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A new volume in the "Images of America" series presents historical photographs of Thetford.

Book Notes: New Works by Local Authors and Readings Scheduled, Including Bookstock 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

Best-selling author John Vaillant will be talking about his new novel, The Jaguar’s Children, on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock’s Norman Williams Public Library. Vaillant, who lives in Vancouver, B.C., is the son of Woodstock resident Nan Bourne. He will be speaking on the library’s mezzanine from 2 to 4. The Jaguar’s Children, which focuses on 15 Zapotec Indians trying to emigrate illegally from Mexico to the U.S., was published Tuesday in this country by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. It was released earlier this month in Canada, and has received glowing reviews in both countries. The book is Vaillant’s first novel and his third book. He has …

Win Eludes Windsor Girls Basketball

Monday, January 26, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team has let possible victories slide away when it was unable to close out the opposition late in games on several occasions this season. It happened again Monday night as Springfield won the stretch battle for a 50-46 Marble Valley League win at Windsor High. “We’ve got to find a way to finish,” said Windsor coach …

Windsor Rides 3-Point Barrage to Victory Over Newport

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Windsor — A starting lineup featuring three juniors and a freshman would ordinarily mean Windsor High boys basketball coach Harry Ladue has a lot to which he can look forward in the future … if it weren’t for the fact the present is looking so good. Seemingly dialing up key 3-pointers at will, …

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 …