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Tristan Longmoore, an Oxbow rising Sophomore who recently returned from the USA National Football Team Development Camp in Towson, Md. Longmoore, 15, is shown here at his home in Bradford, Vt., on July 30, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Oxbow QB Gains Valuable Experience at Development Camp

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — For someone too young for a driver’s licence, Tristan Longmoore sure knows how to get around. Longmoore, 15, recently returned from Towson, Md., where he was one of about 200 athletes invited to play in the USA National Football Development Games at Towson University’s Unitas Stadium. A sophomore-to-be and quarterback at Oxbow Union High, it’s Longmoore’s second …

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 …

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. …

Thetford Reaches Final; Oxbow Nearly Pulls Off Upset

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Barre, Vt. — Only one Upper Valley team will be playing for the VPA Division III girls basketball title game Saturday. Top-ranked Thetford took care of No. 4 Enosburg Falls, 62-49, while No. 3 Oxbow fell to unbeaten, …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Oxbow Is Barre-Bound: Olympians Oust Richford

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Almost immediately after the girls basketball game Saturday at Oxbow High, a small table was placed under one basket and the Olympians faithful began lining up in celebration. For sale were tickets to Thursday’s Vermont …

Newbury May Fix Historic Buildings

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Newbury, Vt.,Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 4, at 10 a.m. at the Newbury Village Hall. Attendees will act on 11 warning articles. Australian ballot voting for town officers will take place from 10 a.m. to …

Local Roundup: Phoenix Rising at Right Moment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bethel — Playing without two starters, Tanner James and Brandon Tracy stepped up to help lead the Sharon Academy boys basketball team to a 73-38 victory over host Whitcomb on Monday night. James finished with 17 points, eight …

Newbury, Vt., Man Faces Cruelty Charge in Dog’s Shooting

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Newbury, Vt. — Authorities have cited a Corey Hill Road man with animal cruelty and illegal trapping after he allegedly shot and killed a neighbor’s dog that had been snared by one of his hunting traps. On Thursday, …

Letter: Lack of Character Is Nonpartisan

Thursday, February 13, 2014

To the Editor: Anthony Stimson, as ever even-handed, charges representatives of the American left with “utter lack of character.” He is right, of course; but thank God, there is counsel available — no longer, alas, in the person of “I Am Not a Crook” Nixon, nor “I Was …

Local Roundup: Spartans Hold Off Lebanon

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Pembroke, n.h. — A matchup of the top two boys basketball teams in NHIAA Division II didn’t go Lebanon High’s way Tuesday, but coach Kieth Matte said his troops put up a strong fight during a rough-and-tumble clash. …

Kelly Daniel O’Leary

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Littleton, Colo. — Kelly Daniel O’Leary, age 17, of Littleton, entered into eternal life on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo. Kelly was born May 16, 1996, in Denver, Colo. to Daniel and Heidi (Smit) O’Leary. He was a Senior at Columbine High …