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Root wads, or toe wood, sticks out of the Bradford Golf Club near the Hole 3 green. Eighteen root wads in three sections were inserted to prevent further rapid erosion occurring since runoff from Tropical Storm Irene began diverting currents of the Waits River toward the bank. (Mike Tessier photograph)

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, but those concerns have been lessened significantly thanks to a recently completed bank restoration project near the Hole 3 green. The project …

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 life of 89 years on the family homestead. He attended the Taplin Hill elementary school …

Alfred C. Hansen

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Committal services with Military Honors for Alfred C. Hansen, 92, of White River Jct., and a long time resident of Corinth, Vt., who died on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the family lot in the East Corinth New Cemetery. The Hale Funeral Home and Cremation Care of …

Lifting Harness Gives Boost to Ambulances

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Fairlee — Upper Valley Ambulance is getting a lift thanks to the Doty Belt, a device resembling a climbing harness that allows responders to more easily help up fallen patients. The ambulance service recently purchased three of the …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Corinth Resident Steps In to Lead Vermont PBS at a Pivotal Time

Friday, May 15, 2015

When Holly Groschner took on the job of president and CEO of Vermont PBS in February, she couldn’t have predicted the position the station would find itself in just a few months later, when the state’s budget woes …

Oxbow Softball Conquers Twinfield

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — After a hiccup to start the season, the Oxbow Union High School softball team is beginning to look equally as strong as any Olympian team in recent memory. Oxbow mercy-ruled visiting Twinfield on Tuesday, 18-3 in five innings, the O’s fifth straight win since a …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Martin V. Liegel, Jr.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Topsham, Vt. — Committal services for Martin V. Liegel, Jr. of Topsham who passed away in his home on Jan. 12, 2015, will be held on May 9, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the family lot in the East Corinth New Cemetery in East Corinth, Vt. The Hale …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions …

Oxbow Girls Lacrosse Seeks Reconstruction

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Oxbow Union High girls lacrosse program is dead — or at least in suspended animation — for 2015. And that presents an opportunity. Oxbow athletic director Hank Van Orman was forced to pull the plug on the Olympians last month when it became apparent the numbers wouldn’t …

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 …