January 22, 2018

Popcorn: “Nocturnal Animals”

Subspecies: Human

3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger

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Lefevbre Lane luminaries

Memory care facility opens in Essex

Observer photo courtesy of BlackRock Construction Exterior of the new Spring Village facility in Essex.

Observer photo courtesy of BlackRock Construction
Exterior of the new Spring Village facility in Essex.

Families searching for a solution for their parents, spouses and loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s may need look only as far as a town away.

Spring Village at Essex, which opened its doors to the public and became open to new residents last month, was built with the little details in mind, according to the developer, BlackRock Construction. [Read more…]

Locating lost life insurance policies

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,

When my mom passed away, we thought she had a life insurance policy, but we have no idea how to track it down. Do you know of any resources that might help?

Searching Susan [Read more…]

Healthy Food for Two

By Ania Robertson

The holiday season with ginger’s aroma

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Property Transfers

77 Maidstone Lane

Elizabeth Dacey sold a condo to Susan Scheer and Robert Dacey for $0 on Sept. 26.

11 Hideaway Lane [Read more…]

Police Notes

Wednesday, Nov. 23

A pedestrian called police from Bed, Bath & Beyond to report that as she was crossing the crosswalk from Moe’s to Marshall Avenue at 4:30 p.m., she was struck by a car driving west on Marshall Avenue. The victim said the car grazed her leg, and she hit the hood of the car with her hand, but that the driver just kept going. The woman said she did not think she was injured at the time, but that her leg was starting to ache. She reported that the car was dark blue with Vermont license plates, and driven by an older female operator. She said that the car turned south on Harvest Lane. Police told the caller to reach out to the police again if she recalled anything else or if her leg injury became worse. [Read more…]

Richmond man totals truck in DUI on 117

Troy Collins, 51, of Richmond

Troy Collins, 51, of Richmond

Drivers in the area of Route 117, near the town borders of Williston, Jericho, Richmond and Essex may have encountered slow-moving traffic on Saturday, Dec. 10, due to wreckage police say was caused by a drunk driver. [Read more…]

School shopping

Observer photos by Kim Rodliff

Allen Brook School students in Horizon House raised funds at a craft sale Dec. 15 to buy wish list items for the UVM Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital. They sold $540 worth of goods and presented the funds to the hospital.

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‘Winter Tales’ prompts 7th-grader’s poem

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages Vermont and New Hampshire students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences and on web sites including youngwritersproject.org and cowbird.com. [Read more…]