Windsor

60th Anniversary: Lynn and Royal Houghton.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Ascutney — Marilyn (Trask) and Royal Houghton celebrated their 60th anniversary on March 14, 2015, at the Inn at Weathersfield. The couple was married on March 11, 1955, at the Plainfield Community Church, with a reception at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Trask. The couple met at Cone Blanchard in 1952, while Lynn Houghton working in the Purchasing Department. Lynn was born in Windsor and was graduated from Brattleboro High School. She worked in the Weathersfield and Claremont school systems and as legal secretary in Windsor and Claremont. Royal Houghton was born in Bridgewater Corners, Vt. After serving in the …

People in Business: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Guy Alderdice Jr., of Windsor, has joined the West Windsor office of The Vermont Agency, whose primary carrier is National Life Insurance Co. of Montpelier. Alderdice has 14 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a registered representative and investment adviser representative of Equity Services Inc. He graduated from Mount Mansfield Union High School in Jericho, Vt., and earned a …

Planting the Seeds of Partnership

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Randolph — With mucky fields peeking out from under the fast-melting snow, it won’t be long before this year’s crops start sprouting up across the Upper Valley. And as hunger for local food grows, an event last week connected Vermont food producers and prospective buyers. The “matchmaker” food show at Vermont Technical College …

Neighbors of Windsor Prison See Pros and Cons to Possible Closing

Monday, March 2, 2015

Windsor — With a state budget deficit threatening the closure of the Southeast State Correctional Facility, residents and town leaders on Sunday offered their views on the prison’s place in Windsor. “There has been a prison in Windsor almost as long as there has been a Windsor,” the …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Into Playoffs on 8-0-1 Run

Monday, March 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Take your pick of which is the most impressive: ∎ Going unbeaten in the last nine games of the season? ∎ Having to play five games in eight days — and winning all of them? …

Births: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center HOLMES — A daughter, Ava Rose Holmes, born on Feb. 3, 2015, to Melissa and Mike Holmes, of Windsor. BREWER — A son, Timothy Edward Brewer, born on Feb. 7, 2015, to Kayt Vernon and Christopher Brewer, of Sharon. SAFFORD — A son, Christian Richard …

Lakers Stun Top-Seeded Jacks

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Windsor — Stifled by a fourth-quarter man-to-man defense, the top-seeded Windsor High boys basketball team lost in a Vermont Division III quarterfinal game to Lake Region Friday night, 54-48. Leading 42-38 after three quarters, Windsor got just one field goal in the final eight minutes as the eighth-seeded …

Joyce Eileen Braley

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Joyce Eileen Braley, 73, a resident of Windsor passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Feb.18, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. She was born May 21, 1941, in Wilder, Vt., the daughter of Roderick and Bernice (Campbell) Thurston. She received her …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 22, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Valley Regional Hospital Named to Harvard Pilgrim 2014 Honor Roll Claremont — Valley Regional Hospital was recently named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s seventh annual Hospital Honor Roll. The 2014 Honor Roll recognizes adult acute care hospitals scoring …

Marijuana Forum Set In Hartland

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hartland — A free forum on the issue of legalizing marijuana in Vermont is set for Thursday, at 7 p.m., at Damon Hall. The forum, hosted by the Windsor County Democratic Committee, will present both sides of the question, which state legislators will consider this session. Speakers Matt …

Franklin Albert Silfies, Sr.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Franklin “Frank” Silfies, Sr., 71, of Ascutney Street in Windsor died on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, following a five-year battle with cancer. He was born June 3, 1943, in Northampton, Pa., the son of Franklin H. and Salome (Keefer) Silfies. Frank graduated from Norwich University …

Newport Boys Rule Widsor

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Newport — An aggressive defense and 10 baskets from 3-point land sent Newport to a 59-48 win over Windsor in an across-the-river rivalry game at nearly-packed Wheeler Gym on Friday night. When Newport athletic director Doug Beaupre found out that Windsor had two open dates after Stevens decided …

Joyce E. Braley

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Joyce E. Braley, 73, a resident of Windsor, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Feb. 18, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements …