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WATERFORD – A 16-year-old New Hampshire youth escaped injury, but the car he was driving was destroyed when it slammed into a bear that was cr…

WATERBURY – A Waterbury man caught speeding down South Main Street late Friday night is now facing what would be his second conviction for dri…

MARSHFIELD – A Plainfield woman is facing a charge of drunken driving following a late-night crash on Nasmith Brook Road.

BETHEL – A Bethel man who police say didn't stay in his lane while driving on Route 12 moments after midnight on Saturday was later cited for …

BARRE — The Milton Yellow Jackets took care of things on the football field Friday evening, posting a 40-19 victory over Spaulding.

EAST MONTPELIER — The Bellows Falls football team stole U-32’s thunder in the final quarter Friday, capping a 36-28 victory in a critical Divi…

BARRE – Early voting has been underway for weeks, but the first ballots in a consequential election – an election that may not be the last word when it comes to a local school district merger …

WATERFORD – A 16-year-old New Hampshire youth escaped injury, but the car he was driving was destroyed when it slammed into a bear that was crossing Interstate 93 early Friday evening.

WATERBURY – A Waterbury man caught speeding down South Main Street late Friday night is now facing what would be his second conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol.

MARSHFIELD – A Plainfield woman is facing a charge of drunken driving following a late-night crash on Nasmith Brook Road.

BETHEL – A Bethel man who police say didn't stay in his lane while driving on Route 12 moments after midnight on Saturday was later cited for driving under the influence.

BARRE — The Milton Yellow Jackets took care of things on the football field Friday evening, posting a 40-19 victory over Spaulding.

EAST MONTPELIER — The Bellows Falls football team stole U-32’s thunder in the final quarter Friday, capping a 36-28 victory in a critical Division II clash.

FAYSTON — It’s a magical year for Harwood soccer and the girls made some history Friday while winning their eighth straight match.

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Leona R. Philip BARRE CITY – Leona R. Philip, 83, a longtime Barre resident, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Her loving family was with her at her bedside. Born o…

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Charlotte M. "Char" Delyea RANDOLPH - Charlotte M. “Char” Delyea passed away Oct. 16, 2018, at her home in Randolph. She was at peace and surrounded by loving family and friends. Born May 11, …

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Jay Pedley NORTHFIELD - The funeral for Jay Pedley, 82, who died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the White Chapel, Norwich University. There are no calli…

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Sandra Mae Hedding ROXBURY - Sandra Mae Hedding, 70, died unexpectedly of natural causes Oct. 17, 2018, at home with her husband, Michael, at her side. She was born in 1948 to Helen (Dubois) a…

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Steven "Frenchy" LaFountain rites BARRE TOWN - A funeral service to honor and celebrate the life of Steven “Frenchy” LaFountain, 68, of Cedar Cliff, was held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at the …

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Cora Vail Brooks MONTPELIER - Cora Vail Brooks was born in New York City on April 9, 1941, to Tom and Anita Brooks. She died on Oct. 16, 2018, of natural causes. She grew up in Hastings-on-Hud…

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Irene M. Eastman MORETOWN - Irene M. Eastman, 83, a longtime resident of Moretown, passed away in the comfort of family at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin on Monday evening, Oct. 15, 2018…

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Sr. Virginia Cain, RSM BURLINGTON - Sister Virginia Cain, RSM, (Sr. Mary Virginia), 90, of the Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community, Vermont, died at Our Lady of Providence Residence in Winoos…

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Margaret Guilmette-Fitts rites BARRE CITY - St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Barre was filled to capacity for the concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial to honor and celebrate the life of Marga…

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Steven "Frenchy" LaFountain rites BARRE TOWN - A funeral service to honor and celebrate the life of Steven “Frenchy” LaFountain, 68, of Cedar Cliff, was held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at the …

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Leona R. Philip BARRE CITY – Leona R. Philip, 83, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at her home, with family at her bedside. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by H…

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Hilda Webster-Knoerl MONTPELIER - Hilda Webster-Knoerl, 94, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A full obituary will be published at a later date.

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Chester John Clark WILLIAMSTOWN – Chester John Clark, 74, a longtime resident of Williamstown, passed away on Oct. 16, 2018, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. His lovi…

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James Munro Pedley NORTHFIELD - James Munro Pedley, 82, of Northfield, Vermont, passed away peacefully on Oct. 13, 2018, at his home, with his family by his side. James “Jay” Pedley was born a…

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ORWELL - Alden Fred Atwood of Orwell, Past Master of the Masonic Independence Lodge #10, passed on to meet the Grand Master of the Universe on October 12, 2018. He was 97. Born at home in Saba…

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Douglas D. Duckett GROTON - Douglas D. Duckett, 73, of Groton, Vermont, and Daytona Beach Shores, Florida, passed away on Oct. 9, 2018, at the home of his daughter, Jennifer Duckett and Rade V…

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Dolores P. Mattote SOUTH BARRE – Dolores P. Mattote, 83, of the South Barre Road, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. Born Aug. 5, 1935, in Barre, she …

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Jay Pedley NORTHFIELD - Jay Pedley, 82, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at his home, with family by his bedside. There are no calling hours. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20…

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Shirley R. Salls MARSHFIELD - The memorial service for Shirley R. Salls, who died Sept. 9, 2018, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 17, in New Discovery Cemetery on Groton Forest Road.

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Eugene C. "Dutch" Corliss WATERBURY CENTER - Eugene C. “Dutch” Corliss, 84, passed away in the comfort of his home on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Born in Fayston on March 27, 1934, he was the son o…

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Deni Ann Clogston BRADFORD - Deni Ann Clogston, 73, of Cross Road, died on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, New Hampshire. Deni was born on Jan. 24, 1945, in Burlington,…

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Dolores P. Mattote SOUTH BARRE – Dolores P. Mattote, 83, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangement…

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Fernand C. Dessureau rites BARRE - A Mass of Christian Burial to honor and celebrate the life of Fernand C. Dessureau, 83, was held on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at 11 a.m. in St. Monica Catholic …

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Karen-Lynn Bedard ORANGE - Karen-Lynn Bedard, 60, of U.S. Route 302, passed away at her home on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, with her family at her bedside. A Mass of Christian Burial to honor and ce…

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Lorraine D. Isabelle BARRE - Lorraine D. Isabelle, lovingly known as Izzy in her final years, and Mémère by her immediate family, passed away on Oct. 13, 2018, with family at her side.

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Margaret L. Guilmette-Fitts BARRE – Margaret Lajeunesse Guilmette-Fitts passed on to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 11, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 8,…

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