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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 Thomas Dunn. She replaces Windsor Selectman Bill Hochstin, who did not seek re-election. It was the only contested race on the ballot. …

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 town manager, Tom Marsh, said in an interview Sunday. What that means to the people …

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? ∎ Not losing a single contest away from home all winter? ∎ Having all six …

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 …

Lakers Stun Top-Seeded Jacks

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Windsor — Stifled by a fourth-quarter man-to-man defense, the top-seeded Windsor High boys basketball team lost in a Vermont Division III quarterfinal game to Lake Region Friday night, 54-48. Leading 42-38 after three quarters, Windsor got just one field goal in the final eight minutes as the eighth-seeded …

Joyce Eileen Braley

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Joyce Eileen Braley, 73, a resident of Windsor passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Feb.18, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. She was born May 21, 1941, in Wilder, Vt., the daughter of Roderick and Bernice (Campbell) Thurston. She received her …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 22, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Valley Regional Hospital Named to Harvard Pilgrim 2014 Honor Roll Claremont — Valley Regional Hospital was recently named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s seventh annual Hospital Honor Roll. The 2014 Honor Roll recognizes adult acute care hospitals scoring …

Marijuana Forum Set In Hartland

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hartland — A free forum on the issue of legalizing marijuana in Vermont is set for Thursday, at 7 p.m., at Damon Hall. The forum, hosted by the Windsor County Democratic Committee, will present both sides of the question, which state legislators will consider this session. Speakers Matt …

Franklin Albert Silfies, Sr.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Franklin “Frank” Silfies, Sr., 71, of Ascutney Street in Windsor died on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, following a five-year battle with cancer. He was born June 3, 1943, in Northampton, Pa., the son of Franklin H. and Salome (Keefer) Silfies. Frank graduated from Norwich University …

Newport Boys Rule Widsor

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Newport — An aggressive defense and 10 baskets from 3-point land sent Newport to a 59-48 win over Windsor in an across-the-river rivalry game at nearly-packed Wheeler Gym on Friday night. When Newport athletic director Doug Beaupre found out that Windsor had two open dates after Stevens decided …

Joyce E. Braley

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Joyce E. Braley, 73, a resident of Windsor, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Feb. 18, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements …

Dale Lehman Stein

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Dale L. Stein, 89, passed away on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. He died peacefully at his home in Windsor, Vt. where he and his wife had retired in 1986. As an artist, he had a particular sensitivity and capability with color and his chosen mediums …

West Windsor Home Saved From Wood Stove Chimney Fire

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

West Windsor — A homeowner’s instinct to quickly call the fire department when he noticed something wasn’t right with his chimney spared his home major damage on Tuesday. Fire Chief Mike Spackman said the department responded to a home on Rush Meadow Road around 8:30 a.m. and extinguished …