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Windsor's Russell Simonds plows through Hartford's Connor Brooks, left, and Gavin Farnsworth during the Windsor at Hartford boys basketball at Hartford High School in White River Junction, Vt., on Dec. 16, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Windsor Boys Upend Hartford

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

White River Junction — As a Windsor High graduate, Hartford boys basketball coach Steve Landon learned the art of press-and-run while playing for Yellowjackets coach Harry Ladue in the 1980s. Landon and the Hurricanes used that method to nearly erase a double digit Windsor lead in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, but Jacks freshman Page Dakota partially blocked a potential …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

Thousands Remain Without Power in Vermont

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Chelsea — Several thousand residents in Orange and Windsor counties remained without power Friday evening as utility crews spent a fourth day trying to restore downed power lines throughout the state. Green Mountain Power said crews are conducting a “massive restoration effort,” but that some outages “will last through the weekend and possibly into Monday.” “We are very grateful for the tremendous outpouring …

Shirley Reynolds Coutermarsh

Monday, November 3, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Shirley Elizabeth was born to Robert Walker and Helene (Emery) Reynolds at their home in White River Jct. She attended Hartford schools, graduating from Hartford High in 1948. Her first jobs were at Newberry’s and Corner Drug, then she was a telephone operator …

Otter Valley Stings Windsor Football in Semifinals

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Brandon, Vt. — Maybe Otter Valley losing the coin toss was for the best. With the toss falling in No. 4 Windsor’s favor, the Yellowjackets (6-3) elected to give Otter Valley (8-1) the ball first. The top-seeded Otters didn’t waste the opportunity as Josef Scarborough collected the kickoff …

Janice A. Rowell

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Janice A. Rowell, 80, passed away early Saturday morning, Oct. 25, 2014 at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vt. She was born April 19, 1934 in Windsor, the daughter of Kenneth E. and Mae E. (Burke) Hunt. Janice grew up and attended school in …

A Jack on Attack: Freshman’s Contributions Aiding Windsor’s Run

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Windsor — Early in the second half of Windsor’s Vermont Division III football quarterfinal win over U-32 on Saturday, the Yellowjacket fullback ran 50 yards up the middle for a touchdown that boosted the Windsor lead to 27-12, …

Wedding: Wisehart — Carter

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Hartland — Amy Elizabeth Wisehart and Brian Thomas Carter were married on Aug. 16, 2014, at the First Unitarian Society of Hartland. The bride walked down the aisle independently. The Rev. Paul S. Saywer presided over the ceremony. …

Windsor Football Advances in D-III Tourney

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Windsor — Pick your poison. Running behind a line anchored by Peter Jaarsma and Nolan Schaeffer, the Windsor trio of Russell Simonds, Trevor Worrall and Hunter Patenaude combined for 447 rushing yards as Windsor blasted U-32 47-20 in a Vermont Division III quarterfinal game on Saturday at MacLeay-Royce …

Janice A. Rowell

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Janice A. Rowell, 80, passed away early Saturday morning, Oct. 25, 2014, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Care in Windsor, Vt. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. Her full obituary will be in Monday’s edition of the Valley News. …

Harwood Bumps Windsor Field Hockey

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Windsor — Harwood scored two late goals to knock Windsor out of the Vermont Division II field hockey tournament with a 3-1 Friday in the quarterfinals at MacLeay-Royce Field. It also brought an end to the 42nd season for Windsor Coach Sandy Clary, who said she was surprised …

Windsor House Seats In Play

Friday, October 24, 2014

Weathersfield — State Rep. Mark Huntley, D-Cavendish, is running for a second term against independent challenger Stu Lindberg, a truck driver, also of Cavendish, in the Windsor 2 Vermont House district representing Cavendish and Weathersfield. Huntley, 58, owns …

Lillian Verna Dow

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Lillian Verna Dow passed peacefully away in her home on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. She was born on April 11, 1934 in Gloucester, Mass.to Leroy and Nellie Durden. At her side were family and her beloved dog Bella. Lillian enjoyed a good life doing things …