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Sean Murphy speaks to his Oxbow High football team after its Aug. 12 practice in Bradford, Vt. Murphy is beginning his first season with the Olympians. Valley News - Tris Wykes

New Oxbow Coach Looks to Spread the Fun

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — While waiting for coach Sean Murphy, delayed by road construction traffic, to arrive for the start of practice Tuesday afternoon, members of the Oxbow Union High football team conversed with friends inside Mona Garone Gym, listened to music or got in a few extra reps in the weight room. When it comes to learning Murphy’s high-flying offense, …

Thetford School Seeks Solar Panel Funding

Friday, August 15, 2014

Thetford — In addition to the recycling and composting programs Thetford Elementary School already has established, school officials plan to add solar power to its sustainability portfolio this year, should residents give a proposed photovoltaic array the thumbs up. Voters will head to the polls Aug. 26 to determine whether to issue a 20-year bond of $345,000 at 3.5 percent interest to pay …

New Oxbow Football Coach Wants to Spread It Out

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The director of guidance at St. Johnsbury Academy will now be guiding the football team at Oxbow Union High. Sean Murphy — who will remain the guidance director and a dormitory proctor at St. Johnsbury — on Tuesday was named the Olympians’ second head coach. He replaces Mark Palmieri, who …

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 …