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Hortense Felicie “Fel” Chabot

Friday, July 3, 2015

Thetford Center, Vt. — Hortense Felicie (Demunter) Chabot died on June 30, 2015, in North Haverhill, at the age of 91. Fel was born in Brussels, Belgium, October 29, 1923, the daughter of Louis Demunter and Jeanne Wouters. She experienced the German occupation of Belgium during WWII, and afterwards worked as a secretary and teletype operator for the U.S. forces. During this time she met Burton Chabot, who she married …

Entertainment Highlights: A Fiddle Prodigy Returns With a Grown-Up Trio

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Seems like yesterday that you could pick a summer-music venue in the Upper Valley — from Middle Earth Music Hall in Bradford to the New World Festival in Randolph — and find Celtic and jazz prodigy Jeremy Kittel fiddling up a storm. For me and my wife, the first in-person introduction (not counting …

Food Notes: Thetford Native Wins Fellowship to Research Cheesemaking

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thetford resident Linnea Burnham is spending the next 13 months traveling the world to learn about making artisanal cheese. Burnham, who graduated from Middlebury College earlier this year, is one of the 50 members of the Thomas J. Watson Foundation’s 47th class of fellows, which provides her with a $30,000 stipend to cover …

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.” …

Allyne “Pij” (Cohen) Kadish

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Waterbury, Conn. — Allyne “Pij” (Cohen) Kadish, widow of Milton Kadish, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, June 24, 2015, at The Village at East Farms. She was 89 years old. Allyne was born in Waterbury on March 17, 1926, daughter of the late Edward and Edna (Braverman) Cohen. …

John Allan Gaudette

Friday, June 19, 2015

New Bern, N.C. — Graveside funeral services for John Allan Gaudette, 65, of New Bern and formerly of Post Mills, Vt. who died on April 2, 2015, will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at 1 p.m. in the family lot in the New Oxbow Cemetery in …

High School Notes: Hanover’s ‘Baseball Guy’ Takes a Break

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hanover — Mike Jackson has plans to see Wrigley Field for the first time this summer. It was bound to happen; after all, how can any self-professed “baseball guy” carry the weight of the title without having visited …

Complementary Cross-Marketing as InnerAsia Trading Co., Pompanoosuc Mills Work Together

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Hanover — Kesang Tashi, whose Khawachen store on Main Street in Hanover has been selling hand-woven Tibetan rugs, handbags and jewelery for 10 years, is closing shop and moving his business to Pompanoosuc Mills, where he is entering …

Oxbow Seniors Rip It Up

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — As social studies teacher Andrew Chobanian addressed Oxbow Union High School’s 74 graduates donning purple and white Friday night, he looked toward a framed photo in the front row, resting on the 75th seat. It …

Thetford Celebrates All Day

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Thetford — Friday’s ceremonies and festivities began at 8 a.m. as a gyrating Cole Chapman led a pair of conga lines of graduating seniors across the gymnasium floor and onto risers at Thetford Academy. The formal portion of …

William G. Steel

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Greenville, Miss. — William G. Steel, age 91, of Greenville, died on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Delta Regional Medical Center of Greenville. A memorial service for Mr. Steel will be held on Saturday, June 20, at the Glendale Baptist Church in Leland, Miss., with Pastor Kevin Franklin …

Genevieve A. McKee

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Thetford, Vt. — Genevieve A. McKee (Genny), 85, died in her sleep on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. She was born in Vernon, Ind. on Sept 1, 1929, a daughter of Omer and Nora Bland. Until 1968 she was married to Glenn L. McKee, who died in Waterville, Maine …

Mary Anna (Utecht) Smith

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Thetford, Vt. — Mary Anna (Utecht) Smith, 99, formerly of Richmond, Maine died in her sleep at the home her daughter, Mary Lou Bradley in Norwich, Vt. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Born in Brunswick, Maine, she is predeceased by her parents, Hilmar P. and Anna (Fitz) Utecht …