Windsor

60th Anniversary: Lynn and Royal Houghton.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Ascutney — Marilyn (Trask) and Royal Houghton celebrated their 60th anniversary on March 14, 2015, at the Inn at Weathersfield. The couple was married on March 11, 1955, at the Plainfield Community Church, with a reception at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Trask. The couple met at Cone Blanchard in 1952, while Lynn Houghton working in the Purchasing Department. Lynn was born in Windsor and was graduated from Brattleboro High School. She worked in the Weathersfield and Claremont school systems and as legal secretary in Windsor and Claremont. Royal Houghton was born in Bridgewater Corners, Vt. After serving in the …

People in Business: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Guy Alderdice Jr., of Windsor, has joined the West Windsor office of The Vermont Agency, whose primary carrier is National Life Insurance Co. of Montpelier. Alderdice has 14 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a registered representative and investment adviser representative of Equity Services Inc. He graduated from Mount Mansfield Union High School in Jericho, Vt., and earned a …

Planting the Seeds of Partnership

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Randolph — With mucky fields peeking out from under the fast-melting snow, it won’t be long before this year’s crops start sprouting up across the Upper Valley. And as hunger for local food grows, an event last week connected Vermont food producers and prospective buyers. The “matchmaker” food show at Vermont Technical College …

Dale Lehman Stein

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Dale L. Stein, 89, passed away on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. He died peacefully at his home in Windsor, Vt. where he and his wife had retired in 1986. As an artist, he had a particular sensitivity and capability with color and his chosen mediums …

West Windsor Home Saved From Wood Stove Chimney Fire

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

West Windsor — A homeowner’s instinct to quickly call the fire department when he noticed something wasn’t right with his chimney spared his home major damage on Tuesday. Fire Chief Mike Spackman said the department responded to a home on Rush Meadow Road around 8:30 a.m. and extinguished …

Local Roundup: Windsor Boys Basketball Continues March Toward Top Seed

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High boys basketball team is close to locking down the top seed in the Vermont Division III state tournament — and still a long way from it as well. The Jacks continued their march …

A Life: Nancy Hoggson, 1941-2015; ‘She Appreciated the Freedom of Having a Say’

Monday, February 16, 2015

Norwich — After being diagnosed with advanced cancer in 2013, Nancy Hoggson talked with her two adult children about where she might best spend her remaining time. Returning to her hometown of Toronto, where she still had family …

Saint-Gaudens Site Stands Ready for New Lincoln

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Cornish — Augustus Saint-Gaudens first came north to New Hampshire from New York City in the summer of 1885, shortly after winning a commission for a monument honoring Abraham Lincoln. As an incentive to encourage the Irish-born sculptor …

Jacks Pull Away From Hurricanes

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Windsor — Hartford High kept it close for a while, but couldn’t keep up as Windsor celebrated senior day with a 62-46 boys basketball win Saturday. Having trailed by slim margins early, the visiting Hurricanes built a 28-25 …

Clubbing It: Unofficial or Not, Thetford Celebrates a Title

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — The Thetford Academy boys indoor track and field team may not have officially won Saturday’s VPA Division II state championship meet, but the Panthers had little trouble celebrating their “mythical” title. Though ineligible for a …

Windsor Tax Rate May See Decrease

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Windsor’s Town and School Meeting will be Monday, March 2, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Lois White Auditorium of the high school to vote on changing the town’s tax payment from quarterly to semi-annually. Voting by Australian …

Senior’s Quadruple-Double Sends Springfield Past Windsor

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The Springfield and Windsor girls basketball teams entered Wednesday night’s game with an eye on the standings as the end of the regular season approaches, but that was overshadowed by a record-breaking performance by Springfield’s Chelsea McAllister. The senior sharpshooter posted a quadruple-double in Springfield’s …

FEMA Funding Falls Short in Windsor

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Windsor — It appears certain that several hundred feet of Brook Road between Route 44 and Estey Lane that washed out during Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 won’t be rebuilt because the Federal Emergency Management Agency is …