Month: March 2014

COURT: Fatal accident charges rest on judge’s ruling

ST. ALBANS — The fate of Patrick Prue, the man accused of causing the accident that  killed Enosburg high school student Brendan Gleason could be determined by judicial rulings on a series of motions filed by both the defense and prosecution. Defense attorney Frank Twarog is seeking a dismissal of charges arising from the accident on April 26, 2013. Failing that, Twarog wants to include evidence of marijuana use by David Newton, the driver of the other car involved in the accident. The state is seeking to exclude that evidence on the grounds that multiple law enforcement officers and...

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MILTON — Irving H. Coburn, 79 of Milton passed away peacefully on Friday, March 28, 2014 in the Franklin County Rehab Center in St. Albans. Irving was born Nov. 1, 1934 in Chelsea, Vt., the son of the late Ralph and Anna Sweet Coburn. As a young man he moved to California where he attracted the eyes of his future wife at the local roller skating rink, where he was a competitive roller dance skater. On April 29, 1961 he married Vonna Raye Lewis in Fresno, Calif. He returned to Vermont with his family in 1967 after having graduated...

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SWANTON — Napoleon “Poly” Hoague Jr., age 69 years, a lifelong Swanton resident, died unexpectedly late Thursday evening, March 27, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Fanny Allen Campus in Colchester. Born at home in Swanton on Feb. 28, 1945, he was the son of the late Napoleon Sr. and Vida (Martin) Hoague. He attended Swanton Schools and on Jan. 25, 1969, was married to the former Mary Ellen Pelican, who survives him. For many years Poly worked as a foundry person at both Phillips Metallurgical and Vermont Precision Tools. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and...

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Vogel – Cook

ENOSBURG/SHELDON — Brian and Petra Vogel of Enosburg and Delbert and Brenda Cook of Sheldon are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Katja Vogel and Andrew Cook. Katja is a 2013 graduate of University of Vermont where she earned her degrees in Animal Science and Art History. She is currently employed at HowardCenter as the Benefits Administrator. Andrew is a 2013 graduate of University of Vermont where he earned his degree in Secondary Education. He is currently employed at HowardCenter as a Behavior Interventionist. The wedding will be held June 12,...

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SWANTON — Mrs. Lucille G. Greeno, age 91, a longtime resident of Swanton, died Wednesday morning, March 26, 2014, in the Franklin County Rehab Center.  She was born in Franklin, Dec. 9, 1922, daughter of the late Honora and Alphonsine (Martell) Bouchard.  June 8, 1943 she married Fredrick Greeno.  Lucille spent her life as a homemaker, and will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.  Lucille was a communicant of the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Swanton.  She loved gardening and spending time with her family. Lucille is survived by her husband of...

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