Windsor

In his painting of the sacrament of reconciliation, the late George Tooker depicted himself as a penitent kneeling at left near a priest. The painting hangs with panels of the other six sacraments at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Art Notes: Windsor Parish Weighs Selling Tooker’s Work

Thursday, December 18, 2014

For much of his long career, the artist George Tooker depicted what the poet W.H. Auden called The Age of Anxiety, painting unsettling images of 20th century women and men trapped in bureaucratic mazes and indifferent institutions with no discernible exit. The titles of some of his best-known works, painted in the 1950s and ’60s, reveal Tooker’s preoccupation with the …

Windsor Boys Upend Hartford

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

White River Junction — As a Windsor High graduate, Hartford boys basketball coach Steve Landon learned the art of press-and-run while playing for Yellowjackets coach Harry Ladue in the 1980s. Landon and the Hurricanes used that method to nearly erase a double digit Windsor lead in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, but Jacks …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

Deciding Who They Want to Be: Young Adults With Special Needs Make Transition From School

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Leah Wright, 22, has spent the past few months settling back into the town she lived in until she was 11. After graduating from Perkins School for the Blind in Massachusetts, she returned to Windsor, where she and …

‘She Really Is Our Hero’: Windsor Family Works to Build Strong Foundation for Special-Needs Daughter

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Windsor — With dinnertime approaching in the Wright household, Leah, 22, was tapped to pick the menu. Would she like chicken, or hot dogs and hamburgers, her father, Rob Wright, asked. “Hot dogs and hamburgers,” said Leah, who …

Birth Announcements: Oct. 19, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center CHASE — A son, Mateo Armani Chase, born on May 1, 2014, to Wendy and Charles Chase, of Hartford. MERLO — A daughter, Alexandra Ruth Merlo, born on Oct. 8, 2014, to Sarah and Daniel Merlo, of Windsor. Gifford Medical Center HAMLETT — A son, …

Local Roundup: Long Memories Carry Mascoma Past Franklin

Sunday, October 19, 2014

West Canaan — Andrew Cashe set the tone from the opening kickoff for the Mascoma football team, returning the kick for a touchdown to help the Royals beat visitng Franklin 38-18 on Saturday afternoon. Cashe didn’t stop there …

Edith Washburn

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Edith Washburn, 98, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 15, 2014, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor. She was born in Taftsville, Vt. on May 30, 1916, the daughter of Clarence and Floy (Greene) Washburn. Edith lived in Taftsville until 1958. Edith graduated from Woodstock High …

Kings of Sting: Windsor Football Tops Woodstock

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Woodstock — The Windsor Yellowjackets used last week’s bye to recharge their batteries and burn a few calculator batteries. Confident in knowing what they needed to secure home field in next week’s Vermont Division III football playoffs, the …

Edith Washburn

Friday, October 17, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Edith Washburn, 98, died Wednesday evening Oct. 15, 2014, at the Mt Ascutney Hospital in Windsor. Arrangements for a Monday service are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vt. A full obituary will appear in Saturdays paper. …

Triple Truck Accidents Delay I-91 Traffic

Friday, October 17, 2014

Hartford — An accident that shut down a portion of both Interstate 91 southbound lanes for nearly six hours early Thursday morning in Hartford was one of three overnight tractor-trailer incidents that Vermont State Police and other workers …

Windsor Senior Following Her Mom’s Cleats

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Windsor — Haley Wood is a field hockey player. She also plays basketball and softball, which gives her something to do between the fall and her on-the-road field hockey sojourns in the summer. All that field hockey paid …

Chester C. “Chet” Lapine

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Chester C. “Chet” Lapine, 95, a resident of Windsor, and a former longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Monday morning, Oct. 13, 2014, at the Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, N.H. He was born Sept. 28, 1919, in Hartland, Vt. the son of Frank and …