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Dahlia Klarich, right, of Thetford Academy, high fives her former Oxbow teammates after Thetford's 53 - 40 win in Bradford, Vt. Thursday, February 4, 2016.
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A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union High to Thetford has been anything but awkward. Now the Panthers’ starting point guard, Klarich played her freshman and sophomore seasons for …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The senior center had a goal and two assists before Monday night’s date with Exeter High …

Mass. Company Buys Patten’s Gas

Sunday, October 25, 2015

North Haverhill, N.H. — Massachusetts-based Osterman Propane is continuing its push into the Upper Valley with the purchase of Patten’s Gas, the propane supplier and appliance store on Brushwood Road. The acquisition follows by a month Osterman’s purchase of Perry’s Oil Service in Bradford, Vt. Terms for both …

Woodstock Defeats Oxbow in a Barn-Burner

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Woodstock — The secret to warmth on a frigid night? Run. A lot. So it was with no small sense of irony that two bearded men, perhaps stiffened by the cold air enveloping James T. McLaughlin Field, shuffled to midfield around 9:30 p.m. with an apt summation of …

With Quiet Precision, Oxbow Ousts Hazen

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Those unfamiliar with the Oxbow Union High girls soccer team might, at first glance, think third-year coach Andrew Flaherty appears disinterested on the Olympians’ sideline. Instead of the vocal approach taken on by so many of his peers on game days, Flaherty sits patiently and …

Local Roundup: Thetford Pulls Off a Shocker in Williamstown

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — Cinderella must have been stowed away on the Thetford Academy boys soccer team bus to Williamstown for the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The 13th-seeded Panthers beat the fourth-seeded …

Dominic Lovino, Jr.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Warren, N.H. — Dominic Lovino, Jr., 76, of Warren died at his home on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Arlington, Mass. on April 29, 1939, the son of Domenic Lovino, Sr. and Amalia “Lillian” Belladonna. He was married to Lisa …

Local Roundup: Marauders Set Marks in CVC Victory

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Hanover — A pair of record-setting performances helped the Hanover High girls cross country team to a victory in the Connecticut Valley Conference championship meet on Friday at Storrs Pond Recreation Area. The Marauder boys took third place. …

From Screens to Spoons

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Ed Morrison had had his fill of the West Coast. Now, he wants others to eat their fill. His stint as an extra in movies and TV shows was fun, he said, but it doesn’t …

Local Roundup: Wasps Fly Past Upstate New York Foe

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Plattsburgh, n.y. — The Woodstock High football team used a potent running attack, timely defensive plays and a key ejection to take a wild 38-30 win over Plattsburgh (N.Y.) in nonleague high school football action on Friday night. The Wasps (5-2 overall, 4-2 league) never trailed. Woodstock jumped …

Gail Jean Batchelder Chase

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Gail Jean Chase, 63, beloved mother of Christopher, Daniel and Ryan Chase, passed away at her home on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Gail was born April 5, 1952, to Verne C. and Kathryn G. Batchelder in Fairlee, Vt. She spent her childhood years working alongside …

Chicken Truck Crash Investigation Ongoing

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Newbury — State police are continuing to investigate the circumstances around the tractor-trailer truck driver who crashed on Interstate 91 on Tuesday while looking at a map on his cellphone. Vermont State Police Lt. Fred Cornell said it …