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Hilda B. Reynolds

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

North Fort Myers, Fla. — Hilda B. Reynolds of North Fort Myers, age 98, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Fla. She was born Oct. 7, 1916, in Hartford, Vt. the daughter of Leslie and Grace (Hogan) Blood. She grew up in Hartford and graduated from Hartford High School class of 1934. She was married to Harry N. Reynolds in Feb. 1939 and lived together in White River Junction, Vt. They moved to New Britain, Conn. in 1941 to work at Fafnir Bearing in support of the war effort. They built a home in Farmington, Conn. in 1949 where they raised their two children. Hilda worked for Southern New …

Patsy Schneider

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Hartford, Vt. — A celebration of life to honor Patsy Schneider will be held June 27 at 2 p.m. at Upper Valley Watson Dog Park in Hartford. Patsy passed Dec. 26, 2014, at age 64 at DHMC. She was a resident of Hartford and dog mother of Nathan. …

Daniel R. Wallace

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

West Hartford, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Daniel R. Wallace, 55, who died Feb. 28, 2015, will be held next Wednesday, May 27, at 10 a.m. in the West Hartford Cemetery in West Hartford, Vermont. The Knight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. …

Deborah Ann Hurd

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — A memorial service for Deborah Ann Hurd, 55, late of White River Junction, who died Feb. 1, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., will be held Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. at the Praise Chapel on Route 14 in Hartford …

Charlestown Woman Faces Charges in Crash

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Weathersfield — A 23-year-old Charlestown woman who collided with a motorcyclist on Route 5 in Weathersfield over the weekend was charged with grossly negligent operation of a motor vehicle on Monday. Carly Larmie will answer to the felony charge in Windsor Superior Court on June 30, according to …

Ready the Fields

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Allen Guntz tills his garden in West Hartford on Monday. “I’m getting a late start this season,” he said. Guntz plans to plant a cover crop in this particular patch. Valley News — Sarah Shaw …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

A Life: Mary Singleton, 1923-2015; ‘Even in Old Age, She Never Lost Her Grace’

Monday, May 11, 2015

Reading, Vt. — It’s next to impossible to discuss the long life of Mary Singleton without it becoming a discussion, as well, of the long life of her husband, Bud. Not after their combined 185 years of life …

Connecting Producers, Investors: ‘Slow Money’ Movement Seeks to Grow Vermont’s Food System

Sunday, May 10, 2015

White River Junction — A new nonprofit that promotes investment in a sustainable local and regional food system held its first entrepreneur showcase last week. The sold-out event at the Coolidge Hotel reflected one of Slow Money Vermont’s …

Volunteers Are Needed for Hartford High MS Walk

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Hartford — The National Multiple Sclerosis Society needs volunteers for its walk at Hartford High School on Saturday. Volunteers are needed to unload and pack up supplies; greet, register and cheer on participants in the 3-6 mile walk; and staff facepainting and rest stop booths, and other tasks. …

Shumlin: Proposed Funding Mechanism for Water Bill a ‘Mistake’

Saturday, May 9, 2015

White River Junction — Gov. Peter Shumlin on Friday said a Senate Finance Committee proposal to charge landowners $1 per acre in order to fund a clean water bill is a “big mistake,” calling it a property tax. The charge on all properties greater than 15 acres — …

Hartford PD Issues Warning

Friday, May 8, 2015

Hartford — Police have asked parents and community members to be “extra vigilant” when looking after children at community parks or other public spaces, following an incident involving an 11-year-old child and an older man who the police said was acting in an “extremely suspicious” manner. On Tuesday, …

Hartford Board to Survey Residents

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Hartford — Town leaders will ask residents to help decide how to deal with the problem of a fundamental gap between the town’s revenues and services, Selectboard members decided Tuesday night. Over the past couple of years, the town has trimmed staff, deferred capital maintenance costs, raised taxes …