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Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on offense. Like all successful baseball teams, it all begins with pitching, and the Yellowjackets’ Ethan Hill, even though he gave up six …

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 …

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. …

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 …

Clara (Tancreti) Laware

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Wilbraham, Mass. — Clara (Tancreti) Laware, 89, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Born in Hartland, Vt. to the late James and Maria (Cascio) Tancreti, she received her teaching degree at Castleton Normal School in Vermont. She taught grammar school in the Hartford, Vt. School District …

Jacks Edge Raptors

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team broke a late tie by scoring the last three points against Rivendell on Wednesday, escaping by a 34-31 score in the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs. The host Yellowjackets had averaged 62 points during their last two …

Hands-Free or Hang Up: Vermont Lawmakers Weigh Vehicle Cell Phone Restrictions

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

White River Junction — State senators from the Upper Valley on Monday said they want to examine a bill to ban hand-held devices while driving but that it may well wind up on the governor’s desk. If it …

Hartland to Vote on Intersection Redesign

Sunday, February 16, 2014

The Hartland School District Informational Meeting is set for Monday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m., and Town Meeting is on Tuesday, March 4, at 9 a.m. Australian ballot voting will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. …

Grandparents Brag: Feb. 16, 2014

Sunday, February 16, 2014

TOBIN — A granddaughter, Kayla Noelle Tobin, born Dec. 11, 2013, to paternal grandparents Patricia and Dennis Tobin, of Hanover, and maternal grandparents Martha and Thomas Horan, of Dracut, Mass. KEENAN — A grandson, Liam Emerson Keenan, born Jan. 9, 2014, to paternal grandparents Jon and John Keenan, …

Letter: Common Sense and Cellphones

Friday, February 14, 2014

To the Editor: Gov. Peter Shumlin is in error when he urges “common sense” concerning cellphones when driving. Common sense is the result of learning from prior errors of judgment and applying that hard-earned knowledge, or wisdom, to current circumstances. As a bicycle commuter, I have to maintain …

Letter: Common Sense and Cellphones

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Common Sense and Cellphones To the Editor: Gov. Peter Shumlin is in error when he urges “common sense” concerning cellphones when driving. Common sense is the result of learning from prior errors of judgment and applying that hard-earned knowledge, or wisdom, to current circumstances. As a bicycle commuter, …

Maureen H. Casey

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Hartland Four Corners, Vt. — Maureen H. Casey, founder and originator of the Tavern in Hartland Four Corners, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at 9:54 p.m. of respiratory failure at Mount Ascutney Hospice in Windsor, Vt. after a long battle with COPD, a chronic debilitating and irreversible disease …

Cosmos Save Best For Last, Stun WHS

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — That’s why they play four quarters. In the first half last night at Dressel Gym, host Springfield had a three-point second quarter and at one point during the first half had just two points in a nine-minute span. That futility helped visiting Windsor gain a …