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Windsor board to consider workforce housing proposal
04-14-2023 2:41 PM


WINDSOR — The town’s Development Review Board will consider a revised proposal for a workforce housing apartment building in downtown Windsor during a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday.The project, developed by the Windham & Windsor Housing Trust and...

Windsor museum gets funds to renovate, expand STEM programs
04-07-2023 7:39 PM


WINDSOR — The American Precision Museum has received an infusion of funds that will allow it to expand its footprint and STEM education programs.A $600,000 grant from the Farley Family Charitable Foundation will help the Windsor-based museum located...

Mt. Ascutney School Board accepting applicants for vacant seat
04-07-2023 5:00 PM

WINDSOR — The Mt. Ascutney School Board is collecting applications for a new board member to represent Windsor on the two-town board that also includes West Windsor.The search comes after former board member Amy McMullen stepped down following...

Windsor High students walk out to protest scourge of gun violence
04-07-2023 4:58 PM

WINDSOR — Windsor High School 10th grader Hudson Ranney, right, reads a statement asking political leaders to take action to prevent gun violence before leading his Windsor High School classmates on a march through Windsor on Friday. The walkout was...

Upper Valley mentoring programs trying to attract more volunteers
04-04-2023 10:50 AM


CLAREMONT — Johnathan Stuart and Joe Paduda walked up the trail at Moody Park, intent on reaching the summit, last month.The two have known each other since last fall, when they were paired through Windsor County Mentors. Nearly every week, they spend...

Windsor election complaints lead to resignations by winner
03-31-2023 3:24 PM


WINDSOR — Amy McMullen, who won election to the Mt. Ascutney School Board on Town Meeting Day, has resigned her post on that board, her position as school clerk and her role as Windsor’s town clerk after facing criticism for being present at the polls...

Jim Kenyon: Shadow of mistreatment lingers over Woodside abuse settlement
03-21-2023 8:41 PM


Last month, the state of Vermont finalized a $4.5 million out-of-court settlement with youths who alleged they were victims of “obscene abuse” while locked up at the Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center in Essex.The money — after lawyers get their...

Recount confirms Mt. Ascutney school board winner after election raised questions
03-21-2023 3:53 PM


WINDSOR — The Windsor representative to the Mt. Ascutney School District Board who won a contested race on Town Meeting Day has retained her victory following a recount.The recount conducted Thursday in West Windsor by justices of the peace from the...

Former Windsor fuel company owner sentenced for brutal 2021 assault
03-17-2023 11:55 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A Windsor man and former owner of a well-known heating fuel distributor was sentenced to three years and three months in prison to 18 years after pleading guilty to brutally assaulting a person at his residence and business 16...

Town Meeting: Voters approve $13.7 million Mt. Ascutney School District budget
03-10-2023 11:12 PM

WINDSOR — In a close race to represent Windsor on the Mount Ascutney School District Board, Amy McMullen beat Kaitlyn Gould for a three-year seat, 252-234, in Tuesday’s ballot voting.Meanwhile, Nancy J. Pedrick won an uncontested seat to represent...

Town Meeting: West Windsor extends property tax exemption for Ascutney Outdoors
03-10-2023 11:05 PM


WEST WINDSOR — Ninety-six town voters restored tradition on Tuesday, gathering in Story Memorial Hall for the community’s first in-person Town Meeting since the start of the pandemic.Town Moderator Matt Birmingham, serving his 33rd year in the role,...

Town Meeting: Windsor voters agree to $1 million for municipal buildings
03-10-2023 11:04 PM

WINDSOR — In Town Meeting Day ballot voting, Windsor voters easily passed a municipal budget and $1 million to be financed over 20 years or less for upgrading and repairing municipal buildings.The budget is $6.05 million, of which $4.27 million is...

Town Meeting: Windsor Selectboard candidate’s photo from Capitol riot raised at forum
03-01-2023 4:29 PM


WINDSOR — Both candidates in the lone contested Selectboard race want more funding for amenities such as recreation and the arts, but only one of the candidates has been forced to fend off allegations of having participated in the Jan. 6, 2021,...

Town Meeting preview: Ascutney Outdoors' property tax exemption to be considered by West Windsor voters
02-28-2023 4:37 PM

Article of note: One article asks whether voters will exempt the nonprofit Mt. Ascutney Outdoors from property taxes for five years.Contested races: Officers are elected from the floor.Budgets and spending articles: The proposed budget of $1.57...

Town Meeting preview: Windsor voters consider funding upgrades and repairs to municipal buildings 
02-28-2023 2:21 PM

Article of note: One article asks voters for $1 million to be financed over 20 years or less for upgrading and repairing municipal buildings.Contested races: Emma Caffrey and Tom Demasi are facing off for a two-year seat on the Selectboard.Budgets and...

Annual meeting preview: Board member pay is before Mount Ascutney School District voters
02-27-2023 12:57 PM

Article of note: Voters will be asked to establish salaries for board members, including $1,250 per year for the chair and $1,000 per year for other members.Contested races: Kaitlyn Gould and Amy McMullen are facing off for a three-year seat...

Windsor sophomore urges Vt. lawmakers to open all school boards to student members
02-24-2023 4:14 PM


WINDSOR — Hudson Ranney has a phrase he’s fond of is fond of for describing student involvement in school decisions: “A seat at the table.”It’s not enough, said the Windsor High School sophomore, for students to watch from the audience at board...

A Life: Anthony Rocchio; ‘He celebrated other people and their lives’
02-20-2023 9:21 AM


WINDSOR — For Anthony Rocchio, human encounters and connections were more than an opportunity to forge new friendships. They were a cause for celebration.Rocchio’s natural gift for engaging others and wanting to learn about them brought him his...

French doors for a Cornish home
02-17-2023 11:36 AM

Interim superintendent made permanent
02-15-2023 10:48 AM


WINDSOR — The Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union Board voted unanimously on Monday night to offer the permanent position of superintendent to Christine Bourne, who currently is serving in the role on an interim basis, according to a post on the...

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