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No Swimming: Members-Only Lake Pinneo in Quechee Will Remain Private
02-08-2018 10:28 AM

By Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

Quechee — Lake Pinneo, the manmade body of water owned by the Quechee Lakes Landowners Association, is not expected to open its beaches to the general public anytime soon.The continuing denial of public access — which dates to 2015 — could be all the...

Hartford Man Dies by Suicide at Quechee Gorge Over Weekend
01-30-2018 12:07 PM

By Jordan Cuddemi

Quechee — A 22-year-old Hartford man died by suicide over the weekend at Quechee Gorge, the first such incident there in more than a year, Hartford police confirmed on Monday.The suicide on Sunday occurred as state officials continue to brainstorm...

Video: Flooding Closes Roads, Prompts Voluntary Evacuations in Windsor Area
01-15-2018 11:22 AM

By Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

Windsor — There were evacuations and closures in Upper Valley communities including Newport, Windsor and Cornish on Saturday in response to flooding associated with a January thaw that began with Friday night’s rainfall.Emergency dispatchers used...

Eligible Without Access: Facilities That Take Federal Funds Unwilling to Accommodate Marijuana
01-08-2018 11:24 AM

By Nora Doyle-Burr

Wilder — A combination of medications including Tylenol and a muscle relaxant has enabled Shirley Griggs, an 89-year-old retired nurse educator, to manage her chronic back pain, which stems from a car accident more than two decades ago.Recently,...

Illustrated Interview: Tattoo Artist and Former New England Patriot Brian Barthelmes
10-25-2017 1:36 PM


Wilder — Brian Barthelmes is big guy with a big beard and several outsized talents. The 34-year-old Wilder resident was a standout offensive lineman at the University of Virginia and spent a couple of seasons with the New England Patriots before...

Jury Acquits Former Windsor Police Officer in 2014 Shooting
09-14-2017 11:33 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — A jury on Wednesday night exonerated a former Windsor police detective on criminal charges related to a shooting during a 2014 sting operation in Windsor.The panel of nine women and three men deliberated for nearly six hours...

Two Roads Diverged: Bypassed Bits of Appalachian Trail Remain Open for Hiking
09-02-2017 12:46 AM

By David Corriveau

While hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in 1948, Earl Shaffer followed a stretch of the old King’s Highway in North Pomfret, between a farmhouse and a barn, en route to the White River in West Hartford.Shaffer was the first person to...

New Hampshire Man Pleads Not Guilty to Voyeurism in Wilder
08-15-2017 12:27 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — A 30-year-old New Hampshire man pleaded not guilty on Monday to nearly a dozen counts of voyeurism and a felony charge of lewd and lascivious conduct in connection with several alleged incidents at a Wilder home in April and...

Sara Holcomb Dorman
08-08-2017 3:02 AM

Quechee, Vt. — Sara Holcomb Dorman left this life peacefully in the early morning of Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, a date that in years past would have found her in Saratoga for the summer racing meet, one of her favorite sporting events. It was on a cold...

Lost in White River Junction: Network of Walking Paths Connected Terraces
07-19-2017 2:58 PM

By EmmaJean Holley

At the corner of Hillcrest Terrace and Forest Hills Avenue in White River Junction, a shaded, wooded path winds down a leaf-covered slope. To the right of the path, a steep, forested bank rises up toward the houses above; to the left, another bank...

Perkins Letter to Judge Asks for Leniency
02-25-2017 12:55 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — The South Royalton woman convicted of killing a Bethel man and wounding a young woman during a drug-related incident in 2011 accepted some responsibility for her actions in a letter addressed to the judge who will sentence her...

Owner of Upper Valley Inns Pleads Guilty to Stalking, Assault Charges
02-09-2017 3:36 PM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — The co-owner of historic inns in Windsor and Hartland had stopped taking medication for depression when he stalked two employees and fired a bullet into one of their vehicles last fall, his lawyer said in court this week.Kenneth...

Two Area Nursing Homes Were Sold: One Got Better, the Other Got Worse
01-30-2017 10:59 AM

By Rick Jurgens

White River Junction — Recent ownership changes at two large nursing homes in the heart of the Upper Valley have had opposite effects on the conditions and quality of care for dozens of residents, according to observations and ratings from regulators...

Jim Kenyon: At the Shady Lawn Motel, Every Room Has a Story
01-30-2017 10:41 AM

A Dartmouth College graduate lives in a room on the Shady Lawn Motel’s ground floor. A 72-year-old who gets by on Social Security has been a guest since his release from prison four years ago. A grocery store worker and his wife share a room with...

Victims Embrace Man Who Maimed Them
01-25-2017 8:10 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — Dale and Lisa O’Keefe made a request in Windsor Superior Court Tuesday morning that was as unexpected as it was unusual: They wanted a little personal time with Gustavo Chang, the man whose car had slammed into the motorcycle...

Vt. Inn Owner Held on Stalking, Assault Charges
11-30-2016 11:33 PM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — The co-owner of historic inns in Windsor and Hartland is being held without bail after he allegedly shot a bullet through a former employee’s truck and smashed the windows out of another vehicle earlier this month.Kenneth Lucci,...

Quechee Family Rescued at Sea After Boat Sinks Near Alaska
08-31-2016 12:03 PM

By Christine Dempsey

Megan Potter mustered all of her strength to swim through 10-foot swells as the boat she had spent the summer on slowly sank into the frigid water of the Bering Sea off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands.A Quechee resident and University of Connecticut...

Lebanon Wraps Prostitution Sting
06-28-2016 11:52 PM

By Jordan Cuddemi

Lebanon — The city police department this week is publicizing 14 arrests made in a recent prostitution sting to discourage the sex trade within Lebanon.Police on Monday sent out a news release that included mug shots and criminal charges against the...

Scotland by the Yard Closing
06-01-2016 9:51 AM

By John Lippman

Quechee— On a brae in the village of Quechee a flock of Jacob sheep have grazed and charmed passing motorists on Route 4 every summer for decades. With their four curling horns and shaggy black-and-white patch coats, the sheep could be at home on the...

Hartford Christian Camp Eyed for Historic Designation
04-25-2016 12:45 AM

By Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

Hartford Christian Camp Eyed for Historic Designation- White River Junction — Just across the street from a gas station on a busy stretch of Route 5 along Tafts Flat, a largely unnoticed narrow strip of cracked blacktop descends a steep slope to a shelf of land above the Connecticut River, where a cluster...

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