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Chris Gilbert, 29, of Hartland, keeps his keys tethered to a boxing glove keychain Friday, April 18, 2014. 
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home ring will only make it more enjoyable. Gilbert-vs.-Soto is the main in event in a pro-am card beginning at 8 p.m. at …

Giles H. Becker

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Reading, Vt. — Giles H. Becker, 91, a former longtime resident of Reading, passed away Monday morning, April 14, 2014, at the Southwestern Medical Center in Bennington, Vt. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Entering Third Season, Upper Valley Vixens Have Higher Goals

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Woodstock — The Upper Valley Vixens are back for another go-round of roller derby. More than ever, they’re playing for real. With a complete roster of dedicated skaters, the Vixens are determined not only to improve upon last season’s 6-5 mark in exhibition bouts, but also to earn “apprenticeship” status with the Women’s …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Letter: Speaking Up in West Windsor

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

To the Editor: To the residents of West Windsor, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the members of our community who showed up, stood up and spoke up at our Town Meeting and sent a loud and clear message that we value our …

Anna Eileen Hasson

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Cavendish, Vt. — Anna Eileen Hasson, 83, died peacefully at her home Saturday, March 15, 2014. She was born in Jersey City, N.J. on Sept. 15, 1930, the first child of Malachy and Eileen Barry Tormey. She graduated from St. Aloysius Elementary School and was Salutation of the …

Vt. Football League Unhappy About MIAs

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

White River Junction — The coaches and athletic directors of the Vermont Interscholastic Football League on Monday agreed they were not happy with some of its member schools as well as the current film exchange program. At the …

Robert Earl Boyce

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Williamstown, Vt. — Robert Earl Boyce, 89, of Boyce Road, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Born at the former Barre City Hospital on Nov. 20, 1924, he was the son of Earl and Mildred (Farr) Boyce of Williamstown. He attended …

Ashley Wyatt Gravelle

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

West Windsor, Vt. — Ashley W Gravelle, 43, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at her home in Brownsville, Vt. Ashley used her “power of positive” to fight cancer with courage, dignity and laughter until she decided it was time to soar. Born on Dec. 14, 1970, in Manhasset, …

Viens Wrestles to Fifth Place at New Englands

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Providence, r.i. — Two-time Vermont state champion and Hartford High senior Nolan Viens led five members of the Bellows Falls-Hartford wrestling team by placing fifth at the New England High School Championships over the weekend at the Providence Career and Technical Center. Competing at 145 pounds, Viens’ finish …

Humane Society To Host Meal

Sunday, March 9, 2014

West Windsor — An Italian supper is set for April 5 in the newly renovated educational barn at Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society. The meal will be prepared by Jeanne Matos, president of the shelters board of trustees and a chef who trained at Culinary Institute of America. It …

West Windsor Residents Assail School Financing

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

West Windsor — The proposed school budget of $2.6 million passed easily by ballot at Tuesday’s Town Meeting, 113-46, but not before many residents expressed outrage over the rising costs — primarily of special education — and a …

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 …