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Windsor police officer Ryan Palmer outside of Windsor Superior Court in White River Junction, Vt on July 8, 2015Êfollowing his arraignment on charges of felonious aggravated assault with a weapon and reckless endangerment. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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Windsor Officer Back on Payroll

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Windsor — A police officer who was charged with a felony after shooting a suspect during a drug sting is working a desk job for the Windsor Police Department while his criminal case is pending. Detective Ryan Palmer was placed on unpaid leave earlier this month after he was indicted on two criminal charges, but about a week later, Chief William Sampson allowed him to return to work in a largely clerical capacity, performing duties such as scheduling and answering phones. “In our eyes, at this point, we have nothing to show that he has done anything wrong,” Sampson said this week. “To punish him …

NHDOT to Discuss Covered Bridge Work

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cornish — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Friday afternoon to discuss proposed work on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River. The proposed $2.5 million stone erosion protection project, anticipated to begin in August 2016, would be funded by a mix of New Hampshire and Vermont …

Sally Ann Braden

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Sally Ann Braden, 81, a former longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Saturday morning, July 25, 2015 at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Center in Hanover, N.H. She was born Jan. 15, 1934, in Windsor the daughter of Paul M. and Lora (Barton) Braden. She received her schooling in Windsor and graduated from Windsor High School in 1952. Sally was employed …

Lorraine G. Hull

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Lorraine G. Hull, 87, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Monday evening, June 1, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health in Windsor surrounded by her family. She was born March 19, 1928 in South Royalton, Vt. the daughter of Loren C. and …

At the Hospitals: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Health Care Networks to Be Outlined At West Lebanon Meeting West Lebanon — A free information session on June 25 will describe the health care provider networks likely to be available through New Hampshire’s health insurance exchange next …

Birth Announcements: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center CHIASSON — A daughter, Juliana Arlene Chiasson, born on April 30, 2015, to Alissa Thompson and Jeremy Chiasson, of Enfield. BOYER — A son, Andrew Michael Boyer, born on May 3, 2015, to Susan Boyer, of Woodstock. ROGERS — A daughter, Olivia Deborah-Jean Rogers, born …

A Big Win, a Tough Goodbye for Windsor

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Windsor — It was a double dose of emotions for Windsor’s three-sport star Haley Wood as the senior was playing in her last regular season interscholastic event and she was there along with many others to say goodbye …

Shirley Eileen Humphreys Rice

Friday, May 29, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Shirley Eileen Humphreys Rice, 80, a long time resident of Windsor, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday evening, May 24, 2015, surrounded by family after a very long yet graceful struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Windsor, the daughter …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including …

A Spark of Brilliance: Groups Team Up for Rail Trail Hike

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Andover, n.h. — Spark! Community Center co-founder Lisa Green prefers flat, easy trails when she goes hiking while her autistic and epileptic son, 23-year-old Patrick, favors more vigorous climbs. It’s mom who’s getting the desired terrain for the …

Shirley H. Rice

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Shirley H. Rice, 80, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Sunday evening, May 24, 2015, at her home in Windsor. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

River Celebration In Windsor Includes Paddling

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Windsor — A free event on June 20 in Windsor will celebrate the Connecticut River and the people who help protect it. The annual River Celebration, held at sites along the river, is sponsored by the Connecticut River Watershed Council. Set at the Path of Life Garden and …

Francis I. Hurlburt, Sr.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Francis I. Hurlburt, Sr., 91, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Thursday morning, May 21, 2015, 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 when …