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Gerald “Jardy” Jarvis Rice

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Gerald “Jardy” Jarvis Rice, 84, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away quietly next to the love of his life early Sunday morning, Sept. 28, 2014, at his home in Windsor. He was born Aug. 4, 1930. in Claremont, N.H., the son of Gerald Henry and Evelyn M. (Jarvis) Rice. Jardy grew up in Windsor. He spent his 6th birthday in Children’s Hospital in Boston completely paralyzed with polio and made a full recovery. He attended Windsor schools playing football, basketball and running track. He was an active member of the Boy Scouts attaining the rank of Eagle Scout and winning the Goodyear Scout of the Year competition. He graduated from Windsor …

Windsor Soccer Outlasts MSJ in OT

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Windsor — There’s only one stat that means anything. On Tuesday, Mount St. Joseph’s girls soccer team had a decisive 16-9 advantage in shots on goal. But the only statistic that mattered was goals scored, and Windsor had the edge in that category after Maryam Orogi’s goal with 6 minutes, 30 seconds left in overtime sealed the Yellowjackets’ 2-1 overtime win. MSJ (7-2), …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 28, 2014

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services Names New CEO Springfield, Vt. — George Karabakakis, a longtime employee of Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, was recently appointed chief executive officer of HCRS. The nonprofit is the state-designated community mental health agency for Windsor and Windham counties. During his more than 20 years with HCRS, Karabakakis …

Employee Owned

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Windsor — After 28 years of being a closely-held corporation, on Aug. 1, Harpoon Brewery will have new owners. Founding partner Rich Doyle is stepping down as CEO, and he and some other shareholders are selling their stock …

Priscilla (VanWagner) Micka

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Greenfield, Mass. — Priscilla (VanWagner) Micka, 82, of Greenfield died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility. Born on July 9, 1932 in Greenfield, she was the daughter of Herbert and Dorothy (Chamberlin) Van Wagner. She was a graduate of Greenfield High School. Priscilla married …

Forum, July 19: Hartford Schools; Happy to Work at the Co-op; Israel Protects Its People

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Don’t Delay Alzheimer’s Diagnosis To the Editor: The words dementia and Alzheimer’s often evoke fear. Fear often leads to denial. Denial often leads to delay in diagnosis and help. The Annie’s Mailbox published in the July 16 edition of the Valley News includes an excellent letter on the …

Earl L. Hussey, Jr.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Earl L. Hussey, Jr., 94, a resident of Newport, N.H. and formerly of Windsor, passed away Thursday evening, July 17, 2014, at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Center in Hanover. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be …

Water Landing

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

In a successful attempt to evade the humidity, Brandon Vanderveer, 13, of Windsor, flies off the diving board on Kennedy Pond in Windsor on Monday.Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Long and Winding Controversy: Short Windsor Road Has Been Source of Access Questions for Years

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Windsor — In the back of the town lister’s office, in the depths of a black filing cabinet tucked into a corner, hides an ordinary manila folder. The folder is labeled “Pump Station Road” on the left and …

Martin L. Miller, Sr.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Martin L. Miller, Sr., 73, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Elm Wood Center after a short illness. He was born June 12, 1941, in Waterville, Vt., son of Leroy P. Miller Sr. and Dora M. Farnham. Mr. Miller was an active member of the …

Forum, July 9: The Dangers of Alcohol; Co-op Shoppers; Amtrak on Track

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Dangers of Alcohol To the Editor: The article, “Addiction and Alcoholism Hit Men, Women Differently” on June 30 failed to mention the chief differences between men and women — pregnancy and nursing. The effects of alcohol on a developing fetus unfortunately can be devastating. Everyone should know …

Todd Bennett Quinlan

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

New Paltz, N.Y. — With great sadness, we mourn the passing of Todd Bennett Quinlan, age 61, on Friday, July 4, 2014. Todd died at his home in New Paltz. Born on June 10, 1953, in Windsor, Vt., he was the son of the late Ralph L. and …

Revised Law Leads Some Vt. Towns to Shut Down Websites

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Fairlee — Town officials have temporarily deactivated the websites for at least two Upper Valley towns, as they grapple with the changes to Vermont’s open meeting law. Although most other town websites on the Vermont half of the Upper Valley remained active Monday evening, several town clerks and …