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Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on offense. Like all successful baseball teams, it all begins with pitching, and the Yellowjackets’ Ethan Hill, even though he gave up six …

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home ring will only make it more enjoyable. Gilbert-vs.-Soto is the main in event in a …

Letter: Weakening Local Control

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

To the Editor: I want to express my utter disappointment in the attempt by the Vermont House Committee on Education to railroad through H883, a bill that would in essence take away from voters local control and, therefore, democratic power. Taking away local control from towns and pitting larger towns against smaller towns with regard to funding public education is a decision that …

Windsor Basketball Makes Big Comeback

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Windsor — Stevens High boys basketball coach Scott MacNamee has never liked having his team play in the Windsor gym. “We never do well over here,” he said. Well, he probably likes it a lot less after what happened Wednesday night as Windsor, down by 20 points in …

Cosmos Edge Windsor Boys

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — Chris Ficklin, who vomited three times during the second half, threw up the biggest shot of the night when his 3-pointer from the corner with 15 seconds left was the difference in a 39-37 Springfield win over Windsor in a Marble Valley League boys basketball …

Busy Day for Emergency Responders

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Ascutney — The one-two punch of drenching rain and dropping temperatures sent Upper Valley motorists slipping across ice-slicked roads Monday, when both interstates 89 and 91 were temporarily closed because of tractor trailer mishaps and emergency officials reported numerous accidents and outages. Both tractor-trailer accidents involved the operators …

Rollin’ Rollin’ Rollin’: UVLG Closure Scatters Teams

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Watching in anticipation as the ball rotates down the lane, the moment between a bowler’s release at the foul line and contact with the pins can seem like an eternity. Now, just getting to that point has become a much longer journey for Upper Valley high school teams. …

Reading Man, 75, Dies in Car Crash

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Weathersfield — A 75-year-old South Reading man died after his vehicle left the road and struck several trees Monday. Donald Reynolds was pronounced dead at the scene after police responded to a single vehicle accident on Route 106. The accident occurred at about 11:15 a.m., north of the …

Easy Baskets Give Yellowjackets an Easy Win

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Windsor — Bellows Falls boys basketball coach Evan Chadwick feels if his team is to become a postseason contender, it will have to play solid man-to-man defense. Windsor proved Friday night that the Terriers still have some work to do as the Yellowjackets found the passing lanes open …

Man Charged in Two-Town Police Chase

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

White River Junction — A Bradford, Vt., man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges related to an alleged high-speed chase in Springfield, Vt., and Weathersfield last week. Police said Timothy J. Keith Jr., 27, tried to elude officers on Route 5 Friday night, traveling faster than 100 mph …

Panthers Prowling: TA Overpowers Windsor, 54-36

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Windsor — With seven seniors and four juniors coming back from a team that won 15 games and reached the Vermont Division III girls basketball semifinals last year, Thetford was among the choices to be in the hunt for a state title this winter. Nothing the Panthers have …

Letter: A Wonderful Revels Production

Monday, December 23, 2013

To the Editor: I attended the Dec. 14 matinee of “The Christmas Revels: An Appalachian Celebration of the Winter Solstice” at Dartmouth’s Hopkins Center. What a wonderful, joyful, fun-filled show it was! High praise to all the very talented actors, dancers, singers and musicians who put on this …

Ski Areas Evolve to Meet Challenges

Sunday, December 22, 2013

At the base of Jay Peak Resort in remote northern Vermont, it’s hard to find a parking space. Visitors cram into the ski mountain’s tramway, which runs to the summit and gives guests access to many of Jay’s …