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Fastest For 48

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lebanon — Orford hiker Andrew Thompson normally has no problems falling asleep, but on July 6 he uncharacteristically tossed and turned through the night. Too bad for Thompson, because he wouldn’t be getting much sleep at all over the next 3½ days. The 38-year-old former Appalachian Trail through-hike speed record holder now has a new mark to crow about, having climbed all 48 of the 4,000-foot peaks in New Hampshire …

Engagement: Clogston — Hull

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Isaac Clogston and Tracey Hull have announced their engagement. The bridegroom-to-be is the son of George Clogston, and Susan and Donald Hood, of Bradford, Vt. He graduated from Oxbow Union High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Castleton State College. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jay …

New Oxbow Coach Looks to Spread the Fun

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — While waiting for coach Sean Murphy, delayed by road construction traffic, to arrive for the start of practice Tuesday afternoon, members of the Oxbow Union High football team conversed with friends inside Mona Garone Gym, listened to music or got in a few extra reps in the weight room. When …

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 …

Vt. Cops Lag in Mental Health Training

Sunday, April 27, 2014

West Lebanon — Only 43 percent of town police officers on the Vermont side of the Upper Valley have taken an eight-hour training course that prepares officers for dealing with individuals in the throes of a mental health …

Corinth to Hold Another Vote on New Firehouse Proposal

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Corinth — Voters will go back to the polls next month to decide again whether to build a new firehouse in town after 161 residents presented a petition to Corinth officials to take a second look at the project. Town Clerk Nancy Ertle said this week that what …