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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 Fair Haven on Thursday and in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday against neighboring Hanover. Despite the extension of his team’s unbeaten streak and its 11 hits, Hartford coach Jarrod Grassi was less than overjoyed. “I’ll take 7-0, but we were flat again,” he said. “We’ve played a lot of baseball in a relatively short time, and it may be wearing us down.” The Hurricanes led, 4-0, after an …

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 — the first such titles by a boys sports team at the interstate school district …

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 …

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? …

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 …

Lakers Stun Top-Seeded Jacks

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Windsor — Stifled by a fourth-quarter man-to-man defense, the top-seeded Windsor High boys basketball team lost in a Vermont Division III quarterfinal game to Lake Region Friday night, 54-48. Leading 42-38 after three quarters, Windsor got just one field goal in the final eight minutes as the eighth-seeded …

In Hartland, a Lively Debate on the Future of Pot in Vermont

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hartland — Advocates and opponents of marijuana legalization participated in a public forum in Hartland on Thursday night discussing the merits of proposals in Montpelier to make the drug legal and regulate its use. Though state legislators have said a bill is unlikely to pass during this session, …

Marijuana Forum Set In Hartland

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hartland — A free forum on the issue of legalizing marijuana in Vermont is set for Thursday, at 7 p.m., at Damon Hall. The forum, hosted by the Windsor County Democratic Committee, will present both sides of the question, which state legislators will consider this session. Speakers Matt …

Contested Races, Gun Range on Hartland’s Plate

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Hartland’s annual School District Meeting will be held Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. Town Meeting takes place Tuesday, March 3, at 9 a.m., with the polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The meetings and voting …

Newport Boys Rule Widsor

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Newport — An aggressive defense and 10 baskets from 3-point land sent Newport to a 59-48 win over Windsor in an across-the-river rivalry game at nearly-packed Wheeler Gym on Friday night. When Newport athletic director Doug Beaupre found out that Windsor had two open dates after Stevens decided …

Ronald F. Kennett

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Ronald F. Kennett, 57, of Hartland died while vacationing in Ft. Myers, Fla. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Ron was born in Springfield, Vt. on Oct. 5, 1957, the only son of Francis and Helen Kennett. Ron is survived by Linda Johnston of Hartland; her …

Nancy E. Parker Potwin

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Nancy E. Parker Potwin, 68, of Hartland, passed away Sunday morning Feb. 15, 2015, at her home surrounded by family. She was born in Randolph, Vt. on June 18, 1946, to Willis Edward Parker and Glenna Kennett Parker. She was raised in Brookfield, Vt. She …