Windsor

Leonard A. Lasure

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Leonard A. Lasure, 82, a resident of Windsor and formerly of Hartland, passed away Saturday afternoon, Aug. 1, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He was born April 1, 1933 in Hartland the son of Lee D. and Florence (Rockwood) Lasure. He received his schooling in Hartland Four Corners and graduated from the Randolph Agricultural School in Randolph, Vt. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. Following his honorable discharge he returned to Hartland and worked on his brother’s dairy farm in Hartland for several years. He most recently was employed as a machinist at the former Cone Blanchard Machine Company in Windsor for …

Leonard A. Lasure

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Leonard A. Lasure, 82, a resident of Windsor and formerly of Hartland, passed away Saturday afternoon, Aug. 1, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Mt. Ascutney Projects Break-Even for 2016 Budget

Monday, August 3, 2015

Windsor — After two straight years of losing money in its health care operations, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center is projecting that in its upcoming fiscal year it will break even in its core business — but only just barely. In a July 1 letter and budget projections for the fiscal year that will begin Oct. 1 that were filed with Vermont’s …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 2, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Opens New Acute Rehabilitation Center Windsor — The new acute inpatient rehabilitation center at Mt. Ascutney Hospital has opened its doors to patients. The 10-bed facility includes a simulation kitchen, transitional apartment, therapeutic workshop, space …

Springfield, Vt., Girl Dies at Dam

Friday, July 31, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The 15-year-old daughter of the Springfield man who was shot to death in April after confronting a suspected drug user in his neighborhood has died. Casey Wing has been identified as the girl who died on Saturday after falling 85 feet at the North Springfield …

Windsor Police Officer Involved in Shooting Back on Payroll

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Windsor — A police officer who was charged with a felony after shooting a suspect during a drug sting is working a desk job for the Windsor Police Department while his criminal case is pending. Detective Ryan Palmer …

NHDOT to Discuss Covered Bridge Work

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cornish — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Friday afternoon to discuss proposed work on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River. The proposed $2.5 million stone erosion protection project, anticipated to …

Sally Ann Braden

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Sally Ann Braden, 81, a former longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Saturday morning, July 25, 2015 at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Center in Hanover, N.H. She was born Jan. 15, 1934, in Windsor the daughter of Paul M. and Lora (Barton) Braden. She received …

At the End of Their String: Windsor Public Library Director Leads New Yo-Yo Club

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Windsor — Learning to use a yo-yo comes with a lot of ups and downs. Luckily for the members of the Windsor Public Library Yo-Yo Club, they have an expert to show them the strings — er, ropes. …

Windsor’s Hingston Ready for Something New

Monday, July 20, 2015

Windsor — It’s easier for Bob Hingston to look back than ahead. “The kids are what I’ll miss the most,” he says. “In fact, I’ll just show you something I got, probably my pride and joy.” The old-school …

Tax Payers In Windsor See Rate Drop

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Windsor — Owners of a median priced home in Windsor will see their property taxes fall about $100 under a new residential tax rate of $2.58 per $100 of assessed valuation set by the Selectboard Monday night. Though the municipal rate rose about 5 cents to $1.25, the …

Windsor Southeast Districts Consider New Arrangement

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Windsor — In an effort to make the best of a new state education law, the four school districts that make up the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union are exploring plans to form a new entity: the Mount Ascutney School District. As they gear up for a series of …

At the Hospitals: July 5, 2015

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Focus Group Participants Sought For End-of-Life Care Study Springfield, Vt. — Focus groups participants are needed to help with a statewide study of Vermonter’s experiences with end-of-life care. The study is being led by the Visiting Nurse and …