West Windsor

Vesta Anne Despart

Friday, April 24, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Vesta Anne Despart, 81, a longtime resident of West Windsor, died early Thursday morning, April 16, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, Vt. She was born Nov. 25, 1933 in Windsor, Vt. the daughter of Shirley and Ila (Dimick) Hammond. She attended school in West Windsor and graduated from Windsor High School. Vesta attended college in Burlington, Vt. for a couple of years before returning to West Windsor when she started her long career at the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Windsor. She retired after 35 years as an office administrator. Following her retirement Vesta worked behind the counter for several years at the Ascutney …

Cardinals Senior Does It All in Win Over Yellowjackets

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Windsor — Following his six-inning no-hitter in Tuesday’s season-opening, 19-0 rout of Windsor, it didn’t take long for Stevens senior Chase Hussey to determine his favorite personal accolade from the game. It wasn’t the no-no, nor his 14 strikeouts, a career high. Hussey’s most cherished moment was instead his first career home run, …

Wanda J. Rohloff

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Wanda J. Rohloff, 63, a resident of West Windsor, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at her home in West Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Food Drive Will Benefit Reading-West Windsor Pantry

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Brownsville — A food drive is underway for the Reading-West Windsor Food Shelf, which provides food and clothing to residents of the two towns and adjacent communities that lack a food pantry. One in seven Vermonters is at risk of hunger, organizers said in a recent news release. …

W. Windsor Selectman Quits Over Land Issue

Friday, April 17, 2015

West Windsor — A special election will be held May 5 to elect a new Selectboard member following the resignation this spring of Glenn Seward, and residents will also vote on a petition article that would increase the board’s leadership from three to five members. Seward said Wednesday …

Vesta A. Despart

Friday, April 17, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Vesta A. Despart, 81, died early Thursday morning, April 16, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Care in Windsor, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. …

Once-Abandoned Ascutney Basin Now Has Miles of Trails

Thursday, April 16, 2015

West Windsor — The closing of Mount Ascutney Resort five years ago left an economic and recreational void in the village of Brownsville. Thanks to the Sport Trails of the Ascutney Basin (STAB) and its partnership with the …

Stevens Athletic Director Steps Down

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Claremont — Aaron House, the athletic director at Stevens High for the last three years, has notified school officials that at the end of the school year he will be leaving to take a similar position at Kingswood Regional High School in Wolfeboro, N.H. Citing a “professional organization …

Henry D. Riley III

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Cuenca, Ecuador — Dr. Henry Drinker “Steve” Riley III, formerly of Brownsville, Vt., died suddenly on Monday, March 23, 2015, in Cuenca, Ecuador. He was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Henry D. Riley, late of Brownsville. Dr. Riley had been living in Cuenca since 2013. Steve was …

People in Business: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Guy Alderdice Jr., of Windsor, has joined the West Windsor office of The Vermont Agency, whose primary carrier is National Life Insurance Co. of Montpelier. Alderdice has 14 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a registered representative and investment adviser representative of Equity Services …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

More Than Horseplay: New-Look GMHA Gallops Into 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

South Woodstock — With springtime coming soon to the Upper Valley, the Green Mountain Horse Association picked a fitting time to welcome its new executive director — and to announce plenty of new events for the 2015 horseback …

Logan Piefer

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Oneonta, N.Y. — Logan Piefer, 11, beloved son of Robin and Andrew Piefer, passed away peacefully at his home in Oneonta, on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Logan was born in Bryn Mawr, Pa., on June 14, 2003. In spite of battling Hunter Syndrome his entire life, he was …