Hartland

Springfield, Vt., Girl Dies at Dam

Friday, July 31, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The 15-year-old daughter of the Springfield man who was shot to death in April after confronting a suspected drug user in his neighborhood has died. Casey Wing has been identified as the girl who died on Saturday after falling 85 feet at the North Springfield Dam. Police have said her death is under investigation, but is not considered suspicious. An autopsy determined that Casey died in a …

Local Youths Win Awards at Dairy Show

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Tunbridge — Several local youths took home awards from the Central and Southeast Region 4-H Dairy Show, held July 14 at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds. Keenan Thygesen, of Tunbridge, received the Dick Dodge Memorial Award for being named the overall fitting and showmanship champion. The award is given in memory of the former University …

Grandparents Brag: July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

THOMPSON — A grandson, Louis Norman Thompson, born on June 22, 2015, to paternal grandparents Roger and Terry Thompson, of Hartland. …

Three Times Is the Charm: Run, Run, Run to the Top of Mt. Ascutney

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Not everyone would call running 21 miles up and down a mountain “fun,” “stimulating” or “really nice.” Yet that’s how the handful of people who summited Mount Ascutney three times in a row last weekend described the experience. …

Engagement: Dattilio — Ash

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Quechee — Lin Dattilio, of Hartland, and David Dattilio, of White River Junction, have announced the engagement of their son, Matthew Dattilio, to Marybeth Ash. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Susan and Anthony Ash, of Westborough, Mass. …

Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard, 88, a long time resident of Hartland, died following a lengthy illness, Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Cedar Hill Care Center in Windsor, Vt. Jim was born March 31, 1927, in Randolph, Vt., the youngest child of Ernest Samuel and Clytie …

Kenneth R. Maxfield

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Kenneth R. Maxfield, 74, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at his home in Hartland. Ken was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Post Mills, Vt. the son of Andrew and Ella (Bowker) Maxfield. He grew up in Post Mills and graduated from the Thetford Academy. He …

GUVSWD Considers Solar Array for North Hartland Landfill Area

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

North Hartland — Officials overseeing an undeveloped landfill for several Vermont towns are exploring the possibility of hosting a solar array on part of the North Hartland property in order to bring in new revenue. Tom Kennedy, district …

Calvin E. Murphy, Sr.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Calvin E. Murphy, Sr., 75, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield, Vt. surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 26, 1939, in Hartland, where he also attended school, before enlisting in the United States …

Kenneth R. Maxfield

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Kenneth R. Maxfield, 74, died at his home in Hartland on Sat. June 27, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” …

Engagement: Smith — Conaway

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Hartland — Holly Smith and Jeremy Conaway have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Laura and Bob Lord, of Hartland. She graduated from Woodstock Union High School in 2002 and attended the Community College of Vermont. She is employed at Upper Valley Critter Sitters and …

The Best Medicine: Longtime Mt. Ascutney Physician, Known for His Humor, Says Goodbye

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Windsor — Beach Conger is an old-school country doctor with some not so old-school twists. Take, for example, his pink tutu — two words that you’d be hard-pressed to find so closely associated with another medical professional of …