Windsor

William C. Bacon

Friday, July 3, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — William C. Bacon, 83, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday evening, June 30, 2015, at his home in Windsor surrounded by family. He was born April 1, 1932, in North Randolph, Vt. the son of Arthur J. and Bessie (LaPorte) Bacon. He received his schooling in Randolph and Windsor, and attended Windsor High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict with communications in the Armored Tank Battalion. Following his honorable discharge he returned to Windsor. He married Alberta Perry in Windsor on May 13, 1956. Bill was employed as a crane operator by Miller Construction in Windsor for 43 years. He retired in …

Lewis Alcala, Sr.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Lewis Alcala, Sr., 79, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Springfield Health and Rehab. Center in Springfield. He was born Oct. 15, 1935, in Wheatland, Wyo. the son of Fernando and Lena (Vigil) Alcala. He attended schools in Wyoming. He served in the United States Navy for 4 years. He was married to Flora Rathbun on Nov. …

Art Notes: Exhibition Illuminates Windsor’s Grand Architecture

Thursday, July 2, 2015

W indsor’s Main Street is one of the handsomest in Vermont , with a fine array of buildings and architectural styles from all eras. The stretch of Route 5 leading into the main district is wide and sweeping, with a greater sense of occasion and anticipation than other Vermont towns, where you’re thrown …

Victim’s Friends Say Domestic Violence All Too Common

Friday, June 12, 2015

Windsor — A group of coworkers gathered at the Windsor Diner Wednesday night grabbed a quick bite to eat before a sobering task: Creating dozens of purple ribbons, the color of domestic violence awareness, to honor their friend …

Molly Elizabeth Helland

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Molly Elizabeth Helland, 23, a resident of Windsor, passed away suddenly Monday morning, June 8, 2015, at her home in Windsor. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Man Matching Windsor Murder Suspect’s Description Dead Following Police Chase in Kansas

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Windsor — A man matching the description of a Windsor murder suspect died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Wednesday night following a high-speed chase with police in western Kansas, according to authorities. While police have not …

Challenging Season Ends for Yellowjackets

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Richford, Vt. — A long week and season came to a close for the Windsor High softball team on Wednesday, as Richford junior Alex Benoit tied up the Yellowjackets’ bats in a 7-0 Vermont Division III semifinal shutout …

Search Continues for Windsor Murder Suspect

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Windsor — As police on Tuesday continued a multi-state search for homicide suspect Jason Kendall, his family extended condolences to relatives of his deceased ex-girlfriend, Molly Helland. After describing Kendall, 27, as a person of interest in Helland’s …

Police Hunt for Windsor Killer: Officials Want to Question Ex-Boyfriend

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Windsor — Authorities launched a massive manhunt extending to Massachusetts for a 27-year-old Windsor man after his estranged girlfriend was shot and killed behind her family’s Main Street home Monday morning as she left for work. Molly Helland, …

Local Roundup: Windsor’s Comstock a Three-Event State Champ

Monday, June 8, 2015

East Montpelier, Vt. — Windsor High junior Katey Comstock added more to her impressive — and growing — athletic resume by sweeping to three field-event victories at the Vermont Principals Association Division II state track and field championship on Saturday at U-32 High School. A year after claiming …

At the Hospitals: June 7, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Alice Peck Day Names RN of the Year Lebanon — Pat Ferraro, a registered nurse in Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital’s Medical Surgical Unit, was named 2015 RN of the year in celebration of National Nurses Week, held …

‘A Story to Tell’: Ex-Addict From Hartford Graduates From CCV a Changed Man

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — On his first day of class, drug addict Wayne Miller, 27, of White River Junction, had a plan to scam Community College of Vermont for the value of his tuition check. On his last day …

Peoples Ends Rivendell’s Vermont Golf Title Reign

Friday, June 5, 2015

Killington, Vt. — Reigns end with Game of Thrones gore. They end with a silent coup d’etat. They end through neglect, decay, the failure to embrace change. And they end as Rivendell Academy saw its reign atop Vermont …