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A racer competes in the 1929 Dartmouth Down-Mountain race on the Mount Moosilauke Carriage Road. The trail was home to the first U.S. ski race in 1927 as well as the first downhill race sanctioned by the National Ski Association six years later.
New England Ski Museum photograph

CCC Gave New England Skiing First Boost

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — For one afternoon, the history of the ski industry in New England took center stage at the Nolin Murray Center. New England Ski Museum executive director Jeff Leich presented “The CCC and the New England Ski Areas,” an hour-long lecture featuring photographs belonging to the Franconia, N.H., museum. The presentation was part of the Springfield Lecture Series offered by the University of Vermont’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute — a program whose mission is to provide affordable learning opportunities to people ages 50 and over throughout Vermont — and focused on the role of the U.S. government’s Civilian Conservation Corps in literally shaping …

Fire Levels Remote Vt. Cabin

Monday, November 9, 2015

Weathersfield — A fire that destroyed a disused cabin on Little Ascutney Mountain on Sunday night posed difficulties of access to firefighters who hiked up an abandoned logging trail to contain the flames. At least nine departments responded, and firefighters made use of tankers, off-road vehicles, a backhoe and roughly 1,800 feet of …

Windsor Elks Give Dictionaries To Third-Graders

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Windsor — Windsor Elks Lodge No. 1665 gave 108 dictionaries to third-grade students and their teachers at five local schools last month. Elks members Carol Sylvia and Norman Marshall visited Hartland Elementary School, where they gave the books to teachers Emily Morrison and Michelle Springer and their students. Teacher Martin Butler and students at Albert Bridge School in Brownsville also received dictionaries, as …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

Windsor Soccer Slips Past Thetford

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Windsor — The slimmest of margins sometimes make all the difference. The Windsor High girls soccer team enjoyed such an advantage on Wednesday in taking a non-league 3-1 win from Thetford at MacLeay-Royce Field. Windsor goalkeeper Becca Rumrill denied a pair of would-be Panther goals with fingertip saves, …

Mary B. Fenn

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Mary B. Fenn, 97, a longtime resident of West Windsor, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 11, 2015 at the Cedar Hill Healthcare Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The full obituary will be published when arrangements are …

Windsor Football Scores Early and Often in Easy Victory

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High football team converted a pair of first-quarter, fourth-down stops into scoring plays, which launched the Yellowjackets to an easy 44-8 win over BFA-Fairfax at steamy MacLeay-Royce Field on Saturday in a Vermont Division III contest. Both teams were coming off lopsided losses — …

Towns Hit Impasse on Schools

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Windsor — A loss of momentum in the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union could cause it to miss out on the significant state tax incentives that go to early adopters of school consolidation plans, as the details of potential plans sink in with more parents and taxpayers in the …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain …

Back to the Chalkboard: Undaunted, Clary Hopes For a Windsor Field Hockey Rebuild

Monday, August 31, 2015

Windsor — When you are 66 years old, have been doing the same thing that you love for the last 42 years and it’s taken away from you, maybe there should be some anger, some resentment. Sandy Clary …

Molly J. Spencer

Thursday, August 27, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Molly J. Spencer, 92, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at her home in West Windsor surrounded by her family. Molly was born Aug. 14, 1923, in Watertown, N.Y. a daughter of John and Ruth (Remmington) Humbert. During World War II she served on …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved …

Low Numbers Means No Field Hockey in Windsor

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Windsor — Windsor High School suspended its field hockey program for the coming season on Thursday, citing low numbers and a lack of success in finding new recruits. Jim Taft, Windsor’s first-year athletic director, confirmed the decision. He …