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The Meacham's dog, Maisey, inspects the 4 story bank barn built in 1890 by the Miller Family at Lemax Farm in Hartland, Vt., on August 20, 2014. Besides a new coat of paint, the structure needs foundation work, and repair of the timber frame interior. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

North Hartland Landmark Needs Major Repairs

Sunday, August 24, 2014

North Hartland — The five-story yellow barn on Route 5 that has symbolized Vermont’s agricultural heritage for more than 100 years is an impressive and easily recognizable town landmark beloved by many. But the years have taken their toll on the Lemax Barn, and preservationists and community members now are trying to raise enough money to repair the structure. The …

Forum, Aug. 23: Candidates; Rick Perry; the Co-Op; and Bees

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The Need Speaks Volumes To the Editor: Weathersfield Proctor Library has not been expanded since it was built in 1902. Perhaps more people would use it if it was bigger. I have taken my children there for functions and you sit on top of other people. I cannot think of a better way to spend our tax dollars. The town could host more …

Windsor 2014-15 Bus Routes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Self-Guided Garden Tours Include Windsor County

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Five gardens in Vermont’s Windham and Windsor counties will be open to the public for self-guided tours on Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tours, held rain or shine, include vegetable gardens, English-inspired garden rooms and an artist’s studio. Visitors may begin at any of …

Buddy Jones

Saturday, August 16, 2014

West Burke, Vt. — Buddy Jones, 76 of West Burke, Passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Maple Lane Nursing Home. He was born as Shelby Gene Jones on Feb. 2, 1938, in Montcoal, W.Va. to Bert …

Hartland Hears From Windsor Chief

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Hartland — As the first step toward deciding whether police services could be improved at a reasonable cost if they were delivered by Windsor officers, Hartland should hear from residents on what they see as policing priorities. That was the advice from Windsor Police Chief Stephen Soares to …

Barn Fire in Hartland

Saturday, August 9, 2014

From left, Paul Potwin, Tyler Frink, and Ted Bjorkman, all of Hartland, move a barbed wire fence away from a barn that was destroyed by fire in Hartland on Friday. The wooden and sheet metal barn was being …

Windsor Mulls Adding Lacrosse Teams

Friday, August 8, 2014

Windsor — Bob Hingston knows a little about starting up a new sports program. In 1967 he was a junior at Fall Mountain Regional High School when football was introduced as a varsity sport. Hingston recalls many of the players on that first team did not even know …

Linda M. Moyer

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Linda M. Moyer, 70, a resident of Hartland, died Sunday morning, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. A memorial service celebrating Linda’s life will be held in September at a day and time to be announced. The complete …

Up, Up and Away

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Theo Merryweather, 5, of Brooklyn, N.Y., pretends to be a superhero on Tuesday while his cousins and friends did yoga outside at the home his family is renting in Hartland Four Corners on Tuesday. Valley News — Ariana …

Engagement: Felisme — Chartier

Sunday, July 27, 2014

North Hartland — Nicole Felisme and Robert Chartier II have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of JoAnn and Cedoine Felisme, of Manchester, N.H. She graduated from Manchester Memorial High School in 2007 and earned a …

Forum, July 23: More About the Co-op; No More Co-op; Thanks, Shawn Braley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Don’t Rush to Judgment To the Editor: The recent controversy about firings at the Co-op seems to revolve around how a values-based organization could so abruptly dismiss employees considered by many to be very competent and helpful. We have long been Co-op members and one of us served …

David Woodward

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — David Woodward, 51, died unexpectedly on Sunday July 20, 2014. He was born Sept. 13, 1962, in Randolph, Vt. the son of Wallace E. and Raynetta (Clogston) Woodward. He is survived by four brothers, Milo of Deming, N.M., Lawrence of White River. Jct., …