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At the Hospitals: Dec. 21, 2014

Sunday, December 21, 2014

APD Names Associate VP For Information Services Lebanon — Kristen Kneisel was recently appointed associate vice president for information services at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. Kneisel served most recently as the interim director and project manager for information services at the hospital. Her experience in information systems and healthcare include working with the Cornerstone Advisors Group LLC in Georgetown, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 9, 2014

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Employee of the Month Named At Mt. Ascutney Hospital Windsor — Melissa Hale has been named Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center employee of the month for October. A member of the human resources staff, Hale specializes in …

Birth Announcements: Nov. 9, 2014

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MERRITT — A son, Nathaniel Joseph Merritt, born on Oct. 11, 2014, to Catherine and Alden Merritt, of Newport. DRIVER — A son, Bradley Edward Driver, born on Oct. 21, 2014, to Kristy and David Driver, of Windsor. KENNEDY — A son, Abel Jarred Kennedy, …

Single-Payer Supporters Push Ahead

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin’s narrower-than-expected margin of victory — 2,088 votes with 100 percent of precincts tallied — over Republican challenger Scott Milne cast a political shadow over Shumlin’s plans to reform health care and implement a system of publicly financed universal insurance coverage. But despite the mixed …

Windsor Approves $1.5 Million Bond For Dam Repairs

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Windsor — Voters approved a $1.5 million bond issue to be used with a state grant to make badly needed repairs to the upper dam on Mill Pond next year. The tally was 691-202, according to Town Manager Tom Marsh. Turnout for the vote was relatively high, he …

Helen Stockwell

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Helen Stockwell, 62, a resident of Windsor, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 2, 2014, at her home in Windsor. She was born May 17, 1952 in South London, England, the daughter of Sydney and Eva Maria Gertrude (Moorcock) Williamson. She received her schooling and attended …

Shear Bliss

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Joshua Jackson, of Windsor, gets his hair trimmed by Cassie George at Bob’s Barber Shop in Windsor last week. Jackson’s hair recently grew back after he underwent chemotherapy for bone cancer, which is now in remission. Valley News …

Winter Ready

Monday, November 3, 2014

Steve Rose, of Windsor, cleans his tools after putting the winter tires onto his truck in his driveway last week. He probably won’t need them for the next several days with no snow predicted. Valley News — Ariana …

Otter Valley Stings Windsor Football in Semifinals

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Brandon, Vt. — Maybe Otter Valley losing the coin toss was for the best. With the toss falling in No. 4 Windsor’s favor, the Yellowjackets (6-3) elected to give Otter Valley (8-1) the ball first. The top-seeded Otters didn’t waste the opportunity as Josef Scarborough collected the kickoff …

Closing Up Shop

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Kathleen Carriere, of Windsor, rolls up the American flag outside the Windsor Visitor’s Center, where she volunteers, on Tuesday. Carriere used to own Mill Brook Bed and Breakfast in Brownsville. Valley News — Ariana van den Akker …