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Chris Gilbert, 29, of Hartland, keeps his keys tethered to a boxing glove keychain Friday, April 18, 2014. 
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home ring will only make it more enjoyable. Gilbert-vs.-Soto is the main in event in a pro-am card beginning at 8 p.m. at …

Robert W. Morancy, Sr.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Robert W. Morancy, Sr., 86, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in White River Junction, Vt. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction. A full obituary will follow at a later date. …

Sean M. Densmore

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Denver, Colo. — Sean M. Densmore, 24, formerly of Hartland and Hartford, Vt. was killed in a hit and run accident on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Denver. Sean was born Dec. 14, 1989, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Brian and Gloria (Perreault) Densmore. He grew up in Hartland, Vt. and graduated from Hartford High as President of the Class of 2008. …

Casting a Line

Monday, April 14, 2014

Larry Hilliard watches his line, while Rodney Smith walks back to the car while fishing in North Hartland on Friday. The two men are both from Windsor and fish all season long. They were trying their luck on …

Entering Third Season, Upper Valley Vixens Have Higher Goals

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Woodstock — The Upper Valley Vixens are back for another go-round of roller derby. More than ever, they’re playing for real. With a complete roster of dedicated skaters, the Vixens are determined not only to improve upon last …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Vt. Football League Unhappy About MIAs

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

White River Junction — The coaches and athletic directors of the Vermont Interscholastic Football League on Monday agreed they were not happy with some of its member schools as well as the current film exchange program. At the …

Viens Wrestles to Fifth Place at New Englands

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Providence, r.i. — Two-time Vermont state champion and Hartford High senior Nolan Viens led five members of the Bellows Falls-Hartford wrestling team by placing fifth at the New England High School Championships over the weekend at the Providence Career and Technical Center. Competing at 145 pounds, Viens’ finish …

Late Start for Maple Sugarmakers; Cold Spell Crimps Sap Flow

Monday, March 10, 2014

Hartland — Most area sugarmakers have yet to begin boiling sap into syrup, but it’s too early to say what the delayed start and lingering cold will mean for production this season. “If it comes off within the …

Ellen Marie Boisvert

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Our beautiful daughter Ellen Marie Boisvert, 49, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Ellen was born June 22, 1965, in Burlington, Vt. She is survived by her husband Edward Boisvert, Sr.; children, Edward Boisvert, Jr. and Amber Nanopolous both of Lebanon; parents, Carol Hogaboom of …

Hartland Traffic Project Approved

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Hartland — Amid the traffic jam of questions about the $450,000 plan to realign the town’s main intersection at Route 5, Route 12 and Quechee Road, Derek Levin couldn’t resist asking one that didn’t involve money or safety or aesthetics. “What are we going to call that place?” …

Dramatic Roll Gives Yellowjackets State Title

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Barre, Vt. — With the drama unfolding at Twin City Lanes in Saturday’s VPA bowling championship, it would be easy to forget this is just the second year of varsity competition for the sport. Windsor sophomore Katey Comstock …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …