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A competitor tees up his ball on Woodstock Country Club's first tee beside the Julian Cup trophy at the start of the event's final run on June 27, 2013. Organizer Scott Peters has shut down the Julian Cup matches, pitting graduated Twin State high school seniors, after 10 years in charge.
Valley News file — Greg Fennell

High School Notes: Julian Cup Has Played Its Final Round

Thursday, July 3, 2014

West Lebanon — Try as he might, Scott Peters wasn’t going to win a battle against teenage intransigence. That, ultimately, spelled the end of the Julian Cup. Peters, the president of Golf & Ski Warehouse in West Lebanon, spent 10 years running the Vermont-vs.-New Hampshire all-star high school golf competition as a means of fostering the memory of his friend, …

FEMA, Engineers Seek Compromise on Windsor’s Brook Road

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Windsor — The saga of Brook Road, which was severely damaged in Tropical Storm Irene almost three years ago and remains impassable in parts, could see a final resolution on federal funding for repairs within the next few months. Town Manager Tom Marsh said Monday he the town was hopeful they would know by the end of the summer how much FEMA would …

A Life: Ashley Wyatt Gravelle, 1970 — 2014, "She Never Stopped Moving"

Monday, June 30, 2014

West Windsor — The annual West Windsor Forest 5 & Dime trail race normally draws a little under 200 participants. But o nce word got out that this year’s event would double as a barbecue to celebrate the life of Ashley Wyatt Gravelle, more than 500 people ran the race and another 360 …

Ashley Wyatt Gravelle

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

West Windsor, Vt. — Ashley W Gravelle, 43, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at her home in Brownsville, Vt. Ashley used her “power of positive” to fight cancer with courage, dignity and laughter until she decided it was time to soar. Born on Dec. 14, 1970, in Manhasset, …

Viens Wrestles to Fifth Place at New Englands

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Providence, r.i. — Two-time Vermont state champion and Hartford High senior Nolan Viens led five members of the Bellows Falls-Hartford wrestling team by placing fifth at the New England High School Championships over the weekend at the Providence Career and Technical Center. Competing at 145 pounds, Viens’ finish …

Humane Society To Host Meal

Sunday, March 9, 2014

West Windsor — An Italian supper is set for April 5 in the newly renovated educational barn at Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society. The meal will be prepared by Jeanne Matos, president of the shelters board of trustees and a chef who trained at Culinary Institute of America. It …

West Windsor Residents Assail School Financing

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

West Windsor — The proposed school budget of $2.6 million passed easily by ballot at Tuesday’s Town Meeting, 113-46, but not before many residents expressed outrage over the rising costs — primarily of special education — and a …

Dramatic Roll Gives Yellowjackets State Title

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Barre, Vt. — With the drama unfolding at Twin City Lanes in Saturday’s VPA bowling championship, it would be easy to forget this is just the second year of varsity competition for the sport. Windsor sophomore Katey Comstock …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 23, 2014

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Cottage Hospital Official Is ‘CEO to Know’ Woodsville — Maria Ryan, CEO of Cottage Hospital, has been named to a list of “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know,” compiled by Becker’s Hospital Review. Rural health care leaders face …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Elizabeth (Betty) Hines

Friday, February 21, 2014

Brownsville, Vt. — Elizabeth (Betty) Hines, 91, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Springfield Rehab and Nursing Home. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on April 12, 1922. She was married for 68 years to Leon (Bob) Hines. They met on a blind date and dated for four …

Jacks Edge Raptors

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team broke a late tie by scoring the last three points against Rivendell on Wednesday, escaping by a 34-31 score in the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs. The host Yellowjackets had averaged 62 points during their last two …

Local & Regional Briefs: Saturday, Feb. 15

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Mt. Ascutney Resort’s Sewer System Now Town-Owned West Windsor — After nearly two years of negotiations and legal impediments, West Windsor has finally completed its purchase of the sewer system at the shuttered Mt. Ascutney Resort. Selectboard Chairman Glenn Seward said in a news release this week that …