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Vermont Senate May Ease School Consolidation Requirement

Saturday, April 11, 2015

White River Junction — With the Vermont Senate this week taking up a major education reform bill, supporters touted its cost-saving potential while opponents said it could l eave uncertain the role of school boards and impose an unrealistic spending limit on school districts. The House-passed bill aims to curb increases in school-related property taxes by consolidating many of the state’s 282 districts by 2020, and includes a 2 percent …

Oxbow Girls Lacrosse Seeks Reconstruction

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Oxbow Union High girls lacrosse program is dead — or at least in suspended animation — for 2015. And that presents an opportunity. Oxbow athletic director Hank Van Orman was forced to pull the plug on the Olympians last month when it became apparent the numbers wouldn’t be there to put a full varsity squad on the field. It’s always been something …

Connie Rae Curtis

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Connie Rae Curtis, 77, a longtime resident of Bradford, died on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at her home with Pat and Bob Benjamin in Bradford. Born on July 31, 1937, Connie was the daughter of Floyd and Julia (Harvey) Curtis of Rochester, Vt. She lived in Rochester, Vt. until 1983 when she moved to Bradford. Connie was a member of …

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 …

Ella Clough

Friday, January 30, 2015

Boscawen, N.H. — Ella Clough, 87, formerly of Lisbon, passed away on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Merrimack County Nursing Home. A native of Littleton, Ella was born on Dec. 3, 1927, a daughter to Arthur and Amanda Cassady. She married Armand Clough on July 8, 1945, …

Katherine Burgess

Friday, January 30, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Katherine Burgess, 93, of Bradford died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hale Funeral Homes and Cremation Care of Bradford, Vt. A complete obituary with service details will appear at a later date. …

Helena M. Kinney

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Helena M. Kinney, 89, of Bradford, died on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in Hartford, Vt. Helena was born on March 27, 1925 in Bradford to Frank and Mabel (Davidson) Morrill. She was a graduate of Bradford Academy, Class of 1943 and …

Helena M. Kinney

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Helena M. Kinney, 89, of Bradford died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in Hartford, Vt. Helena was born on March 27, 1925 in Bradford to Frank and Mabel (Davidson) Morrill. She was a graduate of Bradford Academy, Class of 1943 and graduated …