photo by Vanessa FournierThe Hardwick Recreation Committee is not going to set up the skating rink under the pavilion on Atkins Field this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic
photo by Vanessa FournierLouise (Chabot) Howard turned 100 years old on December 4. She received many calls, cards and birthday wishes from family and friends. She was married to Robert Howard for 44 years before his passing in 1985. They had three children, Beverly Young of Greensboro, Robert Jr., who passed away in 2018 and George of Hardwick. She worked at the Hardwick Ware Knitters for over 40 years. Louise has lived in her same home in East Hardwick for 53 years. She has six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
courtesy photoMack Gardner-Morse and Cindy Gardner-Morse of Calais donned little brown bat costumes for the Autumn Onion 5k virtual race. The race was held October 31 - November 1 in Montpelier. Mack ran the 5k course in 21:57, which was the fastest time among 19 virtual participants. Cindy walked the course with the couple’s two Yellow Labrador retrievers in tow. She finished in 47:32.
photo by Vanessa Fournier Anastasia Mickiewicz, an environmental educator for the Vermont Institute of Natural Science Nature Center, holds “Bloomfield” a 27-year-old Red-tailed hawk during a live bird presentation entitled ‘Raptor Life: Who eats Whom?’ She also brought “Ferrisberg,” an American kestrel, and “Miami,” an Eastern screech owl. The raptors are named after from where they were located when injured. Two programs were held outside at the Highland Center for the Arts on Oct. 18.
photo by Vanessa FournierHazen Wildcat Tyson Davison (left) and assistant coach Ben Gaboriault (right) scrimmage during practice Wednesday on Hudson field. The boys play at Richford Sept. 30 at 4:30 p.m.
photo by Vanessa FournierCraftsbury Chargers Roean McLellan (left) and Silas Hunt (right) practice a drill Thursday on Dustan Field.
photo by Vanessa Fournier Hazen track & field coach Netdahe Stoddard (center), is followed by (from left): Thea Gilbert, Finn Burgess and Elizabeth Molina, during practice Sept. 16.
photo by Vanessa FournierAnne Miller (left), library director Susan Green (center) and Kara Casey (right) lift up the 8 by 14 foot wide movie screen Thursday before the Jaquith Public Library showing of its latest movie. The free mini concert and drive-in movie is hosted by the library, located at the Old Schoolhouse Common parking lot in Marshfield. The movies are planned to continue on Thursday evenings through September.
photo by Vanessa FournierA Grow Your Own workshop on fermentation was led by Nancy Van Winkle of Craftsbury at the pavilion on Atkins Field in Hardwick September 5. Van Winkle holds up a jar of freshly made sauerkraut. After learning how to ferment all sorts of vegetables, the seven attending the workshop all brought home a jar of sauerkraut. The GYO project is a collaboration among the Center for an Agricultural Economy, the Hardwick Area Food Pantry and WonderArts.