Windsor

Buzzkill: Wasps Snap Jacks’ Winning Streak

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Windsor — Somehow, even when Woodstock had a 10-point lead with less than six minutes to go, there was a feeling that Thursday’s boys basketball showdown at Windsor High was far from over. Sure enough, in a four-minute span, the lead was chewed down to 59-57 with 2:17 to play. Woodstock held on to defeat Windsor, 62-59, but getting the win was like walking though a mine field. Woodstock — …

Salvatore C. Straniti

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — A Celebration of Life for Salvatore C. Straniti, who died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, will be held on Feb. 14, 2016, at 12 noon at the American Legion in Windsor. Please stop by for pot luck and share your memories. …

Robyn A. Russo Cormier

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — Robyn A. Russo Cormier, 40, died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Ascutney, Vt. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Elizabeth Alice Blaine

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Williston, Vt. — Elizabeth “Betty” A. Blaine, 90, of Whitney Hill Homestead in Williston passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare in Burlington. She was born July 14, 1925, in Nashua, N.H., the daughter …

Hartford Girls Fend Off Windsor

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Windsor — Hartford High held off a furious fourth-quarter comeback by Windsor on Tuesday night to eke out a 42-38 win in a Marble Valley League girls basketball game at Windsor High. The Hurricanes went into the final eight minutes with what looked like a comfortable 37-23 lead. …

Salvatore C. Straniti

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — Salvatore C. Straniti, beloved son of the late John Straniti and Josephine Padula Straniti, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 in Windsor. Sal was born in Norwalk, Conn. on Aug. 1, 1950, where he lived most of his life until he settled in Windsor. …

They’re Just Wild About Harry: Windsor’s Ladue Wins 400th

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Windsor — Harry Ladue stepped onto Windsor High’s basketball court and addressed the crowd. He spoke of assistant coaches who have helped him along the way, of athletes and parents who have made a community that treats basketball …

Local Roundup: Windsor, Oxbow Athletes Win at Vt. Weight Throw

Monday, January 25, 2016

St. Johnsbury, Vt. — Windsor’s Katey Comstock and Oxbow’s Jake Senecal gave their respective indoor track and field teams a head-start on the state championship trail by winning the inaugural Vermont weight throwing championship on Saturday at St. …

Windsor, Land of Goaltenders: Gilman Siblings Tend Net at Out-of-Town Schools

Monday, January 25, 2016

Woodstock — Grady Gilman usually wakes up at 3:45 a.m. for 6 a.m. practices with the Woodstock High boys hockey team at Union Arena. Unlike his teammates, he needs to account for a half-hour commute. Grady and his …

Prison Farm Solar Plan Pitched for Windsor Ballot

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Windsor — Voters could be given the opportunity to weigh in on a controversial proposed solar array on the prison farm property with a nonbinding question on the Town Meeting ballot. The precise wording of the article has not been finalized and the initial draft drew criticism from …

Peter (Pete) A. Baker

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hudsonville, Mich. — Peter (Pete) A. Baker, 62, a former resident of both Claremont and Cornish, N.H. passed away suddenly on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at Holland Hospital in Holland, Mich. He was born on Dec. 19, 1953, in Windsor, Vt. and graduated from Windsor High School. Pete …

Recalling ‘The Eagle’: Windsor Legend Royce Dies at Age 91

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Windsor — Leon Royce is remembered by many for the nurturing relationship between the man and his baseball field. “It was a labor of love,” said Jim Taft, Windsor High’s athletic director. “He loved that place.” Royce died …

Windsor Takes Long Route to Victory

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Windsor — It was over early. With Windsor High owning the honor of top team in Vermont Division III matching up with the second-best team in Division II in Mount St. Joseph, folks heading to the Windsor gym …