Corinth

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 for P&C Food’s driving truck for twenty-five years retiring in 1989. After retirement he worked for Bond Auto and WRJ Trucking in White River Jct., Vt. Huyler as he was called by many enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing horseshoes, family gatherings and the fish in his pond. He is survived by three sons, William H. Danforth Jr., of Piermont, N.H., Ike E. Danforth of Jefferson City, Tenn., and …

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 win sends the Hornets back to the semifinals at the Barre Auditorium for the first …

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 July 10, 1922 in Islip, N.Y. Al was a wonderful story teller and would often …

Local Roundup: Green’s Williams Denied Ivy Player of Year Honor

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Hanover — Close, but no cigar. Dartmouth College junior quarterback Dalyn Williams’ hopes for capping a stellar season with the Ivy League’s Asa S. Bushnell Cup as the league’s offensive player of the year came up short on …

Local & Regional Briefs: Tuesday, Dec. 2

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Authorities: 14-Year-Old Led Police on Nighttime Pursuit Corinth — A 14-year-old teen was taken into police custody on Saturday after he led authorities on a high-speed car chase beginning on Route 25 in East Corinth, authorities said. Police apprehended the juvenile, whose name has not been released, and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Sharon, Oxbow Runners Shine at Vt. Championships

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Thetford — Even before setting foot on the soccer pitch Saturday, the Sharon Academy’s Chris Gish was a winner. While the dual-sport junior’s soccer teammates were preparing to host Whictomb in a Vermont Division IV quarterfinal Saturday afternoon, …

Orange Co. Voters Have Choices

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Randolph — Orange County voters in the Randolph and Chelsea area have some decisions to make as three Vermont House candidates are running in two two-seat districts in the Vermont House. State Reps. Patsy French and Marjorie Ryerson, …

Birth Announcements: Oct. 19, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center CHASE — A son, Mateo Armani Chase, born on May 1, 2014, to Wendy and Charles Chase, of Hartford. MERLO — A daughter, Alexandra Ruth Merlo, born on Oct. 8, 2014, to Sarah and Daniel Merlo, of Windsor. Gifford Medical Center HAMLETT — A son, …

Local Roundup: Long Memories Carry Mascoma Past Franklin

Sunday, October 19, 2014

West Canaan — Andrew Cashe set the tone from the opening kickoff for the Mascoma football team, returning the kick for a touchdown to help the Royals beat visitng Franklin 38-18 on Saturday afternoon. Cashe didn’t stop there …

Orange Senate District Race Offers Stark Policy Choices

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Randolph — A campaign battle is raging between state Sen. Mark MacDonald, D-Williamstown, and Republican Bob Frenier, of Chelsea, two colorful and aggressive personalities who sharply disagree on health care, education, and even the best way to reach …