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Sunapee High pitcher Will Austin delivers against Hinsdale during the teams’ NHIAA Division IV game in Sunapee, N.H., on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Austin went four innings to earn the win in the Lakers' 7-2 defeat of the Pacers.
Valley News — Tris Wykes

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including her 100th strikeout of the season, while allowing three earned runs to pick up the victory. A trio of Oxbow hitters recorded …

Janet M. Hayes

Thursday, May 28, 2015

East Aurora, N.Y. — Janet M. Hayes, 83, formerly of Claremont, N.H., died on May 16, 2015. She married Donald J. Hayes on May 28, 1955; missing their 60th wedding anniversary by 12 days. While living in Claremont she was active in the Ladies Union Aid Society at then Claremont General Hospital (now Valley Regional) and the Catholic Daughters of America. Besides her …

Engagement: Lyons — Li

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Hartland — Tom and Elizabeth Lyons, of Hartland, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Delanie Lyons, to Tao Li. The bride-to-be graduated from Hartford High School in 2002 and earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Vermont in 2006. She is employed as a product manager at …

Janet Winter Washburn Hammond

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sarasota, Fla. — Janet Winter Washburn Hammond, died peacefully at her home Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Born Nov. 1, 1925, in San Francisco, Calif. the daughter of Ruth Comstock Washburn and Gould Engle Washburn. Having already lost her father at four months of age, her mother and grandmother …

Democrats Discuss Health Reforms

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Hartland — About 20 people responded to a call from the Windsor County Democratic Committee and gathered in Damon Hall Monday evening to discuss how to keep the banner of health care reform raised during a period of state budget deficits and public skepticism fueled by the woes …

Laurette Marguerite Houle

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Irasburg, Vt. — Laurette Marguerite Houle, 89, of Irasburg, died peacefully at Maple Lane Nursing Home on Monday, March 9, 2015, after a year of failing health. She is survived by Adrien, her husband of 67 years; and their children: Elaine Baxter and her spouse, Thomas of Geneva, …

Three? It’s No Crowd; If It’s a Sport, Windsor’s Comstock Plays It — and Probably Well

Monday, March 9, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — A body is never at rest in the universe of Katey Comstock. The shot put flies, the basketball slaps the floor, the bowling ball bears down without mercy on the pins. Sitting is not Comstock’s …

Hands On at Town Meeting

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Photos from Vermont Town Meeting 2015. …

Melissa Brown Ambros

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — A public celebration of the life of author Melissa Brown Ambros, 97, a resident writer of Hartland for over 60 years who died Dec. 12, 2014, in Windsor, Vt., will be held Saturday, March 7 at 1 p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 8 Brownsville …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Into Playoffs on 8-0-1 Run

Monday, March 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Take your pick of which is the most impressive: ∎ Going unbeaten in the last nine games of the season? ∎ Having to play five games in eight days — and winning all of them? …

Hartland’s Newest Eagle Scout

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Riley R. Strawbridge, of Hartland, watches his mother, Jean Strawbridge, attach his Eagle medal to his uniform. The 17-year-old Hartford High School senior attained the rank on Oct. 15, and an Eagle Court of Honor was held for …

Lakers Stun Top-Seeded Jacks

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Windsor — Stifled by a fourth-quarter man-to-man defense, the top-seeded Windsor High boys basketball team lost in a Vermont Division III quarterfinal game to Lake Region Friday night, 54-48. Leading 42-38 after three quarters, Windsor got just one field goal in the final eight minutes as the eighth-seeded …

In Hartland, a Lively Debate on the Future of Pot in Vermont

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hartland — Advocates and opponents of marijuana legalization participated in a public forum in Hartland on Thursday night discussing the merits of proposals in Montpelier to make the drug legal and regulate its use. Though state legislators have said a bill is unlikely to pass during this session, …