The Hardwick Gazette

Hewitt Wins Book Prize Competition

“Only What’s Imagined,” the third book of poetry by Geof Hewitt of Calais, won the poetry category in the ninth annual North Street Book Prize competition sponsored by Winning Writers, an online resource for poets and writers. Judge Ellen LaFleche commented, “He has so much respect for the folks in[Read More…]

Superintendent Search Narrows

DANVILLE – Caledonia Central Supervisory Union has two finalists for superintendent of schools. Each will tour the schools within the supervisory union soon. Matthew Foster lives in Vermont and has been in the education field since 1998. Foster has various experiences in elementary, middle, high school, district level, and postsecondary education.[Read More…]

Schools are the Heart of Vermont Small Towns

To the editor: Hardwick voters have an opportunity this coming town meeting to support the Lakeview Elementary School. Schools are the heart of Vermont’s small towns. Their disappearance for punative financial reasons is a travesty and leads to the collapse of small towns. Who wants to buy a house in[Read More…]

The Value of District Schools

To the editor: As the father of a student at Woodbury Elementary School, I want to advocate for Lakeview to remain open. Why do I care about Lakeview since my daughter attends a different OSSU school? I care because I see the value of our varied schools in our district.[Read More…]

Printed Papers Available at Area Libraries

Full size color copies of The Hardwick Gazette are now available at the Jeudevine Memorial Library in Hardwick and the Greensboro Free Library. Stop in to see what the Gazette looks like when printed full size and consider making a donation to help bring the printed newspaper back into your[Read More…]

Community Meetings Hone Emergency Plan

by Brendan Buckley, Community Journalist HARDWICK — On Sunday, Feb. 4, about 50 citizens of Hardwick gathered for good food and conversation at the American Legion. The occasion was the first of three planned gatherings, organized by Hardwick Area Neighbor to Neighbor, in partnership with the town, to bring residents[Read More…]

Drug Related Break-ins Plague Area Towns

WALDEN/HARDWICK — Troopers from the Vermont State Police St. Johnsbury Barracks received reports of burglaries at four separate, private residences located along Vermont Route 15 in Walden. The calls came in Sunday, Feb. 4, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. None of the residences were occupied at the time of[Read More…]

Hardwick Police Report

On December 23, the Hardwick Police Department stopped Joshua Z. LeBlanc, of Woodbury for erratic operation on Rte. 15 after a citizen had called him in as a possibly intoxicated operator. Investigation revealed LeBlanc had operated under the influence of a controlled substance after Field Sobriety Exercises and a DRE[Read More…]