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Top row: Democrat Mark Huntley, left, and Independent Stuart Lindberg are candidates for the Windsor 2 seat. Bottom row: Democrat Anne Gallivan and Republican Job Tate are candidates for the Rutland-Windsor 1 seat. (Courtesy photographs)

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 Huntley Financial Services, a Ludlow, Vt.-based investment firm that serves a limited number of private clients and corporations, and has previously served …

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 that she loved, such as gardening, going to the casinos, taking rides around Vermont and …

Fall Cleanup

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Linda Thomas, of Hartland, takes advantage of the unseasonably warm weather on Wednesday by vacuuming out her car before going kayaking. Thomas said it was just a coincidence that she was wearing a shirt the same color as her car. Valley News — Ariana van den Akker …

Birth Announcements: Oct. 12, 2014

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital DAVIS — A son, Tucker James Davis, born on Oct. 3, 2014, to Karriebeth and Scotty Davis, of North Hartland. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center HARKINS — A son, Macon Edward Harkins, born on July 10, 2014, to Michelle Cantlin Harkins and Thomas Harkins, of …

Rudy N. Colao

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Rockport, Mass. — Rudy N. Colao died suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, while on his way home from one of his frequent walks to downtown Rockport. The news came as a shock because just a short while before he was to all appearance in good health and …

Roger J. Crosby

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Roger J. Crosby, 87, a proud, lifelong resident of Hartland, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 4, 2014, at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington. He was born Feb. 23, 1927, in Hartland; the son of Maxwell D. and Marion H. (Barney) Crosby. He received his …

A Peek at Peak

Sunday, October 5, 2014

After attending college in North Carolina and doing internships in California, Indiana, Michigan and New Hampshire, this is photographer Ariana van den Akker’s first fall among the leaves of Vermont. “This is my first New England fall and …

Roger J. Crosby

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Roger J. Crosby, 87, a lifelong resident of Hartland, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 4 at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Windsor Routs Springfield Under the Lights

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Windsor — Russell Simonds scored two first-half touchdowns and had an interception as Windsor High’s football team rolled all over Springfield, 40-8, in the first night game played in Windsor. The game was played in a heavy rain …

Windsor Soccer Outlasts MSJ in OT

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Windsor — There’s only one stat that means anything. On Tuesday, Mount St. Joseph’s girls soccer team had a decisive 16-9 advantage in shots on goal. But the only statistic that mattered was goals scored, and Windsor had the edge in that category after Maryam Orogi’s goal with …

Forum, Sept. 30: Equal Care for Mental Health; Who’s Best for New Hampshire?; A Flawed History of the GOP; ‘Into the Woods’

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Equal Care for Mental Health To the Editor: Thanks for your front page article, “Challenges Abound for Vermont’s Mental Health Care System,” (Sept. 28) which they certainly do. And chief among them is that while passage of the Affordable Care Act offers the promise of incremental improvement in …

Anniversary: Kenyon — Mattson

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Hartford — Susan and Robert Mattson celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with friends on Sept. 1, 2014, at the Black Rock Steakhouse Restaurant in Springfield, Vt. The couple has lived in Hartford for the last 29 years. Robert …

Writing a World to Explore

Friday, September 26, 2014

When readers pick up S.S. Taylor’s latest book, The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair, she has a few goals in mind for them: To be engaged, to have fun and to sympathize with the characters. …