Hartland

Peg Sullivan takes it easy on one of her last training runs near her home in Hartland, Vt., on April 15, 2015, before the Boston Marathon. Sullivan, who started running long distances in high school, has been running for forty years. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Ready to Run: After Many Years, Boston Remains Unique for Hartland Resident

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hartland — It was a busy workday for Peg Sullivan at Mt. Ascutney Hospital on April 15, 2013. When she got home, she opened her personal email to find it packed with frantic inquiries from friends and relatives asking if she was all right. That was how she heard about the horror on Boylston Street. She let them know she …

Developer Proposes Solar Field

Friday, April 17, 2015

Woodstock — Some of the energy contained in the sunlight shining down on the grass of a pasture off Route 4 in Taftsville might soon be converted to 500 kilowatts of electricity, enough to power about 90 homes, says a developer who has proposed building a solar farm on the site. Tom Garden, …

Vincent H. Dow

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Vincent H. Dow, 76, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Tuesday morning, April 14, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. He was born April 29, 1938 in Hanover, N.H. the son of Hollis and Evelyn (Horton) Dow. He received his schooling in Hartland and Windsor, graduating from Windsor High School in 1956. He married …

Juliette S. Bonfiglio

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Sarasota, Fla. — Juliette S. Bonfiglio, 88, formerly of Hartland, Vt., died early Friday morning, March 27, 2015, at the Tidewater Hospice House in Sarasota. Arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Glennis H. Durkin

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Glennis H. Durkin, 88, a resident of Redwood City, Calif., passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 18, 2015, at her daughter and son-in-law’s home in Hartland. She was born in 1926 in Milwaukee, Wis. the daughter of Harry and Agnes (Furdek) Collins. She received her schooling …

Sugar Makers Uneasy as Cold Continues, Short Season Looms

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Strafford — What is often a busy time for the Upper Valley’s sugaring community has become a bit of a thumb-twiddler, as extended cold temperatures are keeping the sap in the trees and buckets mostly bare. “We’re kind of tapped out,” said Keith Fifield, of Fifield’s Sugarhouse in …

More Than Horseplay: New-Look GMHA Gallops Into 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

South Woodstock — With springtime coming soon to the Upper Valley, the Green Mountain Horse Association picked a fitting time to welcome its new executive director — and to announce plenty of new events for the 2015 horseback …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Janet Winter Washburn Hammond

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sarasota, Fla. — Janet Winter Washburn Hammond, died peacefully at her home Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Born Nov. 1, 1925, in San Francisco, Calif. the daughter of Ruth Comstock Washburn and Gould Engle Washburn. Having already lost her father at four months of age, her mother and grandmother …

Democrats Discuss Health Reforms

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Hartland — About 20 people responded to a call from the Windsor County Democratic Committee and gathered in Damon Hall Monday evening to discuss how to keep the banner of health care reform raised during a period of state budget deficits and public skepticism fueled by the woes …

Laurette Marguerite Houle

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Irasburg, Vt. — Laurette Marguerite Houle, 89, of Irasburg, died peacefully at Maple Lane Nursing Home on Monday, March 9, 2015, after a year of failing health. She is survived by Adrien, her husband of 67 years; and their children: Elaine Baxter and her spouse, Thomas of Geneva, …

Three? It’s No Crowd; If It’s a Sport, Windsor’s Comstock Plays It — and Probably Well

Monday, March 9, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — A body is never at rest in the universe of Katey Comstock. The shot put flies, the basketball slaps the floor, the bowling ball bears down without mercy on the pins. Sitting is not Comstock’s …

Hands On at Town Meeting

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Photos from Vermont Town Meeting 2015. …