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Sean Murphy speaks to his Oxbow High football team after its Aug. 12 practice in Bradford, Vt. Murphy is beginning his first season with the Olympians. Valley News - Tris Wykes

New Oxbow Coach Looks to Spread the Fun

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — While waiting for coach Sean Murphy, delayed by road construction traffic, to arrive for the start of practice Tuesday afternoon, members of the Oxbow Union High football team conversed with friends inside Mona Garone Gym, listened to music or got in a few extra reps in the weight room. When it comes to learning Murphy’s high-flying offense, …

Thetford School Seeks Solar Panel Funding

Friday, August 15, 2014

Thetford — In addition to the recycling and composting programs Thetford Elementary School already has established, school officials plan to add solar power to its sustainability portfolio this year, should residents give a proposed photovoltaic array the thumbs up. Voters will head to the polls Aug. 26 to determine whether to issue a 20-year bond of $345,000 at 3.5 percent interest to pay …

New Oxbow Football Coach Wants to Spread It Out

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The director of guidance at St. Johnsbury Academy will now be guiding the football team at Oxbow Union High. Sean Murphy — who will remain the guidance director and a dormitory proctor at St. Johnsbury — on Tuesday was named the Olympians’ second head coach. He replaces Mark Palmieri, who …

Jeanine Lucille Clark

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Jeanine Lucille Clark, 72, of Bradford born March 11, 1942 in Kingston, N.Y. to Edith Stokes and Harold Schoonmaker died on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Cottage Hospital in Woodville, N.H. Jeanine grew up in New York, and then lived in Maine, Connecticut, before settling …

Recreation Notes: Towns Honor Accident Victim

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tragedy afflicted Tunbridge last month when 20-year-old Jen Kinnarney, of South Royalton, died from injuries suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident. While both communities mourned, more than 100 friends gathered to help make things a little easier for …

Sean Clifford Tillotson

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Sean Clifford Tillotson, 17, of O’Gorman Road died suddenly on Monday, June 30, 2014, in Denver, Colo., while traveling to participate in a week-long leadership program in Wyoming. A senior at Oxbow High School, Sean was born Oct. 3, 1996, in Lebanon, N.H., the son …

Upper Valley Farmers Markets in Full Swing with Summer

Monday, July 7, 2014

Canaan — The mood on Canaan’s Village Green was festive Sunday with bright sun shining and music playing as farmers market shoppers passed between two rows of vendors. Enfield resident Renée Talcott was thwarted in her quest for …

Oxbow Student Dies During Trip

Friday, July 4, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Members of the Oxbow Union High School football team remembered teammate Sean Tillotson, who died suddenly this week at an airport in Colorado, as a hard-working athlete who thrived on helping the people around him. …

Lucia Batchelder Davis

Friday, June 20, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Lucia Batchelder Davis, 98, formerly of Piermont, N.H., passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Grafton County Nursing Home, North Haverhill, N.H. Lucia was born on Nov. 27, 1915, in Bradford, Vt., a daughter of Alfred and Lucia (Whitten) Batchelder. Her family …

Geraldine F. Gaudette

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Geraldine F. Gaudette, 94, formerly of White River Jct., died Saturday June 14, 2014, at the Woodridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berlin, Vt. She was born in Springfield, Mass., March 2, 1920, a daughter of Charles Byron and Mary (Johnson) Smith. She grew up …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

Fritz William Osgood

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Fritz William Osgood, 86, of 166 Cross Road, Bradford, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Brookside Nursing Home, Inc., White River Junction, after more than a decade long battle against Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in Westfield, Vt. on …

Geraldine Gaudette

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Geraldine Gaudette, 94, formerly of White River Jct., died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the Woodridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berlin, Vt. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition …