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Sean Murphy speaks to his Oxbow High football team after its Aug. 12 practice in Bradford, Vt. Murphy is beginning his first season with the Olympians. Valley News - Tris Wykes

New Oxbow Coach Looks to Spread the Fun

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — While waiting for coach Sean Murphy, delayed by road construction traffic, to arrive for the start of practice Tuesday afternoon, members of the Oxbow Union High football team conversed with friends inside Mona Garone Gym, listened to music or got in a few extra reps in the weight room. When it comes to learning Murphy’s high-flying offense, …

Few Strangers at Corinth Old Home Day

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Corinth — The tradition of Old Home Day celebrations in New England dates back just before the turn of the 20th century, when local leaders were soliciting the return of former residents who had abandoned small-town country living, often in search of better-paying jobs in growing cities or developing farmland in the South …

Victor John Piersa

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Corinth, Vt. — Victor John Piersa, born on Nov. 25, 1918, and died on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Helen, and were married 72 years. He was the father of Kris Sayers, and son-in-law, Michael, of Avon, Conn., Irene Fradette, and son-in-law, Mike, of Gainesville, Va., Len Piersa, and daughter-in-law, Sue, of Clearwater, Fla. Dziadzi of Kristin …

Judith A. French

Friday, May 30, 2014

Corinth, Vt. — Judith A. French, 69, of Corinth died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in North Hampton, Mass. on March 26, 1945, the daughter of Archibald and Jemima (Kerr) French. She is survived by her companion of 22 …

Corinth Votes ‘No’ on Firehouse

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Corinth — Corinth’s fire chief says his department is devastated following voters’ decision this week to scrap plans for a new fire station. “I came home and I was just drained,” Ed Pospisil said Wednesday, after having spent time at the polls during Tuesday’s Australian ballot vote. The …

Oxbow Softball on All Cylinders

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — It’s full speed ahead for the Oxbow Union High softball team in its quest for a second consecutive Vermont Division III championship. Tuesday, the host Olympians blitzed Harwood, 11-5, stealing seven bases, advancing twice on …

Letter: Corinth Needs a New Fire Station

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

To the Editor: This is a reminder to Corinth residents to please come out and exercise your right to vote on Tuesday, May 20. One issue concerns a fire station for the town. There have been a lot of misinformation and inaccurate statements circulating throughout the community, and …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …

The Swing’s the Thing: Vermont H.S. Golfers Finally Getting on the Course

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Vermont Principals Association usually plans for its golf teams to get into action last among the spring sports, given the need to wait for the state’s courses to become playable first. It nearly didn’t work out that …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Lax Rallies Past Patriots

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Down five entering the fourth quarter, the Woodstock High boys lacrosse team stormed all the way back to beat host Mount Anthony 11-10 in overtime on Haven Lantz’s game-winner. The Wasps (3-2) trailed 10-5 heading …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …

Vermont Seeks to Raise Awareness About Emerald Ash Borer Threat

Monday, April 28, 2014

Corinth — Half a dozen hardy Vermonters gathered i n overcast, 40 degree weather at Corinth’s F. X. Shea Town Forest on Wilson Road for a nature walk on Sunday morning. The group was one of a handful …

Vermont Roads Dominate the 2014 Big Muddy Awards

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Are dirt roads driving your vehicle, rather than the other way around? Has a thick layer of rock-studded muck taken up residence inside the wheel wells? Does driving faster than 40 mph make your car vibrate violently? Don’t …