Hartland

Calvin E. Murphy, Sr.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Calvin E. Murphy, Sr., 75, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield, Vt. surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 26, 1939, in Hartland, where he also attended school, before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Dorothy (Johnson) Murphy; daughter, Veronica Turner of Concord, N.H., son, Larry Brown of Kansas City, Mo., daughter, Bonnie Brown of Canon City, Colo., son, Calvin Murphy Jr. of Loudon, N.H., son, Oliver Murphy of Hartland, many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren; and brothers, Weldon and Dean Murphy. Calvin in predeceased by his parents Oliver Murphy of Hartland and …

Kenneth R. Maxfield

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Kenneth R. Maxfield, 74, died at his home in Hartland on Sat. June 27, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” Allen was talking about a rapidly approaching deadline under Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law, a radical …

Challenging Season Ends for Yellowjackets

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Richford, Vt. — A long week and season came to a close for the Windsor High softball team on Wednesday, as Richford junior Alex Benoit tied up the Yellowjackets’ bats in a 7-0 Vermont Division III semifinal shutout …

Local Roundup: Windsor’s Comstock a Three-Event State Champ

Monday, June 8, 2015

East Montpelier, Vt. — Windsor High junior Katey Comstock added more to her impressive — and growing — athletic resume by sweeping to three field-event victories at the Vermont Principals Association Division II state track and field championship on Saturday at U-32 High School. A year after claiming …

Tough Target for Vermont’s Schools: ‘Spending Growth Limit’ Will Be Challenge to Hit

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hartford — When Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin penned a major education reform bill into law on Tuesday, he emphasized the bill’s goals of “right-sizing” education infrastructure, improving opportunities for the state’s students and providing property tax relief. But …

‘A Story to Tell’: Ex-Addict From Hartford Graduates From CCV a Changed Man

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — On his first day of class, drug addict Wayne Miller, 27, of White River Junction, had a plan to scam Community College of Vermont for the value of his tuition check. On his last day …

Peoples Ends Rivendell’s Vermont Golf Title Reign

Friday, June 5, 2015

Killington, Vt. — Reigns end with Game of Thrones gore. They end with a silent coup d’etat. They end through neglect, decay, the failure to embrace change. And they end as Rivendell Academy saw its reign atop Vermont …

At the Hospitals: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Health Care Networks to Be Outlined At West Lebanon Meeting West Lebanon — A free information session on June 25 will describe the health care provider networks likely to be available through New Hampshire’s health insurance exchange next …

A Big Win, a Tough Goodbye for Windsor

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Windsor — It was a double dose of emotions for Windsor’s three-sport star Haley Wood as the senior was playing in her last regular season interscholastic event and she was there along with many others to say goodbye …

Juliette (Sora) Bonfiglio

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Juliette (Sora) Bonfiglio of Sarasota, Fla. formerly of Hartland, Vt., who died March 27, 2015, will be held next Saturday, June 6, at 10:30 a.m. in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in White River Jct., Vt. The Knight Funeral Home in White …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including …

Janet M. Hayes

Thursday, May 28, 2015

East Aurora, N.Y. — Janet M. Hayes, 83, formerly of Claremont, N.H., died on May 16, 2015. She married Donald J. Hayes on May 28, 1955; missing their 60th wedding anniversary by 12 days. While living in Claremont she was active in the Ladies Union Aid Society at …