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I-91 Park and Ride Lot to Close; State to Overhaul Location at Exit 9

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Hartland — Commuters who use a state-owned park and ride lot at Exit 9 off Interstate 91 will soon have to find an alternate location for the next several months while the state completes a major upgrade. Construction will begin Monday and isn’t scheduled to be completed until the end of August. Project Supervisor Wayne Davis, with the Vermont Agency of Transportation, said work could finish sooner but he could …

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early …

Letter: Shame on Lebanon School Board

Monday, April 21, 2014

To the Editor: The Valley News April 10 had two front-page stories about schools. One was about a student who had stabbed more than 20 fellow classmates in a Pittsburgh-area school. We are left wondering why these things happen and how they can be prevented from happening again. The other story was about a third-grader whose place at the Hanover Street School in …

Windsor Informational Meeting Yields Little Spending Debate

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Windsor — No one was much in the mood to argue at Monday night’s informational meeting in Windsor, despite the fact voters have a contested Selectboard race and slight increases in the town and school budgets to consider in today’s Town Meeting vote. More than 50 voters showed …

Fishing Brothers in Windsor

Monday, March 3, 2014

Brothers Edward Goodspeed, of Springfield, Vt, left, and Bill Goodspeed, of Wilder disassemble, their auger while fishing on Lake Runnemede in Windsor on Sunday. The pair said they try to get together to fish monthly throughout the year. …

At the Hospitals: March 2, 2014

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Valley Regional to Host Blood Drive Claremont — Valley Regional Hospital will host a blood drive on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the American Red Cross Donor Coach. The coach will be located in the …

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 …