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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 …

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 …

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? …

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 …