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Andrea Ambros, of Hartland, Vt., runs down the Brownsville Trail after her second summit of Mt. Ascutney in Brownsville, Vt., on June 27, 2015. Several years ago when training for several long-distance trail running events, Ambros teamed up with Raina White to develop what they call the Ascutney Mountain Triple Ascent, a route that covers over 21 miles, summits the mountain three times and utilizes all trails on the mountain. (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>

Three Times Is the Charm: Run, Run, Run to the Top of Mt. Ascutney

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Not everyone would call running 21 miles up and down a mountain “fun,” “stimulating” or “really nice.” Yet that’s how the handful of people who summited Mount Ascutney three times in a row last weekend described the experience. Which is not to say it was easy, even for those accomplished athletes. “Halfway up every time I was thinking to myself, …

Ellen R. K. Lemire

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Brownsville, Vt. — Ellen R. K. Lemire, 67, a longtime resident of Brownsville, passed away Friday morning, June 26, 2015, at the Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, N.H. She was born March 4, 1948, in New London, Conn. the daughter of Raymond and Ruby Jo (Reeves) Kennedy. She received her schooling in Connecticut and went on to earn her Bachelors Degree. She attended …

Ellen R.K. Lemire

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Brownsville, Vt. — Ellen R.K. Lemire, 67, a longtime resident of Brownsville, passed away Friday morning, June 26, 2015, at the Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, N.H. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

July 4 Events Set in W. Windsor

Sunday, June 28, 2015

West Windsor — July 4th celebrations in West Windsor are set for Friday and Saturday. The events kick off Friday with kids’ activities, food and fireworks at Mt. Ascutney. The Royal Towne Brass Quintet will play from 7-9 p.m. Saturday opens with a pancake breakfast at Brownsville Community …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” …

W. Windsor July 4 Organizers Seek Volunteers for Celebration

Sunday, June 14, 2015

West Windsor — With July 4 approaching, organizers in West Windsor could use some help. The celebration will include fireworks and food on July 3, and food, music, raffles, games and a parade on July 4. The parade, themed “West Windsor Thru the Years,” features cash prizes for …

In Windsor, Big Steps For Graduates

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Windsor — From their children’s first breaths, first words, first steps, the parents of the 36 students who crossed the threshold of the Windsor High School gym at Friday night’s graduation were waiting for this moment. Now that …

Challenging Season Ends for Yellowjackets

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Richford, Vt. — A long week and season came to a close for the Windsor High softball team on Wednesday, as Richford junior Alex Benoit tied up the Yellowjackets’ bats in a 7-0 Vermont Division III semifinal shutout …

Local Roundup: Windsor’s Comstock a Three-Event State Champ

Monday, June 8, 2015

East Montpelier, Vt. — Windsor High junior Katey Comstock added more to her impressive — and growing — athletic resume by sweeping to three field-event victories at the Vermont Principals Association Division II state track and field championship on Saturday at U-32 High School. A year after claiming …

Peoples Ends Rivendell’s Vermont Golf Title Reign

Friday, June 5, 2015

Killington, Vt. — Reigns end with Game of Thrones gore. They end with a silent coup d’etat. They end through neglect, decay, the failure to embrace change. And they end as Rivendell Academy saw its reign atop Vermont …

A Big Win, a Tough Goodbye for Windsor

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Windsor — It was a double dose of emotions for Windsor’s three-sport star Haley Wood as the senior was playing in her last regular season interscholastic event and she was there along with many others to say goodbye …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including …

Bette T. Snyder

Thursday, May 28, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Bette T. Snyder, 78, a longtime resident of West Windsor, passed away Wednesday morning, May 27, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. At her request there will be no formal services. The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor assisted with the arrangements. …