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Orford

Laura Washburn Verry

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Orfordville, N.H. — Laura Washburn Verry, 94, of Orfordville died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the Orfordville Congregational Church in Orfordville. There are no calling hours. Burial will be in the family lot in the Orford Street Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. The Hale Funeral …

Rivendell 2014-15 Bus Routes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Forum, Aug. 1: Columnist Fatigue; Co-op Principles; Shop Locally, but Be Earth-Friendly

Friday, August 1, 2014

A Case of Columnist Fatigue To the Editor: Experiencing Co-op fatigue? No, I’m experiencing a severe case of Kenyon fatigue. In his latest screed (“Bunker Mentality,” July 27), he dismisses the letters and testimony of employees who claim to be happy with their jobs and well-treated as being intimidated or insufficiently serious (since they are “happy with collecting a paycheck and receiving decent …

Late Start for Maple Sugarmakers; Cold Spell Crimps Sap Flow

Monday, March 10, 2014

Hartland — Most area sugarmakers have yet to begin boiling sap into syrup, but it’s too early to say what the delayed start and lingering cold will mean for production this season. “If it comes off within the …

Raptors Are Bedeviled in Semifinals

Friday, March 7, 2014

Barre, Vt. — Sold-out Barre Auditorium was filled to the brim for Thursday night’s VPA Division III boys basketball semifinal between Rivendell and Williamstown. By early in the fourth quarter, some of the seats were already emptying as …

Letter: Thank the Servicemen and Women

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Honor Servicemen and Women To the Editor: Dear Town Meeting moderators: Please consider honoring the men and women who have served and are serving our country in uniform by asking them to stand and be recognized for their sacrifices in defense of our nation. Ask them to come …

Ready to Retire — Almost; Orford to Elect New Town Clerk, Look at Fire Department Structure

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Orford Town Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. at Rivendell Academy middle school gym on Route 25A. Voters will consider 21 warrant articles. Australian balloting runs from 4 to 9 p.m. Orford — …

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 …

Arthur Jefferson Boynton, Jr.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Orford, N.H. — Arthur Jefferson Boynton, Jr., 92, died peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at his home in Orford. Arthur J. Boynton was born July 23, 1921, in Cleveland, Ohio to Arthur J. Boynton and Ruth Bullock Boynton. He spent his early life in Woodward, Ala., but …

Jacks Edge Raptors

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team broke a late tie by scoring the last three points against Rivendell on Wednesday, escaping by a 34-31 score in the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs. The host Yellowjackets had averaged 62 points during their last two …

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 …

Barbara Wilder Anderson Tullar

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Orford, N.H. — Barbara Wilder Anderson Tullar, 84, died on February 11, 2014 at her home in Orford surrounded by family. She and her husband George Tullar, married for 64 years, moved to Orford in 1956, where they began the family farm. George and Barbara combined their last …

Letter: Mike Cryans for Executive Council

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

To the Editor: The entire northern half of the state has a critically important election coming up on Town Meeting Day. We need to elect a new executive councilor to fill the seat formerly held by the fantastic champion of the people in this sprawling district, the late …