Weathersfield

Sport Trails of the Ascutney Basin personnel build a bridge as part of a new multi-use trail on Mount Ascutney last summer. The organization has put in about 700 volunteer hours per year designing, building and maintaining trails since 2006, according to co-founder Jim Lyall. (courtesy photograph)

Once-Abandoned Ascutney Basin Now Has Miles of Trails

Thursday, April 16, 2015

West Windsor — The closing of Mount Ascutney Resort five years ago left an economic and recreational void in the village of Brownsville. Thanks to the Sport Trails of the Ascutney Basin (STAB) and its partnership with the town of West Windsor, the area has once again become a destination. The western base of Ascutney now features approximately 34 miles …

Stevens Athletic Director Steps Down

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Claremont — Aaron House, the athletic director at Stevens High for the last three years, has notified school officials that at the end of the school year he will be leaving to take a similar position at Kingswood Regional High School in Wolfeboro, N.H. Citing a “professional organization change” within the school department as the reason for packing up and leaving a job …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health …

The Band Plays On: Weathersfield Rallies at Fundraiser for Fire Victims

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Weathersfield — Losing a home to fire can be devastating, especially when you own something as inexpressibly cool as that guitar. Musician and blueberry farmer Glenn Selwitz, 65, of Weathersfield, is the kind of guy who spends hours …

Windsor Rides 3-Point Barrage to Victory Over Newport

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Windsor — A starting lineup featuring three juniors and a freshman would ordinarily mean Windsor High boys basketball coach Harry Ladue has a lot to which he can look forward in the future … if it weren’t for …

Tigers Rely on Depth to Hold Off Yellowjackets

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Newport — Getting a big lift from the reserves, Newport was able to hold off a late charge by Windsor to post a 59-52 win Tuesday night in a cross-state girls basketball game at Wheeler Gym. Newport went into the fourth quarter with a 45-35 lead, but as …

Big Loss Becomes Big Gain: Surgery, Changes Helping Windsor’s Atwood

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Windsor — Sarah Atwood has done a lot of things in the 37 years she has been around. She played on a Windsor High School girls basketball team that not only won a state championship, but 47 consecutive …

A Life: Donald Hart, 1951-2014; ‘He Was a Role Model’

Monday, January 19, 2015

Charlestown — Upbeat. Empathetic. Mischievous. Those words pop to mind for many when they think of Don Hart, a longtime teacher and principal at schools in Claremont, Weathersfield and Newport before his death in November at age 62. …

Potluck Fundraiser Will Help Couple Who Lost Home in Fire

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Weathersfield — A fundraiser is in the works for a Weathersfield couple whose home was destroyed in a fire earlier this month. Alicia Jenks and Glenn Selwitz lost almost everything when their old farmhouse on the corner of South Mountain Road and Route 131 burned down, organizers said. …

Windsor Boys Cruise Past Bellows Falls

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Westminster, Vt. — Windsor, the top-seeded team in the Division III standings, jumped out to an early lead and dispatched Bellows Falls 56-39 at Holland Gym on Saturday. When these teams met on Dec. 19, the Yellowjackets were 84-48 winners, and while the win was comfortable on Saturday, …

Virginia Mae Butterfield

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Claremont, N.H. —Virginia Mae Butterfield, 92, formerly of Weatherfield Bow, Vt. died Monday morning, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 at Elm Wood Center in Claremont. She was born in Weathersfield Bow on Dec. 27, 1922, the daughter of Walter Joseph and Lucy May (Randall) Butterfield. Ginny had attended the …

Wedding: Steele — Wheeler

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Grantham — Sara Wheeler and Jonas Steele were married on Oct., 18, 2014 at the Eastman Country Club. The bride’s father walked her down the aisle. Justice of the Peace Lisa Thibideau, a friend of the couple, officiated …

Balancing Act: Whatever the Sport, Lebanon Sophomore Finds Success

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lebanon — Two of the coaches who call Lebanon High’s Ryan Milliken their own can describe him with five-letter words like motor and gamer. Here’s another one Milliken hopes to apply at Leverone Field House today: zippy. The …