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Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply firepower. Three Woodstock running backs combined for five touchdowns as the three-time defending Vermont Division III state champions knocked off the Olympians, 35-20. The Wasps (3-1) rebounded from last week’s 24-7 loss to U-32, which snapped their 33-game winning streak in Woodstock last week. Oxbow slipped to 0-4. Woodstock was without running back and safety Dan Robinson, who wasn’t excluded from the starting lineup until Friday. Bill …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first 17 minutes of action. That’s just what the Windsor field hockey team did on Friday afternoon as the Jacks held on to beat visiting Rutland 3-1 on homecoming …

Buddy Jones

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

W. Burke, Vt. — A graveside celebration of Buddy’s life, 76, who died Aug. 13, 2014, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Hartland Village Cemetery in Hartland (Parking at Cemetery and 13 Bohaka Road). Please park in Cemetery or at 13 Bohaka Road. …

Gordon and Barbara Rockwood

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — A committal service for Gordon and Barbara Rockwood, both born, raised and educated in Hartland, will be held Tuesday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, Vt. Gordon died Jan. 23, and Barbara May 6, 2014, in Oro …

North Hartland Post Office’s Future Unclear

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hartland — The North Hartland post office will soon have to reduce its hours or close altogether, under a plan, known as POST, by the United States Postal Service to save money. Surveys were sent to North Hartland …

Richard O. Beland

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Richard O. Beland, 82, of Hartland, passed away quietly on Tuesday July 8, 2014 surrounded by family. He was born to the late Margret Renault and Aristride H. Beland on July 15, 1931, in Barre, Vt. Richard attended Stevens High School in Claremont, N.H. Richard …

High School Notes: Julian Cup Has Played Its Final Round

Thursday, July 3, 2014

West Lebanon — Try as he might, Scott Peters wasn’t going to win a battle against teenage intransigence. That, ultimately, spelled the end of the Julian Cup. Peters, the president of Golf & Ski Warehouse in West Lebanon, …

Forum, July 1: The Co-op Debate; Lebanon Barber Shop Update

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Poor Tactics at the Co-op To the Editor: Democracy and freedom are being taken away from employees in the Upper Valley. Employers are “managing” with an iron fist in order to intimidate and keep their employees quiet and in line. The Co-op fired two of their best employees …

Vivian Babbie Bement

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

North Hartland, Vt. — Vivian Babbie Bement died Thursday evening, June 26, 2014, at her home in North Hartland, attended by her son and grandson who cared for her during her last illness. Vivian was born to Alfred and Hazel (Rushlow) Babbie on Sept 27, 1924 in Mooers, …

A Life: Ashley Wyatt Gravelle, 1970 — 2014, "She Never Stopped Moving"

Monday, June 30, 2014

West Windsor — The annual West Windsor Forest 5 & Dime trail race normally draws a little under 200 participants. But o nce word got out that this year’s event would double as a barbecue to celebrate the …

Forum, June 29: The Science of Fluoride; Lebanon’s July 4th Offerings; Executive Orders

Sunday, June 29, 2014

A Scientifically Sound Decision To the Editor: As a member of the Hartford Selectboard, I read the recent editorial on Hartford’s decision about fluoride with particular interest (“Hartford Brushes Off Fluoridation Science,” June 22). The editor’s claim that the Selectboard did not “wish to go to the trouble …

Vivian B. Bement

Saturday, June 28, 2014

North Hartland, Vt. — Vivian B. Bement, 89, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at home with her son in North Hartland. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction has been entrusted with arrangements. A full obituary will follow in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Lauren Evan Perry

Friday, June 27, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Lauren Evan Perry, 76, passed away in his home Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born May 10, 1937, to Russ Perry & Helen (Crandall) Perry on his family’s farm in Hartland. Lauren lived his entire life in Hartland, except for his time in the …