Hartland

Engagement: Lyons — Li

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Hartland — Tom and Elizabeth Lyons, of Hartland, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Delanie Lyons, to Tao Li. The bride-to-be graduated from Hartford High School in 2002 and earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Vermont in 2006. She is employed as a product manager at Cengage Learning in Boston. The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Yanyun Wang and Huizhang Li, of Malden, Mass. He graduated from Centro Residencial de Oportunidades Educativo de Mayaguez in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, in 2000 and attended the University of Massachusetts in Boston. He is employed as a sales manager at HuaHong Fiber …

Sports Notes: Windsor’s Gilbert Part of National TV Card

Friday, May 22, 2015

For years, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert has admired the exploits of Framingham, Mass., fighter Danny O’Connor. Today, he’ll have the opportunity to square up with him in the ring for the first time. Gilbert, 13-1, will be a major underdog at Boston University’s Agganis Arena when he takes on the 25-2 O’Connor in a welterweight bout that’s part of NBC’s Premier Boxing Champions …

Robert E. Dukeshire

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Robert E. Dukeshire, 87, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Sunday morning, May 17, 2015, at the Cedar Hill Continuing Healthcare Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Vincent H. Dow

Monday, May 4, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Vincent H. Dow, 76, who died April 14, 2015, will be held Saturday, May 9, at 3 p.m. in the Hartland Village Cemetery in Hartland. The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor, Vt. is in charge of arrangements. …

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions …

Service Note: Hartford’s Ocker Completes Basic Training

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Army Pvt. 2 Matthew Ocker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military …

Joyce E. Herschel

Friday, May 1, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Joyce E. Herschel, 70, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 29, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. She was born July 20, 1944, in Hartland. She received her schooling in Hartland and Windsor and graduated …

Joyce E. Herschel

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Joyce E. Herschel, 70, a resident of Hartland, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 29, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are …

Neighbors Decry Proposed Hartland Gun Range Changes

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hartland — Plainfield residents fed up with noise from the state-owned Hammond Cove Shooting Range across the river in Hartland said proposed rule changes don’t go far enough to mitigate the sound of gunfire, which they said has …

Sister Act: A Few Songs, a Few Jokes and a Whole Lot of Love

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Lebanon — It’s almost six o’clock on a Wednesday and the recreation room at Lebanon Center Genesis HealthCare is crowded with residents waiting for the top billing act of the week. Debbie Clough, Wanda Ellis, On Shin Pierson, …

Clara Hawthorne

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Boscaswen, N.H. — Clara Hawthorne, 91, passed away at Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscaswen, on Monday, March 30, 2015. She was born on May 15, 1923, in Sanbornton, N.H., to Elsworth and Esther (Cummings) Harris. Clara graduated from Franklin, N.H. high school and the New England Baptist …

Cardinals Senior Does It All in Win Over Yellowjackets

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Windsor — Following his six-inning no-hitter in Tuesday’s season-opening, 19-0 rout of Windsor, it didn’t take long for Stevens senior Chase Hussey to determine his favorite personal accolade from the game. It wasn’t the no-no, nor his 14 …