Corinth

Armon Wayne Thurston

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Corinth, Vt. — Armon Wayne Thurston, 69, died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare in Hanover, N.H. Armon was born in Corinth, Vt., on Aug. 18, 1945, the son of Clarence and Olis (Claflin) Thurston. Armon attended Cookeville School in Corinth. He worked several years as a mechanic for Rossi Buick in New York. Armon had previously lived in …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth’s Williams an Ivy Honoree Again

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hanover — This is starting to get repetitious … in a good way. Thanks to a record-setting afternoon in terms of total yards accumulated, Dartmouth College junior quarterback Dalyn Williams was chosen as co-winner of the Ivy League’s player of the week award on Monday. Williams earned the honor, shared with Yale running …

MacDonald Leading Frenier for Senate

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Randolph — Incumbent Sen. Mark MacDonald, D-Williamstown, appears to have retained his Orange Senate district seat against a feisty challenge posed by Republican Bob Frenier, of Chelsea. With nine of 11 districts reporting, MacDonald, 71, a former teacher, led with 55.7 percent of the vote. He won Thetford , 782-269, narrowly took Randolph, 789-724, and also won in Corinth, Vershire and Strafford. Frenier, …

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, …

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, …

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, …

Thetford School Seeks Solar Panel Funding

Friday, August 15, 2014

Thetford — In addition to the recycling and composting programs Thetford Elementary School already has established, school officials plan to add solar power to its sustainability portfolio this year, should residents give a proposed photovoltaic array the thumbs up. Voters will head to the polls Aug. 26 to …

Corinth Plans Anniversary

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Corinth — Corinth will celebrate the 250th anniversary of its founding at Old Home Day next weekend. The celebration will kick off with a hymn sing Friday at 7 p.m. at Meadow Meeting House, 1234 Chelsea Road. Carolyn Morrison, of Newbury, Vt., will provide the music on the …

New Oxbow Football Coach Wants to Spread It Out

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The director of guidance at St. Johnsbury Academy will now be guiding the football team at Oxbow Union High. Sean Murphy — who will remain the guidance director and a dormitory proctor at St. Johnsbury …

‘He Loved This Mountain’: Volunteers Build Trail to Remember Teen

Monday, August 4, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Of all of Sean Tillotson’s varied hobbies and interests, he perhaps took most pride in his love of the outdoors. This past weekend, friends and family made sure a piece of woods in his hometown …

Oxbow QB Gains Valuable Experience at Development Camp

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — For someone too young for a driver’s licence, Tristan Longmoore sure knows how to get around. Longmoore, 15, recently returned from Towson, Md., where he was one of about 200 athletes invited to play in …

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 …

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 …