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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. …

Panthers Prowling: TA Overpowers Windsor, 54-36

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Windsor — With seven seniors and four juniors coming back from a team that won 15 games and reached the Vermont Division III girls basketball semifinals last year, Thetford was among the choices to be in the hunt for a state title this winter. Nothing the Panthers have …

Engagement: Tweed — Eastman

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Hartland — Kelsey Tweed and Kai Eastman, of Hartland, have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Lori Tweed and Clive and Sue Tweed, of Hartford. She graduated from Hartford High School in 2009 …

Britton Lumber Is Sold to CPA

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Fairlee — A 67-year-old family business is changing hands in January. Britton Lumber Co., which started in 1946 in Hartland and now has two divisions on Ely Road in Fairlee, is being sold to Robert E. Moses, of Lebanon. “This is the kind of buyer who has a …

New Lebanon Track Coach Looks to Continue Raiders’ Winning Ways

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Hanover — Hired by the NHIAA to direct Saturday’s Division II winter league meet, Andrew Gamble was in charge of calling all runners to the starting line at Leverone Field House. Yet for the first time in 17 …

Big-School Colonels Handle Yellowjackets

Friday, December 20, 2013

Windsor — Because there are not enough Vermont Division I teams, particularly in the southern part of the state, larger schools such as Mount Anthony, Brattleboro and Rutland have to play teams a division or two smaller in order to fit in a full schedule of games. The …

Hartford Opens With Win

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

White River Junction — The Hartford High boys basketball team took an aggressive approach to getting to the hoop on Monday night, and the strategy paid off in a 63-56 win over Woodstock in the rivals’ season opener at Hartford High School. The Hurricanes’ attack of the hoop …

Yellowjackets Pop Minutemen in Season Opener

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Windsor — The Windsor High boys basketball no longer produces the run-and-gun numbers like it used to, but the Yellowjackets can still ramp it up on occasion, as they did Saturday afternoon in a 59-50 win over Mill River in the season opener for both teams. The contest …

Letter: Bring Vermont Prisoners Home

Saturday, December 14, 2013

To the Editor: The Valley News’ coverage of the Grassroots Leadership report highlighting Vermont’s exportation of prisoners and its Nov. 30 editorial response send a potent moral message to all Vermonters. As someone who has been a link to the outside world for a prisoner held in Kentucky …

Wedding: Nadeau — Furnari

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Quechee — Shannon Michelle Nadeau and William Rand Furnari were married on Sept. 21, 2013. The wedding took place at Murphy Farm in Quechee and was presided over by Dexter Cooper, of Hartland, a close friend of the …

A Writer’s Path to Understanding; Hartland Woman Writes Young Adult Books

Friday, December 6, 2013

The teenagers in Jo Knowles’ young adult novels aren’t like the teenagers you see in films or television. They’re more complex, more confused, sometimes inarticulate, hungry for affection, and they don’t always grasp the consequences of their actions. …