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Natalie Ottobelle Wright Metcalf Allen

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

West Topsham, Vt. — A life filled with love for her family and extended family ended Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, when Natalie passed away at the Berlin Health and Rehab Center in Barre, Vt. with her husband, Chester Allen, at her side as he has been for the last 28 years. Natalie was born and raised in Bradford living near the library. She loved playing basketball in High School at Bradford Academy and was proud that she was considered quite an athlete. At 17, Nat married Bryce Metcalf and moved to Taplin Hill in East Corinth where they raised their five children and farmed for more than 40 years. Nat not only worked in the …

Sharon, Oxbow Runners Shine at Vt. Championships

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Thetford — Even before setting foot on the soccer pitch Saturday, the Sharon Academy’s Chris Gish was a winner. While the dual-sport junior’s soccer teammates were preparing to host Whictomb in a Vermont Division IV quarterfinal Saturday afternoon, the speedy Gish captured his first D-III cross country individual championship at Thetford Academy. It …

Caledonia District Has Three-Way Race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Bradford — When it comes to electing someone to represent their views on health care at the Statehouse, voters in the Caledonia Senate district have three distinct choices — one of three candidates for the district’s two seats comes at the problem from the right, one comes from the left, and one is …

Sean Clifford Tillotson

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Sean Clifford Tillotson, 17, of O’Gorman Road died suddenly on Monday, June 30, 2014, in Denver, Colo., while traveling to participate in a week-long leadership program in Wyoming. A senior at Oxbow High School, Sean was born Oct. 3, 1996, in Lebanon, N.H., the son …

Upper Valley Farmers Markets in Full Swing with Summer

Monday, July 7, 2014

Canaan — The mood on Canaan’s Village Green was festive Sunday with bright sun shining and music playing as farmers market shoppers passed between two rows of vendors. Enfield resident Renée Talcott was thwarted in her quest for …

Oxbow Student Dies During Trip

Friday, July 4, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Members of the Oxbow Union High School football team remembered teammate Sean Tillotson, who died suddenly this week at an airport in Colorado, as a hard-working athlete who thrived on helping the people around him. …

Lucia Batchelder Davis

Friday, June 20, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Lucia Batchelder Davis, 98, formerly of Piermont, N.H., passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Grafton County Nursing Home, North Haverhill, N.H. Lucia was born on Nov. 27, 1915, in Bradford, Vt., a daughter of Alfred and Lucia (Whitten) Batchelder. Her family …

Geraldine F. Gaudette

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Geraldine F. Gaudette, 94, formerly of White River Jct., died Saturday June 14, 2014, at the Woodridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berlin, Vt. She was born in Springfield, Mass., March 2, 1920, a daughter of Charles Byron and Mary (Johnson) Smith. She grew up …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

Fritz William Osgood

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Fritz William Osgood, 86, of 166 Cross Road, Bradford, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Brookside Nursing Home, Inc., White River Junction, after more than a decade long battle against Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in Westfield, Vt. on …

Geraldine Gaudette

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Geraldine Gaudette, 94, formerly of White River Jct., died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the Woodridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berlin, Vt. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition …

Bradford, Vt., Woman Sentenced In Killing; No Contest Plea In 2012 Shooting

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Chelsea — A Bradford, Vt., woman pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the Christmas Day 2012 shooting death of her ex-boyfriend, who she was angry with because he began a relationship with her sister-in-law, though her attorney …

In Bradford, Vt., Dirt Still Rules

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Every Saturday night in the summer, scores of drivers turn out to test themselves on Vermont’s last remaining dirt racetrack. Bryan King, of Corinth, has been competing at Bear Ridge Speedway for more than two …