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Larry Drew, 81, of Bradford watches for traffic as the start of the 6.2 mile race around Lake Fairlee at Camp Billings in Thetford, Vt. Saturday, July 26, 2014. Drew is retiring after 46 years working at the camp. 
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

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 assistant camp director to program director to …

Forum, July 25: Enough About the Co-op; More About the Co-op; Hartford Track Vote; The Hole Story on Interchange Drive

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Co-op, in Two Words To the Editor: Enough already. Edmund Coffin Strafford Those With a Vested Interest To the Editor: At Wednesday’s board meeting of the Hanover Co-op, 14 people spoke in favor of the management. Of the 14 who supported them, seven had a vested economic interest. They were vendors, merchandisers and store employees who in some form or another receive …

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 …

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 …

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 …