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Linwood G. “Berg” Bushey

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Linwood G. “Berg” Bushey

ESSEX – Linwood “Berg” Bushey, 92, passed away at the Vermont Respite House on Feb. 27, 2017 with his family at his side. Berg was born Aug. 23, 1924 on Hardscrabble Road in Milton, son of Burton and Grace (Randall) Bushey. He attended school in Milton while working on the family farm. Berg was a…

Donald W. Messier

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JERICHO – Donald Wilmore Messier, 79, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday March 1, 2017. Visiting hours were held on Sunday March 5, 2017 from 2 – 5 p.m. at A W Rich Funeral Home – Essex Chapel, 57 Main Street, Essex Jct., VT with a wake service will be offered by the Rev.…

Message from Montpelier

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Our state, like other states, is in a mental health care crisis. The House Health Care Committee is deeply concerned with the long wait times in our emergency rooms due to the inability to discharge inpatients to suitable sites, the lack of staffing in our designated agencies like the Howard Center and the lack of…