Weathersfield

Dina DuBois, of Corinth, Vt., left, dances with Karen McGee, of Weathersfield, Vt., while the band, "Relic Review" performs at the fundraiser for the Green Dragon Farm at the Weathersfield Center Meeting House in Weathersfield, Vt., on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. The Green Dragon Farm caught fire on Jan. 2, 2015.  (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

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 of his time on Internet forums dedicated to eclectic music topics. And for him, it doesn’t get much better, or more eclectic, …

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 the fact the present is looking so good. Seemingly dialing up key 3-pointers at will, …

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 the period progressed, the lead dissipated to 47-46. The Tigers’ two tall girls, Stephanie Carl …

Woodstock Rules Regional X-C Meet

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

North Springfield, Vt. — Katherine Bassette is more than just a two-time state champion pole vaulter. On Tuesday, the Woodstock senior added the Southern Vermont cross country title to her growing list of accomplishments as the Wasps dominated the boys’ and girls’ meet held at the picturesque North …

Yellowjackets Getting Used to Saving Best for Last

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Windsor — The mental part of sports is sometimes just as important as the physical performance. On Monday, the Windsor High girls soccer team trailed Leland & Gray, 3-1, and the Yellowjackets looked like they didn’t belong on …

Escapee Wasn’t Allowed Outside Grounds

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Windsor — The inmate who used gardening “clippers” to escape from prison in Windsor on Monday was not part of the group of inmates allowed to participate on work crews outside the campus, but he was afforded the …

Brent W. Preston, Sr.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Weathersfield, Vt. — Brent W. Preston, Sr., 65, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born April 14, 1949, in Hanover, N.H. a son of Edward and Ethel (Brown) Preston. Brent attended schools in Lebanon and went on to work …

Windsor Routs Springfield Under the Lights

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Windsor — Russell Simonds scored two first-half touchdowns and had an interception as Windsor High’s football team rolled all over Springfield, 40-8, in the first night game played in Windsor. The game was played in a heavy rain …

‘A Death in the Family’

Saturday, October 4, 2014

The composer William Mayer was in his early 40s when he first read James Agee’s autobiographical novel A Death in the Family . Published posthumously, the novel, based on the death of Agee’s father in a car accident …

Windsor Soccer Outlasts MSJ in OT

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Windsor — There’s only one stat that means anything. On Tuesday, Mount St. Joseph’s girls soccer team had a decisive 16-9 advantage in shots on goal. But the only statistic that mattered was goals scored, and Windsor had the edge in that category after Maryam Orogi’s goal with …

Joseph A. Lemois

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Weathersfield, Vt. — Joseph A. Lemois, 85, a longtime resident of Weathersfield, passed away Monday morning, Sept. 29, 2014, at his home in Weathersfield. He was born April 11, 1929, in Taftville, Conn., the son of Edward and Albina (Vincent) Lemois. He received his schooling in Taftville and …

Volunteering for Vermont 50 Means Plenty of Work, Rewards

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Brownsville — Mike Silverman began volunteering for Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports 18 years ago as a way to make friends. Now he’s guaranteed at least 1,350 of them every year. Silverman, 60, is in his 15th year …

Hay Fever: Obstacles Add Challenges, Fun for Woodstock Runners

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Woodstock — For its one home race every year behind the Woodstock Racquet & Fitness Club, the Woodstock Union High cross country team tries to simulate the course layout of Thetford Academy, which hosts the VPA state championships …