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Maddie French, 17, and Oxbow High School lacrosse player and member of the track and field team, is in the delayed entry program for the Marines. She will leave for boot camp at Parris Island in South Carolina just after graduating from Oxbow High School in June. Friday, March 27, 2015. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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EOD, Eventually: Oxbow’s French Wants Future in Bomb Disposal

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Maddie French has mapped out a career path, and she hasn’t even graduated from high school yet. She knows what she wants to be and what she wants to do. French wants to be a U.S. Marine, and she wants to disarm explosives. A few days after graduation from Oxbow Union High School in June, she’ll travel to Parris Island, S.C., for 12 weeks of what the U.S. Marine Corps calls the most demanding recruit training in the world and, according to the USMC website, “where sand fleas await in open swamps.” She’ll dive right in to face a rigorous challenge that …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Into Playoffs on 8-0-1 Run

Monday, March 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Take your pick of which is the most impressive: ∎ Going unbeaten in the last nine games of the season? ∎ Having to play five games in eight days — and winning all of them? ∎ Not losing a single contest away from home all winter? ∎ Having all six …

William Huyler Danforth, Sr.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

East Corinth, Vt. — William Huyler Danforth, Sr., 88, of East Corinth died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Lebanon Center Genesis Eldercare. He was born on June 26, 1926 in Hardwick, Vt. the son of Raymond and Maude (Belknap) Danforth. He attended schools in Stannard, Vt. He worked …

Local Roundup: ‘Whitchester’ Girls Win for Coach

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Woodstock — This one’s for the coach. With head coach Dennis Wood out of action due to emergency gall bladder surgery, the Whitcomb-Rochester girls basketball team fought off Craftsbury for a 50-38 victory in the Vermont Division IV quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock Union High School. The …

Alfred C. “Al” Hansen

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — It is with heavy heart that we share the passing of our beloved father, grandfather (Papa), and friend Alfred C. “Al” Hansen on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at his home in White River Jct. Al was born to Sigveld and Thyra Hansen on …

Clubbing It: Unofficial or Not, Thetford Celebrates a Title

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — The Thetford Academy boys indoor track and field team may not have officially won Saturday’s VPA Division II state championship meet, but the Panthers had little trouble celebrating their “mythical” title. Though ineligible for a …

Selectboard Race Is On In Corinth

Friday, February 13, 2015

Corinth Town Meeting is on Tuesday, March 3, at 10 a.m. at the town hall in Cookeville. Corinth — Municipal leaders are expecting an uncontroversial Town Meeting this year, with minor changes to the town budget, though there will be a contested race to replace a Selectboard member …

Steven George Patrick

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Glastonbury, Conn. — Steven George Patrick of Glastonbury, Conn. and Corinth, Vt. passed away Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, in Hartford Hospital, Hospice Care. Steven was born Dec. 10, 1940, in Middleboro, Mass. to William C. Patrick and Sylvia (Pentikainen) Patrick. His childhood was spent in Andover and Columbia, …

Local Roundup: Martin, Engineers Stifle Blue Mountain

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Woodsville — The Woodsville High girls basketball team wasn’t upset about the possibility of allowing Blue Mountain senior Jordan Farquharson her 1,000th career point on Monday night. The Engineers were just going to make sure that if she did reach the plateau, she’d do so one point at …

Local Roundup: Threesome Stomps Standards at Vermont Track Qualifier

Monday, February 9, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — It’s a fairly straightforward thing, qualifying for the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships. At least in Vermont, all it required was a top-six finish, regardless of division, in any of the events staged …

Franklin S. Ordway

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Corinth, Vt. — Franklin S. Ordway, 86, of Currier Hill Road in Corinth died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday evening Feb. 11, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hale Funeral Home, 187 Upper …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Basketball Catches Winning Fever

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

West Canaan — If winning can be contagious, it’s safe to say the Mascoma High boys basketball team has caught the bug. The Royals used a collective hot-shooting touch to beat visiting Stevens 71-47 on Tuesday night. Mason …