagination also makes a delicious ingredient in political cartoons. The problem with McCoy is that his work so …

VPA Set to Add Ultimate Frisbee for 2015

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Montpelier — Ultimate Frisbee in Vermont is getting the ultimate reception: official recognition from the state’s governing body for high school athletics. The field sport that uses the trademarked disc for a ball and employs elements of football, soccer and basketball in its play will be an exhibition sport for the next two years, starting next spring, Vermont Principals Association associate executive director …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Letter: Good Leader for Coolidge Foundation

Sunday, March 23, 2014

To the Editor: A recent letter (“What’s Up at the Coolidge Foundation?” March 16) fired unwarranted salvos at an organization making an effort to elevate the good name of Vermont’s favorite son, Calvin Coolidge, a president whose stature has long been diminished by academia. Many historians have mistakenly …

At the Hospitals: March 16, 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014

VA Medical Center Names New Chief of Staff White River Junction — Dr. Mabodawilage Ganga Hematillake has joined the VA Medical Center in White River Junction as its new chief of staff. Hematillake has extensive experience in clinical …

Letter: Deeply Flawed Commentary

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

To the Editor: The column by E. J. Dionne (“Conservatives Are in Thrall to Discredited Political Thinking,” Feb. 18) contains errors and false assumptions, not the least of which is its misleading headline. The subject is one of economic policy, not politics. Furthermore, Austrian economics is anything but …

Higher Budgets, Taxes OK’d in Sharon

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Sharon — Voters at Town Meeting overwhelmingly approved $1.3 million in municipal and highway budgets Tuesday that could raise taxes as much as 15 percent during the coming fiscal year. After an explanation of the spending plans by town officials and limited questions from those attending the annual …

Sharon Approves Budget: Pellet Heating System Leads School Meeting Discussion

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Sharon — Voters in Sharon approved a $4.1 million school budget for next year as well as spending up to $175,000 for a new pellet heating system at the elementary school. The budget represents a $150,700, or 3.8 …

Sharon Voters To Decide on Higher Taxes

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Sharon School District Meeting is Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at the Sharon Elementary School to act on warning articles and elect school officers. Sharon Town Meeting is at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, at the …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Carl Joseph Symonds

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Carl Joseph Symonds, 93, a former longtime resident of South Royalton, Vt. died after a long illness at Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. He was born in Medford, Mass., the son of the late Arthur and Dorothy (Ballentine) Symonds. …

Police Say Slow Down

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Vermont State Police Capt. Ray Keefe examines a cruiser that was hit by another vehicle on Interstate 89 in Sharon on Wednesday, sending a trooper to the hospital. State Police said Trooper Christopher Blais had stopped on the …