Corinth

From left to right, Scott Pelletier, Oxford, Conn., fire chief; Ed Pospisil, Corinth fire chief; Tim Moore, Corinth fire captain; and Ron Prajer, Oxford former assistant chief, pose with the fire truck the Oxford Fire Department donated to its Corinth colleagues. Pospisil and Prajer picked up the truck Thursday and drove it to Vermont.
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Retired Fire Truck Moves North

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Corinth — The Corinth Volunteer Fire Department has received a shiny red gift from a Connecticut town. Oxford could have sold the fire engine for about $5,000, but they knew Corinth was in need of one, Oxford first selectman George Temple said in a town news release. Fire departments try to help each other out, and this was Oxford’s way …

A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union High to Thetford has been anything but awkward. Now the Panthers’ starting point guard, Klarich …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Hamilton Leads Chargers to D-III tourney

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

New London — Former Oxbow High goalkeeper Karley Hamilton and her Colby-Sawyer College women’s soccer teammates have a big date in the NCAA Division III tournament this weekend. The North Atlantic Conference-champion Chargers learned their NCAA fate on Monday, a trip to Amherst, Mass., for a four-team regional. …

Small Farmers Worry About Effect of Clean Water Rules

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Barnard — Farmers on the east side of the Green Mountains say they want to learn more about pending regulations being implemented under a new law devised largely to protect Lake Champlain. Signed into law by Gov. Peter …

Running to History: Oxbow Girls Capture First Cross Country Crown

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Thetford — Oxbow Union High junior Leanne Burgess caught the first hint with about half a mile left in Saturday’s Division III girls race at the Vermont High School Cross Country Championships. “I heard some coach saying, ‘She’s …

Oxbow Surges To Final

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Fairfax, Vt. — With something as large as Hurricane Patricia, some effect on New England is bound to happen. The storm hits shore, breaks up. Remnants catch the eastbound jet stream, arrive in the neighborhood after a few days. Wind blows, rain cascades down. It’s inevitable. Unless it …

Local Roundup: Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Going Back to Castleton

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lebanon — Buoyed by an uptick in attendance at August’s contest, the board of governors for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl has decided to return the all-star high school football contest to Castleton University in 2016. The board …

‘Apple Guru’ Visits Corinth Co-op

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Corinth — John Bunker’s skill is amazing. And a little weird. In front of 50 people who had driven miles on a narrow dirt road to crowd into the living room of an old farmhouse, Bunker sat beneath …

Woodstock Defeats Oxbow in a Barn-Burner

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Woodstock — The secret to warmth on a frigid night? Run. A lot. So it was with no small sense of irony that two bearded men, perhaps stiffened by the cold air enveloping James T. McLaughlin Field, shuffled to midfield around 9:30 p.m. with an apt summation of …