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Windsor's Russell Simonds plows through Hartford's Connor Brooks, left, and Gavin Farnsworth during the Windsor at Hartford boys basketball at Hartford High School in White River Junction, Vt., on Dec. 16, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Windsor Boys Upend Hartford

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

White River Junction — As a Windsor High graduate, Hartford boys basketball coach Steve Landon learned the art of press-and-run while playing for Yellowjackets coach Harry Ladue in the 1980s. Landon and the Hurricanes used that method to nearly erase a double digit Windsor lead in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, but Jacks freshman Page Dakota partially blocked a potential …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

Thousands Remain Without Power in Vermont

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Chelsea — Several thousand residents in Orange and Windsor counties remained without power Friday evening as utility crews spent a fourth day trying to restore downed power lines throughout the state. Green Mountain Power said crews are conducting a “massive restoration effort,” but that some outages “will last through the weekend and possibly into Monday.” “We are very grateful for the tremendous outpouring …

Alva Pratt “Bill” Estey

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Weathersfield, Vt. — Alva Pratt “Bill” Estey, of Ascutney died on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Cedar Hill Care Facility in Windsor after a short, but courageous battle with cancer. He was 87. He was born in Windsor …

Terriers Hang On to Knock Off Yellowjackets

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Windsor — When it was over, Windsor High’s field hockey team wished there was more time on the clock, while Bellows Falls was really glad when the final horn sounded. Bellows Falls threw all the punches in the first half and Windsor jabbed away in the second half, …

Proctor Library Gets Second Defeat

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Weathersfield — It is back to the drawing board for the Proctor Library Trustees following the second defeat in five months of a bond proposal to expand and renovate the library in Ascutney. Trustee chairman Ernie Shand said Wednesday that he believes under state law that library officials …

Potluck Planned in Weathersfield

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Weathersfield — A free potluck to celebrate land use and stewardship is set for Sept. 18, at 6 p.m., at Weathersfield Center Church. The event, hosted by the Weathersfield Land Preservation Association, is designed to encourage people to share stories about their diverse land use experiences. Land use …

Forum, Aug. 23: Candidates; Rick Perry; the Co-Op; and Bees

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The Need Speaks Volumes To the Editor: Weathersfield Proctor Library has not been expanded since it was built in 1902. Perhaps more people would use it if it was bigger. I have taken my children there for functions and you sit on top of other people. I cannot …

Proctor Library Submits New Bond

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Weathersfield — The Proctor Library trustees will again seek approval of a bond to expand and upgrade the library, five months after voters defeated a $1.3 million bond for the same purpose. The vote on Aug. 26, primary day, will ask for a reduced figure of $1.1 million, …

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 …

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 …

Windsor Mulls Adding Lacrosse Teams

Friday, August 8, 2014

Windsor — Bob Hingston knows a little about starting up a new sports program. In 1967 he was a junior at Fall Mountain Regional High School when football was introduced as a varsity sport. Hingston recalls many of the players on that first team did not even know …