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Mackie loves her job at Green Mountain Power, although, like a lot of people, she finds it annoying when the fax machine gets jammed.

EAST MONTPELIER — Max Sabo scored a pair of goals for U-32 with Trevor Clayton picking up one as the Raiders came away with a 3-1 soccer victo…

STOWE — Harwood’s Charlie Zschau followed a few moments of indecision with something unforgettable, sparking Wednesday’s 1-1 boys soccer draw …

MONTPELIER — A traffic study of proposed hotel and garage projects in the Capital City says the developments are unlikely to lead to serious c…

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Several unsettled pieces of Vermont’s school district consolidation puzzle clicked into place this week (at least provi…

In response to questions raised this week about President Trump’s business dealings overseas, Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy and eight other Democ…

MONTPELIER – The Vermont Attorney General's Office is warning residents about a spike in scams by fraudsters pretending to be utilities.

Mackie loves her job at Green Mountain Power, although, like a lot of people, she finds it annoying when the fax machine gets jammed.

MONTPELIER — A traffic study of proposed hotel and garage projects in the Capital City says the developments are unlikely to lead to serious congestion or long delays for motorists, and meet a…

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Several unsettled pieces of Vermont’s school district consolidation puzzle clicked into place this week (at least provisionally) even as two groups announced the creatio…

In response to questions raised this week about President Trump’s business dealings overseas, Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy and eight other Democratic senators yesterday wrote to the Trump Organi…

BARRE — The Lyndon field hockey team capped a season sweep over Spaulding with Wednesday’s 2-0 victory in chilly conditions. The Vikings (9-3-1) earned a 1-0 win over the Crimson Tide one mont…

EAST MONTPELIER — Max Sabo scored a pair of goals for U-32 with Trevor Clayton picking up one as the Raiders came away with a 3-1 soccer victory over rival Montpelier on Wednesday.

STOWE — Harwood’s Charlie Zschau followed a few moments of indecision with something unforgettable, sparking Wednesday’s 1-1 boys soccer draw against Stowe.

Randolph senior Rielle Brassard has been a student-athlete for the Galloping Ghosts for what seems like forever. She’s been a constant on the soccer pitch and basketball court for each of her …

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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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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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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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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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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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Stephen Charles Baker SHARON - A graveside memorial service for Stephen Charles Baker will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at 1 p.m. The service for Stephen, who was 66 years old at the ti…

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Rosemary C. Wheelock rites CALAIS – The funeral service and celebration of life for Rosemary C. Wheelock, 89, of Calais, was held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the Barre Congrega…

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Sarah Beth Whitney NORTHFIELD - Sarah Beth Whitney, 30, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 8, 2018, at her home in Northfield, Vermont. Sarah was born on March 7, 1988, in Fort Huachuca, Arizona…

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Janice A. HIll MONTPELIER - Janice A. Hill, 90, formerly of 120 Northfield St. and most recently of Mansfield Place in Essex Junction, Vermont, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018,…

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Margaret Guilmette Fitts BARRE CITY - Margaret Guilmette Fitts, 89, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, with family at her bedside. A full obituary will …

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Steven "Frenchy" LaFountain BARRE TOWN - Steven Dale “Frenchy” LaFountain Sr., 68, of Cedar Cliff, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, unexpectedly at Central Vermont Medical Center. Born Barre…

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Ethel Gene Reed (née Sisson) MONTPELIER - Ethel Gene Sisson Reed, who was known as Gene, died on Sept. 14, 2018, after a short illness, in Montpelier, Vermont, at the age of 98 years. Gene was…

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Palmira "Polly" Wheaton NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Palmira “Polly” Wheaton, 75, of New Port Richey, Florida, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Trinity Medical Center in Trinity, Florida, …

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