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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 …

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 …

The Swing’s the Thing: Vermont H.S. Golfers Finally Getting on the Course

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Vermont Principals Association usually plans for its golf teams to get into action last among the spring sports, given the need to wait for the state’s courses to become playable first. It nearly didn’t work out that …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Lax Rallies Past Patriots

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Down five entering the fourth quarter, the Woodstock High boys lacrosse team stormed all the way back to beat host Mount Anthony 11-10 in overtime on Haven Lantz’s game-winner. The Wasps (3-2) trailed 10-5 heading …

Letter: Stay Safe on Green Up Day

Saturday, May 3, 2014

To the Editor: Green Up Day workers should use care when picking up trash. There are all sorts of things illegally disposed of that can hurt you if not handled properly. It would be naive to think no one was making methamphetamine in this area when it is …

Bradford, Vt., Voters Overturn Approval of New Fire Truck

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Bradford Fire Department will not add a versatile new fire truck to its fleet this year after voters rescinded approval for the purchase. Residents at a special Town Meeting on Tuesday night voted, 108-77, to undo the action taken at the annual Town Meeting …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …

Vermont Roads Dominate the 2014 Big Muddy Awards

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Are dirt roads driving your vehicle, rather than the other way around? Has a thick layer of rock-studded muck taken up residence inside the wheel wells? Does driving faster than 40 mph make your car vibrate violently? Don’t …