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Hartland school budget narrowly passes
04-03-2024 12:52 PM

HARTLAND — Voters narrowly approved an $11.1 million school budget at the polls on Tuesday, 320-311.The board originally warned a budget of $11.5 million in January, which it later rescinded in order to make spending cuts.They also approved, 443-187,...

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Hartland School District annual meeting preview
03-29-2024 4:09 PM

Article of note: An article proposes to withdraw $10,000 from the capital reserve fund to address safety issues on the elementary school playground and to purchase small play items as needed. Contested races: Elections for school officers were held in...

Snow delays opening of Hartland shooting range
03-25-2024 4:23 PM

HARTLAND – The opening of the Hammond Cove Shooting Range has been delayed to April 11 due to snow from the late March storm, according to a release from the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.The shooting range is monitored by the department, and...

Hartland’s Hammond Cove Shooting Range to open April 1
03-18-2024 3:05 PM

HARTLAND — The Hammond Cove Shooting Range is set to reopen on April 1 after its closure for the winter season.The range, which includes a six-port, 100-yard rifle range and a pistol bench, operates under rules set by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife...

Hartland voters approve town budget
03-06-2024 10:53 AM

HARTLAND — Voters approved all articles at Hartland’s Town Meeting on Tuesday, including town general fund and highway budgets totaling $3.68 million, with $2.97 million to come from taxes.  They also approved a $92,000 appropriation for the volunteer...

Windsor Southeast school boards make cuts to reduce tax hikes
02-29-2024 8:00 PM


HARTLAND — Each board within the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union is playing its part in a last-minute effort to reduce demands on the state education fund in what has become a zero-sum game of educational funding this year.School budget votes for...

Valley Parents: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten incentivizes grown-ups to read to their children
02-26-2024 1:12 PM


HARTLAND — With plenty of books at home and regular visits to the children’s section of the Hartland Public Library, Marly Ashworth understands the value of reading to her young children.That’s where the family participates in the 1,000 Books Before...

Town Meeting preview: Hartland Fire Department requests higher appropriation
02-25-2024 11:31 AM

Article of note: Voters will be asked for a $92,000 appropriation for the volunteer fire department. That’s up from $80,000 last year.Contested races: There are no contested Selectboard or School Board races this year. Trace Tancreti is running...

Out & About: Series for older adults celebrates creative play 
02-02-2024 9:21 PM


WOODSTOCK — Three longtime Upper Valley performers are teaming up to bring more play into the lives of the region’s older adults.Friends for decades, Marv Klassen-Landis, Ham Gillett and Michael Zerphy have been been mainstays in the region’s creative...

MOOVer adds shopping route between Windsor and Claremont
01-18-2024 4:34 AM


WINDSOR — Windsor residents now have access to shopping in Claremont via public transit twice a month.MOOVer, a micro public transportation service operated by Southeast Vermont Transit, has added a route that will connect Windsor-area residents to...

Hartland Selectboard member resigns
01-05-2024 5:02 PM

HARTLAND — Selectboard member Mandi Potter has resigned her position on the board.Selectboard Chairman Phil Hobbie made the announcement at Tuesday’s Selectboard meeting, thanking her for her years of service. Potter joined the board in March of 2022...

Hartland hires new town manager
01-04-2024 4:18 AM


HARTLAND — The Selectboard voted unanimously on Tuesday evening to hire John Broker-Campbell, of Weathersfield, as Hartland’s new town manager.Broker-Campbell, 44, and his wife moved to Vermont about 15 years ago, where he worked in emergency planning...

Labor of love
10-25-2023 10:44 AM

Utility emergency forces two-hour closure of Interstate 91 
10-24-2023 5:56 AM

HARTLAND — Both northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 91 were closed for about two and a half hours starting at about noon on Monday between Exits 8 and 9, Ascutney and Hartland, due to a utility fire.“Delays expected and motorists are...

A Life: Marie Kirn strove ‘to create joy and peace and understanding’ at the end of life 
10-16-2023 4:36 AM


HARTLAND — Marie Kirn liked to talk about death.She liked to talk about how the medical community could better approach death, how families could prepare for it and how every person should have a say in how they live out the last days of their...

Hartland ‘farm store’ gains key approval, but opposition remains
10-06-2023 5:34 PM


HARTLAND — A proposed “farm store” in Hartland is one major step closer to breaking ground after being issued an Act 250 permit by the District 3 Environmental Commission last month, which had been reviewing the project for nearly a year.The plan...

Jim Kenyon: In Hartland, a conversation on small towns and policing
10-05-2023 5:27 PM


More Upper Valley communities — big and small — could use a public meeting like the one that Hartland held last week.The topic was policing. How many cops, if any, does the town need? Can police serve as an effective deterrent to crime? Other than...

Plainfield seeks FEMA assistance for flood-damaged road repairs
08-07-2023 11:57 AM


PLAINFIELD — Plainfield has received almost 18 inches of rain this summer, Town Administrator Stephen Halleran said.“It all blends together,” Halleran said. “That’s a ton of rain, and a big chunk of it came in the month of June, several weekends in a...

Hartland roads remain closed after damage from another round of flooding
07-24-2023 6:46 PM

Staff Report

HARTLAND — Several roads were seriously damaged in flooding late last week and several remained closed on Monday, according to the Hartland town website.Hartland’s flooding damage came less than two weeks after heavy rains inundated much of the state,...

Hartland resignation creates another town manager opening in Upper Valley
05-16-2023 4:37 PM


HARTLAND — The town of Hartland is searching for a new town manager following the resignation of Dave Ormiston, who had been on paid leave after complaints about his demeanor.The Selectboard accepted Ormiston’s resignation, which is retroactive to...

Jim Kenyon: Dog daze in Hartland
05-04-2023 6:18 PM


It’s been public knowledge for a while that Hartland Town Manager Dave Ormiston and Town Clerk Brian Stroffolino aren’t exactly office pals.But who knew their working relationship had gone to the dogs? Or precisely, Stroffolino’s dog.Their feud...

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