Windsor

Newell D. Staples

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Newell D. Staples, 92, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at The Willows of Windsor in Windsor. He was born June 15, 1923, in Hanover, N.H. a son of Daniel and Eva (Newell) Staples. He graduated from the Mechanic Arts High School in Boston, Mass. in 1941 and attended General Radio School in Cambridge, Mass. for a year before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force. Newell served as …

Windsor Cop Who Shot Suspect Is Under Fire

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Windsor — Last November, the Windsor Police Department chalked up what seemed like a victory in its local war on drugs. Two officers had set up a drug-buy sting. When their target’s car allegedly sped toward them, one of the officers opened fire, wounding the driver. Still, no cops were hurt, and a …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved to the Brandeis University women’s rugby football club as head coach in 2010, helping the …

Musicians Cooperative Throws a Bash

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A new musicians cooperative is kicking off the summer season with seven hours of music and food Sunday at the Old Farmers Exchange in Windsor. The BYOB event, which is being organized by Caballbreakeradio, features nine bands and …

Bearing Witness to the Trees: They Give Shade, Shape Memories and Can Be the Root of Controversy

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Windsor — “Trees,” Elizabeth Weber mused, “get more character, more and more interesting — people, too — as they get older.” Weber, 75, of Brownsville, still remembers trees from her idyllic childhood summers in Windsor. Her grandmother, Fannie …

The Best Medicine: Longtime Mt. Ascutney Physician, Known for His Humor, Says Goodbye

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Windsor — Beach Conger is an old-school country doctor with some not so old-school twists. Take, for example, his pink tutu — two words that you’d be hard-pressed to find so closely associated with another medical professional of …

Jason A. Kendall

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Jason A. Kendall, 27, a resident of Windsor, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in WaKeeney, Kan. He was born Feb. 6, 1988, in Hanover, N.H. the son of Ricky and Donna (Buchanan) Kendall. He received his schooling in Windsor and graduated from Windsor High …

Beneath the Bridge

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A fisherman navigates his boat beneath the Cornish-Windsor bridge in Cornish last week.Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

At the Hospitals: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

New London Hospital Names Emergency Services Leaders New London — Dr. Robert Hyde has been named director of emergency services at New London Hospital. Teresa Moulton has joined the hospital’s emergency department as nurse manager. Hyde works in …

Garden Tour Set in Windsor, Cornish, Plainfield

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Windsor — A garden tour celebrating the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Cornish Colony is set for June 20. Organized by Historic Windsor, Inc., the Gardener’s Journey is a benefit for the nonprofit’s historic preservation programs. …

60th Anniversary: Robert and Alice Vincent

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Hartland — Robert J. Vincent and Alice L. Vincent celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 24, 2015, with a party at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science Nature Center in Quechee. The event was hosted by the …

People in Business: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Meredith Sullivan, of Canaan, has joined the West Lebanon office of The Stern Center as a speech-language pathologist and social thinking coach. Sullivan received her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from MGH Institute of Health Professionals, a Boston-based …

In Windsor, Big Steps For Graduates

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Windsor — From their children’s first breaths, first words, first steps, the parents of the 36 students who crossed the threshold of the Windsor High School gym at Friday night’s graduation were waiting for this moment. Now that …