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Top row: Democrat Mark Huntley, left, and Independent Stuart Lindberg are candidates for the Windsor 2 seat. Bottom row: Democrat Anne Gallivan and Republican Job Tate are candidates for the Rutland-Windsor 1 seat. (Courtesy photographs)

Windsor House Seats In Play

Friday, October 24, 2014

Weathersfield — State Rep. Mark Huntley, D-Cavendish, is running for a second term against independent challenger Stu Lindberg, a truck driver, also of Cavendish, in the Windsor 2 Vermont House district representing Cavendish and Weathersfield. Huntley, 58, owns Huntley Financial Services, a Ludlow, Vt.-based investment firm that serves a limited number of private clients and corporations, and has previously served …

Lillian Verna Dow

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Lillian Verna Dow passed peacefully away in her home on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. She was born on April 11, 1934 in Gloucester, Mass.to Leroy and Nellie Durden. At her side were family and her beloved dog Bella. Lillian enjoyed a good life doing things that she loved, such as gardening, going to the casinos, taking rides around Vermont and …

Fall Cleanup

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Linda Thomas, of Hartland, takes advantage of the unseasonably warm weather on Wednesday by vacuuming out her car before going kayaking. Thomas said it was just a coincidence that she was wearing a shirt the same color as her car. Valley News — Ariana van den Akker …

William Montgomery Drumm

Friday, September 26, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — William (Bill) Montgomery Drumm, 92, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, after a brief stay at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Jct., Vt. He was born Nov. 26, 1921, in Sunbury, Pa., a son of Homer Sylvester and Francis Marion (Tharp) Drumm. William …

August Lang

Friday, September 26, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — August Lang, 85, a resident of Hartland, passed away Wednesday evening, Sept. 24, 2014, at Woodstock Terrace in Woodstock. He was born Aug. 12, 1929, in New York City the son of August and Anna (Fay) Lang. He received his schooling in New York and …

Volunteering for Vermont 50 Means Plenty of Work, Rewards

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Brownsville — Mike Silverman began volunteering for Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports 18 years ago as a way to make friends. Now he’s guaranteed at least 1,350 of them every year. Silverman, 60, is in his 15th year …

Hay Fever: Obstacles Add Challenges, Fun for Woodstock Runners

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Woodstock — For its one home race every year behind the Woodstock Racquet & Fitness Club, the Woodstock Union High cross country team tries to simulate the course layout of Thetford Academy, which hosts the VPA state championships …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Remains Unbeaten

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Plymouth, n.h. — It took about 20 minutes for the Hanover High girls soccer team to get warmed up Monday, but once the Marauders shook off the cobwebs from their bus ride to Plymouth, they exploded for a …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first 17 minutes of action. That’s just what the Windsor field hockey team did …

Buddy Jones

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

W. Burke, Vt. — A graveside celebration of Buddy’s life, 76, who died Aug. 13, 2014, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Hartland Village Cemetery in Hartland (Parking at Cemetery and 13 Bohaka Road). Please park in Cemetery or at 13 Bohaka Road. …

Locals to Walk In New York Climate March

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

White River Junction — More than 150 people are expected to board buses in the Upper Valley early Sunday morning en route to New York City, where they will join thousands of others in a march through Manhattan to draw attention to climate change. Main organizers are estimating …

Soundproofing Wall to Lessen Noise From Hartland Shooting Range

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Hartland — Residents who live in the vicinity of the Hammond Cove Shooting Range will be relieved of some gunshot noise when construction of a 10-foot soundproofing wall is completed early next month. The shooting range will be …