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Harold Luce performs during lunch with his band at the Royalton Senior Center in Royalton, Vt., on March 10, 2005. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Forum, Aug. 20: Support the Candidates; Too Much for a Library; Robin Williams and Ourselves

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Consider Jim Masland, But Vote To the Editor: As we look around the world, we see the tragedies that play out when a country is ruled by a dysfunctional, corrupt government. The primaries and the midterm elections are coming up soon. Unfortunately, if history repeats itself, turnout will certainly not be universal. Individuals who don’t vote probably consider themselves very …

Windsor 2014-15 Bus Routes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Carolyn Houghton Johnson

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Weathersfield, Vt. —Carolyn Houghton Johnson, age 92, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, after a brief illness. She was born in Lyndonville, Vt. on Sept. 16, 1921, the daughter of Milo and Mary (Davidson) Houghton. She was a graduate of Lyndon Institute. During the war years Carolyn was …

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 …

3 Injured in I-91 Crash

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Ascutney — Three people were injured following a one-vehicle rollover accident that left part of Interstate 91 shut down for several hours Saturday afternoon. Robert Hagen, 70, of Colchester, Conn., who was sitting in the front passenger seat …

Letter: Art Scam on a Brick Wall?

Thursday, May 8, 2014

To the Editor: Looking at the photo captioned “Raining Rainbow” (Local and Regional, May 2), I couldn’t help thinking that a “living wall” would have been so much more appealing on that brick expanse than Ellsworth Kelly’s Dartmouth Panels. I’m no art critic, but allow me to play …

The Swing’s the Thing: Vermont H.S. Golfers Finally Getting on the Course

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Vermont Principals Association usually plans for its golf teams to get into action last among the spring sports, given the need to wait for the state’s courses to become playable first. It nearly didn’t work out that …

Evered W. “Giz” Hinkley

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Weathersfield, Vt. — Evered W. “Giz” Hinkley, 82, a longtime resident of Weathersfield, passed away Friday evening, May 2, 2014, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. He was born May 18, 1931 in Weathersfield, the son of Harland A. and Maybelle (Danforth) Hinkley. He …

Letter: Majority Doesn’t Rule

Monday, May 5, 2014

To the Editor: On its front page May 1, the Valley News reported that the U.S. Senate failed to pass a bill to increase the minimum wage. Failed? The vote was 54 in favor and 42 opposed. A solid majority of U.S senators voted in favor, just as …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …