Springfield, VT

Dates Set for Vermont River Cleanups

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Activities marking Vermont’s River Cleanup Month are being scheduled for September, and volunteers are needed to help out. Watersheds United Vermont, a network of local watershed groups, is working with American Rivers and the Connecticut River Watershed Council to coordinate the statewide effort. Locally, the cleanups include two on Sept. 12. The first is scheduled for at 8 a.m. at Springfield Shopping Plaza on Chester Road in Springfield. For more …

Hanover Nursing Home Ranks in Lowest Tier After Inspection

Friday, August 14, 2015

Hanover — An area nursing home that changed ownership 14 months ago was recently cited by state inspectors for several deficiencies in patient care, including a failure to provide eating assistance to a patient with dementia who lost 23 pounds. The citations contributed to Hanover Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center’s ranking for health inspections on the lowest tier of an official list of …

Volunteers Sought for River Cleanups

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Volunteers are needed for cleanup activities next month across Vermont. The state legislature has designated September “River Cleanup Month.” Watersheds United Vermont, a network of local watershed groups, is working with American Rivers and the Connecticut River Watershed Council to mobilize volunteers. In 2014, more than 700 volunteers working with Watersheds United Vermont hauled nine tons of trash from riverbanks and shorelines at …

At the Hospitals: April 19, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

TDI Receives $800,000 For Neonatal Care Study Lebanon — The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has received a three-year, $800,000 grant from the Anthem Foundation for a nationwide study of neonatal intensive care, the first of its kind, researchers say. “Very few published reports have …

Leola Elizabeth Barwood Bates

Friday, April 17, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Leola Elizabeth Barwood Bates died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vt. She was born April 18, 1923, in Hanover, N.H. to Carroll Merton Barwood and Hazel Emily Goodrich. She grew up in Norwich, Vt., attended Norwich Elementary School and graduated …

Sarah J. Gunzinger

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Perkinsville, Vt. — Sarah J. Gunzinger, 70, passed away Saturday evening, April 11, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born June 23, 1944, in Newport, N.H. the daughter of George and Laila (Anderson) Watling. She attended schools and graduated from Towle High School …

Contest Explores Charlestown’s Past

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Charlestown — A time capsule, concrete lamb and former fire station are among 16 items the Charlestown Historical Society is challenging people to find, as part of its free history detective contest. “The idea, of course, is to …

Library Meeting Features Fiddler

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The Friends of the Springfield Town Library’s annual meeting on April 1 will feature historic musical humor. The business meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at about 7 p.m. The free events will take place at the library on Main Street. …

Springfield Workshop Highlights Storm Surge Management

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — An expo next month is designed to help landowners manage stormwater on their properties. “Slowing the Storm Surge” is set for April 18, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, 390 Route 106. It will feature tools and techniques for managing …

At the Hospitals: March 22, 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Gets Spot On ‘Great Places to Work’ List Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock has been named one of 150 “Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by the industry journal Becker’s Hospital Review. It was selected based on its benefits …

Constance Jane Wheelock

Friday, March 20, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Constance Jane Wheelock, 79, of North Springfield, Vt. passed away peacefully on Friday, March 6, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She was born Oct. 15, 1935, to Fanny Morrison (Barker) Mulherin and Thomas Patrick Mulherin in Milo Maine. Connie attended Enfield, N.H. school systems. Connie …

At the Hospitals: March 3, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Pharmacist is Employee of the Month At Mt. Ascutney Hospital Windsor — Jesse Hills, a licensed pharmacist, has been named Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center’s employee of the month for January. Hills has worked at the hospital …

Business Notes: March 8, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The River Valley Workforce Investment Board is seeking employers to exhibit in the fourth annual River Valley Employment Fair, which is scheduled to be held on May 20, from 1-5 p.m., at the Riverside Middle …