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Arnold M. Mace

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Arnold M. Mace, 85, of Hartland died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in White River Junction, Vt. on Sept. 8, 1928, to Fred and Eva (Rule) Mace. Arnold was predeceased by his wife Sylvia Mace to whom he was married for 54 years. Arnold is survived by his children and their spouses, Kelly (Richard) Paul, Brett (Kara) Mace and …

Fire When Ready

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Though retired from hunting, Don Colburn, of Windsor, still regularly visits the Hartland Cove Shooting Range in Hartland to practice using his black powder pistols, including his 36-caliber Remington, a replica of a Civil War-era firearm. Colburn enjoys shooting black powder guns for several reasons: “They’re fun, cheaper, and just as accurate (as …

North Hartland Landmark Needs Major Repairs

Sunday, August 24, 2014

North Hartland — The five-story yellow barn on Route 5 that has symbolized Vermont’s agricultural heritage for more than 100 years is an impressive and easily recognizable town landmark beloved by many. But the years have taken their toll on the Lemax Barn, and preservationists and community members now are trying to raise …

Lawrence Ashline

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — A celebration of the life of “Lorry” Ashline who passed away on Dec. 22, 2013, will be held on June 7, 2014, starting at 11:30 a.m. at his home in Hartland at 98 Shute Rd . …

Windsor Baseball Plays Like a Team on a Mission

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Orford — The Windsor High baseball team made sure its first-ever meeting against Rivendell Academy wouldn’t be the last-ever game for Yellowjackets coach Don Swinyer. Senior Ethan Hill threw a complete-game four-hitter with eight strikeouts and no walks, Russell Simonds had two doubles and No. 11 Windsor overcame …

Swinyer Wins in Finale

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Windsor — While the Windsor High baseball team was a 3-1 winner over Bellows Falls on Saturday, it was not a particularly happy day for followers of Yellowjacket baseball: Don Swinyer coached his last game at MacLeay-Royce Field. Job obligations have forced Swinyer to resign from a position …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Local Roundup: Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings …

Hartford Softball Nips Windsor

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Windsor — She was at her best when it counted the most. Hartford pitcher Kaitlyn Woodward retired the final 10 batters while her teammates pushed across the tie-breaking run in the sixth inning as the Hurricanes pulled out a 6-5 win over Windsor in the final regular season …

Joanna Harriet (Coutts) Langlais

Friday, May 30, 2014

North Hartland, Vt. — Joanna Harriet (Coutts) Langlais, 86, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at her home in North Hartland surrounded by her family. She was born April 19, 1928, in London, England a daughter of Thomas and Patience Coutts. She grew up in London and the English …

Joanna H. Langlais

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

North Hartland, Vt. — Joanna H. Langlais, 86, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at her surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home. A full obituary will follow at a later date. …

A Life: Maureen Elizabeth Casey, 1942-2014; ‘A Hell of an Example of A Human Being’

Monday, May 26, 2014

Hartland — In the late 1960s and for much of the ’70s, Casey’s Tavern was the place to go in Hartland Four Corners for a well-cooked meal and a pint, and sides of good cheer, honest advice, camaraderie …

Letter: Time for a New Phrase

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

To the Editor: Absent Barbara Walters, famous for interviewing the man who shot Reagan because that man wanted to be famous, it’s time the media served us better than the meaningless phrase “climate change.” In its place, the media should report what is happening: Humans are ruining the …

Obituary: Maureen Casey

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Hartland Four Corners, Vt. — A Celebration of the life of Maureen Casey will be held in Hartland Four Corners on Monday, May 19 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Hartland UU church then moving to Maureen’s gardens across the street for a special brook side ceremony at …