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Margaret “Peggy” Fuller Shearer Pierson

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

East Corinth, Vt. — Margaret “Peggy” Fuller Shearer Pierson, 85, passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, at the Arbors Senior Living at Shelburne, Vt., with her family by her side, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Peggy was born in Woodsville, N.H. on July 12, 1930, to Richard and Juanita Shearer of Bradford, Vt., where she grew up and attended Bradford Academy. Peggy was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, John Pierson Jr. and her daughter Wendy Jo Pierson, 54, of Hinesburg, Vt. She is survived by her children, Alan Pierson Franchot and wife, Angie Jacobs of Richmond, Vt., Kaye Pierson and husband, Dave Leonard of Pinehurst, N.C., Steve Pierson and wife, Robin of Stowe, …

R.I. Team Makes Itself Comfortable at New England Cross Country Meet

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Thetford — Preparing for Saturday’s New England cross country championships at Thetford Academy, runners from La Salle Academy heard a lot about Morty’s Monster — the steep hill near the end of TA’s 3.1-mile course named for designer John Morton — yet the Rams all but refused to acknowledge it. The Catholic school …

Stagecoach Rethinks Routes

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Stagecoach Transportation Services, which provides shuttle services to a significant chunk of the Upper Valley, rolled out a dramatically retooled offering this week in an effort to attract more riders. While the service has traditionally targeted major employers and vulnerable groups, such as seniors and people with disabilities, the restructuring …

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 …

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, …