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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 on the 25-2 O’Connor in a welterweight bout that’s part of NBC’s Premier Boxing Champions lineup. The network’s telecast of the 11-fight …

Man Sentenced for Woodstock Fraud

Friday, May 22, 2015

Woodstock — A 43-year-old Taftsville man was sentenced on Thursday to 27 months in prison for defrauding two businesses in Woodstock he helped found and a New York doctor who invested in one of the companies, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Paul Hendler pleaded guilty to two charges on Thursday, including wire fraud and spending stolen money, …

Mount Anthony’s Comeback Deflates Woodstock

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Woodstock — Balloons attached to a chain link fence bobbed in the breeze Wednesday as part of the Woodstock High boys lacrosse’s team’s senior day festivities. By afternoon’s end, however, visiting Mount Anthony had let the air out of the celebration with a late comeback and a 6-5 victory. Trailing, 5-3, with two …

Charles B. Lutz

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Charles B. Lutz, 92, died Saturday morning Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Genesis Elder Care in Lebanon, N.H. Charles was born on Feb. 1, 1923, in Pottstown, Pa. the son of Oscar and Daisy Lutz. Charles served in the U.S. Army during World War 2 …

Entertainment Highlights: Singer-Songwriter Performs Benefit Concert for Animal Welfare

Thursday, May 7, 2015

By popular demand of its supporters in and around Woodstock, the Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals (VVSA) humane society this weekend is bringing singer-guitarist-raconteur James Lee Stanley back for a fifth time to perform a concert benefiting the …

Frederick (Rick) H. von Unwerth

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Frederick (Rick) H. von Unwerth died Sunday, May 3, 2015, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. In life he was a father, husband, lawyer, lawmaker, music lover, sports fan, wordsmith, intrepid traveler, and bon vivant. His unfailing good cheer, with him throughout the course …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions …

Zack’s Place Fundraiser Rescheduled

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Woodstock — A fundraiser for Zack’s Place, an enrichment center for people with special needs, has been rescheduled for July 18. Originally set for this month, the annual Tour de Zack includes 27- and 47-mile bicycle rides and a picnic lunch. The shorter ride goes through West Hartford, …

Mage Alfred Lyford

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Mage Alfred “Sonny” Lyford, 82, died early Saturday morning, April 25, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. He was born the youngest of six children, June 1, 1932, in Chelsea, Vt. the son of George and Mary (Goulette) Lyford. He attended …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Talk on Therapy Dogs Planned in Woodstock

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Woodstock — A free talk about therapy dog work is set for May 2 at 1:30 p.m. at Norman Williams Public Library. The presentation is sponsored by Therapy Dogs of Vermont, based in Williston. Gordon Perkinson, TDV’s vice president, will explain what therapy dog work entails and describe …

I’ve Been Working on the Railing

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Stuart Astbury, of Colby and Tobiason Builders, installs a new cedar railing along Kedron Brook for a property owner in Woodstock on Thursday. Valley News — James M. Patterson …