Hartland

Owner and chef Brad Pirkey fills orders in the tiny trailer that is the home base for Chef Brad's "Crazy Side" in Hartland, Vt., on August 28, 2015. He started the food truck after returning from a year-long road-food tour of the United States. 
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A Bit of Seaside By the Roadside

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

In 2009, chef Brad Pirkey packed up his Volkswagen bus and his dog Boston and headed out on a great American road trip, traveling the country’s perimeter, from East Coast to Gulf Coast to West Coast, for a year. Along the way, he sampled classic American food, with regional twists, at food trucks and diners from Florida to Louisiana to …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain Asa Berolzheimer scored twice in the contest for the Marauders, the second coming off a …

Back to the Chalkboard: Undaunted, Clary Hopes For a Windsor Field Hockey Rebuild

Monday, August 31, 2015

Windsor — When you are 66 years old, have been doing the same thing that you love for the last 42 years and it’s taken away from you, maybe there should be some anger, some resentment. Sandy Clary isn’t feeling it, however, even in the face of not having a field hockey team …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …