Tag Archives: Wells Vt

Walter Cooper Sr., 85

      Walter Cooper Sr. passed away on Jan. 9, 2010, at the Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 13, 1924, in East Wells, Vt., the son of Fred and Dorothy (Johnston) Cooper. Walter’s life work was farming. He had wanted to serve his country in the military but the […]

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Clarence L. “Pete” Brace Jr., 88

Clarence L. “Pete” Brace Jr., age 88, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center surrounded by family.   Clarence was born on Sept. 28, 1921, in Comstock, the son of Clarence and Flora (Warner) Brace.   He grew up in Wells, Vt., where his parents owned and operated Brace’s Garage, and […]

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Sylvia B. Chapin, 73

Sylvia B. Chapin, 73, of Clarendon, Vt., passed away peacefully on Sept. 21, 2009, at her home surrounded by her family, following a short battle with cancer. She was born on May 2, 1936, in Granville, the daughter of Raymond and Mildred (Pratt) Ballard.  Sylvia was a graduate of Granville High School and Albany Business […]

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Violet M. Munger, 68

Violet M. Munger, age 68, of Wells, Vt., passed away on Sept. 8, 2009, at the Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center.   Violet was born in Claremont, N.H., on July 26, 1941, daughter of the late George and Helen (Mason) Greene.  She lived in Poultney, Vt., and the Wells area all her life. Violet enjoyed […]

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Alice Howe Smith, 66

Alice Howe Smith died on Aug. 22, 2009, after a hard battle with diabetes and heart issues.  She was 66 years old. She was at home with her family around her. Alice was the daughter of Edith Call Howe and Charles Howe, both deceased, of Wells, Vt.  Alice attended Wells Elementary School and graduated from […]

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Ronald E. Saunders, 70,

    Ronald E. Saunders, 70, of Hebron, passed away Saturday afternoon, July 25, 2009, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt., with his family by his side.    Born Aug. 18, 1938, in Arlington, Vt., he was the son of the late Herman N. and Clara Inez (Bentley) Saunders.  Ron was educated in […]

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Janice Mae Cooper

Janice Mae Cooper passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2009, at her home.   Janice was born on July 14, 1926, in Fowler, N.Y., the daughter of Bryan and Susan (Raven) Kinney.   Janice had worked in production at Sherwood Medical in Argyle for many years.   She was predeceased by a daughter, Helen Cooper, […]

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Edward Stanley Pratt

Edward Stanley Pratt passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 6, 2009.Ed was born on Sept. 6, 1939, in Wells, Vt., the son of Floyd and Alice (Corey) Pratt.Ed was a veteran of the Army Reserve, serving during the time of the Vietnam War.Ed retired from a supervisory position at General Electric Co. in Rutland, Vt., in […]

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Anthony L. “Tony” Cioffi

Anthony L. Cioffi passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at the Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center. Tony was born on April 5, 1937, in Rutland, the son of the late Dominic and Rose (Belfore) Cioffi. Tony was a 1956 graduate of Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Rutland. Tony worked at Vermont Marble in Proctor, […]

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‘Visine woman’ arrested

Misdemeanor for prankster  A Wells, Vt., woman has been arrested in connection with a 2008 incident in which she was accused of putting Visine into the drink of a co-worker who later died. (more…)

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

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By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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