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I-91 Park and Ride Lot to Close; State to Overhaul Location at Exit 9

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Hartland — Commuters who use a state-owned park and ride lot at Exit 9 off Interstate 91 will soon have to find an alternate location for the next several months while the state completes a major upgrade. Construction will begin Monday and isn’t scheduled to be completed until the end of August. Project Supervisor Wayne Davis, with the Vermont Agency of Transportation, said work could finish sooner but he could …

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early …

Letter: Shame on Lebanon School Board

Monday, April 21, 2014

To the Editor: The Valley News April 10 had two front-page stories about schools. One was about a student who had stabbed more than 20 fellow classmates in a Pittsburgh-area school. We are left wondering why these things happen and how they can be prevented from happening again. The other story was about a third-grader whose place at the Hanover Street School in …

Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on …

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home …

Breaking In the Rod and Reel

Friday, April 18, 2014

Norm Aubin, of South Reading, Vt., fishes for bass in Kennedy’s Pond in Windsor on Thursday. Aubin, who didn’t expect much from his outing because of the cold and high water of the early season, said the fishing …

Giles H. Becker

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Reading, Vt. — Giles H. Becker, 91, a former longtime resident of Reading, passed away Monday morning, April 14, 2014, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vt. He was born June 2, 1922 in Windsor, Vt. the son of Harold G. and Bertha (Gibson) Becker. He …

Letter: Putting Children First

Friday, April 18, 2014

To the Editor: We want to begin by thanking the anonymous donor for his most generous contribution, which allows our grandson Lucian Vigneault to finish the school year at Hanover Street School in Lebanon. You chose to place a child’s well-being and stability above all else. Your good …

Spring Cleaning Up for House Tour

Friday, April 18, 2014

Vivian Carter cleans the rocks and sand caused by plows and trampling pedestrians from her garden in Windsor on Thursday. Carter’s home was built in 1814 and is one of eight homes to be included in a June …

Alan L. Johnson

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Alan L. Johnson, 84, a longtime resident of Windsor passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 16, 2014, at the Springfield Health and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield. He was born Nov. 6, 1929, in Windsor the son of Ralph and Ruth (Bartlett) Johnson. He received his schooling …

Windsor Police Probe Killing of Two Pit Bulls

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Windsor — Police are investigating the killing of two pit bulls whose bodies were found on Interstate 91 with small-caliber gunshot wounds to their heads. Windsor police were notified by a passerby on Saturday morning that there were …

Neighbors Seek Commitment To Repair Road

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Windsor — At a meeting in the visitors’ center Tuesday night, residents affected by the washouts on Brook Road caused by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 urged Town Manager Tom Marsh to use whatever money the town receives …

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Fern Day, 8, left, and Gwennie Ambrose, 8, spar during a karate class taught by Cynthia Zimmick at the Windsor Recreation Center on Tuesday. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …