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Mildred Anna Bruder

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Surrounded by family at home while angels were rejoicing, Jesus took the hand of his faithful daughter, Mildred (Millie) A. Bruder, and led her home to be with her Lord and Savior on the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. Millie was born on Oct. 8, 1939, in Newark, N.J., daughter of Mildred and Frank Wenzel. Millie was married to her faithful husband, George, for over 50 years. While living in New Jersey, Millie and George started a family. Millie was a loving mom, devoted wife, and hardworking homemaker. Millie loved to crochet, sew, and spend time at church. In 1986, after raising their first five …

Doreen A. Clancy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Doreen A. Clancy, 88, died at home on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Jan. 23, 1927, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of Frederick and Leila (Powers) Waters. She attended elementary schools in Melrose, Mass. and was a 1945 graduate of Melrose High School. Doreen attended Perry Normal School before receiving her Bachelor of …

Steven Jackson Johnson

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Newbury, Vt. — Steven Jackson Johnson was born on June 16, 1947 and passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. He was a renaissance man who did a little bit of everything and loved spending time with his family. He was the son of Ronald and Patricia Johnson and Norma Crowley. Steve graduated from Castleton State College with a degree in Education, and …

Hartford, Regional Planners’ Visions Differ

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Woodstock — An ongoing disagreement between the town of Hartford and regional planners boils down to a single question: What should Vermont look like? Or, perhaps: Who should decide what Vermont should look like? Peter Gregory, the executive …

A Boost at Boot Camp: Piermont Woman Helps Others Get Fit

Monday, August 24, 2015

West Fairlee — Looking back on the six years or so since committing herself to a healthier lifestyle, Brandi Bissonnette wishes she’d had more group support to help guide her along. Now 100 pounds lighter and a certified …

Double Option: Olympians Have Willing Replacements at Quarterback

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Since his time playing in the Bradford Bulldogs youth football program, Dametres Perry had been friend and quarterback Tristan Longmoore’s favorite target. This fall, Perry will take his best crack at replacing him. Longmoore — …

John H. Gundy, M.D.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Corinth, Vt. — A Memorial Service for John H. Gundy, M.D. who died May 26, 2015, will take place at the Bradford Congregational Church, in Bradford, Vermont on Sunday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. …

Alyce T. Ronzo

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Alyce T. Ronzo passed away on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. She was born on July 4, 1926, and was the daughter of Robert and Eunice (Covey) Tucker. She attended the Fulton School in Newbury, Vt. and graduated from Bradford Academy in 1944. She graduated from …

Vt. Compost Law Seen Helping Poor

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Could Vermont’s new recycling law help feed the poor? All signs point to yes, according to charitable organizations that work to channel large amounts of food from producers and retailers into the homes of those in need. “For …

Bradford, Vt., Residents Oppose Assisted Living Facility

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Developers of a 32-unit assisted living facility on Plateau Acres Road have cleared a major hurdle in the permitting process by obtaining approval under Act 250, Vermont’s environmental law covering large developments. Neighbors opposed to …

‘He Demanded Integrity’: Longtime Oxbow, Hanover Soccer Coach, Mentor Mike Callanan Dies

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The Upper Valley soccer community is mourning the death of longtime coach and mentor Mike Callanan, who was found dead in his Hanover apartment on Saturday, the victim of an apparent heart attack. He was 72. Memorial services …

Giving Water to Fitness: Woodsville Man Hopes ‘H.A.T.S.’ Can Be Right Fit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newbury, Vt. — A former granite industry business owner who now runs his own health and fitness center, Gary Goodwin has always considered himself a self-starter. Now the 70-year-old is hoping to start something he feels would be …

Bradford, Vt., Course Gets New Life

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Because of its location just downstream from a power dam along the Waits River, Bradford Golf Club is prone to occasional flooding. Erosion along the river’s south bank also became problematic following Tropical Storm Irene, …