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Bradford, Vt., Still Wants Fire Truck

Friday, February 12, 2016

Bradford’s Town Meeting and Water and Sewer District Meeting will be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, in the Bradford Academy Auditorium. Bradford, Vt. — Fire officials will ask voters at Town Meeting to approve the purchase of a new engine to replace an aging truck that has become a “maintenance problem,” Chief Ryan Terrill said this week. About 42 percent of the truck’s $450,000 cost would come …

A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union High to Thetford has been anything but awkward. Now the Panthers’ starting point guard, Klarich …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The …

Genille (Gene) Craik

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Genille (Gene) Craik passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, after suffering a brief illness. He was 99 years old. Gene was born on June 3, 1916, in New York, N.Y. to Ethel May Wood and Norman Craik. Gene was predeceased …

Marathon Meet: After Nine Hours, Oxbow Teams Settle for Second

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Northfield, Vt. — It came down to the wire for Oxbow High’s girls indoor track and field team on Saturday in its race for a state title against defending Vermont Division II state champion Rice Memorial. After nine …

Vt. House To Vote on Act 46 Caps

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

White River Junction — Eight months ago, lawmakers told school districts across Vermont to rein in their spending, but now, members of the House are considering whether to back down — at least partially. In an effort to amend Act 46, a sweeping education reform law that supporters …

Charla R. (Burelle) Menard

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Charla R. (Burelle) Menard, 83, of Bradford passed away at her home after a brief illness on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, surrounded by her family. Charla was born June 12, 1932, in Holyoke, Mass. the daughter of Aime (Pete) and Lea (Corriveau) Burelle. She resided …

Local Roundup: SoRo Boys Survive Raptors

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Orford — The South Royalton School boys basketball program hasn’t enjoyed season-long success in a while, and coach Pete Howe’s biggest tasks remains teaching his Royals how to handle success. Nights like Monday won’t hurt Howe’s efforts. Four players contributed to a 7-for-10 stretch from the foul line …

Local Roundup: Windsor, Oxbow Athletes Win at Vt. Weight Throw

Monday, January 25, 2016

St. Johnsbury, Vt. — Windsor’s Katey Comstock and Oxbow’s Jake Senecal gave their respective indoor track and field teams a head-start on the state championship trail by winning the inaugural Vermont weight throwing championship on Saturday at St. …

Oxbow Settles With Ex-Coach’s Victim

Friday, January 22, 2016

Chelsea — A former Oxbow Union High School student who was sexually assaulted by physical education teacher and coach Brian Musty when she lived with his family more than 15 years ago has settled a civil lawsuit she filed against the school district. Tiffany Burroughs’ attorney, as well …

Local Roundup: Hanover Dives to Wins in 1st Home Meet

Monday, January 18, 2016

Hanover — The three members of Hanover High School’s nascent diving team recorded two wins and a runner-up finish on Sunday at the Dartmouth College pool in the program’s first home meet. Freshman Kai Renshaw defeated two rivals …

Ann (Anna Harris) McGarrell

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Newbury, Vt. — Ann (Anna Harris) McGarrell, (b. Sept. 18, 1933), poet and translator died on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2015, in Woodsville, N.H. Beloved wife of the painter, James McGarrell and mother of Andrew Rider McGarrell, of St. Joseph, Mo. and Flo (Flora Raven) McGarrell, who perished in …