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Post Offices Extend Hours For Passport Services

Sunday, February 14, 2016

With more Americans traveling internationally, post offices in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine will offer extended hours for passport services this winter. “Strong travel demand from the U.S. propelled 20 million American tourists abroad through the first four months of 2015,” the Postal Service said in a news release. “According to the World Tourism Organization, that’s 7 percent more than that period the prior year, and the U.S. Postal Service …

Buzzkill: Wasps Snap Jacks’ Winning Streak

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Windsor — Somehow, even when Woodstock had a 10-point lead with less than six minutes to go, there was a feeling that Thursday’s boys basketball showdown at Windsor High was far from over. Sure enough, in a four-minute span, the lead was chewed down to 59-57 with 2:17 to play. Woodstock held on to defeat Windsor, 62-59, but getting the win was like …

Windsor Boys Take a Thriller

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Windsor — Seth Balch hit eight 3-pointers as part of a 27-point night to keep Windsor in the game, then Michael Bradley hit another one at the buzzer to give the Yellowjackets a bite-your-nails 68-65 win over Hartford on Wednesday night. A lot of people must have anticipated a big game, because a huge crowd showed up and they got their eyes filled …

Mill River Extends Windsor’s Frustrations With Offense

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Windsor — Mill River, Vermont’s defending Division II girls basketball champions, already with five Division I wins this season, struggled early against Windsor on Monday night at Windsor High School. Ultimately, with control of the boards and matched up against a group of Yellowjackets still trying to find …

A Big Event Gets Bigger: Dartmouth Relays Grow, Change With the Times

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Hanover — Barry Harwick is going to be exhausted on Monday. He already knows it. Harwick, Dartmouth’s track and field coach, spent most of his time Saturday running from one thing to another, a notebook in his hand …

High School Roundup: Senior Sharpshooter Leads Sunapee Boys

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hinsdale, n.h. — Thirty points from Matt Tenney, including 20 in the second half alone, sparked the Sunapee High boys basketball team to a 58-48 victory at Hinsdale on Friday night. The Lakers spread the floor all night …

Birth Announcements: Jan. 3, 2016

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MARTIN — A son, Lincoln Joseph Martin, born Dec. 20, 2015, to Jessica Demers and Michael Martin, of Ascutney. Gifford Medical Center PACHECO — Twin sons, Levi Pacheco and Lincoln Pacheco, born Dec. 7, 2015, to Jessica and Emanuel Pacheco, of South Royalton. CROSS — …

Short-Handed Windsor Finds a Way

Sunday, January 3, 2016

White River Junction — There are a lot of reasons why Windsor High wins boys basketball games. The Yellowjackets always play good defense, and they are always comfortable with an up-tempo pace. Once his team grabs a rebound, …

ECFiber Poised For Investment

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Royalton — A fiber-optic network based in central Vermont aims to accelerate its build-out by changing its organizational structure so as to become more investor-friendly. Officials anticipate the move to become a communications union district — approved by East Central Vermont Community Fiber Network’s 24 member towns and …

Town Water Pump Fails; Officials Implement Temporary Solution in Brownsville

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Brownsville — A water system serving neighborhoods on the side of Mount Ascutney malfunctioned late Sunday night, leaving residents with spotty service and the town with a bill likely in excess of $15,000. Emergency repairs could take place …

Big Rally Sends Yellowjackets Past Wasps

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Woodstock — Down by 13 points to Woodstock in the third quarter, the Windsor High boys basketball team rallied to defeat the Wasps in overtime, 67-62, on Monday night before a packed house at Dailey Gym. Yellowjacket senior Michael Bradley had a monster game with 29 points, including …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Slow Start, Hot Finish: Thetford Girls Pull Away From Windsor

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Thetford — Thetford Academy girls basketball coach Eric Ward spent much of the first half of Wednesday’s game with Windsor yelling from the bench, jumping and waving his arms as he tried to direct offensive traffic. The halftime …