Windsor

William C. Bacon

Friday, July 3, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — William C. Bacon, 83, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday evening, June 30, 2015, at his home in Windsor surrounded by family. He was born April 1, 1932, in North Randolph, Vt. the son of Arthur J. and Bessie (LaPorte) Bacon. He received his schooling in Randolph and Windsor, and attended Windsor High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict with communications in the Armored Tank Battalion. Following his honorable discharge he returned to Windsor. He married Alberta Perry in Windsor on May 13, 1956. Bill was employed as a crane operator by Miller Construction in Windsor for 43 years. He retired in …

Lewis Alcala, Sr.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Lewis Alcala, Sr., 79, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Springfield Health and Rehab. Center in Springfield. He was born Oct. 15, 1935, in Wheatland, Wyo. the son of Fernando and Lena (Vigil) Alcala. He attended schools in Wyoming. He served in the United States Navy for 4 years. He was married to Flora Rathbun on Nov. …

Art Notes: Exhibition Illuminates Windsor’s Grand Architecture

Thursday, July 2, 2015

W indsor’s Main Street is one of the handsomest in Vermont , with a fine array of buildings and architectural styles from all eras. The stretch of Route 5 leading into the main district is wide and sweeping, with a greater sense of occasion and anticipation than other Vermont towns, where you’re thrown …

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 …

Sports Notes: Windsor’s Gilbert Part of National TV Card

Friday, May 22, 2015

For years, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert has admired the exploits of Framingham, Mass., fighter Danny O’Connor. Today, he’ll have the opportunity to square up with him in the ring for the first time. Gilbert, 13-1, will be a major underdog at Boston University’s Agganis Arena when he takes …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Confirming Their Faith: Vermont’s New Catholic Bishop Makes First Visit to St. Anthony Church

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Hartford — Leading a confirmation Mass at St. Anthony’s Church earlier this month, the Most Rev. Christopher Coyne, Vermont’s new Catholic bishop, spent a few minutes reflecting on names. “Lots of names, lots of beautiful names,” Coyne said …

At the Hospitals: May 17, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Among ‘Outstanding Americans’ Lebanon — Dr. James Weinstein, chief executive officer and president of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system, has received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations. This …

Volunteer Spotlight: Windsor Teen Named Precision Museum’s First Volunteer of the Year

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Windsor — A tech-savvy teenager has received the American Precision Museum’s inaugural volunteer of the year award. Vincent Moeykens, a ninth-grader at Windsor High School, started helping out at the museum about 18 months ago. Since then, he’s …

Jacks Honor 1975 Team, Bow to Rutland

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Windsor — Apparently, a loss at Hanover helped fuel Windsor’s drive to the Vermont state baseball championship in 1975. On Saturday, before Windsor’s game with visiting Rutland, the Yellowjackets’ state championship team of ’75 was honored, and there …

Dale L. Stein

Friday, May 15, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — A memorial gathering to celebrate the life of Dale L. Stein, who died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, will be held on Saturday, May 23 at 1:30 p.m. at the Windsor Welcome Center, 3 Railroad Avenue, in Windsor, Vt. …

Phyllis P. French

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Phyllis P. French, 89, a resident of Harvest Hill in Lebanon and formerly of Windsor, Vt., passed away Sunday evening, May 10, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. She was born Dec. 4, 1925, in Randolph, Vt., the daughter of Charles B. and …