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Gretta Stack, of Sharon Academy, wipes away sweat during half time of the Phoenix game with Randolph in Sharon, Vt. Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Head Coach Blake Fabrikant read a weather report that marked the temerature at 86 degrees at game time and declared that the game would be played in 20 minute quarters with water breaks in between. (
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A Hot Topic: VPA’s Heat Policy Takes Toll on Fall Sports

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Hartford High School Athletic Director Joe James noticed the late summer sun shining down on his school’s soccer field Wednesday afternoon, not long before a scheduled Hartford-Woodstock girls match . By all accounts, it was perfect weather for soccer and even better weather to just be outside — the epitome of summer joy before the dull of winter. Then James …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain Asa Berolzheimer scored twice in the contest for the Marauders, the second coming off a …

Mildred Anna Bruder

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Surrounded by family at home while angels were rejoicing, Jesus took the hand of his faithful daughter, Mildred (Millie) A. Bruder, and led her home to be with her Lord and Savior on the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. Millie was born on Oct. 8, 1939, in Newark, N.J., daughter of Mildred and …

Local & Regional Briefs: Tuesday, Aug. 25

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Vermont Man Charged In Corinth Assault Corinth — A Caledonia County man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault in connection with a double stabbing at a Corinth home over the weekend. According to a news release, Robert Soto, 51, of Barnet, Vt., stabbed Andrew Roy, 25, and …

A Boost at Boot Camp: Piermont Woman Helps Others Get Fit

Monday, August 24, 2015

West Fairlee — Looking back on the six years or so since committing herself to a healthier lifestyle, Brandi Bissonnette wishes she’d had more group support to help guide her along. Now 100 pounds lighter and a certified …

Double Option: Olympians Have Willing Replacements at Quarterback

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Since his time playing in the Bradford Bulldogs youth football program, Dametres Perry had been friend and quarterback Tristan Longmoore’s favorite target. This fall, Perry will take his best crack at replacing him. Longmoore — …

Clarice Virginia Gadwah

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Higganum, Conn. — Clarice Virginia Gadwah, 91, of Higganum and a former long time resident of West Topsham, Vt. left us on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. She was born on March 4, 1924, in Marlboro, N.H. the daughter of Leo Germain and Amelia (Rivers) Germain. She attended schools …

Paul Kirtland Perry III

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Corinth, Vt. — Paul Kirtland Perry III, 68, of Corinth passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 2, 2015, surrounded by his family. Born in on Jan. 25, 1947, in New London, Conn., Paul was the son of Marjorie Walker and Paul K. Perry, Jr. He …

Allen W. Locke

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Corinth, Vt. — Allen William Locke, former Chairman of the Corinth Board of Selectmen, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Friday, July 31, 2015, of cancer. He was born on Aug. 24, 1938, the youngest son of Dr. Allen W. Locke and Florence (Henry) Locke of …

‘He Demanded Integrity’: Longtime Oxbow, Hanover Soccer Coach, Mentor Mike Callanan Dies

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The Upper Valley soccer community is mourning the death of longtime coach and mentor Mike Callanan, who was found dead in his Hanover apartment on Saturday, the victim of an apparent heart attack. He was 72. Memorial services …

Giving Water to Fitness: Woodsville Man Hopes ‘H.A.T.S.’ Can Be Right Fit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newbury, Vt. — A former granite industry business owner who now runs his own health and fitness center, Gary Goodwin has always considered himself a self-starter. Now the 70-year-old is hoping to start something he feels would be …

Bradford, Vt., Course Gets New Life

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Because of its location just downstream from a power dam along the Waits River, Bradford Golf Club is prone to occasional flooding. Erosion along the river’s south bank also became problematic following Tropical Storm Irene, …

Harry N. Brainerd

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

East Corinth, Vt. — Harry N. Brainerd of East Corinth, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015, surrounded by his family, at the home of his birth on Taplin Hill. He was born to Florence and Leon Brainerd on Feb. 2, 1926. He lived and farmed his entire …