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Laura B. Golding

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Newbury, Vt. — A memorial service for Laura B. Golding, 90, who died on Monday, May 19, 2014, will be held on Friday, July 18, at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Newbury, 4915 Main Street South, Newbury. …

Man Climbs All 48 N.H. 4,000-Footers for Prouty

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The method with which Brad Taylor has chosen to contribute to the Prouty this year could be considered downright lunacy. Then again, that’s at least part of the idea. Taylor, 55, of Canterbury, N.H., is climbing Mount Moosilauke today to complete his “Full Moon 48” initiative, a summiting of all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000-foot summits between the full moons of June and …

Forum, July 8: The Co-op, Common Sense, and Principles

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Co-op and Common Sense To the Editor: As a Co-op member, I assumed that there was no need for me to get involved in the direction and management. For the past few years I noticed a decline in employee morale plus the Co-op shifting into more commercialized, profit-driven areas, but I felt hopeless to do anything. I was wrong. After the recent …

Parents Protest Pick for Principal

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Bradford Vt. — At a packed meeting in the Oxbow High School auditorium Wednesday night, parents questioned why school district officials would consider hiring a principal embroiled in a controversy regarding failure to report child abuse, given two recent convictions of former school employees in Bradford, Vt., for …

Oxbow Candidate Plans Visit; Controversy Follows Potential Principal

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — A public forum tonight will give community members a chance to talk to an Oxbow High School principal candidate who was accused last year of failing to report an allegation of child abuse at a school in the Northeast Kingdom. Noah Noyes, principal for grades …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Ex-Oxbow Coach Pleads Guilty

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Chelsea — A former physical education teacher at Oxbow Union High School has been convicted of sexually assaulting a student he coached while she was living at his Topsham home in the late 1990s. Brian H. Musty, 44, …

Man Gets Probation For Shooting Dog

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Chelsea — A Newbury, Vt., man pleaded guilty to killing his neighbor’s dog during a hearing Wednesday, when the neighbor gave a teary account of finding the animal caught in a hunting trap with a bullet wound to …

Forget the Snow: Oxbow Ready To Play

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Oxbow Union High softball team tryouts don’t begin until next week, but the Olympians’ field remains blanketed in snow, and even the ice cream stand operated by coach Robin Wozny won’t re-open until the …

Blanche Evelyn Oliver

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Newbury, Vt. — Blanche Evelyn Oliver, 99, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Atkinson Home in Newbury. She was born in Bradford, Vt., May 1, 1914, a daughter of Milo and Grace (Hartley) Adams. She graduated from Woodsville High School, Class of 1933. Blanche was a member …

Letter: That Other Vermont Cartoonist

Friday, March 7, 2014

That Other Vermont Cartoonist To the Editor: No one could be more delighted than I that Ed Koren, whom I admire and like tremendously as man and artist, should be our new Cartoonist Laureate (“Drawn Together in Vermont,” front page, Feb. 28). But it seems to me unfortunate …

Newbury Talks Tanker Trucks

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Newbury, Vt. — The poor condition of the West Newbury Fire Department’s aging tanker truck prompted a lively discussion to start Town Meeting on Tuesday when residents learned that replacing it would wipe out most of the town’s six-figure fire equipment reserve fund. West Newbury Fire Chief Doug …

Newbury, Vt., Library Installs Digital System

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Newbury, Vt. — With the help of several dedicated volunteers, Tenney Memorial Library recently converted to a digital catalog. It wasn’t a moment too soon. For most of the library’s 118-year history, each book was represented in the card catalog, the library said in a recent news release. …