Hartland

Lakers Stun Top-Seeded Jacks

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Windsor — Stifled by a fourth-quarter man-to-man defense, the top-seeded Windsor High boys basketball team lost in a Vermont Division III quarterfinal game to Lake Region Friday night, 54-48. Leading 42-38 after three quarters, Windsor got just one field goal in the final eight minutes as the eighth-seeded Lakers pulled off the upset in front a large crowd in the Windsor gym. “I’ve lost a lot of games in all …

In Hartland, a Lively Debate on the Future of Pot in Vermont

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hartland — Advocates and opponents of marijuana legalization participated in a public forum in Hartland on Thursday night discussing the merits of proposals in Montpelier to make the drug legal and regulate its use. Though state legislators have said a bill is unlikely to pass during this session, those on all sides of the issue, from the Upper Valley and beyond, offered a …

Marijuana Forum Set In Hartland

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hartland — A free forum on the issue of legalizing marijuana in Vermont is set for Thursday, at 7 p.m., at Damon Hall. The forum, hosted by the Windsor County Democratic Committee, will present both sides of the question, which state legislators will consider this session. Speakers Matt Simon, New England political director of the Marijuana Policy Project, will speak in support of …

Annie E. Swasey

Thursday, February 12, 2015

North Hartland, Vt. — Annie E. Swasey, 86, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 10, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Annie was born June 28, 1928, in Norwich, Vt. the daughter of James and Louisa (Eastman) Swasey. They lived in Norwich, Vt. until she was eight …

Senior’s Quadruple-Double Sends Springfield Past Windsor

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The Springfield and Windsor girls basketball teams entered Wednesday night’s game with an eye on the standings as the end of the regular season approaches, but that was overshadowed by a record-breaking performance by Springfield’s Chelsea McAllister. The senior sharpshooter posted a quadruple-double in Springfield’s …

Madeline E. Kapise

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Madeline E. Kapise, 94, a long time resident of Hartland passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Hanover Terrace Healthcare in Hanover, N.H. She was born May 27, 1920, in Lebanon, N.H. a daughter of Carroll and Dorothy Brooks. Madeline grew up and attended school …

Local Roundup: Threesome Stomps Standards at Vermont Track Qualifier

Monday, February 9, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — It’s a fairly straightforward thing, qualifying for the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships. At least in Vermont, all it required was a top-six finish, regardless of division, in any of the events staged …

Charlotte Coretta Maxham

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Charlotte Coretta Maxham, 93, died at her home in Hartland Saturday evening Jan. 31, 2015. Charlotte was born on Dec. 13, 1921, in Quechee, Vt. the daughter of Ernest and Vina (Darling) Strong. She married Maxwell “Bun” Maxham on Sept. 8, 1940, in Brownsville, Vt. …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Basketball Catches Winning Fever

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

West Canaan — If winning can be contagious, it’s safe to say the Mascoma High boys basketball team has caught the bug. The Royals used a collective hot-shooting touch to beat visiting Stevens 71-47 on Tuesday night. Mason …

Stevens Rolling Toward A Title

Monday, February 2, 2015

Claremont — Stevens High School has waited a long time for a state title — since 1989 when the boys soccer team turned the trick. Now the waiting may finally end. “I think we’ve got a chance,” Stevens bowling coach Shawn Wadsworth said. Wadsworth’s optimism was fueled by …

Book Notes: New Works by Local Authors and Readings Scheduled, Including Bookstock 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

Best-selling author John Vaillant will be talking about his new novel, The Jaguar’s Children, on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock’s Norman Williams Public Library. Vaillant, who lives in Vancouver, B.C., is the son of Woodstock resident Nan Bourne. He …

Win Eludes Windsor Girls Basketball

Monday, January 26, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team has let possible victories slide away when it was unable to close out the opposition late in games on several occasions this season. It happened again Monday night as Springfield won the stretch battle for a 50-46 Marble Valley League …

Windsor Rides 3-Point Barrage to Victory Over Newport

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Windsor — A starting lineup featuring three juniors and a freshman would ordinarily mean Windsor High boys basketball coach Harry Ladue has a lot to which he can look forward in the future … if it weren’t for …