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Forum, July 16: Co-op Matters; Waste in Vermont; Coverage Appreciated

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Management Flaw To the Editor: Terry Appleby’s column in the Valley News (“The Co-op Serves Its Members and Workers,” July 12), intended to ease the minds of concerned friends of the Co-op regarding recent firings, instead revealed what could be the source of our discomfort — a fatal flaw in managerial thinking. In an effort to quiet the talk about recent firings being generated because of employee interest in collective …

Registration on for Lucy Mac ‘Kids Animal Camp’

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Brownsville —Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society is accepting registrations for its summer Kids Animal Camp. The 2014 schedule includes three one-week sessions, July 14-18, July 28-Aug. 1, and Aug. 11-15, from 9 a.m. to noon daily. The camp, for children age 6-10, features indoor and outdoor hands-on activities at Lucy Mackenzie’s shelter and area farms. It emphasizes the connections among all living things “and …

Bremer, in Vt., Calls for a U.S. Resurgence

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Weathersfield — U.S. diplomat L. Paul Bremer told a packed room at the Weathersfield Meeting House on Saturday that the United States must reassert its position as a global superpower. The talk was part of a fundraiser for the Weathersfield Proctor Library, for which residents are collecting funds for a $1.1 million renovation. …

Dramatic Roll Gives Yellowjackets State Title

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Barre, Vt. — With the drama unfolding at Twin City Lanes in Saturday’s VPA bowling championship, it would be easy to forget this is just the second year of varsity competition for the sport. Windsor sophomore Katey Comstock …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Jacks Edge Raptors

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team broke a late tie by scoring the last three points against Rivendell on Wednesday, escaping by a 34-31 score in the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs. The host Yellowjackets had averaged 62 points during their last two …

Building for Books: Weathersfield Voters Consider Library Expansion

Monday, February 17, 2014

Weathersfield Town and School Meeting will be held Monday, March 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Weathersfield School and Tuesday, March 4, with Australian Balloting from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Martin Memorial Hall in Ascutney. …

Cosmos Save Best For Last, Stun WHS

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — That’s why they play four quarters. In the first half last night at Dressel Gym, host Springfield had a three-point second quarter and at one point during the first half had just two points in a nine-minute span. That futility helped visiting Windsor gain a …

Letter: Cursive Still an Important Skill

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

To the Editor: Thank you for the Jan. 28 article (“In Age of Keyboards and Computers, Is Cursive Writing Losing Its Grip?”) on the question of the value of cursive writing in today’s world. Personally I am concerned that computers, cell phones, etc., are “taking over,” and that …

KUA Tops Brooks

Monday, February 3, 2014

Staff Reports Meriden — The visitors arrived late because of bus trouble, then scored the game’s first five points. It was all Kimball Union after that in a 61-34 girls basketball victory over the Brooks School on Saturday. With Miranda Judd contributing two three-point plays combined with the …

Local Roundup: Hanover Topples Concord

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

West Lebanon — After seeing a big lead vanish in the blink of an eye, Ben Acker scored a game-winning goal late in the third period to lift Hanover to a 5-4 boys hockey victory over Concord at …

James Calvin Payne

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Perkinsville, Vt. — James Calvin Payne of Perkinsville, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Calvin would have turned 16 on March 6. Calvin had passions for aggressive inline skating, freestyle skiing, parkour, and technology. He enjoyed photography, drawing, and making things. Calvin was fiercely …

Yellowjackets Handle Cards

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Windsor — Ross Dole and Ivy Desilets had big plans for the Stevens High girls basketball problem. Together, the coaching duo planned to restructure the girls program in Claremont from the grade school teams through the high school. …