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Letter: Putting Children First

Friday, April 18, 2014

To the Editor: We want to begin by thanking the anonymous donor for his most generous contribution, which allows our grandson Lucian Vigneault to finish the school year at Hanover Street School in Lebanon. You chose to place a child’s well-being and stability above all else. Your good deed places children first and teaches a lesson that matters most. Next, we are extremely proud of our son Edmund for being …

Spring Cleaning Up for House Tour

Friday, April 18, 2014

Vivian Carter cleans the rocks and sand caused by plows and trampling pedestrians from her garden in Windsor on Thursday. Carter’s home was built in 1814 and is one of eight homes to be included in a June 14 tour of historic Windsor houses organized by the Mount Ascutney Hospital auxiliary. Valley News …

Alan L. Johnson

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Alan L. Johnson, 84, a longtime resident of Windsor passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 16, 2014, at the Springfield Health and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield. He was born Nov. 6, 1929, in Windsor the son of Ralph and Ruth (Bartlett) Johnson. He received his schooling in Windsor. He was a veteran of the US Army serving in Germany during the …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 23, 2014

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Cottage Hospital Official Is ‘CEO to Know’ Woodsville — Maria Ryan, CEO of Cottage Hospital, has been named to a list of “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know,” compiled by Becker’s Hospital Review. Rural health care leaders face …

Women’s Club Contest to Honor Teens’ Acts of Kindness

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Windsor — A local women’s club says it’s time to honor teenagers who do “simple acts of kindness.” The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Southern Windsor County is accepting nominations of students at Green Mountain, Hartford, Springfield, and Windsor high schools. “Every day, hundreds of teens go …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Still Cleaning Up

Monday, February 24, 2014

Bill Monette, of Cornish, snowblows his driveway on the New Hampshire side of the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge last week. Monette said he was enjoying the snow brought by the latest stormy weather, but said, “I’ll spend the week …

Jacks Edge Raptors

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team broke a late tie by scoring the last three points against Rivendell on Wednesday, escaping by a 34-31 score in the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs. The host Yellowjackets had averaged 62 points during their last two …

Shovel Ready in Windsor

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Cindy Fuller looks up from her shoveling outside the apartment she rents in Windsor — she grew up in Vermont, and moved back last June at her mother’s request. “I’ve been in California for 40 years, so that’s …

Angelo P. Righi

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Angelo P. Righi, 84, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Thursday afternoon, Feb. 13, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Cosmos Save Best For Last, Stun WHS

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — That’s why they play four quarters. In the first half last night at Dressel Gym, host Springfield had a three-point second quarter and at one point during the first half had just two points in a nine-minute span. That futility helped visiting Windsor gain a …

Windsor Care Facility to Expand

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Windsor —The Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community, citing an increasing demand for assisted-living and care services for people suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, said Monday it would build a $10.6 million, two-level addition at its Route 5 facility. The new 42,000 square foot wing will include a 20-bed …

KUA Tops Brooks

Monday, February 3, 2014

Staff Reports Meriden — The visitors arrived late because of bus trouble, then scored the game’s first five points. It was all Kimball Union after that in a 61-34 girls basketball victory over the Brooks School on Saturday. With Miranda Judd contributing two three-point plays combined with the …