Hartland

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

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hartland — Lobbyists advising the state Legislature on marijuana legalization held 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, those on all sides of the issue, from the Upper Valley and beyond, offered a preview on Thursday of the upcoming …

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 Simon, New England political director of the Marijuana Policy Project, will speak in support of …

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 will take place in Damon Hall. Hartland — Voters at Hartland’s Town Meeting will decide …

Hoop Neophyte Leads Yellowjackets to Easy Win

Friday, December 12, 2014

Windsor — Maddie Morse never played organized basketball until her freshman year. Then she realized after soccer season was over she did not have much to do. She’s doing a lot now. On Thursday night, the junior scored 18 points as Windsor rebounded from a less-than-dazzling performance in …

I-91 Accident

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Emergency crews responded to an overturned box truck on Interstate 91 north on Friday afternoon in Hartland. Andy Vinopal, a lieutenant with the Windsor fire department, said he was the first to arrive on scene and that the …

In Hartland, Everybody Wins Again

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Hartland — The smell of roasted turkey and the sounds of quiet laughter fill the library at Hartland Elementary School as 11 students share lunch and a story with 11 volunteers on the last Thursday before Thanksgiving break. …

Wedding: Ripley — Bjorkman

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hartland — Katherine Putnam Ripley and Gregory Bjorkman were married on Sept. 13, 2014, at the bride’s family farm in Hartland. The ceremony took place on the riding arena of the farm. The bride was escorted down the …

Edward J. Brown

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Edward J. Brown, 82, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at his home in Hartland. Graveside memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Randolph Center. There are no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be …

James (Jimmie) G. Richardson

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — James (Jimmie) G. Richardson, 75, passed away in his sleep with love from his family in his heart at his home in Hartland, on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. James was born on June 28, 1939, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Floyd …

Linwood R. Pierce (MSgt USAF Retired)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Lyndonville, Vt. — Linwood Robert Pierce, 82, died peacefully on Tuesday, Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2014, with his wife and family by his side. He was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt. on May 11, 1932 to Robert K. Pierce, Sr and Amelia Pearl (Morrison). He married Shirley Elizabeth …

James G. Richardson

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — James G. Richardson, 75, died peacefully at his home in Hartland on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vt. …

Hartland Scientist Wins Breakthrough

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hartland — Growing up in Hartland, Victor Ambros said he was “not a genius and not particularly talented in any special way.” But, he was fascinated by the natural world. “The more you think about things, the more …

Shirley Reynolds Coutermarsh

Monday, November 3, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Shirley Elizabeth was born to Robert Walker and Helene (Emery) Reynolds at their home in White River Jct. She attended Hartford schools, graduating from Hartford High in 1948. Her first jobs were at Newberry’s and Corner Drug, then she was a telephone operator …