Month: April 2015


ST. ALBANS — Gould Susslin a longtime area dentist passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Fort Myers, Fla. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced in a later edition of this paper. The Heald Funeral Home is assisting the Susslin...

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FRANKLIN – Barbara Lavery Lagrow, age 84, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at the Vermont Respite House in Williston with her loving family at her side. She was born Aug. 26, 1930 in Franklin, the daughter of the late Henry and Anna (Domingue) White. Barb has been a longtime resident of Franklin more recently residing at the Franklin Homestead. She attended Franklin Elementary School and Franklin High School. While raising her family she was very active in school parents groups. She was a former member of Our Lady of the Lourdes Catholic Church in East Berkshire where she...

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UXBRIDGE, MASS —  Alfred W. ‘Buster’ Towne, 86, of Uxbridge died Sunday, April 26, 2015, in the Lydia Taft House of Uxbridge. He was the husband of Edith E. (Currier) Towne of Uxbridge, and the late Lorraine M. (Couture) Towne who died in 1997. Mr. Towne worked for over 50 years as a truck driver. During those years he was employed with The Associated Transport Company, Table Talk Pie Company both in Worcester, North American Van Lines in IN, Valley Transportation in Uxbridge, and Guilford of Maine in Douglas. He was born in Fairfax on May 15, 1928, the son of the late Bernice (Towne) Driver. He attended the Parsonville, One Room School in St. Albans and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Germany during the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 1385 of Uxbridge. In addition to his wife Edith, Mr. Towne is survived by one son, Norman and his wife, Kathryn Towne, of Sweetwater, Texas; two half-brothers, Maurice Driver of Florida and Wendell Driver of St. Albans; two half-sisters, Reba Lemnah and Dorothy Westover of St. Albans; a grandson, Ean Towne of North Carolina; and an aunt, Olive Towne of Randolph. He was predeceased by his half-brother, Frederick Driver in 2009. The family would like to thank the entire staff of the Lydia Taft House...

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Richford Vt. Adult Learning Center: New location, same resolve

RICHFORD — Vermont Adult Learning (VAL) center’s satellite location in Richford is closing today. Not permanently, though. In fact, the alternative high school program has moved to a new building from its previous spot at 24 River St., also formerly known as Pick Thai for the restaurant that was formerly located there. “We’re downsizing,” said Trish Muir, the executive director of Cornerstone Bridges To Life Community Center – which includes the VAL program – on Tuesday. Muir and a number of staff and student volunteers spent the day transporting the things they would need for their two new rooms...

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