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At the Hospitals: Oct. 26, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New Overnight Visiting Procedures at DHMC Lebanon — Beginning Monday , Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will require visitors to register and wear a temporary badge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., after normal business hours. The new procedures, which include locking doors earlier and limiting entry points to the Emergency Department and North Entrance, will help protect patients, staff and visitors of the medical center during evening and overnight hours, the hospital said in a statement. “Many hospitals across the country have adopted similar visitor access procedures, and they have been shown to be effective in securing facilities during overnight hours.” From 8-11 p.m., visitors will …

Windsor Police Seek Robbery Suspect

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Windsor — Police are searching for the person they say tried to rob the Price Chopper on Route 5 Friday evening. Windsor Police Officer Ryan Palmer said police are not sure of the suspect’s gender. The masked person, wearing a black hoodie with pink sleeves on the forearms and black gloves, entered the …

People in Business

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Victoria Mesropian, of Windsor, has joined Ledyard National Bank as Assistant Vice President, Private Banking Relationship Manager. In her new post, Mesropian will manage a portfolio of banking and financial relationships for professional clients and their families. Mesropian has more 10 years of financial services and banking experience. Most recently at RBS Citizens, …

Triple Truck Accidents Delay I-91 Traffic

Friday, October 17, 2014

Hartford — An accident that shut down a portion of both Interstate 91 southbound lanes for nearly six hours early Thursday morning in Hartford was one of three overnight tractor-trailer incidents that Vermont State Police and other workers …

Windsor Senior Following Her Mom’s Cleats

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Windsor — Haley Wood is a field hockey player. She also plays basketball and softball, which gives her something to do between the fall and her on-the-road field hockey sojourns in the summer. All that field hockey paid …

Chester C. “Chet” Lapine

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Chester C. “Chet” Lapine, 95, a resident of Windsor, and a former longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Monday morning, Oct. 13, 2014, at the Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, N.H. He was born Sept. 28, 1919, in Hartland, Vt. the son of Frank and …

Woodstock Rules Regional X-C Meet

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

North Springfield, Vt. — Katherine Bassette is more than just a two-time state champion pole vaulter. On Tuesday, the Woodstock senior added the Southern Vermont cross country title to her growing list of accomplishments as the Wasps dominated the boys’ and girls’ meet held at the picturesque North …

Woodstock Judge Tapped for High Court

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Woodstock — An Upper Valley native with a reputation for bipartisanship was named Monday to the Vermont Supreme Court. Judges and attorneys who know Judge Harold “Duke” Eaton Jr., said the appointment reflects his ability to set politics …

Yellowjackets Getting Used to Saving Best for Last

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Windsor — The mental part of sports is sometimes just as important as the physical performance. On Monday, the Windsor High girls soccer team trailed Leland & Gray, 3-1, and the Yellowjackets looked like they didn’t belong on …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 12, 2014

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Valley Regional Appoints Chief Operating Officer Claremont — Tim Clark, of Bethel, was recently appointed to the post of chief operating officer for Valley Regional Healthcare. “Having a seasoned leader like Tim, who has a clinical background as …

Without a Bid, Bank Takes It

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Windsor — The rambling colonial home on Apothecary Lane has been a doctor’s house, a church, an inn and a bingo hall, but the next chapter in the story of one of the most historic properties in Windsor …

Malcolm P. Strong

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Malcolm P. Strong, 75, a resident of Windsor, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 9, 2014, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. He was born Nov. 7, 1938, in Claremont, N.H. the son of Lloyd and Phebe (Stillson) Strong. He received his …

Mt. Ascutney Renovations OK’d

Friday, October 10, 2014

Montpelier — The state’s Green Mountain Care Board met Thursday and readily approved Mt. Ascutney Hospital & Health Center’s plan to spend $6 million on renovations — but only after pausing to reflect on the adequacy of the …