Hartland

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 Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Dorothy (Johnson) Murphy; daughter, Veronica Turner of Concord, N.H., son, Larry Brown of Kansas City, Mo., daughter, Bonnie Brown of Canon City, Colo., son, Calvin Murphy Jr. of Loudon, N.H., son, Oliver Murphy of Hartland, many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren; and brothers, Weldon and Dean Murphy. Calvin in predeceased by his parents Oliver Murphy of Hartland and …

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.” Allen was talking about a rapidly approaching deadline under Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law, a radical …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Windsor Pitcher Picks Her Spots

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Windsor — Windsor High pitcher Ashlee Bly is not likely to strike fear in a batter with blazing speed, but she knows how to pitch and where she wants the ball to go. This past week, Bly led …

Vernon Duane Miller

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Menden, Vt. — Vernon Duane Miller passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. of a heart attack. He was born in Hartland, Vt. to Sheldon and Pearl (Miller) Miller on May 13, 1937. He attended Hartland and Windsor Schools. He graduated …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Vincent H. Dow

Monday, May 4, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Vincent H. Dow, 76, who died April 14, 2015, will be held Saturday, May 9, at 3 p.m. in the Hartland Village Cemetery in Hartland. The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor, Vt. is in charge of arrangements. …

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions …

Service Note: Hartford’s Ocker Completes Basic Training

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Army Pvt. 2 Matthew Ocker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military …

Joyce E. Herschel

Friday, May 1, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Joyce E. Herschel, 70, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 29, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. She was born July 20, 1944, in Hartland. She received her schooling in Hartland and Windsor and graduated …

Joyce E. Herschel

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Joyce E. Herschel, 70, a resident of Hartland, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 29, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are …

Neighbors Decry Proposed Hartland Gun Range Changes

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hartland — Plainfield residents fed up with noise from the state-owned Hammond Cove Shooting Range across the river in Hartland said proposed rule changes don’t go far enough to mitigate the sound of gunfire, which they said has …