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Though retired from hunting, Don Colburn of Windsor still regularly visits the Hartland Cove Shooting Range in Hartland, Vt., 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 modern guns)," Colburn said, "though they're a lot of work to reload." 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

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 modern guns),” Colburn said, “though they’re a …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 24, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

APD Names Woodlands Administrator Lebanon — Timothy Martin, of Quechee, was recently appointed administrator of The Woodlands. The Woodlands is a 66-unit independent living facility on the campus of Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. It is part of APD Lifecare, which also includes Harvest Hill, an assisted living facility on the APD campus. …

Veterans’ Event Includes Paddling, Bonfire, Yoga

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Windsor — A free outing for veterans is set for Sept. 6 at Great River Outfitters, 36 Park Road, Windsor. The daylong event is open to disabled and able veterans and their immediate family members. It includes a guided trip down the Connecticut River on canoes, kayaks and rafts; a tour of the Path of Life Garden; a yoga and relaxation session; snacks; …

New Staff Members Join HCRS in Hartford, Springfield, Vt.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — Several new employees recently joined the staff of Health Care and Rehabilitation Services. Terrisa Clark has joined the agency’s Windsor office as a community outreach specialist. New employees in the Hartford office are Tyler Hain and Emily Puffer, both of whom have taken case manager …

Stitching Up Childhood Friends

Friday, August 1, 2014

Windsor — When I heard about Sue Spears’ new teddy bear clinic at the Windsor Public Library, I immediately wanted to take my childhood teddy bear, Pink Bear, to Spears, so she could work her magic. When I …

Boy Scouts of America Award Windsor Man for His Service

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Windsor — Physician Fred Lord, of Windsor, recently received the Boy Scouts of America’s Silver Beaver Award. The award recognizes Lord’s longstanding and outstanding service to Vermont’s youth, the Green Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America …

Spray-cation

Friday, July 25, 2014

Getting relief from the heat and humidity earlier this week, Alexis Menard, 9, of Windsor, center, enjoys the shower of a garden hose held by Clayton Therrien, 9, of Westfield, Vt., at Menard’s home in Windsor. Josh Bailey, …

3-D Printer Programming in Windsor

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ian Mitchell, 15, of Thetford, left, and Bradon Jarvis, 14, of Claremont, use Tinkercad, an open source design software, to create key chains, cups and slingshot planes with a 3-D printer at the American Precision Museum in Windsor …

Kenworth “Ken” Coburn Pollard

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Kenworth “Ken” Coburn Pollard, 100, passed away July 21 at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Junction, Vt. He was able to celebrate his 100th birthday at his home in Windsor surrounded by family and friends. He was presented a Red Sox T-shirt, hat, signed …

Earl L. Hussey, Jr.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Earl L. Hussey, Jr., 94, a resident of Newport, N.H. and formerly of Windsor, passed away Thursday evening, July 17, 2014, at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Center in Hanover, N.H. He was born June 1, 1920 in Worcester, Mass. the son of Earl L. and …

A Life: Janice S. Johnson, 1947-2014; 'The Tougher They Were, the Harder She Worked to Help Them'

Monday, July 21, 2014

Windsor — A consummate teacher, avid crafter and dedicated volunteer, Janice “Jan” Johnson was quick to share her gifts with others. For Johnson’s colleagues, friends, and relatives, a wedding or the birth of a baby meant a handmade …

Employee Owned

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Windsor — After 28 years of being a closely-held corporation, on Aug. 1, Harpoon Brewery will have new owners. Founding partner Rich Doyle is stepping down as CEO, and he and some other shareholders are selling their stock …

Priscilla (VanWagner) Micka

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Greenfield, Mass. — Priscilla (VanWagner) Micka, 82, of Greenfield died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility. Born on July 9, 1932 in Greenfield, she was the daughter of Herbert and Dorothy (Chamberlin) Van Wagner. She was a graduate of Greenfield High School. Priscilla married …