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Plainfield

Missing Plainfield Horse Found Dead

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Plainfield — Homeowners preparing to open their swimming pool for the season discovered the remains of a horse that caused a stir when it went missing from its Plainfield home during the winter. In early January, Margaret Cassedy’s 16-year-old quarter horse DJ was spooked by a plow and broke through his electric fence at her Route 12A home, prompting a large search effort. Town Administrator Steve Halleran said homeowners on …

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early …

Dartmouth Women’s Golf Nips Hawks

Monday, April 21, 2014

Bloomfield, Conn. — Senior Sarah Knapp shot a 7-over-par 79 at Tumblebrook Country Club to lead the Dartmouth College women’s golf team to a three-stroke victory in a dual match against Hartford on Sunday. Jane Lee followed up with an 8-over 80 for Dartmouth. Savannah Grice and Tara Simmons (both 82) rounded out the scoring for the Big Green, which shot 323 as …

Mascoma River Summit Is April 5 At the Cardigan Mountain School

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Canaan — A summit to bring together organizations located in the Mascoma River watershed will take place April 5, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Cardigan Mountain School. The free event, which includes lunch, will be hosted by the Mascoma River Local Advisory Committee. The committee is authorized by …

Letter: Still Some Christians Left

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Still Some Christians Left To the Editor: C’mon, Willem, quit kicking us when we’re down (“You Can Learn a Lot, or Nothing, by Logging On to Social Media,” Feb. 19). There are still a few of us Christians left out here in Vermont and New Hampshire. You sound …

Letter: Teachers Union Should Make Concessions

Friday, February 28, 2014

To the Editor: I was recently asked to serve on the Finance Committee for the town of Plainfield. I had a front-row seat to how our money was spent, especially at the Plainfield Elementary School. Over the past several years, there has been a fair share of finger-pointing …

Zoning, Kindergarten on Plainfield’s Plate

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Plainfield School Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 8, at the Plainfield Elementary School gym. Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 15, at 10 a.m. at the elementary school. Town and school officers, along …

Letter: Teachers Union Should Make Concessions

Friday, February 28, 2014

Union Should Make Concessions To the Editor: I was recently asked to serve on the Finance Committee for the town of Plainfield. I’ve had a front-row seat to how our money is spent, especially at the Plainfield Elementary School. Over the past several years, there has been a …

Peter Alden Berry

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Plainfield, N.H. — Longtime volunteer Plainfield fireman and 20-year chief died peacefully Friday morning, Feb. 21, 2014, after a lengthy illness. Peter Alden Berry, 70, was a devoted and loving husband to his wife of 43 years, Arlene (Dessert), a wonderful son, incredible brother to his sisters, as …

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 …

KUA Passes Goal In $47 Million Campaign

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

In 2003, the leadership of Kimball Union Academy began brainstorming a long-term plan for the school, attempting to determine how best to improve it going forward. The process led to a capital campaign called the IMPACT Campaign that, from its inception in 2006 to its conclusion at the …

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 …

Hall Call: VPA to Induct McLaughlin

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Woodstock — These things happen to guys who win a lot at the high school level. Having retired as Woodstock Union High School football coach after the 2012 season with 211 wins and nine state championships, Jim McLaughlin is bound for the Vermont Principals Association hall of fame. …