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Katherine Ripley Bjorkman and Gregory Bjorkman

Wedding: Ripley — Bjorkman

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hartland — Katherine Putnam Ripley and Gregory Bjorkman were married on Sept. 13, 2014, at the bride’s family farm in Hartland. The ceremony took place on the riding arena of the farm. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. Justice of the Peace Joshua (Bushrod) Powers, a family friend, officiated the ceremony. The bride wore a full-skirted, champagne colored satin gown, trimmed with pearls and crystals. She wore her mother’s pearls and carried a bouquet of sunflowers and white roses. Her horses watched the ceremony from across the fence. The couple exchanged vows under a rustic birch wood arbor made by the …

Edward J. Brown

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Edward J. Brown, 82, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at his home in Hartland. Graveside memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Randolph Center. There are no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20 at the American Legion Post #25 in Windsor. …

James (Jimmie) G. Richardson

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — James (Jimmie) G. Richardson, 75, passed away in his sleep with love from his family in his heart at his home in Hartland, on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. James was born on June 28, 1939, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Floyd and Veneita (Lobdell) Richardson. James went to elementary school in Hartland and graduated from Woodstock …

Linwood R. Pierce (MSgt USAF Retired)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Lyndonville, Vt. — Linwood Robert Pierce, 82, died peacefully on Tuesday, Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2014, with his wife and family by his side. He was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt. on May 11, 1932 to Robert K. Pierce, Sr and Amelia Pearl (Morrison). He married Shirley Elizabeth …

James G. Richardson

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — James G. Richardson, 75, died peacefully at his home in Hartland on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vt. …

Hartland Scientist Wins Breakthrough

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hartland — Growing up in Hartland, Victor Ambros said he was “not a genius and not particularly talented in any special way.” But, he was fascinated by the natural world. “The more you think about things, the more …

Shirley Reynolds Coutermarsh

Monday, November 3, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Shirley Elizabeth was born to Robert Walker and Helene (Emery) Reynolds at their home in White River Jct. She attended Hartford schools, graduating from Hartford High in 1948. Her first jobs were at Newberry’s and Corner Drug, then she was a telephone operator …

Otter Valley Stings Windsor Football in Semifinals

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Brandon, Vt. — Maybe Otter Valley losing the coin toss was for the best. With the toss falling in No. 4 Windsor’s favor, the Yellowjackets (6-3) elected to give Otter Valley (8-1) the ball first. The top-seeded Otters didn’t waste the opportunity as Josef Scarborough collected the kickoff …

Janice A. Rowell

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Janice A. Rowell, 80, passed away early Saturday morning, Oct. 25, 2014 at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vt. She was born April 19, 1934 in Windsor, the daughter of Kenneth E. and Mae E. (Burke) Hunt. Janice grew up and attended school in …

A Jack on Attack: Freshman’s Contributions Aiding Windsor’s Run

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Windsor — Early in the second half of Windsor’s Vermont Division III football quarterfinal win over U-32 on Saturday, the Yellowjacket fullback ran 50 yards up the middle for a touchdown that boosted the Windsor lead to 27-12, …

Wedding: Wisehart — Carter

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Hartland — Amy Elizabeth Wisehart and Brian Thomas Carter were married on Aug. 16, 2014, at the First Unitarian Society of Hartland. The bride walked down the aisle independently. The Rev. Paul S. Saywer presided over the ceremony. …

Windsor Football Advances in D-III Tourney

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Windsor — Pick your poison. Running behind a line anchored by Peter Jaarsma and Nolan Schaeffer, the Windsor trio of Russell Simonds, Trevor Worrall and Hunter Patenaude combined for 447 rushing yards as Windsor blasted U-32 47-20 in a Vermont Division III quarterfinal game on Saturday at MacLeay-Royce …

Janice A. Rowell

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Janice A. Rowell, 80, passed away early Saturday morning, Oct. 25, 2014, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Care in Windsor, Vt. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. Her full obituary will be in Monday’s edition of the Valley News. …