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Dahlia Klarich, right, of Thetford Academy, high fives her former Oxbow teammates after Thetford's 53 - 40 win in Bradford, Vt. Thursday, February 4, 2016.
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A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union High to Thetford has been anything but awkward. Now the Panthers’ starting point guard, Klarich played her freshman and sophomore seasons for …

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 …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The senior center had a goal and two assists before Monday night’s date with Exeter High …

Hamilton Leads Chargers to D-III tourney

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

New London — Former Oxbow High goalkeeper Karley Hamilton and her Colby-Sawyer College women’s soccer teammates have a big date in the NCAA Division III tournament this weekend. The North Atlantic Conference-champion Chargers learned their NCAA fate on Monday, a trip to Amherst, Mass., for a four-team regional. …

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 …

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 …

Oxbow Surges To Final

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Fairfax, Vt. — With something as large as Hurricane Patricia, some effect on New England is bound to happen. The storm hits shore, breaks up. Remnants catch the eastbound jet stream, arrive in the neighborhood after a few days. Wind blows, rain cascades down. It’s inevitable. Unless it …

Local Roundup: Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Going Back to Castleton

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lebanon — Buoyed by an uptick in attendance at August’s contest, the board of governors for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl has decided to return the all-star high school football contest to Castleton University in 2016. The board …

People in Business: Oct. 25, 2015

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Stephen Puffer, of Wells River, has been elected to the board of trustees of Wells River Savings Bank. Puffer and his wife, Teresa, own and operate Puffer Broadcasting/WYKR in Wells River, where Puffer has worked since 1975. Puffer’s …

Woodstock Defeats Oxbow in a Barn-Burner

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Woodstock — The secret to warmth on a frigid night? Run. A lot. So it was with no small sense of irony that two bearded men, perhaps stiffened by the cold air enveloping James T. McLaughlin Field, shuffled to midfield around 9:30 p.m. with an apt summation of …

With Quiet Precision, Oxbow Ousts Hazen

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Those unfamiliar with the Oxbow Union High girls soccer team might, at first glance, think third-year coach Andrew Flaherty appears disinterested on the Olympians’ sideline. Instead of the vocal approach taken on by so many of his peers on game days, Flaherty sits patiently and …

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 …

Raymond E. West

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Newbury, Vt. — Raymond E. West, 82, of Newbury passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in White River Jct., Vt. surrounded by his family. Ray was born March 11, 1933, in North Plainfield, N.H. the son of Elmer and Geraldine (Bullock) West. …