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At the Hospitals: Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel Name Surgery Chair Lebanon — Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and associate chairwoman of clinical affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named chairwoman of surgery and senior vice president of the surgical service line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and chairwoman of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Her term begins Oct. 26. Wong will oversee 13 specialty sections within the Department of Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, taking responsibility for all aspects of research, education and clinical operations, Dartmouth-Hitchcock said in a news release. She will also be responsible for …

Scott B. Kinne

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Scott B. Kinne, 56, died early Friday morning Aug. 28, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer. Scott was born on July 17, 1959, in Attleboro, Mass. the son of Benjamin E. and Elizabeth (White) Kinne. Scott graduated from Woodstock Union High School on June 14, 1978. Eventually he went to work for A.W. Frizzell …

Woodstock Football Lights the Night in Opener

Friday, August 28, 2015

Woodstock — Two times Woodstock Union High football public address announcer Jeff Thomas called for help with the lights at James T. McLaughlin Field. Two times athletic director Justin Wardwell responded. The artificial illumination finally took hold as a cool Friday evening shaded toward dusk, moments before the first quarter of Woodstock’s Vermont …

Volunteer Joins Regional Commission

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Woodstock — A new volunteer with Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission will spend the next year working to help the organization address poverty-related issues. A member of SerVermont AmeriCorps VISTA, Christopher Damiani holds a bachelor’s degree in community development …

Heritage Chickens on Display in Woodstock

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Woodstock — Visitors flocked to Billings Farm & Museum for the first of two heritage chicken days this weekend. David Fantarella, 3, and his younger sisters Sofia, 22 months, and Emilia, 6 weeks, were visiting Woodstock from North …

Percival Bugbee Woods

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Sandwich, N.H. — Percival Bugbee Woods, 99, died on Wednesday, Aug, 12 2015, in Sandwich. Percy was born on April 9, 1916, in Bridgewater Corners, Vt. to Milo Emerson Woods and Esther Rhoda (Rice) Woods. He was married to Alice Millicent White on June 8, 1938. He is …

Antique Tractor Day Showcases Collectors

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Woodstock — During Antique Tractor Day at Billings Farm and Museum, tractor owners can display their handiwork and meet others with a soft spot for the old workhorses. Many spend their spare time restoring the vehicles and displaying …

Frances E. (Strong) Drury

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Frances E. Drury passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. She graduated from WUHS in 1960. She attended Sheldon Beauty Academy in Burlington, Vt. where she graduated as a cosmotologist in 1961. After graduation and getting licensed as a hairdresser, she moved to California where …

A Life: Ann Jean Thomas, 1926-2015; ‘They Are All So Beautiful’

Monday, August 3, 2015

Woodstock — In her last book of verse, published in 2013, Ann Jean Thomas included a short, enigmatic poem titled In Praise of Lithium Silicates. Only 12 lines, the first nine as opaque as the minerals they describe: …

Mt. Ascutney Projects Break-Even for 2016 Budget

Monday, August 3, 2015

Windsor — After two straight years of losing money in its health care operations, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center is projecting that in its upcoming fiscal year it will break even in its core business — but only just barely. In a July 1 letter and budget …

Vermont Up to Challenge, but N.H. Rules Again

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Players from NHIAA Division III schools might not attract as much notice as their brethren from larger institutions, but that didn’t stop a D-III contingent from contributing tremendously in Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. Gilford’s …

Springfield, Vt., Girl Dies at Dam

Friday, July 31, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The 15-year-old daughter of the Springfield man who was shot to death in April after confronting a suspected drug user in his neighborhood has died. Casey Wing has been identified as the girl who died on Saturday after falling 85 feet at the North Springfield …

Entertainment Highlights: Royalton Singer-Songwriter Embarks on a Career in Music

Thursday, July 30, 2015

In the hours before she steps to the microphone at Bentley’s Restaurant tonight to perform a mix of her own acoustic and alternative-pop songs and covers of popular music of the last six decades, you might catch Alison Turner helping …