Weathersfield

John Dean Wright, Jr.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Weathersfield, Vt. — John Dean Wright, Jr. was born in Brookline, Mass., the youngest of three children born to John Dean Wright and Edith Maude (Hammond) Wright, both born and raised in Vermont. He grew up in Newtonville, Mass., attending Newton High School. During his high school years he took both piano and voice lessons and developed a life-long love of classical music. He also joined the glee club and …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” Allen was talking about a rapidly approaching deadline under Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law, a radical …

Road Closure Expected in Weathersfield

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Weathersfield — Baltimore Road will be closed to through traffic from July 1 to Aug. 14 at a point 0.9 mile west of Route 106. The closure, just west of 811 Baltimore Road, will allow the town to replace a large culvert damaged by Tropical Storm Irene. Homes on the road will remain accessible either from the Route 106 or town of Baltimore …

In Windsor, Big Steps For Graduates

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Windsor — From their children’s first breaths, first words, first steps, the parents of the 36 students who crossed the threshold of the Windsor High School gym at Friday night’s graduation were waiting for this moment. Now that …

Challenging Season Ends for Yellowjackets

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Richford, Vt. — A long week and season came to a close for the Windsor High softball team on Wednesday, as Richford junior Alex Benoit tied up the Yellowjackets’ bats in a 7-0 Vermont Division III semifinal shutout …

Local Roundup: Windsor’s Comstock a Three-Event State Champ

Monday, June 8, 2015

East Montpelier, Vt. — Windsor High junior Katey Comstock added more to her impressive — and growing — athletic resume by sweeping to three field-event victories at the Vermont Principals Association Division II state track and field championship on Saturday at U-32 High School. A year after claiming …

‘A Story to Tell’: Ex-Addict From Hartford Graduates From CCV a Changed Man

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — On his first day of class, drug addict Wayne Miller, 27, of White River Junction, had a plan to scam Community College of Vermont for the value of his tuition check. On his last day …

Peoples Ends Rivendell’s Vermont Golf Title Reign

Friday, June 5, 2015

Killington, Vt. — Reigns end with Game of Thrones gore. They end with a silent coup d’etat. They end through neglect, decay, the failure to embrace change. And they end as Rivendell Academy saw its reign atop Vermont …

Jean E. Tremblay

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Weathersfield, Vt. — Jean E. Tremblay, 74, a resident of Weathersfield, passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, May 31, 2015, at her home in Weathersfield. She was born Sept. 25, 1940, in Rutland, Vt. the daughter of Robert and Mariam (Steere) Barber. She was raised in Charlestown and received …

Jean E. Tremblay

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Weathersfield, Vt. — Jean E. Tremblay, 74, a resident of Weathersfield, passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, May 31, 2015 at her home in Weathersfield. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Scrabble Lovers Gather for Proctor Library

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Weathersfield — Some serious competition was underway in the basement of Martin Memorial Hall, but standing outside the room, you wouldn’t know it. Except for a bit of lighthearted trash talk, the space was as hushed as, well, …

A Big Win, a Tough Goodbye for Windsor

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Windsor — It was a double dose of emotions for Windsor’s three-sport star Haley Wood as the senior was playing in her last regular season interscholastic event and she was there along with many others to say goodbye …

Kenneth Spaulding

Friday, May 29, 2015

Weathersfield, Vt. — Kenneth Spaulding, 90, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Jan. 25, 1925, in Ludlow, Vt. a son of Ervin and Laura (Hoadley) Spaulding. Kenneth grew up in Ludlow and attended the local school. He went …