The Times Argus - Features
The annual Monster Meet is five days away and Central Vermont's track and field teams will be out in full force. U-32 and Harwood are perennial front-runners in the team competition, but other area schools will be in the hunt for individual victories and podium finishes. Here's a glance at two of the Monster Meet's original teams - Spaulding and 
WILLIAMSTOWN Twinfield's Delaney Fowler was 3-for-4 and scored three runs Thursday, sparking a 21-5 softball victory over Williamstown. Megan Riley went 2-for-4 and scored three runs for the Trojans, while teammate Sierra Ryan recorded one hit and scored four times. Twinfield jumped ahead 2-0 in the first inning before adding eight runs in the second and three in the third.
WILLIAMSTOWN The Paine Mountain School Board filled its first-ever vacancy Wednesday night, even as members were told another could be coming soon. Four candidates made their case to fill one of Northfield's five seats on the nine-member board, with school directors unanimously appointing one of them. Following a brief executive session that capped a two-hour meeting, board members chose Jaime 
EAST BARRE Clifton T. Coates 81, of Waterman Street in East Barre, passed away April 22, 2018, at Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin, with his family at his bedside. Born on Oct.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. George Clarke Coquillard died Sunday, April 22, 2018, peacefully in his sleep at Holy Cross Village, Notre Dame, Indiana. George was born in South Bend, Indiana, on Sept.
Members of the Republican Party, who hold a majority in the U.S. House and Senate, have been content to stand idly by while President Donald Trump has attacked any number of democratic institutions in word and deed.
The Vermont General Assembly is in its final weeks of trying to assemble a school finance reform bill. Their product so far has become an ever-shifting grab bag of proposals that even veteran legislators must be struggling to follow from day to day. The longer this goes on, the more it reminds us of the memorable closing words of Gov.
April 23 26 Outdoor recreation 2018 National Outdoor Recreation Conference in Burlington. Visit National Outdoor Recreation Conference website for information. April 24 Community forum Long-range management of Agency of Natural Resources lands.
RUTLAND A Rutland criminal court judge reduced the bail of alleged would-be school shooter Jack Sawyer from $100,000 to $10,000 Wednesday. Judge Thomas Zonay imposed the $100,000 bail twice what the state was seeking last week after the Vermont Supreme Court said Sawyer, 18, of Poultney, could not be held without bail on charges of attempted murder. 
BARRE TOWN Mildred P. Menard, 79, died Monday, April 23, 2018, at Green Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Colchester. A full obituary will be published at a later date.
DEAR ABBY: My husband is retired. Except for golf a few times a week, he's home all the time. He has taken to looking at porn a lot when he is home, including pictures and reading racy stories.
EAST MONTPELIER Thelma L. Welch, age 97, and a lifetime resident of East Montpelier, Vermont, passed away at the CVMC, in Berlin, Vermont, on April 16, 2018. Thelma, or Thel as most called her, will be sadly missed by all who knew, met and loved her.
DUXBURY - Pitcher Lauryn Green earned the complete-game victory Tuesday as the Harwood softball team held off U-32, 9-4, in the season opener for both teams. Green did not issue any walks and allowed nine hits. Teammate Ashley Proteau went 3-for-4 at the plate and scored three runs, while Morgan Sheltra went 2-for-3 and had two RBIs.
DUXBURY Never underestimate the restorative power of a Florida vacation. The Harwood baseball team returned Monday from a week-long trip to the Sunshine State and opened the season Tuesday with a 4-3 victory over U-32. The Highlanders left the bases loaded twice and watched a three-run lead disappear before Ryan Semprebon's double in the sixth inning drove in Jake O'Brien