HARTLAND — A graveside service was held Aug. 1 at 11 a.m. in the Ascutney Cemetery in Windsor for Donald H. Rafus, Jr., who died July 27 at the Brookside Health and Rehabilitation Center in White River Jct. He was born Feb. 24, 1939 in Montpelier, son of Donald H. and Blanche (Byrd) Rafus, Sr. […]Read more
Vermont Representative, Charlie Kimball takes his turn during the kickball game in North Hartland. (Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photo) On a beautiful Sunday in July, Windsor County and Orange County Democrats gathered to challenge each other to a friendly, yet competitive game of Kickball at North Hartland Lake. A potluck BBQ was provided for the hungry gamers. […]Read more
Every Friday in Hartland at the Hartland Farmers’ Market, Power of Produce (POP) Club, a food exploration and learning adventure for kids 5-12 years old happens. Children participate in scavenger hunts, produce taste tastings and earn POP bucks so they can purchase fresh produce. POP Club is in its third year. About 70 children participate […]Read more
Maxwell “Bun” Maxham will be 98 years old on Aug. 21. He didn’t walk a mile on the dirt road through his farm on Monday because, he said, “I didn’t feel like it.” When he does feel like it, which is most days, he uses a walker with yellow tennis balls stuck on its back legs.
A year ago doctors told him he would never walk again, other than inside his house. He made up his mind to prove them wrong.
Solar Technologies Manager Don McCormick of Norwich Solar Technologies presented Select Board members with a request for support for a preferred site status Monday evening.Read more
Hartland 4th of July Parade The annual 4th of July parade and activities were held on Tuesday the 4th in Hartland. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the July 13, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of photo galleries, […]Read more
While John Donahue from Ludlow takes a photo of the tiny orchids, Don Allyn of Reading uses the magnifying glass to take a look at the “All About Orchids” talk with Kim DeLong. (Rick Russell Photo) On the first day of summer, June 21, the Hall Art Foundation in Reading hosted a program “All About […]Read more
State Police investigate a crash between a tanker truck and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 91 in Hartland Thursday afternoon. (Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photo) ________________________________________________________________________ UPDATE: Officials are reporting that the scene is largely under control with the spill now contained. (Thursday, June 22, 4:30 p.m.) By Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent HARTLAND – Interstate 91 northbound in […]Read more
Hartland Town Manager, Bob Stacey visits with guests at his retirement party. (Rick Russell Photo) A party was held for outgoing Town Manager Bob Stacey to celebrate his years of service to the Hartland Community. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the June 22, 2017 print edition of the Vermont […]Read more
Eighth grader Jackson Balch speaks at the ceremony for the graduates of Hartland Elementary School. (Rick Russell Photo) A ceremony was held with guest speakers and speeches from graduates of Hartland Elementary School during the graduation ceremony. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the June 22, 2017 print edition of […]Read more