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Business Notes: Feb. 14, 2016

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Bethel — GW Plastics last week announced the completion of a major expansion of its Dongguan, China, facilities. The project more than doubled the size of the plant, and the new 125,000-square-foot facility will permit the company to streamline its tooling, molding and medical device assembly operations while leaving room for contract manufacturing growth, the company said in a news …

Lack of Snow Forces Cancellation of Several Annual Winter Events in the Upper Valley

Friday, February 12, 2016

Hanover — When it came time for Hanover to harvest ice for the ice castle at the annual Occom Pond Party, it was 45 degrees and no ice was to be found. It is one of the reasons that, for the first time in 19 years, the annual event will not take place this Saturday. “This was a very difficult, hard decision to …

Woodstock to Vote On Staff, Library

Friday, February 12, 2016

Woodstock’s Town Meeting will take place on Saturday, Feb. 27, starting at 10 a.m. at Woodstock Town Hall. Voting on Australian ballot items will occur on Tuesday, March 1, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Woodstock — Voters will consider a municipal budget, reducing the number of constables to one from two, and a measure to help the Norman Williams …

Lucile S. Harlow

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Lucile S. Harlow, 94, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. Lucile was born on April 22, 1921, in Woodstock the daughter of Herbert Erwin and Ada (Clark) Smith. A graduate of Woodstock High School Lucile married …

Introductory Meeting Scheduled For Emergency Response Team

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Royalton — A community emergency response team is being reestablished in east central Vermont, with an introductory meeting set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Royalton Academy Building, 1482 Route 14. The CERT program “is a method to organize, train, equip, and then utilize citizen volunteers …

Lebanon Woman Set To Lead National Park Stewardship Institute

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Woodstock — Rebecca Stanfield McCown has been selected to lead the National Park Service Stewardship Institute at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. “Rebecca is an innovative program manager who has focused her work at the Stewardship Institute on supporting …

R.I. Team Makes Itself Comfortable at New England Cross Country Meet

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Thetford — Preparing for Saturday’s New England cross country championships at Thetford Academy, runners from La Salle Academy heard a lot about Morty’s Monster — the steep hill near the end of TA’s 3.1-mile course named for designer …

Crash Destroys Part of Fence on Woodstock Village Green

Friday, November 13, 2015

Woodstock — A crash of two trucks and a subsequent fight between the drivers on Monday left one man with facial injuries, another with a citation for assault, and the town with a $40,000 bill for damage to an antique fence along the town green. “This is an …

Notes From the Garden: Pulling Up Invasive Plants Calls for New Devices

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Going for a walk the other day along a public trail I was struck by the number of invasive shrubs I saw. Most trees and shrubs have shed their leaves, but burning bush (Euonymus alatus), Japanese barberry (Berberis …

A Life: The Rev. Norman Koop (1946-2015) Gave Attention and Energy to Everyone in His Flock

Monday, November 9, 2015

Woodstock — When the Rev. Norm Koop woke next to his wife in the predawn darkness of Oct. 7, he didn’t know it, but he had only nine hours left to live. The couple exited the parsonage, side …

Woodstock Inn and Resort Begins $2.6 Million Upgrade

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Woodstock — First impressions matter. Especially in the hotel business. The Woodstock Inn and Resort, undertaking its first major infrastructure project since the opening of its spa in 2010, has begun a $2.6 million upgrade to the building …

Small Farmers Worry About Effect of Clean Water Rules

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Barnard — Farmers on the east side of the Green Mountains say they want to learn more about pending regulations being implemented under a new law devised largely to protect Lake Champlain. Signed into law by Gov. Peter …

Woodstock, Cornish Parks Name Interpretation Chief

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Stephanie Kyriazis has been named chief of interpretation and education for Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, in Woodstock, and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, in Cornish. She will take on the new role in December. Kyriazis brings “a wealth of …