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 Caitlynn Ramsey and Ethan Hawkes

Wedding: Ramsey — Hawkes

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Bridgewater — Caitlynn Beth Ramsey and Ethan Gerry Hawkes were married on Sept. 20, 2014, at the All Saints Church Mission in Ogunquit, Maine. The bride’s father escorted her down the aisle. She carried a bouquet of blue hydrangeas, keeping with the blue-and-white nautical theme of the wedding. Deacon Richard Martino and pastor Gwen Groff officiated at the ceremony. Marcia Bender was pianist and special music was provided by an ensemble from Bethany Mennonite Church. The ceremony included a special reading by Heather Wolfe, sister of the bridegroom. The bridal party traveled by trolley to the lobster bake reception, catered in a seaside tent at …

Vt. Football Players Enjoy Their Day With the Stars

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Castleton, Vt. — By their own superb standards, the Hartford High and Woodstock Union High football teams played through sub-par seasons this fall. For the Hurricanes and Wasps chosen for Saturday’s North-South All-Star game at Castelton State College, participating helped alleviate some of the sting. Hartford suited up three players for the South during the North’s wild 31-28 win at Spartan Stadium, with …

John E. Lynds

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Bridgewater, Vt. — John E. Lynds, age 72, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at his home in Bridgewater. John was born on the family farm in Plymouth, Vt. on June 28, 1942, to Laurence and Gladys Lynds. In 1964, he married Lillian Sandra Hadley and settled in Bridgewater where they raised their four sons John, Aaron, Peter and Timothy. John started out working …

Woodstock Runs Over Springfield for 33rd Straight Victory

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — Before Friday night’s game began, Woodstock coach Ramsey Worrell knew what kind of team he had, but was not sure what kind of team Springfield was going to be putting on the field. “I really don’t what to expect, but I like the coach and …

Revamped Backfield Leads Woodstock in Opener

Friday, August 29, 2014

Woodstock — It’s inevitable that someone will stop what is now a 32-game winning streak for the Woodstock Union High football team. But only if someone catches the Wasps first. Unveiling a new backfield that makes up with …

Hanging on the Telephone: Bradley Hoping For Call to Join Ryder Cup Team

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Woodstock — Some folks stress about Christmas. Professional golfers stress about late August. In a week, however, Keegan Bradley could be celebrating like Santa Claus left him a puppy under the tree. On Monday evening, on live television, …

Journalist Freed in Syria Spent Time Living in Upper Valley

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Bridgewater — A journalist held by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria for nearly two years before being released on Sunday had Upper Valley ties. Friends say Theo Padnos , 45, whose family owns a home in Bridgewater, used …

High School Notes: New Woodstock Athletic Director Settles In

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Woodstock — Jeff Thomas used to joke about it with Hartford High Athletic Director Joe James: It just didn’t seem to make sense that Justin Wardwell drove from Bridgewater to his job as Hartford Middle School AD, while Mike Jabour was going in the opposite direction for similar …

Boards Weigh Closing Elementary Schools in Barnard, Bridgewater

Friday, August 1, 2014

Woodstock — School boards in the Windsor Central Supervisory Union are expected to hear more information in coming weeks about a plan to close two of the district’s elementary schools, a consolidation that would leave Barnard and Bridgewater without a public school within their towns and reconfigure the …

Shrine Game Notes: Hanover Grad Looks Ahead to UNH

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Castleton, Vt. — Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl coaches don’t get every kid they want. Hoping to lure all of the Twin States’ top football talent to raise money for Shrine hospitals, the game sometimes loses high-caliber athletes bound …

Four Towns Work on Waste

Saturday, July 19, 2014

White River Junction — Community leaders from several Upper Valley towns met Tuesday night to begin the slow process of considering collaborative solutions for collecting and processing the region’s trash, compost and recyclables. The unusual gathering of almost …

Vermont Sets Lower and Consistent Speed Limit Along Route 4

Friday, July 18, 2014

Woodstock — The state of Vermont is reducing speed limits along Route 4 between Bridgewater and Hartford to smooth out changes in speed and give drivers more time to react in emergencies along a state highway where five …

Engagement: Seely — Cross

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Bridgewater — Bruce and Meg Seely, of Bridgewater, have announced the engagement of their son, Evan Sloane Seely, to Jess Swan Cross. The bridegroom-to-be graduated from St. Paul’s School in 2006 and earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology …