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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 …

With Quiet Precision, Oxbow Ousts Hazen

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Those unfamiliar with the Oxbow Union High girls soccer team might, at first glance, think third-year coach Andrew Flaherty appears disinterested on the Olympians’ sideline. Instead of the vocal approach taken on by so many of his peers on game days, Flaherty sits patiently and …

Local Roundup: Thetford Pulls Off a Shocker in Williamstown

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — Cinderella must have been stowed away on the Thetford Academy boys soccer team bus to Williamstown for the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The 13th-seeded Panthers beat the fourth-seeded …

Local Roundup: Marauders Set Marks in CVC Victory

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Hanover — A pair of record-setting performances helped the Hanover High girls cross country team to a victory in the Connecticut Valley Conference championship meet on Friday at Storrs Pond Recreation Area. The Marauder boys took third place. …

Local Roundup: Wasps Fly Past Upstate New York Foe

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Plattsburgh, n.y. — The Woodstock High football team used a potent running attack, timely defensive plays and a key ejection to take a wild 38-30 win over Plattsburgh (N.Y.) in nonleague high school football action on Friday night. The Wasps (5-2 overall, 4-2 league) never trailed. Woodstock jumped …

Freda Dexter McLam

Thursday, October 8, 2015

East Topsham, Vt. — Freda Dexter McLam, 90, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 16, 1925, the daughter of Leander Dexter and Anna Smith Dexter. Freda married Chester McLam on July 20, 1945. She loved quilting, snowmobiling, …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Soccer Downs Souhegan

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lebanon — And down go the champs. The Lebanon boys soccer team defended their home field against reigning New Hampshire Division II state champion Souhegan on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Sabers 1-0 in double overtime. The game-winner came …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Girls Show Their Progression Against Tigers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sunapee — Strong teams improve the little things as a season goes on and that’s just what the Sunapee girls soccer team is doing. The Lakers beat visiting Newport 6-1 in the rain on Tuesday afternoon. The win showed a marked improvement for Sunapee from the teams’ earlier …

Susan Elizabeth Clark

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

East Corinth, Vt. — Susan Elizabeth Clark, 74, of East Corinth died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at her home. She was born on Aug. 21, 1941, in Riverside, Calif. the daughter of Thomas N. and Isabell (Rogers) Lake Sr. She attended schools in California. She had been employed …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Football Escapes Upset-Minded Oxbow

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — There was a point during Saturday’s Vermont Division III high school football clash between Woodstock and Oxbow when the Wasps were seemingly out for the count. It certainly wasn’t that way at the end of …