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Proctor Library Gets Second Defeat

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Weathersfield — It is back to the drawing board for the Proctor Library Trustees following the second defeat in five months of a bond proposal to expand and renovate the library in Ascutney. Trustee chairman Ernie Shand said Wednesday that he believes under state law that library officials cannot present another bond proposal for at least a year, meaning that the next logical vote would be late 2015 or Town …

Potluck Planned in Weathersfield

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Weathersfield — A free potluck to celebrate land use and stewardship is set for Sept. 18, at 6 p.m., at Weathersfield Center Church. The event, hosted by the Weathersfield Land Preservation Association, is designed to encourage people to share stories about their diverse land use experiences. Land use can be contentious, organizers said in a recent news release. “Hikers might complain about mountain …

Forum, Aug. 23: Candidates; Rick Perry; the Co-Op; and Bees

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The Need Speaks Volumes To the Editor: Weathersfield Proctor Library has not been expanded since it was built in 1902. Perhaps more people would use it if it was bigger. I have taken my children there for functions and you sit on top of other people. I cannot think of a better way to spend our tax dollars. The town could host more …

Ellie M. Rivard

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Ascutney, Vt. — Ellie M. Rivard, 78, passed away at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on Saturday, June 28, 2014. She was born in Hanover, N.H. on Aug. 5, 1935, the daughter of Ernest and Elizabeth (LaBelle) Simpson. She was currently living in Ascutney, with her daughter & …

A Life: Ashley Wyatt Gravelle, 1970 — 2014, "She Never Stopped Moving"

Monday, June 30, 2014

West Windsor — The annual West Windsor Forest 5 & Dime trail race normally draws a little under 200 participants. But o nce word got out that this year’s event would double as a barbecue to celebrate the …

Windsor’s Wood Continuing Field Hockey Progression

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Windsor — She speaks softly and carries a big stick. Make that a field hockey stick. Windsor’s Haley Wood is hoping her ability with that stick will help her to become one of the country’s elite players in …

VTel, Off-Grid Couple Can’t Connect on Phone Power

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Weathersfield — For Paul and Karen Schofield, living off the grid is an important choice, central to their desire to minimize their impact on the land and environment. Surrounded by 13 rural acres, including marsh for beavers and …

No Time to Rest for Windsor Grad

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The only reason Amber Heath didn’t play softball at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt., this spring was that the Eagles discontinued the sport. That’s about what it takes to keep the junior out of active competition. This …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

In Windsor, Rhyme and Reason Reigns

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Windsor — Social studies teacher Stanley Spencer stood before his students and their families and friends Friday evening and reminisced about all the things they had already done — from profane to …

Windsor, Hartford Athletes Take Home State Track Titles

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Fair Haven, Vt. — The word “dynasty” gets thrown around these days like darts at the Wednesday night league down at the bar. But we can at least say the U-32 boys track team is working on the …

Oxbow Softball Cruises Past Windsor to Advance

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — When it comes to winning dirty, the Oxbow Union High softball team has become downright filthy. An explanation: Influenced by what she witnessed on a spring trip to Long Island last year, longtime Oxbow coach Robin Wozny instituted a system of play she now calls …

Howard Bergeron

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Howard Bergeron, 89, of Weathersfield, Vt. died of natural causes on Friday, May 30, 2014, at the Vermont Veterans’ Home in Bennington. No services will be held. Burial will be in Keene, N.H. …