West Windsor

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 with a game that was not decided …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Marathon Meet: After Nine Hours, Oxbow Teams Settle for Second

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Northfield, Vt. — It came down to the wire for Oxbow High’s girls indoor track and field team on Saturday in its race for a state title against defending Vermont Division II state champion Rice Memorial. After nine hours and more than 30 events, the Olympians were forced to settle for second place. …

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 …

Family Members Face Drug Charges

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Lebanon — A father and son from Barre, Vt., are facing drug charges after police found more than 2,500 bags of heroin and 1.6 ounces of marijuana in their West Lebanon hotel room, Lebanon police said in a Friday news release. Dylan Avery, 18, was being held on …

Ascutney Mountain Ski Trails Sold, Conserved

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Brownsville — The Trust for Public Land on Tuesday announced that it has finalized the purchase of 470 acres of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort, a key milestone in West Windsor’s efforts to keep attracting outdoor enthusiasts to the former ski village. The purchase eventually could lead to …