Windsor

Windsor's Russell Simonds plows through Hartford's Connor Brooks, left, and Gavin Farnsworth during the Windsor at Hartford boys basketball at Hartford High School in White River Junction, Vt., on Dec. 16, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

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 freshman Page Dakota partially blocked a potential …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

Vt. Trooper Hurt in Accident

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Windsor — Two Vermont highway accidents this week involved public vehicles. One injured a police officer and the other damaged a fire truck. A Vermont State Police cruiser was struck by a passing motorist while assisting with an accident on Interstate 91 in Windsor, between Exit 8 and Exit 9, southbound, according to a news release from the police. Alexander Schramm, 26, of …

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 …

Robert Hutt

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Robert Hutt (Bob) passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, with his family by his side. Bob was born Jan. 31, 1966, to Janet Ducharme and Donald Hutt (Deceased). He is survived by his mother; his sisters, Melissa …

Charlotte Perkins Charbeneau

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Charlotte Perkins Charbeneau, 98, died Monday morning, Oct. 27, 2014, at the Cedar Hill Health Care Center in Windsor. A former long time resident of Bridgewater, Vt., she had resided at Cedar Hill for the last three years, and prior to that at The Homestead …