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Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on offense. Like all successful baseball teams, it all begins with pitching, and the Yellowjackets’ Ethan Hill, even though he gave up six …

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home ring will only make it more enjoyable. Gilbert-vs.-Soto is the main in event in a …

Breaking In the Rod and Reel

Friday, April 18, 2014

Norm Aubin, of South Reading, Vt., fishes for bass in Kennedy’s Pond in Windsor on Thursday. Aubin, who didn’t expect much from his outing because of the cold and high water of the early season, said the fishing was, “lousy, but it beats sitting in a house.” Valley News — James M. Patterson …

Dramatic Roll Gives Yellowjackets State Title

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Barre, Vt. — With the drama unfolding at Twin City Lanes in Saturday’s VPA bowling championship, it would be easy to forget this is just the second year of varsity competition for the sport. Windsor sophomore Katey Comstock …

Virginia Mae Monroe Edson

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Veazie, Maine — Virginia Mae Monroe Edson passed away on the morning of Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, with family present. Born July 11, 1922, to Walter and Josephine Monroe in Windsor, Vt. Virginia was predeceased by siblings Leighton, Barbara and Phyllis. She is survived by a nephew, Leighton, …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, Feb. 26

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Woman Pleads Guilty In Vt. Prison Drug Smuggling White River Junction — A 23-year-old St. Johnsbury woman pleaded guilty to helping smuggle marijuana into the state prison in Windsor for her incarcerated boyfriend. Trisha Belliveau pleaded guilty on Monday to transportation of marijuana into a detention center, a …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 23, 2014

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center HEBERT — A son, Xavier Ryan Hebert, born Jan. 16, 2014, to Alissa and Ryan Hebert, of Windsor. KOPACZ — A daughter, Ariah Torey-Rose Kopacz, born Jan. 29, 2014, to Krystal and Brandon Kopacz, of Newport. STEBBINS — A son, Thomas Paul Stebbins III, born …

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 …