Month: April 2013

Donaldson homers for Yellowjackets

Kara Donaldson’s home run and three other extra-base hits helped Milton try to come back, but visiting Spaulding held on for a 14-8 Metro Division softball victory last Thursday afternoon. Donaldson’s big offensive afternoon also included a pair of singles, while Casey Hurley also had three hits with two doubles. Kayla Holbrook added a triple for the Yellowjackets. The loss evened Milton’s record at 1-1 after last Tuesday’s 18-9 victory at Mt. Mansfield. Brooke Benoit was the winning pitcher for the Crimson Tide, striking out five while giving up 10 hits and three walks. Shannon Foley took the loss...

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U-32 tops Milton lax in overtime

U-32 pulled out an overtime victory over visiting Milton in boys lacrosse on Saturday when Cooper Hatch — who had scored three goals in regulation time — set up Colvin Rice’s game-winner for a 5-4 victory. Hunter Goodwin had three goals and Sam Noel one for Milton, which outshot the Raiders 19-15. Goaltender Eric Wilcox stopped 10 shots for the Yellowjackets, who fell to 2-1 on the season going into Wednesday’s game at Stowe. Milton opened the season April 15 with an 8-5 loss to Rice. Ryan Lucia scored twice for Milton while Noel and Goodwin added a goal...

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Joyce A. Gordon

Milton – Joyce A. Gordon, 72, of Westford Road, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. Joyce was born April 10, 1941 in East Appleton, Maine, the daughter of the late Dennis and Hazel Keri Rattee.  She was raised on the Steve’s Farm in Colchester, later moving to the George Pidgeon Farm in Westford.  It was there that she met her future husband, Clifton Gordon, whom she married on Nov. 22, 1958 at St. Ann’s Church in Milton. Joyce was always a hard worker and...

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Charles Henry Resseguie

Milton – Charles Henry Resseguie, 92, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. Charles was born July 7, 1920 in Bennington, the son of Raymond and Mary (Durand) Resseguie, Sr. Charlie graduated from high school in Millbury, Mass. and proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the European Theatre. On June 24, 1946, he married his grade school sweetheart and next door neighbor, Margaret Gauvin. He worked for many years as a supervisor for several knitting companies in Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Jersey and Vermont....

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Messages from Montpelier

By DON TURNER Chittenden-10 The House completed debate on the marijuana decriminalization bill this week. I thought we had heard all of the reasons to either support or oppose this issue last Friday. However, that wasn’t to be the case, and we debated it for another four hours on Tuesday. As I reported last week, this issue of decriminalizing marijuana was strongly opposed by law enforcement officers. I understand their concern and the conflicting message it sends to our youth about drug use. As a result, I could not support this bill. The House also adopted a new process...

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