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At the Hospitals: July 5, 2015

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Focus Group Participants Sought For End-of-Life Care Study Springfield, Vt. — Focus groups participants are needed to help with a statewide study of Vermonter’s experiences with end-of-life care. The study is being led by the Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire and several VNAs across Vermont. The results will inform health care providers about the care Vermonters desire for themselves and their loved ones at the end of life, organizers said in a news release. Vermonters over age 35 who have experienced the death of loved one in the state in the past five years are eligible to take part. Prior experience …

William C. Bacon

Friday, July 3, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — William C. Bacon, 83, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday evening, June 30, 2015, at his home in Windsor surrounded by family. He was born April 1, 1932, in North Randolph, Vt. the son of Arthur J. and Bessie (LaPorte) Bacon. He received his schooling in Randolph and Windsor, and attended Windsor High School. He was a veteran …

Lewis Alcala, Sr.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Lewis Alcala, Sr., 79, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Springfield Health and Rehab. Center in Springfield. He was born Oct. 15, 1935, in Wheatland, Wyo. the son of Fernando and Lena (Vigil) Alcala. He attended schools in Wyoming. He served in the United States Navy for 4 years. He was married to Flora Rathbun on Nov. …

Peoples Ends Rivendell’s Vermont Golf Title Reign

Friday, June 5, 2015

Killington, Vt. — Reigns end with Game of Thrones gore. They end with a silent coup d’etat. They end through neglect, decay, the failure to embrace change. And they end as Rivendell Academy saw its reign atop Vermont …

Alexander H. Krajewski

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Alexander H. Krajewski, 69, of 25 Hemlock Drive, Windsor passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, May 9, 2015, from surgical complications. Alex was born in Rockville, Conn. on Jan. 27, 1946, the son of Herman and Louise Dreher Krajewski. He grew up in Rockville, …

Catch of the Day

Thursday, June 4, 2015

After a successful morning of fishing, Mike Watson, of Windsor, has a little less luck looking for trout in a shaded spot at Kennedy Pond. Watson said he is known for walking around with his fresh catch. “I …

Lorraine G. Hull

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Lorraine G. Hull, 87, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Monday evening, June 1, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health in Windsor surrounded by her family. She was born March 19, 1928 in South Royalton, Vt. the daughter of Loren C. and …

At the Hospitals: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Health Care Networks to Be Outlined At West Lebanon Meeting West Lebanon — A free information session on June 25 will describe the health care provider networks likely to be available through New Hampshire’s health insurance exchange next …

Birth Announcements: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center CHIASSON — A daughter, Juliana Arlene Chiasson, born on April 30, 2015, to Alissa Thompson and Jeremy Chiasson, of Enfield. BOYER — A son, Andrew Michael Boyer, born on May 3, 2015, to Susan Boyer, of Woodstock. ROGERS — A daughter, Olivia Deborah-Jean Rogers, born …

A Big Win, a Tough Goodbye for Windsor

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Windsor — It was a double dose of emotions for Windsor’s three-sport star Haley Wood as the senior was playing in her last regular season interscholastic event and she was there along with many others to say goodbye …

Shirley Eileen Humphreys Rice

Friday, May 29, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Shirley Eileen Humphreys Rice, 80, a long time resident of Windsor, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday evening, May 24, 2015, surrounded by family after a very long yet graceful struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Windsor, the daughter …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including …

A Spark of Brilliance: Groups Team Up for Rail Trail Hike

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Andover, n.h. — Spark! Community Center co-founder Lisa Green prefers flat, easy trails when she goes hiking while her autistic and epileptic son, 23-year-old Patrick, favors more vigorous climbs. It’s mom who’s getting the desired terrain for the …