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Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of several reports utilized by public health officials to evaluate existing health systems and plot steps for the future. “I think these are good because they tell us where we need to work,” said Dr. Robert Greene, chief population health management officer at …

Lawmakers: Prison Closing No ‘Done Deal’

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Windsor — Two top Windsor County Democrats in the Vermont Legislature say a proposal to close Southeast State Correctional Facility in Windsor is not a “done deal.” Instead, lawmakers will weigh the pros and cons of closing the facility in the coming weeks, as well as all other possible options to patch a budget gap totaling $113 million. “The decision to close the …

Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway, 89, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday morning, March 17, 2015, at her home in Windsor. She was born July 10, 1925 in St. Johns, Newfoundland the daughter of Michael and Maud (Hickey) Moore. She received her schooling in Newfoundland. As a young lady, she was employed at Reader’s Digest in the graphic design …

Windsor Rides 3-Point Barrage to Victory Over Newport

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Windsor — A starting lineup featuring three juniors and a freshman would ordinarily mean Windsor High boys basketball coach Harry Ladue has a lot to which he can look forward in the future … if it weren’t for …

Tigers Rely on Depth to Hold Off Yellowjackets

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Newport — Getting a big lift from the reserves, Newport was able to hold off a late charge by Windsor to post a 59-52 win Tuesday night in a cross-state girls basketball game at Wheeler Gym. Newport went into the fourth quarter with a 45-35 lead, but as …

Big Loss Becomes Big Gain: Surgery, Changes Helping Windsor’s Atwood

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Windsor — Sarah Atwood has done a lot of things in the 37 years she has been around. She played on a Windsor High School girls basketball team that not only won a state championship, but 47 consecutive …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 18, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

New London Hospital Names Ambulance and EMS Services Manager New London — Richard Riley has been named manager for ambulance and EMS services at New London Hospital. “ Riley brings an extensive background in emergency response management to …

Returning the Favor: Emergency Departments Let Windsor Man Know They Care

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Windsor — Lying back in a bed last week at a hospital rehabilitation center, where he is recovering from a recent brain hemorrhage, Frank Silfies reflected on how he got to forming a statewide coalition of dozens of …

Windsor Boys Cruise Past Bellows Falls

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Westminster, Vt. — Windsor, the top-seeded team in the Division III standings, jumped out to an early lead and dispatched Bellows Falls 56-39 at Holland Gym on Saturday. When these teams met on Dec. 19, the Yellowjackets were 84-48 winners, and while the win was comfortable on Saturday, …

Howard E. Smith

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Las Vegas, Nev. — Howard E. Smith, 86, of Las Vegas, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. He was born Nov. 26, 1928, in Windsor, Vt. He graduated from Windsor High School in 1946. Howard married Maxine E. Warren of …

Windsor Resident Earns Defense Department Award

Sunday, January 11, 2015

White River Junction — Judy Audette, facility telehealth coordinator at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, recently received the Department of Defense Patriot Award. The award is granted through Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, …

Balancing Act: Whatever the Sport, Lebanon Sophomore Finds Success

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lebanon — Two of the coaches who call Lebanon High’s Ryan Milliken their own can describe him with five-letter words like motor and gamer. Here’s another one Milliken hopes to apply at Leverone Field House today: zippy. The …

Subzero Temperatures Hamper All-Day Firefighting Effort as Former Ascutney Lodge Burns

Friday, January 9, 2015

Brownsville — Dozens of firefighters braved subzero temperatures on Thursday to fight a fire that gutted the base lodge of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort. Frigid weather froze hoses and wore down firefighters, hindering efforts to extinguish the …