Windsor

Lawmakers: Prison Closing No ‘Done Deal’

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Windsor — Two top Windsor County Democrats in the Vermont Legislature say a proposal to close Southeast State Correctional Facility in Windsor is not a “done deal.” Instead, lawmakers will weigh the pros and cons of closing the facility in the coming weeks, as well as all other possible options to patch a budget gap totaling $113 million. “The decision to close the Southeast State Correctional Facility is not a …

Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway, 89, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday morning, March 17, 2015, at her home in Windsor. She was born July 10, 1925 in St. Johns, Newfoundland the daughter of Michael and Maud (Hickey) Moore. She received her schooling in Newfoundland. As a young lady, she was employed at Reader’s Digest in the graphic design …

Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway, 89, a longtime resident of Windsor passed away Tuesday morning, March 17, 2015, at her home in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

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 …

Local Roundup: Threesome Stomps Standards at Vermont Track Qualifier

Monday, February 9, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — It’s a fairly straightforward thing, qualifying for the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships. At least in Vermont, all it required was a top-six finish, regardless of division, in any of the events staged …

Cyrus Rittenhouse Brush

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Titusville, Fla. — Cyrus Rittenhouse Brush died unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 22, 2015, at his residence in Titusville. He was 61 years old. Cy was born March 20, 1953, in Norwalk, Conn. and spent his early years in Redding, Conn. When the Brush family moved to West Windsor, Vt. …

Claremont Man Sentenced, Then Set Free

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

White River Junction — A Claremont man entered Windsor Superior Court in shackles on Tuesday to be sentenced to 20 months in prison, but he left through the front door of the White River Junction courthouse later that afternoon, without serving another day behind bars. Judge Karen Carroll …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Basketball Catches Winning Fever

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

West Canaan — If winning can be contagious, it’s safe to say the Mascoma High boys basketball team has caught the bug. The Royals used a collective hot-shooting touch to beat visiting Stevens 71-47 on Tuesday night. Mason …