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Ernest "Ernie" Covey with his wife, Marcia, in a 1970s photograph at Bear Ridge Speedway in Bradford, Vt.
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A Life: Ernest "Ernie Covey," 1940 - 2014; ‘He Was a Cat Times Three – 27 Lives’ 

Monday, July 14, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — It might be a challenge to step out in a family of 12 children, but Ernie Covey always seemed to have a way of doing so — over and over again. Covey was mechanically competent from the start, learning the fine art of tinkering through careers that included timber harvesting, auto repair and truck driving. Beyond that, the Bradford, Vt., native took to both to dirt track auto racing and constructing dune buggies as recreational pursuits. Not bad for someone who spent the bulk of his life operating on one good leg – and, later, less. The accident that cost Covey most …

Man Climbs All 48 N.H. 4,000-Footers for Prouty

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The method with which Brad Taylor has chosen to contribute to the Prouty this year could be considered downright lunacy. Then again, that’s at least part of the idea. Taylor, 55, of Canterbury, N.H., is climbing Mount Moosilauke today to complete his “Full Moon 48” initiative, a summiting of all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000-foot summits between the full moons of June and …

Recreation Notes: Towns Honor Accident Victim

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tragedy afflicted Tunbridge last month when 20-year-old Jen Kinnarney, of South Royalton, died from injuries suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident. While both communities mourned, more than 100 friends gathered to help make things a little easier for the Kinnarney family. A double-elimination softball tournament held June 21 at the Tunbridge recreation fields …

Oxbow Student Dies During Trip

Friday, July 4, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Members of the Oxbow Union High School football team remembered teammate Sean Tillotson, who died suddenly this week at an airport in Colorado, as a hard-working athlete who thrived on helping the people around him. …

Peter R. Pierson

Friday, June 27, 2014

East Corinth, Vt. — Peter R. Pierson of Vt. Rte 25 passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at his home following a long illness. He was 75 years old. Born on Sept. 24, 1938, in Haverhill, N.H., he was the son of John A. and Mable Luella (Sweet) …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

Oxbow Class Now Values Good Deeds

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Bradford, Vt. — Eliza Russ told a packed Oxbow Union High School gymnasium Friday evening that when she went on a recent trip to the impoverished and storm-ravaged Caribbean nation of Haiti, …

Gisele Francoise (Fournier) Hood

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

East Corinth, Vt. — Gisele Francoise (Fournier) Hood, of East Corinth passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center in Manchester, N.H. after a brief illness. Gisele was born in East Hereford, Canada and moved to the US when she …

Richford Denies Oxbow a Softball Repeat

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The success of the Oxbow Union High softball depends largely on its ability to take advantage of opponents’ mistakes. In Tuesday’s 6-3 VPA Division III semifinal loss to Richford, it was the Olympians’ own uncharacteristic …

Jessie Gilson

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

East Corinth, Vt. — A memorial service for Jessie Gilson will be held at 2 p.m., on Sunday, June 22 at the Congregational Church in East Corinth. The Reverend Michael Caldwell presiding. …

Mushroom Magic: Corinth Man Hones His Skills as Hunter of the Elusive Morel

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Corinth — Mushroom hunter Brad Wheeler spent a recent Thursday evening tromping around Orange County in search of an elusive, highly prized fungus. The first two stops left him empty handed, but then, in an old apple orchard, …

Woodstock Title Leads Horde of Area Track Winners

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Chester, Vt. — As Thetford Academy senior Chris Wells jumped over the final hurdle in the 300 meter event on Saturday, he knew he still had some yardage to go to reach the finish line and was very …

Oxbow Softball Cruises Past Windsor to Advance

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — When it comes to winning dirty, the Oxbow Union High softball team has become downright filthy. An explanation: Influenced by what she witnessed on a spring trip to Long Island last year, longtime Oxbow coach Robin Wozny instituted a system of play she now calls …