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Kathleen Carriere, of Windsor, Vt., rolls up the flag outside the Windsor visitor center, where she volunteers, on Oct. 28, 2014. Carriere, originally from Louisiana, used to own Mill Brook Bed and Breakfast in Brownsville. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

Closing Up Shop

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Kathleen Carriere, of Windsor, rolls up the American flag outside the Windsor Visitor’s Center, where she volunteers, on Tuesday. Carriere used to own Mill Brook Bed and Breakfast in Brownsville. Valley News — Ariana van den Akker …

Robert Hutt

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Robert Hutt (Bob) passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, with his family by his side. Bob was born Jan. 31, 1966, to Janet Ducharme and Donald Hutt (Deceased). He is survived by his mother; his sisters, Melissa Dumont and Janice Hutt; his brothers, James Hutt and Michael Hutt; nieces, nephews, grand nephews, …

Charlotte Perkins Charbeneau

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Charlotte Perkins Charbeneau, 98, died Monday morning, Oct. 27, 2014, at the Cedar Hill Health Care Center in Windsor. A former long time resident of Bridgewater, Vt., she had resided at Cedar Hill for the last three years, and prior to that at The Homestead in Woodstock, Vt. She was born in West Woodstock, Vt. on May 3, 1916, her …

Hay Fever: Obstacles Add Challenges, Fun for Woodstock Runners

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Woodstock — For its one home race every year behind the Woodstock Racquet & Fitness Club, the Woodstock Union High cross country team tries to simulate the course layout of Thetford Academy, which hosts the VPA state championships …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Remains Unbeaten

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Plymouth, n.h. — It took about 20 minutes for the Hanover High girls soccer team to get warmed up Monday, but once the Marauders shook off the cobwebs from their bus ride to Plymouth, they exploded for a …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first 17 minutes of action. That’s just what the Windsor field hockey team did …

Board Seeks To Purchase Ski Resort

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Brownsville — The Selectboard is asking residents to approve the purchase of 470 acres of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort ski area and other resort assets to protect the property from development, expand the town’s recreational trail system …

Windsor to Hold Traffic Forum

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Windsor — The public is encouraged to bring their ideas — and concerns — on improving bicycle and pedestrian traffic downtown and along Route 5 to a meeting on the topic, set for Thursday. The “scoping study” is the next step in an action plan to implement some …

Park-and-Ride’s Reopening Delayed

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hartland — Completion of the rebuilt park-and-ride at Exit 9 off Interstate 91 is being delayed because the new light poles have not arrived from the manufacturer, project supervisor Wayne Davis, of the Vermont Agency of Transportation, said Monday. Once the five poles are delivered, Davis said, it …

Windsor Football Marches Past Oxbow

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High football team used ball control and a potent ground game to defeat Oxbow 33-13 on Saturday at MacLeay-Royce Field. “We couldn’t get our hands on the ball in the first half,” Oxbow coach Sean Murphy said. Windsor had a 33-17 advantage in plays …

Raymond Henry Perron

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Raymond Henry Perron, 76, of Windsor passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Hanover Terrace Healthcare in Hanover, N.H. after a long battle with dementia. Raymond was born on Nov. 20, 1937, in Manchester, N.H. to Henry and Blanche (Daneault) Perron and graduated from …

Forum, Sept. 12: Solar Power Looks Good to Me; Hartford Police Academy; Hard Times for College Grads

Friday, September 12, 2014

Solar Power Looks Good to Me To the Editor: The SunCommon solar company is in negotiation with a neighbor in East Barnard and we are unsure whether to remain part of the global warming problem or become part of the solution. New technology can be upsetting. Vermont has …