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Fred Lord

Boy Scouts of America Award Windsor Man for His Service

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Windsor — Physician Fred Lord, of Windsor, recently received the Boy Scouts of America’s Silver Beaver Award. The award recognizes Lord’s longstanding and outstanding service to Vermont’s youth, the Green Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America said in a recent news release. It is the highest award a council can give to its Scouts, and candidates are nominated …


Friday, July 25, 2014

Getting relief from the heat and humidity earlier this week, Alexis Menard, 9, of Windsor, center, enjoys the shower of a garden hose held by Clayton Therrien, 9, of Westfield, Vt., at Menard’s home in Windsor. Josh Bailey, 5, of Windsor, left, and Elizabeth Carpenter, 11, of Windsor, also cooled off in the …

3-D Printer Programming in Windsor

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ian Mitchell, 15, of Thetford, left, and Bradon Jarvis, 14, of Claremont, use Tinkercad, an open source design software, to create key chains, cups and slingshot planes with a 3-D printer at the American Precision Museum in Windsor on Wednesday. It was the third day of a workshop in which students use computers …

Beverly Cooley

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Melbourne, Fla. — Beverly Cooley, 81, formerly of Windsor, Vt., passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 17, 2014, surrounded by her close family. She was born in Claremont, N.H. on Sept. 13, 1932, the daughter of (coach) Omer and Eva Rousseau. She attended St. Mary’s High School and …

A Widening Washout

Monday, May 19, 2014

Windsor — Town officials are grappling with what could be more than $100,000 and several weeks of repairs as the result of a failed culvert and nearby sinkhole on Ascutney Street in downtown Windsor. The problem rose to …

Laura Eunice McAllister Farnsworth

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Laura Eunice McAllister Farnsworth, 88, a longtime resident of the Windsor area, passed away Thursday morning, May 15, 2014, at the Cedar Hill Continuing Healthcare Center in Windsor. She was born July 14, 1925, in Richford, Vt. the daughter of Aldis and Grace (Stowell) McAllister. …

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 …