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Camel's Hump looms in the background as Rivendell's Jacob Perkins drives his ball from the fifth tee at the Country Club of Vermont during the VPA golf championship on June 4, 2014. Perkins is back this spring with the Raptors, who are looking to win their third Vermont Division III state title in a row.
Valley News file — Greg Fennell

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions — the first such titles by a boys sports team at the interstate school district — and they have their eyes on …

W. Windsor to Hold Special Town Meeting

Thursday, April 30, 2015

West Windsor — Voters will meet on Tuesday beginning at 6:30 p.m. for a special Town Meeting to decide on several articles, including whether to grant the Selectboard authority to buy Deer Run Road on the former Asctuney Mountain Resort property for $1. Town Administrator Martha Harrison stressed that approval of the article does not mean the town will automatically buy the roughly …

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 …

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 …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Three? It’s No Crowd; If It’s a Sport, Windsor’s Comstock Plays It — and Probably Well

Monday, March 9, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — A body is never at rest in the universe of Katey Comstock. The shot put flies, the basketball slaps the floor, the bowling ball bears down without mercy on the pins. Sitting is not Comstock’s …

West Windsor Budgets Pass; Money Added For Town Administrator

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Brownsville — With the usual combination of spirited Town Meeting debate on some articles and no comment on others, West Windsor voters on Tuesday approved a $2.7 million school budget, an amended town budget of $1.1 million, elected a new Selectboard and new School Board member and passed …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Into Playoffs on 8-0-1 Run

Monday, March 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Take your pick of which is the most impressive: ∎ Going unbeaten in the last nine games of the season? ∎ Having to play five games in eight days — and winning all of them? …

Service Note: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Christopher H. Chase graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare …

Lakers Stun Top-Seeded Jacks

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Windsor — Stifled by a fourth-quarter man-to-man defense, the top-seeded Windsor High boys basketball team lost in a Vermont Division III quarterfinal game to Lake Region Friday night, 54-48. Leading 42-38 after three quarters, Windsor got just one field goal in the final eight minutes as the eighth-seeded …

Charges Dropped in Woodstock Cruelty Case; Homes Sought for Horses

Thursday, February 26, 2015

White River Junction — A 64-year-old Woodstock woman agreed to give up her 23 Arabian horses in exchange for dismissal of all pending animal cruelty charges, prosecutors said Wednesday. Marjatta Lavin, owner of Skyland Arabians farm, also assured …

Newport Boys Rule Widsor

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Newport — An aggressive defense and 10 baskets from 3-point land sent Newport to a 59-48 win over Windsor in an across-the-river rivalry game at nearly-packed Wheeler Gym on Friday night. When Newport athletic director Doug Beaupre found out that Windsor had two open dates after Stevens decided …