Hartland

Melissa Brown Ambros

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — A public celebration of the life of author Melissa Brown Ambros, 97, a resident writer of Hartland for over 60 years who died Dec. 12, 2014, in Windsor, Vt., will be held Saturday, March 7 at 1 p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 8 Brownsville Road in Hartland Four Corners. The Rev. Paul Sawyer, Pastor will officiate. A reception for family and friends will follow in the …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Into Playoffs on 8-0-1 Run

Monday, March 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Take your pick of which is the most impressive: ∎ Going unbeaten in the last nine games of the season? ∎ Having to play five games in eight days — and winning all of them? ∎ Not losing a single contest away from home all winter? ∎ Having all six …

Hartland’s Newest Eagle Scout

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Riley R. Strawbridge, of Hartland, watches his mother, Jean Strawbridge, attach his Eagle medal to his uniform. The 17-year-old Hartford High School senior attained the rank on Oct. 15, and an Eagle Court of Honor was held for him on Jan. 10 at the First Congregational Church in Hartland. Riley, a member of …

Jacks Pull Away From Hurricanes

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Windsor — Hartford High kept it close for a while, but couldn’t keep up as Windsor celebrated senior day with a 62-46 boys basketball win Saturday. Having trailed by slim margins early, the visiting Hurricanes built a 28-25 …

Clubbing It: Unofficial or Not, Thetford Celebrates a Title

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — The Thetford Academy boys indoor track and field team may not have officially won Saturday’s VPA Division II state championship meet, but the Panthers had little trouble celebrating their “mythical” title. Though ineligible for a …

Hartland Man Charged in Alleged Quechee Hollow Break-Ins

Thursday, February 12, 2015

White River Junction — A Hartland man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he broke into two occupied Quechee Hollow condominiums Tuesday evening, forcing the residents — who were apparently strangers to him — to hide themselves …

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 …