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Letter: Shame on Lebanon School Board

Monday, April 21, 2014

To the Editor: The Valley News April 10 had two front-page stories about schools. One was about a student who had stabbed more than 20 fellow classmates in a Pittsburgh-area school. We are left wondering why these things happen and how they can be prevented from happening again. The other story was about a third-grader whose place at the Hanover Street School in Lebanon was in doubt because his father, …

Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on offense. Like all successful baseball teams, it all begins with pitching, and the Yellowjackets’ Ethan …

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home ring will only make it more enjoyable. Gilbert-vs.-Soto is the main in event in a …

Vt. Football League Unhappy About MIAs

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

White River Junction — The coaches and athletic directors of the Vermont Interscholastic Football League on Monday agreed they were not happy with some of its member schools as well as the current film exchange program. At the …

Collaboration, Not Competition: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Building Hospital Network

Monday, March 17, 2014

New London — Last October, there was a wedding in New London. The bride kept her name. New London Hospital had courted Dartmouth-Hitchcock for several years, and after a lot of legal back-and-forth, discussions with state officials and …

A Life: Bruce Stearns, 1941-2012; ‘It Made Him Feel Good to Help People’

Monday, March 17, 2014

Windsor — For nearly 40 years, the name Bruce Stearns was synonymous with firefighting in Windsor. Stearns, who died Jan. 14 at age 72, served as the fire department’s deputy chief for 21 years and chief for five …

William Miller

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — William Miller, 88, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Mt Ascutney Hospital in Windsor. He was born in New York, N.Y., Dec. 24, 1925, the son of Harry and Libby (Hewlitt) Miller. He grew up and attended school in New York. He later served his …

Viens Wrestles to Fifth Place at New Englands

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Providence, r.i. — Two-time Vermont state champion and Hartford High senior Nolan Viens led five members of the Bellows Falls-Hartford wrestling team by placing fifth at the New England High School Championships over the weekend at the Providence Career and Technical Center. Competing at 145 pounds, Viens’ finish …

Engagement: O’Neill — Tansey

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Windsor — Patrick and Kathleen O’Neill, of Windsor, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Hannah K. O’Neill, to Shane S. Tansey. The bride-to-be lives in Windsor and is a 2007 graduate of Windsor High School. She earned …

Windsor Lane Closures Start Tomorrow

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Windsor — Daytime single-lane closures will begin tomorrow on I-91 North and Southbound at Bridge 33 in Windsor. The closures will continue intermittently for the next four weeks, depending upon the weather and temperature, as Lane Construction moves materials and snow in preparation for a lane crossover prior …

Windsor Budgets Pass; Ciccarelli Wins

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Windsor — Former Selectman Justin Ciccarelli, who left the board last year when he briefly moved out of town, won back a seat in Tuesday’s Town Meeting vote. Ciccarelli received 192 votes, with Mike McNaughton getting 155 and Thomas Dunn 114 for the three-year seat that was held …

Windsor Informational Meeting Yields Little Spending Debate

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Windsor — No one was much in the mood to argue at Monday night’s informational meeting in Windsor, despite the fact voters have a contested Selectboard race and slight increases in the town and school budgets to consider in today’s Town Meeting vote. More than 50 voters showed …

Fishing Brothers in Windsor

Monday, March 3, 2014

Brothers Edward Goodspeed, of Springfield, Vt, left, and Bill Goodspeed, of Wilder disassemble, their auger while fishing on Lake Runnemede in Windsor on Sunday. The pair said they try to get together to fish monthly throughout the year. …