Gazette Subscriptions Continue Indefinitely

GREENSBORO – Readers with automatically renewing subscriptions to The Hardwick Gazette may have recently received a notice from PayPal saying, “Hardwick Journalism Inc. canceled (sic) your automatic payments”.  Please ignore the message. It was necessary for the paper’s former owner, Hardwick Journalism Inc., to cancel those recurring charges because they[Read More…]

Ken LaCasse Gets Operator of the Year Excellence Award

HARDWICK – Ken LaCasse’s heroic efforts to protect Hardwick’s environment during this past summer’s flooding, when the Lamoille River overflowed its banks, earned him the New England regional 2023 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of the Year Excellence Award. LaCasse went above and beyond his usual duties to reduce environmental damage[Read More…]

Davison Reaches Milestone as Lady Cats Win Tenth Straight

WILLIAMSTOWN – Senior Caitlyn Davison became the first Lady Cat in almost seven years to reach one-thousand career points last week as the Hazen Union girls’ basketball team swept Williamstown, Twinfield-Cabot, and Blue Mountain to run their winning streak to 10 straight games. Freshman Kelsie Rivard poured in 20 points[Read More…]

Hardwick Electric Files for Rate Increase

HARDWICK – Hardwick Electric Department (HED) recently filed for a 1.97% rate increase, less than a year after its requested 13.03% rate increase was rejected by the Vermont Public Utility Commission (PUC). The approved 5.57% went into effect March 1, 2023. If approved, this one is scheduled to take effect[Read More…]

Slightly Warmer Air Will Arrive

HARDWICK – As expected, the past several days have been marked by a warm-up in temperatures that led to mixed precipitation at times on Thursday and Friday, with the primary precipitation type being rain as temperatures warmed to the upper 30s and near 40 during the day. Overnight temperatures barely[Read More…]

Rep. Balint Visits Salvation Farms

MORRISVILLE – Salvation Farms invited Vermont’s Congresswoman Becca Balint to join them for an informational meeting last Wednesday, January 24. The organization’s executive director, Theresa Snow was joined by Salvation Farms’ Clearinghouse Director, Tony Risitano and two of Salvation Farms’ Board members, Jane Macan and Colin Giblin. The meeting was[Read More…]

Weather Watch

HARDWICK – Seasonally cold air has slowly made its way into the area over the last week, culminating in subzero temperatures and even colder wind chills this past weekend. This also meant the last two higher-profile weather events featured precipitation falling as all snow, a significant departure from what we’ve[Read More…]

Bell Survey of Hardwick Academy Alumni Postponed

HARDWICK – A great deal of public interest and a wide variety of different views have been expressed regarding the future of the Hardwick Academy (HA) Bell.      In December 2023 the Hardwick Academy Hazen Union Alumni Association (HAHUAA) board announced its plan to gather consensus from HA alumni[Read More…]