Windsor

In his painting of the sacrament of reconciliation, the late George Tooker depicted himself as a penitent kneeling at left near a priest. The painting hangs with panels of the other six sacraments at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Art Notes: Windsor Parish Weighs Selling Tooker’s Work

Thursday, December 18, 2014

For much of his long career, the artist George Tooker depicted what the poet W.H. Auden called The Age of Anxiety, painting unsettling images of 20th century women and men trapped in bureaucratic mazes and indifferent institutions with no discernible exit. The titles of some of his best-known works, painted in the 1950s and ’60s, reveal Tooker’s preoccupation with the …

Windsor Boys Upend Hartford

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

White River Junction — As a Windsor High graduate, Hartford boys basketball coach Steve Landon learned the art of press-and-run while playing for Yellowjackets coach Harry Ladue in the 1980s. Landon and the Hurricanes used that method to nearly erase a double digit Windsor lead in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, but Jacks …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

Vt. Trooper Hurt in Accident

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Windsor — Two Vermont highway accidents this week involved public vehicles. One injured a police officer and the other damaged a fire truck. A Vermont State Police cruiser was struck by a passing motorist while assisting with an accident on Interstate 91 in Windsor, between Exit 8 and …

Thousands Remain Without Power in Vermont

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Chelsea — Several thousand residents in Orange and Windsor counties remained without power Friday evening as utility crews spent a fourth day trying to restore downed power lines throughout the state. Green Mountain Power said crews are conducting a “massive restoration effort,” but that some outages “will last …

Junior Center’s 32-Point Night Leads Windsor Boys

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Windsor — When Michael Bradley was a freshman, there was evidence that his high school basketball career could be something special. Now Bradley is a junior and the 6-foot-5 center had a special game as he scored 32 points as Windsor overcame a barrage of 3-point shots to …

Hilda Irene Dube

Friday, December 12, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Hilda Irene Dube, 89, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born Feb. 20, 1925, in Plainfield, N.H. to the late Walter & Mabel Downing. She attended Windsor High School and began working for Goodyear Tire …

New Owners Race to Put Speedway Back on Track

Friday, December 12, 2014

Claremont — Start your engines: The Twin State Speedway will boast a full slate of racing — and new ownership — when it opens next season. Early this week, Claremont Speedway LLC bought the landmark racetrack for $518,000 …

Vt. Residents Cope With Power Outages

Friday, December 12, 2014

South Strafford — Vermont officials are warning that tens of thousands of households that have lost power in recent days could see outages continue into the weekend as workers struggle to keep up with the ongoing problems caused …

Hoop Neophyte Leads Yellowjackets to Easy Win

Friday, December 12, 2014

Windsor — Maddie Morse never played organized basketball until her freshman year. Then she realized after soccer season was over she did not have much to do. She’s doing a lot now. On Thursday night, the junior scored 18 points as Windsor rebounded from a less-than-dazzling performance in …

Former Chief Seeks Marrow Match

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Windsor — The family of retired police chief Steve Soares has organized a bone marrow registry drive in response to his recent diagnosis with a rare, aggressive cousin of leukemia. Though Soares hadn’t found a match as of …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Official Named Citizen of the Year Windsor — Jill Lord, chief nursing officer and director of patient care services at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, has been named 2014 Citizen of the Year by …

Windsor Woman Earns ‘Tree Hero’ Honor

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Windsor — It will come as no surprise to Windsor residents to hear Barbara Rhoad speak fondly of one of nature’s grandest icons. “I’ve always loved trees,” Rhoad said, providing a simple but enthusiastic response to why she …