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Tristan Longmoore, an Oxbow rising Sophomore who recently returned from the USA National Football Team Development Camp in Towson, Md. Longmoore, 15, is shown here at his home in Bradford, Vt., on July 30, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Oxbow QB Gains Valuable Experience at Development Camp

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — For someone too young for a driver’s licence, Tristan Longmoore sure knows how to get around. Longmoore, 15, recently returned from Towson, Md., where he was one of about 200 athletes invited to play in the USA National Football Development Games at Towson University’s Unitas Stadium. A sophomore-to-be and quarterback at Oxbow Union High, it’s Longmoore’s second …

Forum, July 29: Change in Norwich; One for the Books in Bradford; Measles Prevention

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Vocal Minority in Norwich To the Editor: I’m compelled to respond to Brian Livingston’s attack on Norwich Town Manager Neil Fulton and the needs of the Norwich municipal workers (“A Pool, Not a Police Station,” July 14). There is ample evidence that the police department’s building is beyond reasonable repair. The building study was conducted in 2012 and has been on the town’s …

Camp Billings Honors an Icon: After 46 Years, Bradford, Vt., Man Retiring From Full-Time Summer Post

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Thetford — As the sun neared its peak in the midday sky on Saturday, two young Camp Billings campers, puttering around the summer camp’s cozy maintenance garage, described camp icon Larry Drew, who in his 46 years working summers at the camp has served just about every role — from athletic director to …

Bradford Woman’s Murder Trial Nears

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Chelsea — A Bradford, Vt., woman who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of her ex-boyfriend on Christmas night in 2012 is scheduled to go to trial at the end of this month. Anne-Marie Whiteway is …

Oxbow Softball Cruises Past Windsor to Advance

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — When it comes to winning dirty, the Oxbow Union High softball team has become downright filthy. An explanation: Influenced by what she witnessed on a spring trip to Long Island last year, longtime Oxbow coach Robin Wozny instituted a system of play she now calls …

Terrance Chester McLam

Friday, June 6, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Terrance Chester McLam, Sr., 68 of Concord died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. He was born in Woodsville, N.H., Feb. 26, 1946. Terry is survived by his parents, Chester and Freda (Dexter) McLam of E. Topsham, Vt.; three siblings, Glen and …

Ernest “Ernie” Covey

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Committal services for Ernest “Ernie” Covey, 73, of Bradford, who died peacefully at his home on Saturday, March 8, 2014, will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 12 noon in the family lot in the Corinth Center Cemetery in Corinth, Vt. The Hale …

H.S. Notebook: Cards’ Desilets Loses Interim Tag

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Claremont — Ivy Desilets has a vision for improving the fate of the Stevens High girls basketball program, and it’s one she’s looking forward to implementing now that she’s been officially given the reins of the team. Desilets …

At the Peak of Her Powers: Retired Bradford, Vt., Woman Helps Conserve Wright’s Mountain

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — For someone who is ostensibly retired, Nancy Jones maintains an active lifestyle. In one recent eight-day period, she supervised a bus full of teenagers on a field trip to Burlington, attended a two-day conference for …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Local Roundup: Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings …

Letter: Calling All Volunteers for Bradford Celebration

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

To the Editor: The Bradford, Vt., 250th Committee is hard at work developing plans for our sestercentennial celebration in 2015. We need you. What do we need? Everything! Does your family, group or organization what to participate? Say “yes” today. Show your spirit and join the fun. Our …

Christopher Martin Berini

Friday, May 23, 2014

Bradford Vt. — Graveside service for Christopher Martin Berini, who died Feb. 12, 2014, will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31 at the Calvary Cemetery in Northfield, Vt. Arrangements were made by the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea Vt. / 802-685-4600. Commencement to follow. …

Oxbow Softball on All Cylinders

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — It’s full speed ahead for the Oxbow Union High softball team in its quest for a second consecutive Vermont Division III championship. Tuesday, the host Olympians blitzed Harwood, 11-5, stealing seven bases, advancing twice on …