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Springfield, Vt., Girl Dies at Dam

Friday, July 31, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The 15-year-old daughter of the Springfield man who was shot to death in April after confronting a suspected drug user in his neighborhood has died. Casey Wing has been identified as the girl who died on Saturday after falling 85 feet at the North Springfield Dam. Police have said her death is under investigation, but is not considered suspicious. An autopsy determined that Casey died in a …

Windsor’s Hingston Ready for Something New

Monday, July 20, 2015

Windsor — It’s easier for Bob Hingston to look back than ahead. “The kids are what I’ll miss the most,” he says. “In fact, I’ll just show you something I got, probably my pride and joy.” The old-school big guy with the crew cut and sociable manner gets up from a chair in …

Windsor Southeast Districts Consider New Arrangement

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Windsor — In an effort to make the best of a new state education law, the four school districts that make up the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union are exploring plans to form a new entity: the Mount Ascutney School District. As they gear up for a series of community forums, supervisory union leaders say they’d rather take advantage of incentives offered to early …

Path to Buy Resort Land Progresses

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Brownsville — Voters easily approved an article giving the Selectboard authority to acquire Deer Run Road at the former Ascutney Mountain Resort for $1 during Tuesday night’s special Town Meeting. The 146-45 approval does not mean the town will automatically purchase the private road that serves 15 condominiums, …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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. …