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Arnold M. Mace

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Arnold M. Mace, 85, of Hartland died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in White River Junction, Vt. on Sept. 8, 1928, to Fred and Eva (Rule) Mace. Arnold was predeceased by his wife Sylvia Mace to whom he was married for 54 years. Arnold is survived by his children and their spouses, Kelly (Richard) Paul, Brett (Kara) Mace and …

Fire When Ready

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Though retired from hunting, Don Colburn, of Windsor, still regularly visits the Hartland Cove Shooting Range in Hartland to practice using his black powder pistols, including his 36-caliber Remington, a replica of a Civil War-era firearm. Colburn enjoys shooting black powder guns for several reasons: “They’re fun, cheaper, and just as accurate (as …

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 …

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., …

Four Towns Work on Waste

Saturday, July 19, 2014

White River Junction — Community leaders from several Upper Valley towns met Tuesday night to begin the slow process of considering collaborative solutions for collecting and processing the region’s trash, compost and recyclables. The unusual gathering of almost …

Forum, July 19: What is Offensive?; Norwich Priorities; Co-op Principles

Thursday, July 17, 2014

‘Valley News’ and The Party Line To the Editor: How dare the Valley News, the official newspaper of the Upper Valley Democratic Party, print political cartoons or letters to the editor that are offensive to its base of left-wing readers. You must apologize immediately for printing cartoons or …

Forum, July 16: Co-op Matters; Waste in Vermont; Coverage Appreciated

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Management Flaw To the Editor: Terry Appleby’s column in the Valley News (“The Co-op Serves Its Members and Workers,” July 12), intended to ease the minds of concerned friends of the Co-op regarding recent firings, instead revealed what could be the source of our discomfort — a fatal …

All Safe After River Mishap

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Hartland — A Grafton man with special needs is safe and has been released from the hospital after numerous police agencies responded to Sumner Falls on Monday for a man who had left his caretakers and entered the …

Connecticut River Mishap Involves 3

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Hartland — Emergency workers canvassed the Connecticut River Monday afternoon after police said an autistic man jumped from the rocks at Sumner Falls into the water and his two caretakers jumped in after him. The three men were …

Lauren Perry

Friday, July 11, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — A celebration of life for Lauren Perry who died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, will be held on July 20 2014, at his home in Hartland starting at 1 p.m. All family, friends, and neighbors wishing to attend will be welcomed. …

Gordon and Barbara Rockwood

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — A committal service for Gordon and Barbara Rockwood, both born, raised and educated in Hartland, will be held Tuesday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, Vt. Gordon died Jan. 23, and Barbara May 6, 2014, in Oro …

North Hartland Post Office’s Future Unclear

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hartland — The North Hartland post office will soon have to reduce its hours or close altogether, under a plan, known as POST, by the United States Postal Service to save money. Surveys were sent to North Hartland …