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At the Hospitals: Feb. 14, 2016

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Claremont Woman Honored At Mt. Ascutney Hospital Windsor — Gloria LaClair, of Claremont, has been named employee of the month for January at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center. LaClair works as a cook in the hospital’s nutrition services. She was honored for her willingness to help when needed, positive attitude and strong work ethic, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center said in a news release. “Gloria is a joy to work with and a model employee,” said John Frisbee II, director of food services. “She approaches every day with enthusiasm and commitment, and has been an able assistant at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health …

Buzzkill: Wasps Snap Jacks’ Winning Streak

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Windsor — Somehow, even when Woodstock had a 10-point lead with less than six minutes to go, there was a feeling that Thursday’s boys basketball showdown at Windsor High was far from over. Sure enough, in a four-minute span, the lead was chewed down to 59-57 with 2:17 to play. Woodstock held on to defeat Windsor, 62-59, but getting the win was like …

Salvatore C. Straniti

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — A Celebration of Life for Salvatore C. Straniti, who died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, will be held on Feb. 14, 2016, at 12 noon at the American Legion in Windsor. Please stop by for pot luck and share your memories. …

Windsor Takes Long Route to Victory

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Windsor — It was over early. With Windsor High owning the honor of top team in Vermont Division III matching up with the second-best team in Division II in Mount St. Joseph, folks heading to the Windsor gym …

Volunteer Spotlight: Everybody Wins Puts Out Call for Literacy Mentors

Sunday, January 17, 2016

A school-based literacy program is looking for volunteers to spend an hour a week reading to local students. The nonprofit Everybody Wins Vermont has programs throughout the state and one in New Hampshire. Literacy mentors are needed at …

People in Business: Jan. 17, 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hillary Halleck, of Newport, director of human resources at Red River Computer Co., in Claremont, was recently honored as 2015 HR Practitioner of the Year by the River Valley Human Resources Association. The award was recently presented at …

Business Notes: Jan 17, 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Windsor — The building formerly known as the Inn at Windsor, which had been owned by the Mascoma Savings Bank since 2014, when the bank foreclosed on the property, finally has a new owner: Steve Heim, a Boston real estate investor and residential contractor who specializes in renovating …

Eleanor A. Rutherford

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — Eleanor A. Rutherford, 99, died on her birthday, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. …

Unfinished Business: Jacks Hope to Accomplish Title Mission

Friday, January 15, 2016

Windsor — Windsor High senior Mike Bradley gets a little shaken when talking about what a Vermont Division III boys basketball state championship would mean to him. It’s a feeling that’s tough for him to put into words, …

Dora E. Devoid Baron Grant

Friday, January 15, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — Dora E. Devoid Baron Grant, 90, died peacefully in her home on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 23, 1925, in Monkton, Vt. and was a long time resident of Ascutney and Windsor, Vt. Dora is survived by seven …

James A. Rice

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — James A. Rice, 53, a resident of Windsor, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 11, 2016, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Oct. 30, 1962, in St. Albans, Vt. the son of Gary and Kay (Weld) Rice. He received his schooling …

James A. Rice

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — James A. Rice, 53, a resident of Windsor passed away Monday evening, Jan. 11, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Mill River Extends Windsor’s Frustrations With Offense

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Windsor — Mill River, Vermont’s defending Division II girls basketball champions, already with five Division I wins this season, struggled early against Windsor on Monday night at Windsor High School. Ultimately, with control of the boards and matched up against a group of Yellowjackets still trying to find …