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Jane Mayer, author of the current New York Times best seller, Dark Money, speaks with Dartmouth history faculty members Pamela Voekel, left, and Bethany Moreton during a book signing before her speech at Oopik Auditorium in the Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.,  on Feb. 8, 2016. 
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‘Dark Money’ Investigates Koch Brothers’ Influence

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Hanover — In an election cycle forecast to be the most expensive in history, itself following two other costliest-ever contests, reporter Jane Mayer hopes to tell the public where the money is coming from and whose agenda is behind it. In her newly released book Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right …

Victor P. Jarvis

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Ascutney, Vt. — Victor P. Jarvis, 91, a longtime resident of Ascutney, passed away Monday evening, Feb. 1, 2016, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 30, 1924 in Claremont, N.H. the son of Philip and Eva (Greenwood) Jarvis. He received his schooling in Claremont. He was a veteran of the …

Windsor Boys Take a Thriller

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Windsor — Seth Balch hit eight 3-pointers as part of a 27-point night to keep Windsor in the game, then Michael Bradley hit another one at the buzzer to give the Yellowjackets a bite-your-nails 68-65 win over Hartford on Wednesday night. A lot of people must have anticipated a big game, because a huge crowd showed up and they got their eyes filled …

Windsor Takes Long Route to Victory

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Windsor — It was over early. With Windsor High owning the honor of top team in Vermont Division III matching up with the second-best team in Division II in Mount St. Joseph, folks heading to the Windsor gym …

Unfinished Business: Jacks Hope to Accomplish Title Mission

Friday, January 15, 2016

Windsor — Windsor High senior Mike Bradley gets a little shaken when talking about what a Vermont Division III boys basketball state championship would mean to him. It’s a feeling that’s tough for him to put into words, …

Gerald Rollin McIntyre

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Weathersfield, Vt. — Gerald Rollin McIntyre, 56, of Weathersfield passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Monday, Jan. 4 2016. He was born June 13, 1959, in Springfield, the son of Robert McIntyre and Donna Barlow. Gerald was a lifelong farmer and mechanic who …

Mill River Extends Windsor’s Frustrations With Offense

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Windsor — Mill River, Vermont’s defending Division II girls basketball champions, already with five Division I wins this season, struggled early against Windsor on Monday night at Windsor High School. Ultimately, with control of the boards and matched up against a group of Yellowjackets still trying to find …

Weathersfield Hires New Town Manager

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Weathersfield — A firefighter who has been mentored in city government administration for the last two years while working toward his master’s degree in public affairs has been hired as the new town manager in Weathersfield. Ed Morris, …

Windsor County Students Attend Tobacco Prevention Training

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Montpelier — A statewide tobacco prevention training at the Capitol Plaza attracted about 80 students, including several from Windsor County. Windsor 10th-graders Radn Frazer, Brianna Diggs and Payton Smith gave a presentation at the event, which was held …

A Big Event Gets Bigger: Dartmouth Relays Grow, Change With the Times

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Hanover — Barry Harwick is going to be exhausted on Monday. He already knows it. Harwick, Dartmouth’s track and field coach, spent most of his time Saturday running from one thing to another, a notebook in his hand …

High School Roundup: Senior Sharpshooter Leads Sunapee Boys

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hinsdale, n.h. — Thirty points from Matt Tenney, including 20 in the second half alone, sparked the Sunapee High boys basketball team to a 58-48 victory at Hinsdale on Friday night. The Lakers spread the floor all night …

Short-Handed Windsor Finds a Way

Sunday, January 3, 2016

White River Junction — There are a lot of reasons why Windsor High wins boys basketball games. The Yellowjackets always play good defense, and they are always comfortable with an up-tempo pace. Once his team grabs a rebound, …

Big Rally Sends Yellowjackets Past Wasps

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Woodstock — Down by 13 points to Woodstock in the third quarter, the Windsor High boys basketball team rallied to defeat the Wasps in overtime, 67-62, on Monday night before a packed house at Dailey Gym. Yellowjacket senior Michael Bradley had a monster game with 29 points, including …