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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 Dam. Police have said her death is under investigation, but is not considered suspicious. An autopsy determined that Casey died in a …

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 overall fitting and showmanship champion. The award is given in memory of the former University …

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. …

Hartland Animal Officer Goes Door to Door for Dog Census

Friday, July 24, 2015

Hartland — A number of residents are protesting a recent announcement that an animal control officer in the coming months will be going door to door to check for unregistered dogs. Tammie Stammers, an animal control officer who is also the town’s newly elected constable, has made a …

Gun Range Reopens In Hartland

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Hartland — The Hammond Cove Shooting Range will reopen on Thursday under several new rules, including new requirements regarding hunting licenses and a prohibition on shooting more than one round per second. Additionally, the previously unsupervised state-owned range will have its hours cut in half to 10 a.m. …

Ray J. Sapp

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Ray J. Sapp, 53, originally of South Portland, Maine and long-time community member of Hartford & Hartland, Vt., passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. surrounded by loving members of his family. Born March 13, 1962, in Aza-Kuwae, …

Windsor’s Hingston Ready for Something New

Monday, July 20, 2015

Windsor — It’s easier for Bob Hingston to look back than ahead. “The kids are what I’ll miss the most,” he says. “In fact, I’ll just show you something I got, probably my pride and joy.” The old-school …

Hartland Loses Rec Leader: Ray Sapp Performed Many Tasks for Town

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The Upper Valley recreation community this week is mourning the death of Ray Sapp, Hartland’s recreation director and Hartland Elementary School’s athletic director. Sapp, 53, died Saturday evening after suffering a massive stroke, according to information provided by …

Persis Gilbert Stillson

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — Persis Gilbert Stillson passed away in her sleep early on the morning of Thursday, June 18, 2015, at Thompson House in Brattleboro after a short illness with both of her children at her side. Persis was born Sept. 7, 1916, the oldest child of Walter …

Windsor Southeast Districts Consider New Arrangement

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Windsor — In an effort to make the best of a new state education law, the four school districts that make up the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union are exploring plans to form a new entity: the Mount Ascutney School District. As they gear up for a series of …

Free Screenings Have Become an Upper Valley Rite of Summer

Friday, July 10, 2015

Summertime, and the viewing is … free? Well, not for the blockbusters, of course. But if you’ve already seen — or want to avoid — the likes of Jurassic World and Inside Out and the Terminator reboot and …

Thomas Joseph Walsh

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Thomas Joseph Walsh, 63, of Hartland, died on Monday, July 6, 2015. Born to the late Edward and Evelyn Walsh on Feb,.7, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio, Tom graduated from St. Ignatius High School before attending Ohio University. After attending school, he moved to Kansas City …

Terri Buxton

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

North Hartland, Vt. — On Sunday morning, June 28, 2015, Terri Buxton passed away to be with the Lord, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Memorial Hospital She was among family and friends when she passed. Terri was born as a twin on Aug. 26, 1960, with her twin sister Tammy to …