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Winners in the junior breed championships at the Central and Southeast Region 4-H Dairy Show, July 14 in Tunbridge, were (left to right): Keenan Thygesen, Tunbridge (Brown Swiss);  Dylan Slack, Bethel (Holstein);  Grace Collins, South Royalton (Ayrshire); Zachary Johnson, Tunbridge (Guernsey); and Regan Johnson, Woodstock (Jersey)  (photo credit: Allison Smith/UVM Extension)

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 of Vermont Extension dairy specialist who inspired …

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. …

Hartland Animal Officer Goes Door to Door for Dog Census

Friday, July 24, 2015

Hartland — A number of residents are protesting a recent announcement that an animal control officer in the coming months will be going door to door to check for unregistered dogs. Tammie Stammers, an animal control officer who is also the town’s newly elected constable, has made a few visits already, despite complaints on the town email list over privacy concerns. She and …

Entertainment Highlights: Hartland JazzFest Still Growing, but Staying Local

Thursday, June 18, 2015

After enjoying the Hartland JazzFest as a civilian the last two years, Norwich trombonist Don Glasgo welcomed the invitation from Peter Concilio to march his Sol Food ensemble onto the field stage behind Hartland Public Library this Saturday …

Charles E. Beauregard

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Charles E. Beauregard, 76, died Monday, June 15, 2015, at home in Hartland. He was born Nov. 8, 1938, in Haverhill, Mass. a son of Kenneth F. and Annie P. (Clow) Beauregard. Charlie grew up and attended school in Bridgewater, Vt. He worked briefly as …

Marianne Farrall Wood

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Ayer, Mass. — Marianne Farrall Wood, 86, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Apple Valley Center in Ayer, where she had lived for the past three years. She was born in Arlington, Mass. on April 6, 1929, the daughter of Byron and Beatrice (Woods) Farrall. She grew up …

New Accessible Boardwalk to Open at Eshqua Bog

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Hartland — A new, handicap accessible boardwalk with multiple viewing platforms will open later this month at Eshqua Bog. The bog has been closed during construction of the boardwalk and a new parking area. It will reopen on …

Birth Announcements: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center OSTERLOH — A daughter, Piper Lux Osterloh, born on May 22, 2015, to Theresa and Martin Osterloh, of Grantham. MORRILL — A son, Wyatt Michael Morrill, born on May 23, 2015, to Kristi Bonnell and Timothy Morrill, of Hartland. SMITH — A son, Joseph James …

60th Anniversary: Robert and Alice Vincent

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Hartland — Robert J. Vincent and Alice L. Vincent celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 24, 2015, with a party at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science Nature Center in Quechee. The event was hosted by the …

In Windsor, Big Steps For Graduates

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Windsor — From their children’s first breaths, first words, first steps, the parents of the 36 students who crossed the threshold of the Windsor High School gym at Friday night’s graduation were waiting for this moment. Now that …

Challenging Season Ends for Yellowjackets

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Richford, Vt. — A long week and season came to a close for the Windsor High softball team on Wednesday, as Richford junior Alex Benoit tied up the Yellowjackets’ bats in a 7-0 Vermont Division III semifinal shutout …

Local Roundup: Windsor’s Comstock a Three-Event State Champ

Monday, June 8, 2015

East Montpelier, Vt. — Windsor High junior Katey Comstock added more to her impressive — and growing — athletic resume by sweeping to three field-event victories at the Vermont Principals Association Division II state track and field championship on Saturday at U-32 High School. A year after claiming …

Tough Target for Vermont’s Schools: ‘Spending Growth Limit’ Will Be Challenge to Hit

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hartford — When Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin penned a major education reform bill into law on Tuesday, he emphasized the bill’s goals of “right-sizing” education infrastructure, improving opportunities for the state’s students and providing property tax relief. But …