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At the Hospitals: Feb. 1, 2015

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Diabetes Education Program Earns Accreditation Windsor — The Diabetes Self-Management Education Program at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center was recently accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Education. The certification is awarded to programs and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to diabetes education, offering quality programming to help diabetes patients self-manage the disease, the hospital said in a recent news release. To maintain accreditation, programs must meet the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support. The Windsor hospital’s Diabetes and Nutrition Education Program is led by Nancy McCullough, a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator, supported by Virginia Quinn, …

Leigh R. Harlow

Friday, January 30, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Leigh R. Harlow, 77, a resident of Windsor, passed away Wednesday evening, Jan. 28, 2015, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. He was born Oct. 1, 1937, in Windsor the son of Leigh and Francelia (Sargent) Harlow. He received his schooling in Windsor and Woodstock, and graduated from Woodstock High School in 1955. He later attended …

Win Eludes Windsor Girls Basketball

Monday, January 26, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team has let possible victories slide away when it was unable to close out the opposition late in games on several occasions this season. It happened again Monday night as Springfield won the stretch battle for a 50-46 Marble Valley League win at Windsor High. “We’ve got to find a way to finish,” said Windsor coach …

Howard E. Smith

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Las Vegas, Nev. — Howard E. Smith, 86, of Las Vegas, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. He was born Nov. 26, 1928, in Windsor, Vt. He graduated from Windsor High School in 1946. Howard married Maxine E. Warren of …

Windsor Resident Earns Defense Department Award

Sunday, January 11, 2015

White River Junction — Judy Audette, facility telehealth coordinator at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, recently received the Department of Defense Patriot Award. The award is granted through Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, …

Balancing Act: Whatever the Sport, Lebanon Sophomore Finds Success

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lebanon — Two of the coaches who call Lebanon High’s Ryan Milliken their own can describe him with five-letter words like motor and gamer. Here’s another one Milliken hopes to apply at Leverone Field House today: zippy. The …

Subzero Temperatures Hamper All-Day Firefighting Effort as Former Ascutney Lodge Burns

Friday, January 9, 2015

Brownsville — Dozens of firefighters braved subzero temperatures on Thursday to fight a fire that gutted the base lodge of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort. Frigid weather froze hoses and wore down firefighters, hindering efforts to extinguish the …

Rose T. Bitten

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Rose T. Bitten, 92, of Windsor passed away Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital after a brief illness. Rose was born June 6, 1922, in East Lyme, Conn. to John and Mary (Ferencz) Tomascik. Rose attended school in East Lyme and graduated from …

Woodstock Pulls Away From Windsor

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Windsor — Woodstock senior forward Chris Townley was kind of bummed out for most of the Wasps’ game at Windsor on Tuesday night. “I was struggling and it bothered me,” Townley said. But when the game was over, that glum feeling disappeared as Townley scored all seven of …

Lewis D. Hall

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Lewis D. Hall, 82, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital. He was a longtime resident of Windsor. …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Boys Basketball Prevails on Final Shot

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Orford — Kolin Huntington nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team a stunning 55-53 victory over a determined visiting Woodsville team on Monday night. The game-winning shot was set up as …

Hello, My Name Is… : New H.S. Basketball Coaches Undeterred by Level of Job Turnover

Monday, January 5, 2015

You have to start somewhere. Chris Cook has found his starts in four different locations. Each time the 1996 Thetford Academy graduate and former Panther athlete takes on a new basketball coaching job, he works to build a …

Wedding: Wilcox — Murray

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Windsor — Erica Lee Wilcox and Patrick Ernest Murray were married on Nov. 7, 2014, in Castries, St. Lucia. Michael Gaspard, a civil status officer, officiated at the ceremony. The reception was held at Sandals Halcyon Beach. The …