Bradford

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of several reports utilized by public health officials to evaluate existing health systems and plot steps for the future. “I think these are good because they tell us where we need to work,” said Dr. Robert Greene, chief population health management officer at …

Harold Edward Gravlin, III

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Harold Edward Gravlin, III (Peanut) passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at his home in Bradford, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his two daughters, Bailea and Taylor Gravlin of E. Thetford, Vt.; his ex-wife and friend, Sheri Shumway of E. Thetford; his mother, Charlotte (Martin) Thurston of Bradford; his brother, …

Harold E. Gravlin III

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Harold E. “Peanut” Gravlin III, 46, of Bradford died Sunday evening, March 22, 2015, with his family by his side. Funeral arrangements are pending with Hale Funeral Homes and Cremation Care of Bradford. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. …

Dana Lawrence O’Donnell

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wells River, Vt. — Dana Lawrence O’Donnell passed away Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after a short illness. He was 58. Dana was born in Woodsville, N.H., Aug. 17, 1956, the son of Lawrence and Miriam (Beard) O’Donnell. He grew up in Bradford, Vt., and …

Louise Heath Allen

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Louise Heath Allen (80) passed away peacefully on February 8, 2015 at her home in Bradford, Vermont. Louise was born in Barnet, Vermont on April 30, 1934. Daughter of the late Florence Cheney and Carroll Brown and sister to Carroll Brown Jr. She is survived …

Clubbing It: Unofficial or Not, Thetford Celebrates a Title

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — The Thetford Academy boys indoor track and field team may not have officially won Saturday’s VPA Division II state championship meet, but the Panthers had little trouble celebrating their “mythical” title. Though ineligible for a …

Louise Allen

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Louise Allen, 80, of Goshen Road in Bradford died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family. A complete obituary with service details will be published at a later date. The Hale Funeral Homes and Cremation Care of Bradford is in charge …

Local Roundup: Martin, Engineers Stifle Blue Mountain

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Woodsville — The Woodsville High girls basketball team wasn’t upset about the possibility of allowing Blue Mountain senior Jordan Farquharson her 1,000th career point on Monday night. The Engineers were just going to make sure that if she did reach the plateau, she’d do so one point at …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Newport Woman Charged With Embezzlement Plymouth, Vt. — A woman from Newport has been cited with allegedly embezzling funds from the Windsor County town where she previously worked as town clerk, according to a news release from Vermont State Police. Barbara Stone, 57, is scheduled to be arraigned …

Local Roundup: Threesome Stomps Standards at Vermont Track Qualifier

Monday, February 9, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — It’s a fairly straightforward thing, qualifying for the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships. At least in Vermont, all it required was a top-six finish, regardless of division, in any of the events staged …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Basketball Catches Winning Fever

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

West Canaan — If winning can be contagious, it’s safe to say the Mascoma High boys basketball team has caught the bug. The Royals used a collective hot-shooting touch to beat visiting Stevens 71-47 on Tuesday night. Mason …

Births Announcements: Feb. 1, 2015

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Gifford Medical Center DEDAM — A son, Safford Daniel Dedam, born on Jan. 14, 2015, to Rose and Alfred Dedam, of Bethel. Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital ADAMS — A son, Cason Isaac Adams, born on Dec. 29, 2014, to Sarah and Ron Adams, of Bradford, Vt. …

Katherine Burgess

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Katherine Burgess, 93, of Bradford died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at her home in her sleep. She was born Oct. 28, 1921, in Vershire, Vt. the daughter of Truman and Nettie (Bixby) Parshley. She worked doing housework at various homes in the area and for …