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Hedwig Louise Ringblom Winans

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Cutler Bay, Fla. — Hedwig Louise Ringblom Winans (known as “Hedgie”) died on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at East Ridge Retirement Village in Cutler Bay. She was born on Sept. 9, 1921, in Port Washington, N.Y., to Gustav and Christine Ringblom. Her family moved to the Miami area when she was a young child and she graduated from Ida Fisher High School and the University of Miami in 1942. After …

Detour on I-91 Northbound Planned Until Monday Morning; Delays Expected in WRJ

Thursday, August 27, 2015

White River Junction — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is urging drivers and pedestrians to avoid the area around Interstate 91’s Exit 11 interchange in White River Junction this weekend as construction crews plan to shut down the interstate’s northbound lanes to replace the bridge over Route 5. State transportation officials said they …

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 to the Brandeis University women’s rugby football club as head coach in 2010, helping the …

Edna “Peggy” Downing Rice

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Edna “Peggy” Downing Rice, 90, a lifetime resident of Hartland, passed away suddenly from heart complications Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Peggy was born December 20, 1924, in Hartland the daughter of Walter and Nellie (Fish) Lawton. She received her …

Low Numbers Means No Field Hockey in Windsor

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Windsor — Windsor High School suspended its field hockey program for the coming season on Thursday, citing low numbers and a lack of success in finding new recruits. Jim Taft, Windsor’s first-year athletic director, confirmed the decision. He …

Art Notes: Hartland Artist Voyages Into the Third Dimension

Thursday, August 20, 2015

In her new work, Rachel Gross takes the two-dimensional surface of the print and gives it the appearance of three-dimensionality. Another way of putting it is that she is using one of the oldest devices in the artist’s …

Edna “Peggy” Downing Rice

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Edna “Peggy” Downing Rice, 90, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Monday afternoon, Aug. 17, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Arthur H. Flebotte, Jr.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Manchester, N.H. — Arthur H. Flebotte, Jr., 74, of Manchester, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, after a period of failing health. Born in Boston, Mass., on Sept. 7, 1940, he was the son of Arthur H. and Mary (Urdi) Flebotte, Sr. He was raised in Hanson, Mass., and …

Engagement: Phillips — Dixon

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Hartland — Alison Phillips and Michael Dixon have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Megan Campbell, of Hartland, and David Phillips, of Sharon. She attended Hartford High School from 2002-04 and graduated from Brattleboro Union …

Windsor Southeast Mulls School Choice Options

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Windsor — For the residents of four Vermont towns in the lower part of the Upper Valley, it’s a choice about choice — school choice. As the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union’s school districts in Hartland, Weathersfield, Windsor and West Windsor seek to, under pressure from the state, consolidate …

Springfield, Vt., Girl Dies at Dam

Friday, July 31, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The 15-year-old daughter of the Springfield man who was shot to death in April after confronting a suspected drug user in his neighborhood has died. Casey Wing has been identified as the girl who died on Saturday after falling 85 feet at the North Springfield …

Local Youths Win Awards at Dairy Show

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Tunbridge — Several local youths took home awards from the Central and Southeast Region 4-H Dairy Show, held July 14 at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds. Keenan Thygesen, of Tunbridge, received the Dick Dodge Memorial Award for being named the …

Grandparents Brag: July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

THOMPSON — A grandson, Louis Norman Thompson, born on June 22, 2015, to paternal grandparents Roger and Terry Thompson, of Hartland. …