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Estelle Miller Jackson

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Corinth Corner, Vt. — Eleanor Estelle Jackson died peacefully at the Blue Spruce Home in Bradford, Vt. on Aug. 28, 2014, at the age of 103. Born Eleanor Estelle Miller on Sept. 25, 1910, in Plainview, N.Y., the only daughter and youngest child of Nathaniel Edward Miller and Eleonora Wilhelmina von Peyn Miller, Estelle was raised in Oyster Bay, Little Neck, and Centerport, Long Island. She graduated from Huntington High School in 1928 and worked for the Long Island Lighting Company in Northport, N.Y. In June of 1934, she married the Rev. Edgar Newman Jackson, who was serving as pastor of the Centerport Methodist Church, and joined him in his life-long ministry. Together they served …

Joseph A. Holmes

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Corinth, Vt. — Joseph A. Holmes (Joe), age 47, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at his home in Corinth, with his children and wife surrounding him. Joe was born to Edgar and Charlotte Holmes in November 1966 and grew up in the surrounding Barre area. Joe worked at various local businesses all of his life, and truly loved driving for Bellavance …

Birth Announcements: Aug. 24, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Gifford Medical Center RIZZO — A daughter, Harper Elizabeth Rizzo, born on July 16, 2014, to Megan and Scott Rizo, of East Corinth. BARCELOW — A son, Chase Andrew Barcelow, born on July 31, 2014, to Heather and Dean Barcelow, of South Royalton. LaCROIX — A daughter, Maya Claire LaCroix, born on Aug. 3, 2014, to Robin and Ryan LaCroix, of Randolph. BECKER …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, April 1

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Irving Energy Settles With Vt., Former Customers Propane company Irving Energy has agreed to pay about $425,000 to various recipients after settling claims with Vermont officials that the company delayed removing propane storage tanks and issuing refund checks to customers who had terminated service, according to a news …

Corinth Firehouse Plans Take It to Another Level

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Corinth — While it may be a modestly priced project by today’s standards and construction costs, the proposed $1.16 million Corinth Fire Station is nevertheless a far cry from the firehouse built 50 years ago in East Corinth …

Parents Protest Pick for Principal

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Bradford Vt. — At a packed meeting in the Oxbow High School auditorium Wednesday night, parents questioned why school district officials would consider hiring a principal embroiled in a controversy regarding failure to report child abuse, given two recent convictions of former school employees in Bradford, Vt., for …

Oxbow Candidate Plans Visit; Controversy Follows Potential Principal

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — A public forum tonight will give community members a chance to talk to an Oxbow High School principal candidate who was accused last year of failing to report an allegation of child abuse at a school in the Northeast Kingdom. Noah Noyes, principal for grades …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Ex-Oxbow Coach Pleads Guilty

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Chelsea — A former physical education teacher at Oxbow Union High School has been convicted of sexually assaulting a student he coached while she was living at his Topsham home in the late 1990s. Brian H. Musty, 44, …

Letter: Land Trusts Won’t Act Against Their Interests

Friday, March 21, 2014

To the Editor: I’m on the Vermont Land Trust board of trustees and the Upper Valley Land Trust board of advisors and have been dismayed by the recent discussion about amendments to conservation easements. The focus has been on how terrible it would be to change the terms …

Forget the Snow: Oxbow Ready To Play

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Oxbow Union High softball team tryouts don’t begin until next week, but the Olympians’ field remains blanketed in snow, and even the ice cream stand operated by coach Robin Wozny won’t re-open until the …

No Recount In 118-115 Race for Corinth Town Clerk

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Corinth — Many political candidates, should they lose an election by just three votes, would immediately start yelling for a recount. Not Dawn St. Martin. She challenged Nancy Ertle during Town Meeting on Tuesday for Ertle’s job as Corinth town clerk, and nearly pulled off what many in …

Corinth Firefighters Snuff Budget Cut

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Corinth — Members of Corinth’s fire department made things pretty hot for town officials at Town Meeting on Tuesday when they objected to a $5,000 fire department budget cut firefighters didn’t know was coming until they saw the proposed town budget for 2013-14 in the annual report. Fire …