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Arturo Johnson, of Hanover, pulls ahead at the start of the CVC Championship cross country ski meet at the Stafford Nordic Center in Strafford, Vt. Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Johnson kept his lead and took first place with a time of 14:49.
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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 respective team wins at the Strafford Nordic …

5 Loons Rescued from Lake Sunapee

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Sunapee — Following the rescue of five loons trapped on Lake Sunapee last week, a New Hampshire nonprofit is urging the public to watch for others in similar predicaments. “With the unusually warm weather we have had so far this winter, and the fact that some loons may have molted their flight feathers …

Marathon Meet: After Nine Hours, Oxbow Teams Settle for Second

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Northfield, Vt. — It came down to the wire for Oxbow High’s girls indoor track and field team on Saturday in its race for a state title against defending Vermont Division II state champion Rice Memorial. After nine hours and more than 30 events, the Olympians were forced to settle for second place. …

William Prior, Sr.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Fairlee, Vt. — William Prior, Sr., 89, of Fairlee and a resident of Grafton County Nursing Home died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at the nursing home. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Hale Funeral Home, 187 Upper …

CRPT Talks Trails at Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hanover — Spur trails, new campsites and incorporating the Appalachian Trail were some of the topics discussed at the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail annual meeting Tuesday at Howe Library. The CRPT, a series of access points and primitive campsites spanning the trail’s source in northern New Hampshire to …

Calista “Ada” Ross

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Fairlee, Vt. — Calista “Ada” Ross (Titus) died at her son’s home on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, she was 98. Ada was born at home on Sept. 1, 1917, in Vershire, Vt., daughter of Anna Spear Titus and Berne Titus. Ada attended Fairlee schools and graduated from Orford …

Introductory Meeting Scheduled For Emergency Response Team

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Royalton — A community emergency response team is being reestablished in east central Vermont, with an introductory meeting set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Royalton Academy Building, 1482 Route 14. The CERT program “is a method to organize, train, equip, and then utilize citizen volunteers …

Calista T. Ross

Friday, November 27, 2015

Fairlee, Vt. — Calista T. Ross, 98, of Fairlee died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, at the home of her son Bill Ross in Orford, N.H. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hale Funeral Home of Bradford, Vt. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. …

Post Carbon Institute Fellow To Speak at Fairlee Event

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Fairlee — Richard Heinberg, a senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute will be the keynote speaker at the eighth annual Vermont Community Energy and Climate Action Conference from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Dec. 5 at Lake Morey Inn in Fairlee. The theme for the conference, which is …

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 …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 8, 2015

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Clinic Groundbreaking Set at APD Lebanon — A short groundbreaking ceremony for the new multi-specialty clinic at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital is set for tomorrow at 12:15 p.m. on APD’s campus. The clinic is designed to serve …

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 …

Birth Announcements: Nov. 1, 2015

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center SINSIGALLI — A son, Paul Michael Sinsigalli Jr., born on Sept. 8, 2015, to Misty and Paul Sinsigalli, of Fairlee. WATSON — A daughter, Brooke Elizabeth Watson, born on Sept. 20, 2015, to Rebecca and Joshua Watson, of Lebanon. GADWAH — A daughter, MacKenzie Marie …