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Forum, July 16: Co-op Matters; Waste in Vermont; Coverage Appreciated

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Management Flaw To the Editor: Terry Appleby’s column in the Valley News (“The Co-op Serves Its Members and Workers,” July 12), intended to ease the minds of concerned friends of the Co-op regarding recent firings, instead revealed what could be the source of our discomfort — a fatal flaw in managerial thinking. In an effort to quiet the talk about recent firings being generated because of employee interest in collective …

Registration on for Lucy Mac ‘Kids Animal Camp’

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Brownsville —Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society is accepting registrations for its summer Kids Animal Camp. The 2014 schedule includes three one-week sessions, July 14-18, July 28-Aug. 1, and Aug. 11-15, from 9 a.m. to noon daily. The camp, for children age 6-10, features indoor and outdoor hands-on activities at Lucy Mackenzie’s shelter and area farms. It emphasizes the connections among all living things “and …

Bremer, in Vt., Calls for a U.S. Resurgence

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Weathersfield — U.S. diplomat L. Paul Bremer told a packed room at the Weathersfield Meeting House on Saturday that the United States must reassert its position as a global superpower. The talk was part of a fundraiser for the Weathersfield Proctor Library, for which residents are collecting funds for a $1.1 million renovation. …

Oxbow Softball Cruises Past Windsor to Advance

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — When it comes to winning dirty, the Oxbow Union High softball team has become downright filthy. An explanation: Influenced by what she witnessed on a spring trip to Long Island last year, longtime Oxbow coach Robin Wozny instituted a system of play she now calls …

Howard Bergeron

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Howard Bergeron, 89, of Weathersfield, Vt. died of natural causes on Friday, May 30, 2014, at the Vermont Veterans’ Home in Bennington. No services will be held. Burial will be in Keene, N.H. …

Windsor Baseball Plays Like a Team on a Mission

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Orford — The Windsor High baseball team made sure its first-ever meeting against Rivendell Academy wouldn’t be the last-ever game for Yellowjackets coach Don Swinyer. Senior Ethan Hill threw a complete-game four-hitter with eight strikeouts and no walks, Russell Simonds had two doubles and No. 11 Windsor overcame …

Swinyer Wins in Finale

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Windsor — While the Windsor High baseball team was a 3-1 winner over Bellows Falls on Saturday, it was not a particularly happy day for followers of Yellowjacket baseball: Don Swinyer coached his last game at MacLeay-Royce Field. Job obligations have forced Swinyer to resign from a position …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Local Roundup: Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings …

Letter: Do the Math

Sunday, June 1, 2014

To the Editor: I challenge the big-mouth politicians who oppose raising the minimum wage to try living on $7.25 per hour for six months. Do the math. That’s $15,950 per year, probably with no benefits. And all we hear is, “Oh, it’s going to cost jobs.” John Arrison …

Hartford Softball Nips Windsor

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Windsor — She was at her best when it counted the most. Hartford pitcher Kaitlyn Woodward retired the final 10 batters while her teammates pushed across the tie-breaking run in the sixth inning as the Hurricanes pulled out a 6-5 win over Windsor in the final regular season …

Darlene Fitzherbert

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Weathersfield, Vt. — Darlene Fitzherbert, 52, a long time resident of Springfield, Vt. later residing in Weathersfield, passed away at Mt. Ascutney Hospice, in the early morning of Tuesday, May 20, 2014, following a courageous and graceful battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her brothers and close …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …

Windsor Baseball Outlasts Springfield

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Windsor — In a battle of two team trying to make something of what remains of the baseball season, Windsor broke a 3-3 tie with two unearned runs in the sixth inning to back the four-hit pitching of Ethan Hill as the Yellowjackets downed Springfield on Saturday morning …