Hartland

Melissa Brown Ambros

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — A public celebration of the life of author Melissa Brown Ambros, 97, a resident writer of Hartland for over 60 years who died Dec. 12, 2014, in Windsor, Vt., will be held Saturday, March 7 at 1 p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 8 Brownsville Road in Hartland Four Corners. The Rev. Paul Sawyer, Pastor will officiate. A reception for family and friends will follow in the …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Into Playoffs on 8-0-1 Run

Monday, March 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Take your pick of which is the most impressive: ∎ Going unbeaten in the last nine games of the season? ∎ Having to play five games in eight days — and winning all of them? ∎ Not losing a single contest away from home all winter? ∎ Having all six …

Hartland’s Newest Eagle Scout

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Riley R. Strawbridge, of Hartland, watches his mother, Jean Strawbridge, attach his Eagle medal to his uniform. The 17-year-old Hartford High School senior attained the rank on Oct. 15, and an Eagle Court of Honor was held for him on Jan. 10 at the First Congregational Church in Hartland. Riley, a member of …

Book Notes: New Works by Local Authors and Readings Scheduled, Including Bookstock 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

Best-selling author John Vaillant will be talking about his new novel, The Jaguar’s Children, on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock’s Norman Williams Public Library. Vaillant, who lives in Vancouver, B.C., is the son of Woodstock resident Nan Bourne. He …

Win Eludes Windsor Girls Basketball

Monday, January 26, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team has let possible victories slide away when it was unable to close out the opposition late in games on several occasions this season. It happened again Monday night as Springfield won the stretch battle for a 50-46 Marble Valley League …

Windsor Rides 3-Point Barrage to Victory Over Newport

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Windsor — A starting lineup featuring three juniors and a freshman would ordinarily mean Windsor High boys basketball coach Harry Ladue has a lot to which he can look forward in the future … if it weren’t for …

Tigers Rely on Depth to Hold Off Yellowjackets

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Newport — Getting a big lift from the reserves, Newport was able to hold off a late charge by Windsor to post a 59-52 win Tuesday night in a cross-state girls basketball game at Wheeler Gym. Newport went into the fourth quarter with a 45-35 lead, but as …

Big Loss Becomes Big Gain: Surgery, Changes Helping Windsor’s Atwood

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Windsor — Sarah Atwood has done a lot of things in the 37 years she has been around. She played on a Windsor High School girls basketball team that not only won a state championship, but 47 consecutive …

Windsor Boys Cruise Past Bellows Falls

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Westminster, Vt. — Windsor, the top-seeded team in the Division III standings, jumped out to an early lead and dispatched Bellows Falls 56-39 at Holland Gym on Saturday. When these teams met on Dec. 19, the Yellowjackets were 84-48 winners, and while the win was comfortable on Saturday, …

Pipeline Opposition

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Bill Stack, left, Gretta Stack, 17, and Karyn Stack, all of Hartland, sing This Land is Your Land outside Damon Hall in Hartland on Tuesday evening. A small group of activists gathered in Hartland to urge President Obama …

Hartland Resident Takes the Helm at Vital Communities

Sunday, January 11, 2015

White River Junction — Tom Roberts, of Hartland, has been appointed executive director of Vital Communities. Roberts has more than a decade of successful leadership experience in Upper Valley nonprofits, the White River Junction-based nonprofit said in a …

Balancing Act: Whatever the Sport, Lebanon Sophomore Finds Success

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lebanon — Two of the coaches who call Lebanon High’s Ryan Milliken their own can describe him with five-letter words like motor and gamer. Here’s another one Milliken hopes to apply at Leverone Field House today: zippy. The …

Subzero Temperatures Hamper All-Day Firefighting Effort as Former Ascutney Lodge Burns

Friday, January 9, 2015

Brownsville — Dozens of firefighters braved subzero temperatures on Thursday to fight a fire that gutted the base lodge of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort. Frigid weather froze hoses and wore down firefighters, hindering efforts to extinguish the …