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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 …

Helmut Krepper

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Helmut Krepper, born July 9, 1935, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, with his wife Maryjane at his side. Helmut was born in Kitzbuhel, Austria, and immigrated to the United States in 1962. He met Maryjane, and they married a year later in 1963 …

Business Notes: Jan. 18, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Lebanon — A new fitness has opened up in Lebanon at the site of an old fitness center. Element 6 Fitness, designed to offer clients strength conditioning and custom-designed workouts, has been opened by Amy Gamache and Nate Aldrich in the location previously occupied by KDR Fitness on …

Helena M. Kinney

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Helena M. Kinney, 89, of Bradford died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, Vt. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hale Funeral Homes and Cremation Care of Bradford, Vt. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. …

Oxbow Basketball Looking for a Proper Endgame

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Under first-year coach Steve Carson, the Oxbow Union High boys basketball team has already surpassed last season’s win total. Now the Olympians just need to figure out how to finish close games — especially against Capital Division rival Lyndon Institute. For the second time in …

Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Musty, Oxbow Union High School District

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Chelsea — A former Oxbow Union High School student has filed a civil lawsuit against the former teacher who sexually abused her and the school district, alleging that officials didn’t do enough to prevent the abuse, according to the complaint filed in Orange Superior Court. The plaintiff, Tiffany …

Local Roundup: Wasps Rain Threes in Boys Hoop Win Over Hartford

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

White River Junction — The Woodstock High boys played two halves of basketball in recording their second win over Hartford in 48 hours on Monday. They scored half of their baskets from beyond the 3-point arc, mirroring leading …

Local Roundup: Thetford, Oxbow Track Win at UVM

Monday, January 12, 2015

Burlington — Competing against larger schools apparently didn’t faze the Thetford and Oxbow indoor track teams on Sunday. The Panther boys came away with a solid team victory at a Vermont Interscholastic Track Association meet at the University of Vermont, while the Olympian girls shared similar honors with …

Expansion Underway for Growing North Haverhill Senior Center

Sunday, January 11, 2015

North Haverhill — On a ny given weekday, Horse Meadow Senior Center might serve 175 lunches in the dining room, send out 90 home-delivered meals, and offer an exercise class, writers’ group and bingo, all the while buzzing …

Support for Musty Questioned

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Family members of a woman who, as a teenager, was sexually assaulted by a former Oxbow Union High School coach and gym teacher question the support shown for him during his sentencing hearing last week. …

William Duval

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — William Duval, 68, died on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at his home in Waits River. He was born in Rutland on Dec. 9, 1946, the son of Charles L. and Germaine Duval. Bill grew up as one of ten siblings in Castleton and graduated from …