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Letter: Oxbow Board Deserves Support

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

To the Editor: I’d like to express my support and gratitude to the Oxbow School Board, six of our fellow residents who generously give many hours to help manage the school and improve the opportunities for Oxbow students. Though we will not always agree with their decisions, I know from my own years on that board that those decisions are made with careful thought and consideration. To those who take …

David Burton Bryan

Saturday, April 5, 2014

South Pittsburgh, Tenn. — David Burton Bryan died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in South Pittsburgh, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. David was born in Windsor, Vt., on April 27, 1940, the son of the late Frank MacLlewellyn Bryan of Montpelier, and Jeanne Constance (Allen) Bryan of Windsor. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Esther Jean Osborne. He is …

At Oxbow, Top Choice Gets Nixed

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Oxbow School Board has dropped its bid to hire a candidate for high school principal who was embroiled in controversy surrounding reporting abuse allegations. Officials said the board decided in executive session Thursday night to “reluctantly not pursue” the candidacy of Noah Noyes for Oxbow High School principal. Noyes, 30, was criminally charged last year with failure to report …

Where Success Is More Than W’s

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Bradford, Vt. — Hank Van Orman was the starting center for Mount Anthony High’s undefeated championship football team in 1994 and went on to become a three-time all-conference lineman at Norwich University. While the new Oxbow Union High …

Upper Valley Towns to Study Growth With Help of State Aid

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Norwich — A handful of Upper Valley towns in the Green Mountain State will split about $44,000 in state-funded planning grants to study growth and development next year. Gov. Peter Shumlin announced the grant recipients, which include Norwich, Newbury, Royalton, Sharon and West Fairlee. Statewide, 42 communities will …

Joanne Linda (Peavey) Wheeler

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

West Newbury, Vt. — Joanne Linda (Peavey) Wheeler, 70, of Rogers Hill Road, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born in Newbury, Vt., June 22, 1943, the daughter of  James and Pearl (Green) Peavey. She married James Wheeler …

Life-Saving Visitors

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Bradford — On a recent Wednesday morning, Jessica Allen, a registered nurse, planned to see her first patient at about 8:30. A worrying conversation, however, brought her to Roger Rule’s Bradford home half an hour early. Allen, of …

Three Shots, 50 Years of Questions: Retired Cop Doubts Warren Report

Friday, November 22, 2013

Newbury, Vt. — When the Warren Commission Report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was released in 1964, Joe Safranek believed it. The 72-year-old Newbury, Vt., resident was in his early 20s and in the Air …

Joanne Linda (Peavey) Wheeler

Friday, November 15, 2013

West Newbury, Vt. — Joanne Linda (Peavey) Wheeler, 70, of Rogers Hill Road, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born in Newbury, Vt., June 22, 1943, the daughter of  James and Pearl (Green) Peavey. She married James Wheeler …

Birth Announcements: Nov. 3, 2013

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Cottage Hospital ROGERS — A son, Conner Michael Rogers, born June 1, 2013, to Kathryn and Jessey Rogers, of Bradford, Vt. WELLS — A daughter, Zoey Ann Wells, born June 4, 2013, to Carissa and Zachary Wells, of North Haverhill. STYGLES — A son, Carter Ray Stygles, born …

Wasps Pick Off Olympians for Easy First-Round Win

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Woodstock — Heading into last week’s regular-season finale at rival Windsor, the Woodstock Union High football team had a rare lackadaisical week of practice and it showed during a slow start against the Yellowjackets. When it came to last night’s Vermont Division III playoff opener against Oxbow, the …

O’s Suffer Early KO

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Bradford, Vt. — When Giannina Gaspero-Beckstrom’s second goal of the game gave visiting Leland & Gray a 4-0, second-half lead over Oxbow in Tuesday’s Vermont Division III first-round playoff game, Rebels coach Lucas Bates walked over to Olympians …

Jack Frost Running Late: First Hard Freeze Yet to Hit Valley

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Newbury, Vt. — In almost a decade of working at 4 Corners Farm, Rogelio Robles has never been out picking the strawberry fields this late in October. Usually the work wraps up around the beginning of the month, …