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With a fresh job title and new keys in hand, Lebanon High School Principal Tom Marshall tries a key to open a stairwell door at the High School in Lebanon, N.H.,  on July 21, 2014. Marshall started work as Principal on Friday morning, after finding out he had gotten the job on Thursday evening. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Lebanon High, Oxbow Hire Principals

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lebanon — Summer isn’t all vacation for at least two Upper Valley school districts. School boards in Lebanon and Bradford, Vt., hired new principals for the upcoming school year at their respective meetings last week. Tom Marshall, formerly assistant principal at Oxbow Union High School in Bradford, has taken the helm at Lebanon High School, while educational consultant Doug Harris, …

A Life: Ernest "Ernie Covey," 1940 - 2014; ‘He Was a Cat Times Three – 27 Lives’ 

Monday, July 14, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — It might be a challenge to step out in a family of 12 children, but Ernie Covey always seemed to have a way of doing so — over and over again. Covey was mechanically competent from the start, learning the fine art of tinkering through careers that included timber harvesting, …

Man Climbs All 48 N.H. 4,000-Footers for Prouty

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The method with which Brad Taylor has chosen to contribute to the Prouty this year could be considered downright lunacy. Then again, that’s at least part of the idea. Taylor, 55, of Canterbury, N.H., is climbing Mount Moosilauke today to complete his “Full Moon 48” initiative, a summiting of all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000-foot summits between the full moons of June and …

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 …

James T. Condon

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — James T. Condon,73, died Wed. May 14, 2014, at his home in Bradford. He was born Oct. 24,1940, to James R. and Geraldine (Race) Condon. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; his sons, Christopher of Woodsville, N.H., Michael of Bennington, Vt., James B. and …

Letter: Marginalized by Prayer

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

To the Editor: Amen to Steve Nelson and his dissection of what it is like to be an atheist in this country (“No One Can Opt Out of Religion in Civic Life,” May 11). The Supreme Court’s ruling further institutionalizes the marginalization of atheists because of prayers invoked …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …

William G. Poley

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Newbury, Vt. — Graveside Funeral services for William G. Poley, 99, of Newbury and a long-time resident of Bradford, Vt. who died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct, Vt. will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the …