Windsor

In his painting of the sacrament of reconciliation, the late George Tooker depicted himself as a penitent kneeling at left near a priest. The painting hangs with panels of the other six sacraments at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Art Notes: Windsor Parish Weighs Selling Tooker’s Work

Thursday, December 18, 2014

For much of his long career, the artist George Tooker depicted what the poet W.H. Auden called The Age of Anxiety, painting unsettling images of 20th century women and men trapped in bureaucratic mazes and indifferent institutions with no discernible exit. The titles of some of his best-known works, painted in the 1950s and ’60s, reveal Tooker’s preoccupation with the …

Windsor Boys Upend Hartford

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

White River Junction — As a Windsor High graduate, Hartford boys basketball coach Steve Landon learned the art of press-and-run while playing for Yellowjackets coach Harry Ladue in the 1980s. Landon and the Hurricanes used that method to nearly erase a double digit Windsor lead in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, but Jacks …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

Vt. Health Site Better, Not Best

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

White River Junction — The state’s $100-million website has sometimes been absent without leave during Vermont’s second annual campaign for expanded health insurance coverage, but that hasn’t halted progress in the effort, according to some navigators and brokers. Consider the experience of Ken Parker, a White River Junction …

Louise N. Clemence

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Louise N. Clemence, 100, of Windsor died on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Burial will be held in Highland Memorial Park in Johnston, R.I., at a later date. Arrangements are with Stringer Funeral Homes, Inc., 146 Broad Street in Claremont. To view an online memorial or …

Stewart P. Washburn

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Portland, Maine — Stewart P. Washburn, 85, of Portland, Maine, formerly of South Dartmouth and Worcester, Mass., died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, after a brief illness. He was born in Claremont, N.H., April 6, 1929, son of the late Walter H. and Josephine E. (Dana) Washburn, and grew …

Bomb Threat Cancels Classes in Windsor

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Windsor — Police have identified “a couple” of suspects as they work to determine who wrote an apparent bomb threat on a bathroom wall at Windsor High School, which prompted an evacuation of nearly 600 students Monday morning …

Are You Ready for Some 8-Ball?

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Randolph — With near freezing temperatures and relentless rain, Monday’s weather was downright junky. But it didn’t dissuade more than a dozen people from showing up at the Railside Tavern for the weekly 8-ball tournament, which starts in …

Sundays With Sam: Journey From the Other Side of the Valley to a Prison Cell

Sunday, November 23, 2014

The first time Sam Ramsey was handcuffed and placed in a police cruiser he was 9 years old. Sam was a third-grader at Windsor’s State Street School in the spring of 2004 when, one day in math class, …

Vt. Man Arraigned On Sex Charges

Thursday, November 20, 2014

White River Junction — A 51-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to allegations that he molested three young children, all under the age of 10, while they were in his care at different points earlier this year. John J. Sughrue, most recently of Windsor, was arraigned in …

Police Detail Shooting, Say Man Tried To Run Down Officer

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

White River Junction — A Windsor police officer shot a White River Junction man as he attempted to flee a drug stakeout in his vehicle on Sunday night, according to authorities. Jorge Burgos, 34, was listed in satisfactory condition at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center , a hospital spokeswoman said …

Linda M. Martin

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Derry, N.H. — Linda M. Martin, 67, of Derry passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, surrounded by her loving family at Merrimack Valley Hospice House of Haverhill, Mass., after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 20, 1946, in Stoneham, Mass. and was a daughter of …

Virginia R. Bobin

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Virginia R. Bobin, 90, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at her home in Windsor. She was born Dec. 28, 1923, in Brooklyn, N.Y. the daughter of Albert and Eileen (Breen) Tolworthy. She grew up on Staten Island, N.Y. and graduated from Tottenville High School. She …