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At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus groups and surveys conducted over a five-month …

Leon Coolidge Royce

Friday, February 5, 2016

Hartland, Vt. — Leon Coolidge Royce, 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at his winter residence in North Fort Myers, Fla. amongst family members. He was born July 15, 1924, to Phillip and Nora Royce in Hartland, Vt., where he maintained his permanent residence for his entire life. He graduated from Windsor High School in 1942. He enlisted in the …

Windsor Boys Take a Thriller

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Windsor — Seth Balch hit eight 3-pointers as part of a 27-point night to keep Windsor in the game, then Michael Bradley hit another one at the buzzer to give the Yellowjackets a bite-your-nails 68-65 win over Hartford on Wednesday night. A lot of people must have anticipated a big game, because a huge crowd showed up and they got their eyes filled …

Margaret H. Righi

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Margaret H. Righi, 81, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 15, 2015, at the Cedar Hill Continuing Healthcare Center in Windsor. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

West Windsor Man Gets Suspended Sentence for Child Porn

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

White River Junction — A 53-year-old West Windsor man received a three- to 15-year suspended sentence for disseminating child pornography though an Internet-based file sharing network in January 2014. Douglas Bejarano pleaded guilty to two felony charges of promoting sexual recordings in June. A dispute over his future …

Local Roundup: Canes Break Records

Monday, December 14, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — Hartford High athletes recorded three school records, Windsor’s Katey Comstock ruled the shot put again and Oxbow’s running Giesing sisters accounted for a win and joined in a top-three team finish to highlight Saturday’s Vermont Princpals Association indoor track and field meet at Norwich University. …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 13, 2015

Sunday, December 13, 2015

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Alta Mae Connolly

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — In loving memory of Alta Mae Connolly. She joined her heavenly angels on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. She joins her son, Ricky Lee Runnells; two grandsons, Mark Adams, Jr. and Tyler Forrest Lee; two sisters, Roberta Becker Fernandes and Juanita Becker Larkin; three brothers, Richard …

Jacks Can’t Finish Comeback

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Windsor — Oh, so close. The Fair Haven Union High boys basketball team watched a 14-point fourth-quarter lead melt to one before finally putting Windsor down, 56-51, in an early-season battle of two of the top teams in …

CRPT Talks Trails at Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hanover — Spur trails, new campsites and incorporating the Appalachian Trail were some of the topics discussed at the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail annual meeting Tuesday at Howe Library. The CRPT, a series of access points and primitive campsites spanning the trail’s source in northern New Hampshire to …

Thomas C. Johnson

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Thomas C. Johnson, 72, a former longtime resident of Windsor, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Dec. 1, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, VT. He was born March 19, 1943, in Windsor the son of Charles H. and Alice (Baril) Johnson. He received …

Hartland Looks at Police Options

Monday, December 7, 2015

Hartland — Town officials are again considering whether to get police coverage from the neighboring department in Windsor. Hartland is weighing whether to move away from its current arrangement with the Vermont State Police, who provide 76 hours of monthly patrol and field calls during off-duty hours. Last …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 6, 2015

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Tuberculosis Vaccine Trial Receives $1.4 Million Hanover — A collaborative that includes Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has received $1.4 million from the Tokyo-based Global Health Innovative Technology Fund to conduct a joint randomized clinical trial in Tanzania …