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Following a bomb threat and student evacuation earlier in the day, Windsor schools assistant principal Tiffany Cassano talks with a colleague inside the school to retrieve an iPod left in the school building by Cody Comstock, 11, left, while waiting with his sister Katey Comstock, right, and their nephew Tycen Comstock, 7, middle, Monday, November 24, 2014. Students were moved to the nearby recreation center following the discovery of the threat early in the day, then were either picked up by parents or bussed home. 
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Bomb Threat Cancels Classes in Windsor

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Windsor — Police have identified “a couple” of suspects as they work to determine who wrote an apparent bomb threat on a bathroom wall at Windsor High School, which prompted an evacuation of nearly 600 students Monday morning and the cancellation of the remainder of the school day. Police Chief Bill Sampson said officials believe one person acted alone in …

Are You Ready for Some 8-Ball?

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Randolph — With near freezing temperatures and relentless rain, Monday’s weather was downright junky. But it didn’t dissuade more than a dozen people from showing up at the Railside Tavern for the weekly 8-ball tournament, which starts in September and runs into the spring. Avid players venture from as far away as Bristol, …

Sundays With Sam: Journey From the Other Side of the Valley to a Prison Cell

Sunday, November 23, 2014

The first time Sam Ramsey was handcuffed and placed in a police cruiser he was 9 years old. Sam was a third-grader at Windsor’s State Street School in the spring of 2004 when, one day in math class, he lost interest — as he was prone to do — and started acting out, …

Edith Washburn

Friday, October 17, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Edith Washburn, 98, died Wednesday evening Oct. 15, 2014, at the Mt Ascutney Hospital in Windsor. Arrangements for a Monday service are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vt. A full obituary will appear in Saturdays paper. …

Triple Truck Accidents Delay I-91 Traffic

Friday, October 17, 2014

Hartford — An accident that shut down a portion of both Interstate 91 southbound lanes for nearly six hours early Thursday morning in Hartford was one of three overnight tractor-trailer incidents that Vermont State Police and other workers …

Windsor Senior Following Her Mom’s Cleats

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Windsor — Haley Wood is a field hockey player. She also plays basketball and softball, which gives her something to do between the fall and her on-the-road field hockey sojourns in the summer. All that field hockey paid …

Chester C. “Chet” Lapine

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Chester C. “Chet” Lapine, 95, a resident of Windsor, and a former longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Monday morning, Oct. 13, 2014, at the Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, N.H. He was born Sept. 28, 1919, in Hartland, Vt. the son of Frank and …

Woodstock Rules Regional X-C Meet

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

North Springfield, Vt. — Katherine Bassette is more than just a two-time state champion pole vaulter. On Tuesday, the Woodstock senior added the Southern Vermont cross country title to her growing list of accomplishments as the Wasps dominated the boys’ and girls’ meet held at the picturesque North …

Woodstock Judge Tapped for High Court

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Woodstock — An Upper Valley native with a reputation for bipartisanship was named Monday to the Vermont Supreme Court. Judges and attorneys who know Judge Harold “Duke” Eaton Jr., said the appointment reflects his ability to set politics …

Yellowjackets Getting Used to Saving Best for Last

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Windsor — The mental part of sports is sometimes just as important as the physical performance. On Monday, the Windsor High girls soccer team trailed Leland & Gray, 3-1, and the Yellowjackets looked like they didn’t belong on …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 12, 2014

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Valley Regional Appoints Chief Operating Officer Claremont — Tim Clark, of Bethel, was recently appointed to the post of chief operating officer for Valley Regional Healthcare. “Having a seasoned leader like Tim, who has a clinical background as …

Without a Bid, Bank Takes It

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Windsor — The rambling colonial home on Apothecary Lane has been a doctor’s house, a church, an inn and a bingo hall, but the next chapter in the story of one of the most historic properties in Windsor …

Malcolm P. Strong

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Malcolm P. Strong, 75, a resident of Windsor, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 9, 2014, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. He was born Nov. 7, 1938, in Claremont, N.H. the son of Lloyd and Phebe (Stillson) Strong. He received his …