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Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on offense. Like all successful baseball teams, it all begins with pitching, and the Yellowjackets’ Ethan Hill, even though he gave up six …

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home ring will only make it more enjoyable. Gilbert-vs.-Soto is the main in event in a …

Giles H. Becker

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Reading, Vt. — Giles H. Becker, 91, a former longtime resident of Reading, passed away Monday morning, April 14, 2014, at the Southwestern Medical Center in Bennington, Vt. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Humans, Horses Hounds on Hunt: West Windsor Group Gathers to Chase the Scent of Foxes

Sunday, December 8, 2013

T his is not a typical workday. It’s 9:30 a.m., and I’d normally just be arriving at the office, ready to check my assignments for the day. Instead, I’m trotting along on a borrowed horse in the countryside …

Times May Change; Ladue Doesn’t: Windsor Hoop Coach Still Enjoys the Game

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Windsor — After all these years, the fire still burns. When Harry Ladue was 20 years old, he started helping with the Windsor High School boys basketball program. When the Windsor basketball season began Monday night with the …

Worrell Is D-III Coach Of the Year

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Nobody asked all that much from Ramsey Worrell this autumn. Just take over the Woodstock High football program from the man who coached it to a boatload of state championships over more than three decades. And keep the Wasps competitive. And near the top of Vermont Division III. …

Never a Slow Day: Hunting Season Is Busy Season for West Windsor Warden

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

It’s 9 a.m., and Vermont Fish & Wildlife Senior Warden Stephen Majeski is starting his workday the way he often does, by chewing the fat with a fellow West Windsor resident over coffee outside the Brownsville General Store. …

Contemplating Cauliflower at Windsor High

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Nick Lebau, a Windsor High School junior, pretends to be a cauliflower, while fourth-graders, from left, Hallie Buffum, Can Liu, Joshua Epstein and Karen Kapuscinski line up to taste broccoli and cauliflower during a “Harvest Lesson’’ taught by …

Windsor Talks School Goals: Downsized, But Not In Decline

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Windsor — Self-confident students with a well-rounded academic experience who are problem-solvers and involved in the community. That was a small sampling of the ideas presented at a community forum Monday night on the future of Windsor’s schools. …

Delano Road Ditch Project Finished

Sunday, November 3, 2013

West Windsor — The West Windsor Highway Department recently finished stone lining a ditch on Delano Road. The project, supported by grant funding from Better Backroads, included excavating dirt and debris from the ditch, lining the ditch with stone, and installing check dams. . “Projects like these save …

Union-32 Ends Jacks’ Season in Quarterfinal

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Windsor — Both Windsor and U-32 came into Friday’s Vermont Division II field hockey quarterfinal on hot streaks, but it was the Raiders that continued playing well with a 2-0 win at MacLeay-Royce Field. Windsor, which had a sluggish first half, played much better in the second half, …

Brownsville Couple Survives Hiking Scare

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Weather along the peaks of the White Mountain National Forest’s Presidential Traverse can be extremely unpredictable. For Ray Barnard and Stephanie Watkins, it was extremely uncomfortable. Met with hurricane-force winds and heavy rain atop Mount Madison’s rocky summit …

Windsor Man Keeps Those Chains Moving

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Windsor — It’s a volunteer job that’s utterly necessary, but goes without notice and is only appreciated by a precious few. Those few can see Bill Cole every Saturday — without fail — whenever Windsor High has a …