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Patricia “Trish” Jane Swanson

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Patricia “Trish” Jane Swanson, age 67 of Woodstock, passed away with her daughter by her side in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014; a day where the sun would rise and smile down upon us, celebrating her freedom from chronic health issues. She is lovingly remembered by her mother, Patricia Mahaney of Naples, Fla.; ex-husband, Jerrold Swanson; daughter, Tricia van der Schoot; her grandchildren, Mark Jerrold van der Schoot and Max Swanson van der Schoot (all of Woodstock); siblings Diana Soupal (Jerry) of Naples, Fla., Veronica Lowry (Robert) of Aurora, Colo., and James Mahaney, Jr. (Teri) of Charleston, S.C.; many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She is reunited …

Hanging on the Telephone: Bradley Hoping For Call to Join Ryder Cup Team

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Woodstock — Some folks stress about Christmas. Professional golfers stress about late August. In a week, however, Keegan Bradley could be celebrating like Santa Claus left him a puppy under the tree. On Monday evening, on live television, on the soundstage that Saturday Night Live normally occupies, captain Tom Watson will name the …

Journalist Freed in Syria Spent Time Living in Upper Valley

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Bridgewater — A journalist held by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria for nearly two years before being released on Sunday had Upper Valley ties. Friends say Theo Padnos , 45, whose family owns a home in Bridgewater, used the name Peter Theo Curtis while in captivity to avoid association with a book he …

Alliance Set For D-H and Mt. Ascutney

Friday, June 27, 2014

Windsor — A formal affiliation between Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock has been finalized, the two organizations announced in a statement issued Thursday. The new relationship will begin July 1 and offer opportunities to share resources and to improve communication and collaboration between the two …

Art Notes: New Group Aims to Sell Artworks by the Bushel

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The hierarchical structure of a gallery or museum is one model for the big business of art, a top-down arrangement in which the gallery owner or agent agrees to represent an artist, takes a healthy cut and promotes …

Arnold Irwin “Arnie” Friedman

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Wherever he went, Arnie Friedman would find someone to talk to, and he would learn that person’s life story. He was fascinated by others’ backgrounds, their struggles, their quirks, and he always managed to find common ground. He was the original player in a game …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

Woodstock Class ‘Has an Old Soul’

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Woodstock — Dark rainclouds loomed outdoors, but inside Woodstock Union Arena, the rink was filled with sunflowers. About 90 graduates of Woodstock Union High School’s Class of 2014 sat ready to receive …

South Burlington Ends Woodstock’s Lacrosse Season

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

South Burlington, Vt. — Year after year, the Woodstock Union High boys lacrosse team tilts at the windmills that are their Vermont Division I opponents, and year after year, the Wasps come up a little bit short. It …

Albert E. Conklin

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Woodstock, Vt.. — Albert Conklin longtime resident of Woodstock died on Friday, June 6, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on July 12 at the North Pomfret Congregational Church. Born in Sharon, Conn. to Brandt Bradley Conklin and Elizabeth Merwin Conklin on Feb. 21, …

Purple Majesty

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Kimberly Komers, of Merrimack, N.H., photographs lupines in Taftsville on Friday. Komers had returned to the field for the second time with her boyfriend, Peter Manship, of Ludlow, Vt., and their dog Sasha. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

The Legs Have It: Steal of Home Helps End Woodstock’s Year

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Moretown, Vt. — The pivotal play of the Woodstock High baseball team’s season seemed to unfold in slow motion and silence Monday. Wasps pitcher Matt Poljacik began his full-motion windup with two outs in the third inning and …

Major Expansion for Upper Valley Bus Services

Sunday, June 8, 2014

White River Junction — Bus service in the Twin States will be bolstered this summer when two area bus companies add or expand services with the help of federal grants. Advance Transit recently secured grant money to add …