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The Hartford High boys soccer team practices at the Maxfield Sports Complex in White River Junction, Vt., on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. This is the first season that the team has access to the new facility. The Hurricanes begin their season on Sept. 1, 2015, at Mount Mansfield and will play their first match at Maxfield against Spaulding four days later.  
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Maximizing Maxfield

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Hartford High boys soccer team practices at the Maxfield Sports Complex in White River Junction on Tuesday. This is the first year that the team has access to the new facility. The Hurricanes begin their season next Tuesday at Mount Mansfield before meeting Spaudling four days later in their first Maxfield home match. Hartford is seeking improvement from last …

Canes Desire Better in Coach’s Second Year

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

White River Junction — The driveway and parking lots at Hartford High School feature cracked pavement, gaping potholes and fading paint. The battered surfaces could serve as a metaphor for the Hurricanes’ 2014 football season, when a 3-6 record concluded a bumpy five months. In June of last year, 28-year head coach Mike …

Back in the Black: Financial Coach Helps Call the Plays That Pay

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Throughout Megan Sather’s childhood in Jericho, Vt., money ranked right up there with sex and religion. “Those were the three topics you were never to mention,” she said. Many other people — perhaps most people — had similar experiences, which Sather said might explain the stigma around the subject of money. Or perhaps …

Hartford, Regional Planners’ Visions Differ

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Woodstock — An ongoing disagreement between the town of Hartford and regional planners boils down to a single question: What should Vermont look like? Or, perhaps: Who should decide what Vermont should look like? Peter Gregory, the executive …

James Anthony Cantore

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — James Anthony Cantore, 87, died Aug. 23, 2015, after a long and prosperous life loved by his family and friends. Jim was born Aug. 16, 1928, in Schenectady, N.Y. the only child of Vincenzo (James) and Grace (Colozze) Cantore. Jim graduated from the …

Vote Delayed for Sale of White River Junction Church Property

Monday, August 24, 2015

White River Junction — Members of the United Methodist Church have learned more details about a local developer’s offer to take the land where their existing church stands in exchange for building a new church on a nearby lot. For the last several months, Byron Hathorn’s company, Rio …

Anniversary: Harry and Theo Howe

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Quechee — Dr. Harry and Theo Howe, of Quechee, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary, on Aug. 18, 2015. They were married on Aug. 18, 1945, at the Congregational Church in Vershire, some months after Harry’s release from a …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved …

Vt. OKs Nursing Home Sale

Friday, August 21, 2015

Montpelier — Members of the Green Mountain Care Board voiced reservations Thursday but in the end approved the sale of the Brookside Health and Rehabilitation nursing home in White River Junction and a sister facility near Burlington to a New York group with members who are owners of …

New Pocket Park Plan Pitched

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Quechee — About 60 people attended a Hartford Selectboard meeting Tuesday night to hear and comment on the creation of the long-debated and long-awaited Quechee pocket parks. For more than a year, Selectboard members have wrestled with how …

Hartford Grad Packs a Punch For Charity

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Former three-sport Hartford High athlete Allison Kemon has always been willing to give new activities a try. Her latest athletic pursuit could make a real difference in the lives of others. Kemon, 27, will make her amateur boxing …

Burt A. Rosenzweig

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Burt A. Rosenzweig, 56, a resident of Quechee, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, Aug. 16, 2015, at his home in Quechee. He was born April 22, 1959 in Hartford, Conn. the son of Jules and Renee (Hyman) Rosenzweig. He received his schooling in West Hartford, …

Care Board Weighs Sale Of Brookside

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

White River Junction — Vermont regulators have been asked to approve an $8 million deal that includes the transfer of Brookside Nursing and Rehabilitation here to a New York group that includes a pair of real estate developers and the owners of two low-rated nursing homes. Brookside, a …