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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 …

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. …

William Montgomery Drumm

Friday, September 26, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — William (Bill) Montgomery Drumm, 92, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, after a brief stay at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Jct., Vt. He was born Nov. 26, 1921, in Sunbury, Pa., a son of Homer Sylvester and Francis Marion (Tharp) Drumm. William …

August Lang

Friday, September 26, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — August Lang, 85, a resident of Hartland, passed away Wednesday evening, Sept. 24, 2014, at Woodstock Terrace in Woodstock. He was born Aug. 12, 1929, in New York City the son of August and Anna (Fay) Lang. He received his schooling in New York and …

Volunteering for Vermont 50 Means Plenty of Work, Rewards

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Brownsville — Mike Silverman began volunteering for Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports 18 years ago as a way to make friends. Now he’s guaranteed at least 1,350 of them every year. Silverman, 60, is in his 15th year …

Hay Fever: Obstacles Add Challenges, Fun for Woodstock Runners

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Woodstock — For its one home race every year behind the Woodstock Racquet & Fitness Club, the Woodstock Union High cross country team tries to simulate the course layout of Thetford Academy, which hosts the VPA state championships …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Remains Unbeaten

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Plymouth, n.h. — It took about 20 minutes for the Hanover High girls soccer team to get warmed up Monday, but once the Marauders shook off the cobwebs from their bus ride to Plymouth, they exploded for a …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first 17 minutes of action. That’s just what the Windsor field hockey team did …

Buddy Jones

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

W. Burke, Vt. — A graveside celebration of Buddy’s life, 76, who died Aug. 13, 2014, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Hartland Village Cemetery in Hartland (Parking at Cemetery and 13 Bohaka Road). Please park in Cemetery or at 13 Bohaka Road. …

Locals to Walk In New York Climate March

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

White River Junction — More than 150 people are expected to board buses in the Upper Valley early Sunday morning en route to New York City, where they will join thousands of others in a march through Manhattan to draw attention to climate change. Main organizers are estimating …