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Root wads, or toe wood, sticks out of the Bradford Golf Club near the Hole 3 green. Eighteen root wads in three sections were inserted to prevent further rapid erosion occurring since runoff from Tropical Storm Irene began diverting currents of the Waits River toward the bank. (Mike Tessier photograph)

Bradford, Vt., Course Gets New Life

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Because of its location just downstream from a power dam along the Waits River, Bradford Golf Club is prone to occasional flooding. Erosion along the river’s south bank also became problematic following Tropical Storm Irene, but those concerns have been lessened significantly thanks to a recently completed bank restoration project near the Hole 3 green. The project …

Harry N. Brainerd

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

East Corinth, Vt. — Harry N. Brainerd of East Corinth, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015, surrounded by his family, at the home of his birth on Taplin Hill. He was born to Florence and Leon Brainerd on Feb. 2, 1926. He lived and farmed his entire life of 89 years on the family homestead. He attended the Taplin Hill elementary school …

Alfred C. Hansen

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Committal services with Military Honors for Alfred C. Hansen, 92, of White River Jct., and a long time resident of Corinth, Vt., who died on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the family lot in the East Corinth New Cemetery. The Hale Funeral Home and Cremation Care of …

Frank N. Harris Sr.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Corinth, Vt. — Frank N. Harris Sr. 76 of Corinth, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. He was born Dec. 31, 1937, in Laconia, N.H. to Edward and Goldie Evelyn Harris and moved to Bath, N.H., at an early age. He grew up on the family farm in …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its …

Corinth Lawyer Will Lead Vt. PBS

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Corinth — A telecommunications lawyer from the Upper Valley has been named the new president and CEO of Vermont PBS, public television’s statewide affiliate. Corinth resident Holly Groschner’s appointment was announced Monday, and she plans to start the …

Thousands Remain Without Power in Vermont

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Chelsea — Several thousand residents in Orange and Windsor counties remained without power Friday evening as utility crews spent a fourth day trying to restore downed power lines throughout the state. Green Mountain Power said crews are conducting a “massive restoration effort,” but that some outages “will last …

New Oxbow Hoop Coach Looks to Right the Ship

Friday, December 12, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The coach the Oxbow Union High School boys basketball team didn’t know it would have nearly saw the players he didn’t know he’d be coaching get a victory the Olympians didn’t appear to be in …

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 …