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Kenworth “Ken” Coburn Pollard

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Kenworth “Ken” Coburn Pollard, 100, passed away July 21 at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Junction, Vt. He was able to celebrate his 100th birthday at his home in Windsor surrounded by family and friends. He was presented a Red Sox T-shirt, hat, signed ball, lots of cards, cake, and other gifts. He was born March 26, 1914, in Windsor, son of Roy and Gertrude (Coburn) Pollard. He graduated from Windsor High School in 1932 and served in the National Guard from 1934-37. He married Evelyn “Muff” Mary Nuttall July 9, 1937. They resided in Cornish, N.H. for seven years before moving to Windsor in 1944. He was a resident of …

Earl L. Hussey, Jr.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Earl L. Hussey, Jr., 94, a resident of Newport, N.H. and formerly of Windsor, passed away Thursday evening, July 17, 2014, at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Center in Hanover, N.H. He was born June 1, 1920 in Worcester, Mass. the son of Earl L. and Frances Olga (Johnson) Hussey. He received his schooling in Biddeford, Maine. He was a veteran …

A Life: Janice S. Johnson, 1947-2014; 'The Tougher They Were, the Harder She Worked to Help Them'

Monday, July 21, 2014

Windsor — A consummate teacher, avid crafter and dedicated volunteer, Janice “Jan” Johnson was quick to share her gifts with others. For Johnson’s colleagues, friends, and relatives, a wedding or the birth of a baby meant a handmade present from the longtime Windsor resident. And Johnson also knitted for a nonprofit that collects …

David Henry Hall

Friday, May 16, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — David Hall – Barn Stormer, Lion Tamer, Forward Observer - Sergeant - 3rd Infantry, 20 year Wall Street lawyer, and Antique Dealer, passed away uncharacteristically quietly in his sleep on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. A Green Mountain boy, whose ancestors ran with Ethan Allen, David …

Laura Eunice Farnsworth

Friday, May 16, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Laura Eunice Farnsworth, 88, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Thursday morning, May 15, 2014, at the Cedar Hill Continuing Healthcare Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are …

Letter: Protect Against Ticks

Thursday, May 15, 2014

To the Editor: Walking in nature now is a lot like unprotected sex. With all the sensual and aesthetic delights of the budding branches, new greens and flowers, the clear calls of excited birds — many new migrants just arriving for a glorious summer — the land can …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …

Windsor Baseball Outlasts Springfield

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Windsor — In a battle of two team trying to make something of what remains of the baseball season, Windsor broke a 3-3 tie with two unearned runs in the sixth inning to back the four-hit pitching of Ethan Hill as the Yellowjackets downed Springfield on Saturday morning …

Eye Catching

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Kirsten Dattilio and Paul Winam, both of the Windsor Fire Department, paint a hydrant on Main Street in Windsor, drawing the eye of two passers-by. Each hydrant gets a coat of the high school team colors. Valley News …

Keene Woman’s Death Now Ruled a Homicide

Friday, May 9, 2014

Keene, N.H. — A 52-year-old Keene woman who grew up in Windsor was the victim of a homicide earlier this year, police said. The death of Katherine Churchill — which was initially thought to be a drug overdose …

The Swing’s the Thing: Vermont H.S. Golfers Finally Getting on the Course

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Vermont Principals Association usually plans for its golf teams to get into action last among the spring sports, given the need to wait for the state’s courses to become playable first. It nearly didn’t work out that …

Evered W. “Giz” Hinkley

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Weathersfield, Vt. — Evered W. “Giz” Hinkley, 82, a longtime resident of Weathersfield, passed away Friday evening, May 2, 2014, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. He was born May 18, 1931 in Weathersfield, the son of Harland A. and Maybelle (Danforth) Hinkley. He …

Wi-Fi in Downtown Windsor

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Windsor — A student sitting on a bench doing homework on a laptop. A businessman enjoying lunch outside a cafe while surfing the web on a tablet computer. A tourist scanning the Internet on a smartphone while navigating …