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Local Roundup: Woodsville’s Bemis Scores 1,000th Point

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wells River, Vt. — Waste not, want not. Efficiency was the name of the game for the Woodsville High boys basketball team in a 70-41 victory over visiting Blue Mountain on Monday night as the Engineers steamrolled to a big early lead and senior Jaret Bemis crossed the career 1,000-point barrier. Bemis, averaging 18.1 points per game this season, needed 14 points coming in to reach the plateau. Woodsville led 23-8 after the first quarter as Bemis racked up 13 quick points. The Engineers’ defense then forced a turnover early in the second that Bemis converted into an easy layup for points 1,000 and 1,001. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Granite United Way Request Process Opens

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Granite United Way has opened its annual request for qualification process, in which nonprofits begin the process of becoming a qualified partner. Becoming a Granite United Way qualified partner enables nonprofits to take part in the organization’s community impact grant application process, join its Day of Caring Volunteer …

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 …

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: Sharon, Rivendell Girls Play to Draw

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Sharon — It’s hard to imagine Sharon Academy and Rivendell Academy girls soccer being any more evenly matched this season. Each team now has one game left to play before the playoffs begin next week. A 2-2 tie …

Gail Jean Batchelder Chase

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Gail Jean Chase, 63, beloved mother of Christopher, Daniel and Ryan Chase, passed away at her home on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Gail was born April 5, 1952, to Verne C. and Kathryn G. Batchelder in Fairlee, Vt. She spent her childhood years working alongside …

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: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner …

Barrel of Fun

Thursday, October 1, 2015

On a rainy Wednesday morning, Ben Blais rinses freshly-picked carrots at Root 5 Farm in Fairlee. The carrots were being put through a barrel washer to clean them. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Jay Michael Gulick

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Groton, Vt. — Jay passed away Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, unexpectedly in his sleep at the young age of 45. He was born May 7, 1970 in Chelsea, Mass. He will be missed dearly by his father, Kenneth Gulick; stepmother, Chris Gulick; brother, Shaun Gulick; and sisters, Kim …