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Andrea Ambros, of Hartland, Vt., runs down the Brownsville Trail after her second summit of Mt. Ascutney in Brownsville, Vt., on June 27, 2015. Several years ago when training for several long-distance trail running events, Ambros teamed up with Raina White to develop what they call the Ascutney Mountain Triple Ascent, a route that covers over 21 miles, summits the mountain three times and utilizes all trails on the mountain. (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Three Times Is the Charm: Run, Run, Run to the Top of Mt. Ascutney

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Not everyone would call running 21 miles up and down a mountain “fun,” “stimulating” or “really nice.” Yet that’s how the handful of people who summited Mount Ascutney three times in a row last weekend described the experience. Which is not to say it was easy, even for those accomplished athletes. “Halfway up every time I was thinking to myself, …

Engagement: Dattilio — Ash

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Quechee — Lin Dattilio, of Hartland, and David Dattilio, of White River Junction, have announced the engagement of their son, Matthew Dattilio, to Marybeth Ash. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Susan and Anthony Ash, of Westborough, Mass. She graduated from St. Michael’s College in 2011 and is employed as a financial analyst …

Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard, 88, a long time resident of Hartland, died following a lengthy illness, Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Cedar Hill Care Center in Windsor, Vt. Jim was born March 31, 1927, in Randolph, Vt., the youngest child of Ernest Samuel and Clytie Henrietta (Hyzer) (Wood) Howard. Jim lived on the Grand View Farm in West Hartford where …

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 …

Sister Act: A Few Songs, a Few Jokes and a Whole Lot of Love

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Lebanon — It’s almost six o’clock on a Wednesday and the recreation room at Lebanon Center Genesis HealthCare is crowded with residents waiting for the top billing act of the week. Debbie Clough, Wanda Ellis, On Shin Pierson, …

Clara Hawthorne

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Boscaswen, N.H. — Clara Hawthorne, 91, passed away at Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscaswen, on Monday, March 30, 2015. She was born on May 15, 1923, in Sanbornton, N.H., to Elsworth and Esther (Cummings) Harris. Clara graduated from Franklin, N.H. high school and the New England Baptist …

Cardinals Senior Does It All in Win Over Yellowjackets

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Windsor — Following his six-inning no-hitter in Tuesday’s season-opening, 19-0 rout of Windsor, it didn’t take long for Stevens senior Chase Hussey to determine his favorite personal accolade from the game. It wasn’t the no-no, nor his 14 …

Ready to Run: After Many Years, Boston Remains Unique for Hartland Resident

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hartland — It was a busy workday for Peg Sullivan at Mt. Ascutney Hospital on April 15, 2013. When she got home, she opened her personal email to find it packed with frantic inquiries from friends and relatives …

Developer Proposes Solar Field

Friday, April 17, 2015

Woodstock — Some of the energy contained in the sunlight shining down on the grass of a pasture off Route 4 in Taftsville might soon be converted to 500 kilowatts of electricity, enough to power about 90 homes, …