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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 Dam. Police have said her death is under investigation, but is not considered suspicious. An autopsy determined that Casey died in a …

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 was placed on unpaid leave earlier this month after he was indicted on two criminal …

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 begin in August 2016, would be funded by a mix of New Hampshire and Vermont …

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 …

William C. Bacon

Friday, July 3, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — William C. Bacon, 83, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday evening, June 30, 2015, at his home in Windsor surrounded by family. He was born April 1, 1932, in North Randolph, Vt. the son of Arthur J. and Bessie (LaPorte) Bacon. He received …

Lewis Alcala, Sr.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Lewis Alcala, Sr., 79, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Springfield Health and Rehab. Center in Springfield. He was born Oct. 15, 1935, in Wheatland, Wyo. the son of Fernando and Lena (Vigil) Alcala. He attended schools in Wyoming. He served in …

Art Notes: Exhibition Illuminates Windsor’s Grand Architecture

Thursday, July 2, 2015

W indsor’s Main Street is one of the handsomest in Vermont , with a fine array of buildings and architectural styles from all eras. The stretch of Route 5 leading into the main district is wide and sweeping, …

Windsor Tech Company to Help Purify Water in Mexican Schools

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Windsor — Seldon Technologies could add more than 20 jobs by February through a contract with a Mexican company to supply water purification devices for public schools in Mexico, officials at the Windsor-based nanotechnology company said Wednesday. Paul …