West Windsor

Post Offices Extend Hours For Passport Services

Sunday, February 14, 2016

With more Americans traveling internationally, post offices in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine will offer extended hours for passport services this winter. “Strong travel demand from the U.S. propelled 20 million American tourists abroad through the first four months of 2015,” the Postal Service said in a news release. “According to the World Tourism Organization, that’s 7 percent more than that period the prior year, and the U.S. Postal Service …

Buzzkill: Wasps Snap Jacks’ Winning Streak

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Windsor — Somehow, even when Woodstock had a 10-point lead with less than six minutes to go, there was a feeling that Thursday’s boys basketball showdown at Windsor High was far from over. Sure enough, in a four-minute span, the lead was chewed down to 59-57 with 2:17 to play. Woodstock held on to defeat Windsor, 62-59, but getting the win was like …

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 …

Small Farmers Worry About Effect of Clean Water Rules

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Barnard — Farmers on the east side of the Green Mountains say they want to learn more about pending regulations being implemented under a new law devised largely to protect Lake Champlain. Signed into law by Gov. Peter …

Granite United Way Request Process Opens

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Granite United Way has opened its annual request for qualification process, in which nonprofits begin the process of becoming a qualified partner. Becoming a Granite United Way qualified partner enables nonprofits to take part in the organization’s community impact grant application process, join its Day of Caring Volunteer …

Sally Ann Lather

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Brownsville, Vt. — Sally Ann Lather died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at age 79. She was born March 28, 1936, in Michigan City, Ind., the only child of Edna (Darman) and Arthur Lueth. She received her Master’s in Ed from U. of Notre Dame. While living in Michigan …

‘We’re Not Going to Give Up’: Junior High Keeping Windsor Field Hockey Viable

Monday, October 26, 2015

Windsor — It was the biggest crowd coaches Riley White and Rebekka Dimick had seen all year. Nearly 60 people gathered on Thursday afternoon behind Windsor High School, totally engaged in a 1-1 draw between their undefeated Windsor …

Windsor Second-Stringer Is First-Rate

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Windsor — Backup goalkeeper Kaycee Herschel made 17 saves as seventh-seeded Windsor High held off a second-half charge by No. 10 Northfield to post a 3-1 win over the Marauders in a Vermont Division III first-round girls soccer …

Local Roundup: Thetford Pulls Off a Shocker in Williamstown

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — Cinderella must have been stowed away on the Thetford Academy boys soccer team bus to Williamstown for the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The 13th-seeded Panthers beat the fourth-seeded …

A Life: Mary Beardsley Fenn, 1917-2015; ‘She Never Stopped Trying to Make the World a Better Place’

Monday, October 19, 2015

West Windsor — Mary Beardsley Fenn led her life of nearly 98 years by taking each day as it came — the good with the bad. A charter member of the West Windsor Historical Society, author, gardener, hiker, …

Playoff Powered: Woodstock Football Tips Windsor in Pointfest

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Windsor — The hometown Windsor Yellowjackets were in a 20-0 hole before anyone knew it. It was due to a couple of reasons — first and foremost, the incredible running of Woodstock High junior Daniel Robinson, who was …

Local Roundup: Marauders Set Marks in CVC Victory

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Hanover — A pair of record-setting performances helped the Hanover High girls cross country team to a victory in the Connecticut Valley Conference championship meet on Friday at Storrs Pond Recreation Area. The Marauder boys took third place. …

Skiing Could Return to Old Mt. Ascutney Resort

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Brownsville — The former Mount Ascutney Resort will likely become part of the West Windsor Town Forest this December — which could mean a return to organized skiing on its trails as soon as this winter. A purchase …