Hartland

Katherine Ripley Bjorkman and Gregory Bjorkman

Wedding: Ripley — Bjorkman

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hartland — Katherine Putnam Ripley and Gregory Bjorkman were married on Sept. 13, 2014, at the bride’s family farm in Hartland. The ceremony took place on the riding arena of the farm. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. Justice of the Peace Joshua (Bushrod) Powers, a family friend, officiated the ceremony. The bride wore a full-skirted, champagne colored satin gown, trimmed with pearls and crystals. She wore her mother’s pearls and carried a bouquet of sunflowers and white roses. Her horses watched the ceremony from across the fence. The couple exchanged vows under a rustic birch wood arbor made by the …

Edward J. Brown

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Edward J. Brown, 82, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at his home in Hartland. Graveside memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Randolph Center. There are no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20 at the American Legion Post #25 in Windsor. …

James (Jimmie) G. Richardson

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — James (Jimmie) G. Richardson, 75, passed away in his sleep with love from his family in his heart at his home in Hartland, on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. James was born on June 28, 1939, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Floyd and Veneita (Lobdell) Richardson. James went to elementary school in Hartland and graduated from Woodstock …

Windsor Soccer Outlasts MSJ in OT

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Windsor — There’s only one stat that means anything. On Tuesday, Mount St. Joseph’s girls soccer team had a decisive 16-9 advantage in shots on goal. But the only statistic that mattered was goals scored, and Windsor had the edge in that category after Maryam Orogi’s goal with …

Forum, Sept. 30: Equal Care for Mental Health; Who’s Best for New Hampshire?; A Flawed History of the GOP; ‘Into the Woods’

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Equal Care for Mental Health To the Editor: Thanks for your front page article, “Challenges Abound for Vermont’s Mental Health Care System,” (Sept. 28) which they certainly do. And chief among them is that while passage of the Affordable Care Act offers the promise of incremental improvement in …

Anniversary: Kenyon — Mattson

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Hartford — Susan and Robert Mattson celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with friends on Sept. 1, 2014, at the Black Rock Steakhouse Restaurant in Springfield, Vt. The couple has lived in Hartford for the last 29 years. Robert …

Writing a World to Explore

Friday, September 26, 2014

When readers pick up S.S. Taylor’s latest book, The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair, she has a few goals in mind for them: To be engaged, to have fun and to sympathize with the characters. …

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 …