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Doreen A. Clancy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Doreen A. Clancy, 88, died at home on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Jan. 23, 1927, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of Frederick and Leila (Powers) Waters. She attended elementary schools in Melrose, Mass. and was a 1945 graduate of Melrose High School. Doreen attended Perry Normal School before receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Castleton State College, Vt. in 1949. From 1949 through 1956 Doreen taught school in Brattleboro, Vt. and also at schools in Swampscott, Upton and Stoneham, Mass. Doreen married John Edward Clancy in 1956. They resided in Melrose where they raised five children. They retired to Bradford in …

Steven Jackson Johnson

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Newbury, Vt. — Steven Jackson Johnson was born on June 16, 1947 and passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. He was a renaissance man who did a little bit of everything and loved spending time with his family. He was the son of Ronald and Patricia Johnson and Norma Crowley. Steve graduated from Castleton State College with a degree in Education, and …

Hartford, Regional Planners’ Visions Differ

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Woodstock — An ongoing disagreement between the town of Hartford and regional planners boils down to a single question: What should Vermont look like? Or, perhaps: Who should decide what Vermont should look like? Peter Gregory, the executive director of the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission, has a particular vision for the Upper Valley’s …

For Town Forests, a Quiet Century of Regrowth

Saturday, May 23, 2015

At 1,822 feet , Wright’s Mountain is the highest point in Bradford, with commanding views east to Mount Moosilauke in New Hampshire and west to the Waits River watershed. On an early spring morning the air is riot …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Confirming Their Faith: Vermont’s New Catholic Bishop Makes First Visit to St. Anthony Church

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Hartford — Leading a confirmation Mass at St. Anthony’s Church earlier this month, the Most Rev. Christopher Coyne, Vermont’s new Catholic bishop, spent a few minutes reflecting on names. “Lots of names, lots of beautiful names,” Coyne said …

Ronald Levy Erskine

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Wells River, Vt. — Ronald Levy Erskine, 75, of Wells River died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at his home. He was born in Randolph, Vt., the son of Cedric and Thelma (George) Erskine. He attended schools in Randolph. He was a United States Army Veteran serving from 1961 …

Oxbow Softball Conquers Twinfield

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — After a hiccup to start the season, the Oxbow Union High School softball team is beginning to look equally as strong as any Olympian team in recent memory. Oxbow mercy-ruled visiting Twinfield on Tuesday, 18-3 in five innings, the O’s fifth straight win since a …

Richard P. Uline

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Richard P. Uline, 73, of Bradford died Friday, May 8, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born on Dec. 18, 1941 in Woodsville, N.H., the son of Ray and Lena (Brown) Uline. He lived in Lyme, N.H., and went to school …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Neighbors of Newmont Farm’s 200-Acre Pumpkin Field Complain of Herbicide Drift

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Newbury, Vt. — Martha Griswold felt tired and short of breath last summer. Her co-workers told her she didn’t seem herself. Initially she attributed her symptoms to a recent return to a full-time job as the interim director …

Bradford to Rededicate Its Veterans Memorial During Encampment

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Bradford’s yearlong celebration of its settlement continues Memorial Day weekend with living history demonstrations and a rededication of the town’s veterans memorial. The Vermont Civil War Hemlocks will set up an encampment on May 24 on Route 25, just west of Bradford Mini Mart. The …

State Awards $900K in Grants for Broadband Improvements

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Norwich — Four Upper Valley towns — Norwich, Randolph, Royalton and Bradford — are among the eight Vermont communities that will benefit from state grants totaling nearly $900,000 aimed at improving broadband Internet speeds in underserved areas, according to an announcement from Gov. Peter Shumlin on Wednesday. “I’m …