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Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of several reports utilized by public health officials to evaluate existing health systems and plot steps for the future. “I think these are good because they tell us where we need to work,” said Dr. Robert Greene, chief population health management officer at …

Lawmakers: Prison Closing No ‘Done Deal’

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Windsor — Two top Windsor County Democrats in the Vermont Legislature say a proposal to close Southeast State Correctional Facility in Windsor is not a “done deal.” Instead, lawmakers will weigh the pros and cons of closing the facility in the coming weeks, as well as all other possible options to patch a budget gap totaling $113 million. “The decision to close the …

Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway, 89, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday morning, March 17, 2015, at her home in Windsor. She was born July 10, 1925 in St. Johns, Newfoundland the daughter of Michael and Maud (Hickey) Moore. She received her schooling in Newfoundland. As a young lady, she was employed at Reader’s Digest in the graphic design …

Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway, 89, a longtime resident of Windsor passed away Tuesday morning, March 17, 2015, at her home in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

At the Hospitals: March 15, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Health, Driving Classes Offered at APD Lebanon — Several driving courses and health classes will take place in the coming months at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. They meet in the Dwinell Room at Harvest Hill. AARP Smart Driving …

Janet Winter Washburn Hammond

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sarasota, Fla. — Janet Winter Washburn Hammond, died peacefully at her home Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Born Nov. 1, 1925, in San Francisco, Calif. the daughter of Ruth Comstock Washburn and Gould Engle Washburn. Having already lost her father at four months of age, her mother and grandmother …

Raymond Norton Hull, Jr.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Milford, Mich. — Raymond Norton Hull, Jr. died on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at his home in Milford after a brief illness. He was born in Windsor, Vt., to Raymond Norton Hull and Ida Lukash Hull on June 14, 1943. He attended the Royalton Academy (later known to …

Three? It’s No Crowd; If It’s a Sport, Windsor’s Comstock Plays It — and Probably Well

Monday, March 9, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — A body is never at rest in the universe of Katey Comstock. The shot put flies, the basketball slaps the floor, the bowling ball bears down without mercy on the pins. Sitting is not Comstock’s …

Windsor Budgets Pass Handily, Prebish Elected to Selectboard

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Windsor — Voters elected Heather Prebish to a three-year term on the Selectboard and passed all town and school articles, including the budgets, by comfortable margins during all-day balloting on Tuesday. Prebish, who served on the budget advisory committee this year, received 334 votes, compared with 159 for …

Neighbors of Windsor Prison See Pros and Cons to Possible Closing

Monday, March 2, 2015

Windsor — With a state budget deficit threatening the closure of the Southeast State Correctional Facility, residents and town leaders on Sunday offered their views on the prison’s place in Windsor. “There has been a prison in Windsor almost as long as there has been a Windsor,” the …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Into Playoffs on 8-0-1 Run

Monday, March 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Take your pick of which is the most impressive: ∎ Going unbeaten in the last nine games of the season? ∎ Having to play five games in eight days — and winning all of them? …

Births: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center HOLMES — A daughter, Ava Rose Holmes, born on Feb. 3, 2015, to Melissa and Mike Holmes, of Windsor. BREWER — A son, Timothy Edward Brewer, born on Feb. 7, 2015, to Kayt Vernon and Christopher Brewer, of Sharon. SAFFORD — A son, Christian Richard …