State Finds Violations at Mt. Ascutney

Windsor — A recent surprise inspection by the state found that Mt. Ascutney Hospital didn’t take adequate measures to prevent a terminal cancer patient from falling six times in six weeks and failed to respond to another dying patient’s request to limit treatment to comfort measures. The Dec. 9 inspection also found the Windsor hospital didn’t document the need to use restraints on another patient prone to falls. The Vermont Division...

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Lyme Restaurant Gets Clean Health Inspection Report

Lyme — A state inspection last week found no traces of rodents in Stella’s Italian Kitchen and Market, despite previous reports that rats had been found in the adjoining post office. The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services held an unannounced inspection at the Lyme restaurant on Friday . The state’s health report says the visit came in response to a complaint of a “rat infestation” in the building, and notes that...

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