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Hartford Police to Add Social Worker

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Hartford — Hartford police will soon be the fifth Vermont police department to have a Health Care and Rehabilitation Services social worker stationed at its headquarters to intervene in situations that are less suited for law enforcement and more appropriate for someone with a mental health background. HCRS created the police social work program in conjunction with the Bellows Falls Police Department in 2002. After it was well received, HCRS …

Janet M. Liberty

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Janet M. Liberty, 85, a longtime resident of Springfield, passed away Sunday afternoon, Sept. 20, 2015, at the Springfield Health and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 20, 2015

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Geisel Receives $5 million Grant to Study Motivation and Behavior Change Hanover — The Center for Technology and Behavioral Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has received a $5 million Common Fund grant from the National Institutes of Health for a project they hope will lead to better health outcomes and decreased medical costs. The study will explore the psychological and biological …

Cleanup Targets the Black River

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — A refrigerator door, a road sign, 48 tires and enough household garbage to fill 65 trash bags were among the items volunteers dragged from the banks and bed of the Black River last weekend. The …

Bruce Edward Perry

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Cavendish, Vt. — Bruce Edward Perry, age 58, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with heart disease at Tuft’s Medical Center Hospital in Boston, Mass. He was born Springfield, Vt. Dec. 5, 1956, the son of Leland H. and Alma (Wood) Perry. …

Carroll V. Bostwick

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Carroll V. Bostwick, 81, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, at his home in Springfield. He was born June 11, 1934, in Bethel, Vt. the son of Harold and Clara (Phillips) Bostwick. He attended school in Bethel and graduated from Whitcomb High School in …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 13, 2015

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Open House Set At New Rehab Center Windsor — Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center will host an open house at its newly opened rehabilitation center on Sept. 24, from 2-4 p.m. Kevin Donovan, the hospital and health center’s CEO, said the free event will be “very special” …

Septic System Workshop Scheduled in Springfield, Vt.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — A free septic system workshop is set for Sept. 26 from 9 a.m.-noon at River Valley Technical Center, 307 South St. Designed for the layperson, the class will cover how septic systems work, tips for protecting and maintaining them, and the signs of a failing …

Springfield, Vt., Art and Historical Society Will Host Open House at Its New Home

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — After more than a half century in a landmark Victorian house on Elm Hill, the Springfield Art and Historical Society has moved to North Springfield. A yard sale and open house will be held this fall at the new site. The Miller Art Center was …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 6, 2015

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Cottage Hospital to Receive $10,000 For New Health Center Woodsville — Cottage Hospital will receive $10,000 this week from its auxiliary organization for the building fund of Rowe Health Center. The money includes proceeds from Cottage Hospital Auxiliary’s …

Gail Dunn Stickney

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Aurora, Colo. — Gail Dunn Stickney, 80, of Aurora, Colo, is now home with our Lord and Savior. Gail passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, Aug. 18, 2015, at her home. Gail was born June 10, 1935 in Winchendon, Mass. She was the second of three children of …

Weathersfield Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robberies

Thursday, September 3, 2015

White River Junction — A Weathersfield man has pleaded guilty to three felonies related to three separate robberies earlier this year, including at a credit union and a bank in Springfield, Vt. The sentencing for Matthew Martin, 31, is delayed as he awaits extradition to Rhode Island to …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel Name Surgery Chair Lebanon — Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and associate chairwoman of clinical affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named chairwoman of …