Windsor

Joyce Eileen Braley

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Joyce Eileen Braley, 73, a resident of Windsor passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Feb.18, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. She was born May 21, 1941, in Wilder, Vt., the daughter of Roderick and Bernice (Campbell) Thurston. She received her schooling in White River Jct. and attended Hartford High School. She married James McSwain, Jr. in Cornish, N.H. in 1962 and they were later divorced. She married Dale Braley, Sr. in West Canaan, N.H., in 1973 and they were later divorced. Joyce was employed at the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Windsor, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, and Luminescent Systems in Lebanon before working …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 22, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Valley Regional Hospital Named to Harvard Pilgrim 2014 Honor Roll Claremont — Valley Regional Hospital was recently named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s seventh annual Hospital Honor Roll. The 2014 Honor Roll recognizes adult acute care hospitals scoring in the top 25 percent of those measured nationally on a set of composite quality …

Marijuana Forum Set In Hartland

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hartland — A free forum on the issue of legalizing marijuana in Vermont is set for Thursday, at 7 p.m., at Damon Hall. The forum, hosted by the Windsor County Democratic Committee, will present both sides of the question, which state legislators will consider this session. Speakers Matt Simon, New England political director of the Marijuana Policy Project, will speak in support of …

Hello, My Name Is… : New H.S. Basketball Coaches Undeterred by Level of Job Turnover

Monday, January 5, 2015

You have to start somewhere. Chris Cook has found his starts in four different locations. Each time the 1996 Thetford Academy graduate and former Panther athlete takes on a new basketball coaching job, he works to build a …

Wedding: Wilcox — Murray

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Windsor — Erica Lee Wilcox and Patrick Ernest Murray were married on Nov. 7, 2014, in Castries, St. Lucia. Michael Gaspard, a civil status officer, officiated at the ceremony. The reception was held at Sandals Halcyon Beach. The …

Local Roundup: Soph’s Career High Puts Bishop Brady Girls Basketball Past Hanover

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke has known Riley Bennett since she was a fifth-grader. On Saturday, O’Rourke and the Marauders got to know her more than they’d like. Bennett, a sophomore, scored a career-best …

Distance Learners: Outside Shooting Works for Windsor Boys Hoop

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Windsor — Every high school boys basketball team that comes into Windsor High School knows what to expect — the Yellowjackets are always going to run the floor on offense and drive you crazy on defense. Springfield saw just how that philosophy works as the Jacks downed the …

Systems to Track Prescription Medicines Said to Need Improvement

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Lebanon — Legal and technical constraints have hampered efforts to develop and connect what some doctors and police view as a key tool in the local response to the nationwide opioid epidemic: the electronic systems that monitor prescriptions …

Woodstock Rallies Past Windsor in Battle of Undefeated Teams

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Woodstock — Maybe it was an omen when the bus failed to show up to take the Windsor High boys basketball team to Woodstock for Saturday afternoon’s game. Windsor coach Harry Ladue said a mix-up involving the bus …

Donald Harvey Balch

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Donald Harvey Balch, 68, of Windsor, passed peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. He was born in Rutland, Vt. on May 2, 1946, the son of Harvey and Edna Balch. He grew up on a farm in Brownsville the …

Donald H. Balch

Friday, December 26, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Donald H. Balch, 68, a resident of Windsor passed away Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 24, surrounded by his family at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published …

Area Police Officers on Heightened Alert

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Lebanon — Upper Valley police officers said they are on heightened alert following the shooting deaths of two New York City police officers over the weekend. They say that even though the region is rural and seems isolated from such violence, anti-police rhetoric could spur copycat shootings anywhere. …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 21, 2014

Sunday, December 21, 2014

APD Names Associate VP For Information Services Lebanon — Kristen Kneisel was recently appointed associate vice president for information services at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. Kneisel served most recently as the interim director and project manager for …