Hartland

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 in Wisconsin graduating from Riverside High School. She attended and graduated from St. Mary’s School of Nursing in Milwaukee in 1948. She …

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 Strafford, “and we’re waiting.” Normally by this time, Fifield and his father, Wayne Fifield, would …

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 riding season. On Monday, Tracy Ostler, of Hartford, began leading GMHA, the 89-year-old equestrian center …

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, …

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 …

Contested Races, Gun Range on Hartland’s Plate

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Hartland’s annual School District Meeting will be held Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. Town Meeting takes place Tuesday, March 3, at 9 a.m., with the polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The meetings and voting …

Newport Boys Rule Widsor

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Newport — An aggressive defense and 10 baskets from 3-point land sent Newport to a 59-48 win over Windsor in an across-the-river rivalry game at nearly-packed Wheeler Gym on Friday night. When Newport athletic director Doug Beaupre found out that Windsor had two open dates after Stevens decided …

Ronald F. Kennett

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Ronald F. Kennett, 57, of Hartland died while vacationing in Ft. Myers, Fla. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Ron was born in Springfield, Vt. on Oct. 5, 1957, the only son of Francis and Helen Kennett. Ron is survived by Linda Johnston of Hartland; her …

Nancy E. Parker Potwin

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Nancy E. Parker Potwin, 68, of Hartland, passed away Sunday morning Feb. 15, 2015, at her home surrounded by family. She was born in Randolph, Vt. on June 18, 1946, to Willis Edward Parker and Glenna Kennett Parker. She was raised in Brookfield, Vt. She …

Nancy Elaine Potwin

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Nancy Elaine Potwin, 68, died surrounded by her loving family, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at her home in Hartland. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Local Roundup: Windsor Boys Basketball Continues March Toward Top Seed

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High boys basketball team is close to locking down the top seed in the Vermont Division III state tournament — and still a long way from it as well. The Jacks continued their march …

Norwich Businessman Leads Benefit for Upper Valley Haven

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Norwich — Dan and Whit’s on Main Street in Norwich is at the center of town in more ways than one. It’s where neighbors pick up groceries and kibitz, where a well-worn public bulletin board promotes everything from …

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 …