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WIndsor's Tyson Boudro pitches to a Stevens batter during the Windsor at Stevens Baseball game at Barnes Park in Claremont, N.H., on April 21, 2014. 
The host Cardinals won in five innings, 16-6. Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early with an RBI triple for Stevens. Austin Tenney added two hits and drove in a pair of runs. Junior Tyler Woodman had his first varsity hit, a two-run single. Caleb Beckley also drove in a pair, and Richard Bell put the Cardinals up by 10 in the bottom of the fifth, driving …

Woodstock ‘Resale’ to Benefit Williams Public Library

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Woodstock — Those looking to weed out their stuff may be interested in an upcoming “resale” to benefit the Norman Williams Public Library. Homeowners, businesses, artisans, antique dealers and food vendors are all welcome to take part in the event, organizers said in a recent news release. The sale will take place on May 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Union …

Letter: Board Should Have Shown Empathy

Thursday, April 17, 2014

To the Editor: How sad that members of the Lebanon School Board couldn’t find it in their hearts to waive the tuition for this short period of time for Lucien Vigneault so that he could finish out third grade at the Hanover Street School. If Vermont was able to do it, surely New Hampshire could have done it, too. Where there’s a will, …

Robert Ian Grant-Suttie

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Bethesda, Md. — Robert Ian Grant-Suttie, international economist and man of letters, died of congestive heart failure at his home in Bethesda on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. He was 87. Born Dec. 3, 1926, in Scotland, Mr. Grant-Suttie was educated at Wellington College and New College, Oxford, UK …

Pauline Sharpe Sawyer

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Pauline Sharpe Sawyer, 91, died peacefully Sunday evening, March 9, 2014, at Woodstock Terrace surrounded by family. Arrangements are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. …

John Buckley (Buck) Shane

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Shelburne, Vt. — John Buckley (Buck) Shane, 85, of Shelburne, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Buck was born in Philadelphia to Joseph and Teresa Shane on June 2, 1928, and grew up in rural Bucks County. He attended George School and later graduated from Swarthmore …

A Life: Robin Ellison, 1957-2014; ‘He Could Be There as Both a Mentor and a Friend’

Monday, March 10, 2014

Thetford — Whether you crossed paths with Robin Ellison in his role as actor or coach or counselor or brother or neighbor during his 56 years, he rarely failed to create memories — or to simply remember. Just …

Judge, Politician Franklin Billings Jr. Dies in Woodstock at 91

Monday, March 10, 2014

Woodstock — Franklin Billings Jr., an iconic political and judicial leader who helped reshape how the state of Vermont was governed, died Sunday at the Woodstock home where he was born. He was 91. The former chief judge …

Delivering Smiles, Along With ‘The D’

Sunday, March 9, 2014

White River Junction — Watching Hunter Hall at work, it’s easy to see why his high school classmates called him “The Mayor of White River Junction.” Hall lives with his parents, Sally and Allen Hall, and has been …

Ralph F. Wright

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Alachua, Fla. — Ralph F. Wright, a longtime resident of Woodstock, Vt., passed away at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, in Alachua on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, where he had lived since 2010. Ralph was born Sept. 6, 1920, in Hartland Four Corners, Vt. He graduated …

Wasps Feel the Sting

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Barre, Vt. — Only UPS boxes things better than Lyndon Institute did at Barre Auditorium on Wednesday night. Semifinal day became moving day for the Woodstock High boys basketball, with maroon-clad Vikings muscling their counterparts through, across and …

Shiretown Books to Close

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Woodstock — The face of Central Street will change in the next few weeks as one of the town’s two independent bookstores closes and a business that started here almost 40 years ago returns. After 10 years of …

Woodstock OKs Town Forest Lease, Land Gift

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Woodstock — Voters authorized the Selectboard to lease the nearly 100-acre town forest to maple sap collectors and, in a separate warning article, to gift a 4-acre parcel to Woodstock Union High School for continued use as an …