Hartland

Janet M. Hayes

Thursday, May 28, 2015

East Aurora, N.Y. — Janet M. Hayes, 83, formerly of Claremont, N.H., died on May 16, 2015. She married Donald J. Hayes on May 28, 1955; missing their 60th wedding anniversary by 12 days. While living in Claremont she was active in the Ladies Union Aid Society at then Claremont General Hospital (now Valley Regional) and the Catholic Daughters of America. Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, …

Engagement: Lyons — Li

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Hartland — Tom and Elizabeth Lyons, of Hartland, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Delanie Lyons, to Tao Li. The bride-to-be graduated from Hartford High School in 2002 and earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Vermont in 2006. She is employed as a product manager at …

Sports Notes: Windsor’s Gilbert Part of National TV Card

Friday, May 22, 2015

For years, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert has admired the exploits of Framingham, Mass., fighter Danny O’Connor. Today, he’ll have the opportunity to square up with him in the ring for the first time. Gilbert, 13-1, will be a major underdog at Boston University’s Agganis Arena when he takes on the 25-2 O’Connor in a welterweight bout that’s part of NBC’s Premier Boxing Champions …

Clarence W. Hook

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

North Hartland, Vt. — Clarence W. Hook, 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, March 30, 2015. He was born to Edgar & Caroline (Richards) in Chelsea, Vt. on April 19, 1926. Clarence attended Chelsea schools. He began working on the family farm beginning in …

Wedding: Shepard — Culver

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hartland — Sarah Jacquelin Shepard and Robert Scott Culver were married on Feb. 21, 2015, at Jay Peak Resort, in Jay, Vt. The bride’s parents escorted her down the aisle. Kyle Sultzman, an interfaith minister, officiated at the …

Clarence W. Hook

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

North Hartland, Vt. — Clarence W. Hook, 88, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015, at his son’s home in Windsor, surrounded by family. A complete obituary will appear at a later date in the Valley News. …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Juliette S. Bonfiglio

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Sarasota, Fla. — Juliette S. Bonfiglio, 88, formerly of Hartland, Vt., died early Friday morning, March 27, 2015, at the Tidewater Hospice House in Sarasota. Arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Glennis H. Durkin

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Glennis H. Durkin, 88, a resident of Redwood City, Calif., passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 18, 2015, at her daughter and son-in-law’s home in Hartland. She was born in 1926 in Milwaukee, Wis. the daughter of Harry and Agnes (Furdek) Collins. She received her schooling …

Sugar Makers Uneasy as Cold Continues, Short Season Looms

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Strafford — What is often a busy time for the Upper Valley’s sugaring community has become a bit of a thumb-twiddler, as extended cold temperatures are keeping the sap in the trees and buckets mostly bare. “We’re kind of tapped out,” said Keith Fifield, of Fifield’s Sugarhouse in …

More Than Horseplay: New-Look GMHA Gallops Into 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

South Woodstock — With springtime coming soon to the Upper Valley, the Green Mountain Horse Association picked a fitting time to welcome its new executive director — and to announce plenty of new events for the 2015 horseback …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Janet Winter Washburn Hammond

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sarasota, Fla. — Janet Winter Washburn Hammond, died peacefully at her home Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Born Nov. 1, 1925, in San Francisco, Calif. the daughter of Ruth Comstock Washburn and Gould Engle Washburn. Having already lost her father at four months of age, her mother and grandmother …