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Frans Hals daylily
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Notes From The Garden: Daylilies Are an Excellent Choice for the Garden and Plate

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

What one kind of flower would you bring with you if you were being sentenced to life on a deserted island? Would you pick peonies for their big, bold blossoms and tantalizing smell? Or perhaps primroses for their bountiful blossoms and willingness to spread? A better choice might actually be daylilies. They’ll grow just about anywhere, are generally untroubled by pests and diseases — and you can eat them! This is daylily season, and a good time to buy some more for your garden. Let’s start with the common orange daylily (Hemerocallis fulva). Most gardens have some. You’ll also see it by the side of …

Forum, Aug. 20: Support the Candidates; Too Much for a Library; Robin Williams and Ourselves

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Consider Jim Masland, But Vote To the Editor: As we look around the world, we see the tragedies that play out when a country is ruled by a dysfunctional, corrupt government. The primaries and the midterm elections are coming up soon. Unfortunately, if history repeats itself, turnout will certainly not be universal. Individuals …

Windsor 2014-15 Bus Routes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Alice E. Frost

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Alice E. Frost, 86, of Windsor, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at The Willows of Windsor. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 3 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Rochester, with Pastor Thomas Harty, officiating. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are by …

Yaunita L. Burnham

Friday, June 27, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Yaunita L. Burnham, 63, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 25, 2014, at her home in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Clarence Albert Webster

Friday, June 27, 2014

Jacksonville, Fla. — Clarence Albert Webster born July 16, 1917, in Windsor, Vt., passed away Monday, June 23, 2014. Crypt side services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, at the Garden Cloister Mausoleum Chapel in Evergreen Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be …

Alliance Set For D-H and Mt. Ascutney

Friday, June 27, 2014

Windsor — A formal affiliation between Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock has been finalized, the two organizations announced in a statement issued Thursday. The new relationship will begin July 1 and offer opportunities to share resources and to improve communication and collaboration between the two …

Windsor’s Wood Continuing Field Hockey Progression

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Windsor — She speaks softly and carries a big stick. Make that a field hockey stick. Windsor’s Haley Wood is hoping her ability with that stick will help her to become one of the country’s elite players in …

At the Hospitals: June 22, 2014

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Cedar Hill Health Care Receives Bronze National Quality Award Windsor — Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community has been recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award program, presented by the …

No Time to Rest for Windsor Grad

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The only reason Amber Heath didn’t play softball at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt., this spring was that the Eagles discontinued the sport. That’s about what it takes to keep the junior out of active competition. This …

William Deland Stemples

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Binghamton, N.Y. — William Deland Stemples, 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Binghamton. Bill, as he was known, was born in Binghamton on Sept. 15, 1922, the only son of William Redfield Stemples and Melva Christine Stemples. In 1959, he married Harriette Cooley Osgood …

A Little Off the Top

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Edmund Vigneault gives his son Lucian Vigneault, 8, a buzz cut while Lucian tries to get his younger brother Griffyn Vigneault, 4, to show him his new hair cut outside their home in Windsor on Tuesday. Valley News …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …