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Cindy and Harry Ladue on their wedding day, Sept. 9, 1978. (Family photograph)

A Life: Cynthia H. Ladue, 1958 - 2015; 'Comfortable Being in the Background'

Monday, November 30, 2015

Windsor — Cindy Ladue’s battle with lung cancer left her so weak that mustering the strength just to leave the house proved a challenge during the last few months of her life. Still, Shannon Harrington wasn’t surprised to find Ladue at her front door with a plate of home-cooked food one day in June. Harrington, a close friend of Ladue’s since their Windsor High School days, had just lost her 87-year-old mother. When Ladue heard the news, she retreated to her kitchen to whip up a meal and then drove the 10 miles to Harrington’s home in Brownsville to deliver it. “Even when Cindy was …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 29, 2015

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Dartmouth Cardiologist Will Lead Medical Society Hanover — John R. Butterly, a cardiologist and a professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been elected president of the New Hampshire Medical Society. “It is an honor to represent physicians in the state …

Juniper Hill Inn Under Contract

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Windsor — The owners of the Sumner Mansion Inn in Hartland have contracted to purchase the closed Juniper Hill Inn in Windsor and plan to renovate the property over the fall and winter, in time for spring re-opening. Ken Lucci and his sister Brenda Bradley, who bought Sumner Mansion only last year, plan …

Seldon Technologies Headed to Auction

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Windsor — In a move that likely signals a fire sale, the assets and patents of water filtration company Seldon Technologies are slated to be auctioned off next week, a deflating end for the startup that said it …

Cornish Mulls School’s Future

Friday, November 20, 2015

Cornish — Residents who turned out for Thursday’s community forum agreed they didn’t want to see an end to the town’s elementary school. “It would be the worst thing that could happen to this town,” resident Merilynn Bourne …

CCC Gave New England Skiing First Boost

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — For one afternoon, the history of the ski industry in New England took center stage at the Nolin Murray Center. New England Ski Museum executive director Jeff Leich presented “The CCC and the New England …

Cornish Sets Hearing on SAU Withdrawal

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Cornish — After more than two and a half hours of discussion and comment from about 15 residents, the SAU Study Committee voted, 5-1, on Wednesday to send a proposed plan to withdraw from SAU 6 and form its own district to a public hearing scheduled for Dec. …

Community Service

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Men from the Southeast State Correctional Facility work crew pick up leaves at the Old South Cemetery in Windsor on Wednesday. Five days a week, the work crew completes projects in the community, including cemetery upkeep, cleaning solar …

Faustina S. Barrett

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Faustina S. Barrett, 93, a former longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 9, 2015, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in Wilder. She was born October 30, 1922, in Windsor. She received her schooling in Woodstock and Norwell, Mass. She graduated from Norwell …

Windsor Elks Give Dictionaries To Third-Graders

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Windsor — Windsor Elks Lodge No. 1665 gave 108 dictionaries to third-grade students and their teachers at five local schools last month. Elks members Carol Sylvia and Norman Marshall visited Hartland Elementary School, where they gave the books to teachers Emily Morrison and Michelle Springer and their students. …

Massive School District Proposed

Sunday, November 8, 2015

White River Junction — With Vermont’s new education reform law potentially threatening $1.3 million in revenue loss from tuition students at Hartford High School, one School Board member has proposed creating a much larger school district, spanning as much as 30 miles along the Vermont side of the …

Small Farmers Worry About Effect of Clean Water Rules

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Barnard — Farmers on the east side of the Green Mountains say they want to learn more about pending regulations being implemented under a new law devised largely to protect Lake Champlain. Signed into law by Gov. Peter …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 1, 2015

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Addiction Talk, Naloxone Training Scheduled in Lebanon Lebanon — A free presentation about addiction is set for Nov. 10, from 6-8 p.m., at Headrest, 14 Church St. The two-part session will begin with a presentation by Sarah Poisson, …