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Arturo Johnson, of Hanover, pulls ahead at the start of the CVC Championship cross country ski meet at the Stafford Nordic Center in Strafford, Vt. Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Johnson kept his lead and took first place with a time of 14:49.
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Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their respective team wins at the Strafford Nordic …

Physicians, Dentists Pan Vt. Tax Proposal

Sunday, January 31, 2016

White River Junction — Dentists and private practice physicians in Vermont said a 2.35 percent tax on their revenue proposed by Gov. Peter Shumlin would make it harder to recruit and retain health care providers. The so-called provider tax would generate $17 million in direct revenue and allow the state to collect $20 million more from the federal government to support the state’s …

Randolph Fire, Police Departments Step Closer to New Stations

Friday, January 29, 2016

Randolph — After a four-month search, the Randolph Selectboard on Wednesday approved the purchases of three properties to accommodate new village fire and police stations. The purchases are necessitated, at least in part, by a fire in September that destroyed the Randolph Village Fire Department’s station. The town will purchase two residential properties at 1 and 2 Park St., next to the site …

Bethel Woman Writes History of Vt. Postcards

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Bethel — Writer and artist Janet Hayward Burnham’s publications include travel articles, two romances, several children’s books and a biography. This fall, the Bethel resident added a history of Vermont’s postcards to that list. Asked about the breadth …

Despite Fixes, Mental Health Patients in Limbo in Vermont

Friday, December 25, 2015

Randolph — Patients suffering mental health crises continue to remain stranded for days in emergency rooms at Gifford Medical Center and other Vermont hospitals despite a makeover of the statewide system of care after Tropical Storm Irene, hospital managers say. Hospital leaders said that backlog takes a toll …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Randolph Home Left Uninhabitable After Fire

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Randolph — Fire officials say no one was injured in a blaze early Monday morning that left the house at 1924 Tatro Hill Road uninhabitable. The fire began in an attached garage around 1:54 a.m., according to Jay Collette, Randolph Village fire chief. The blaze then moved into …

2015-16 High School Bowling Preview

Sunday, December 20, 2015

For the bowling teams at Windsor High and Stevens High, this season is all about completing what they started. Both teams finished with high rankings in their respective states, but each fell short of their ultimate goals with …

Whitcomb-Rochester Outlasts South Royalton

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

South Royalton — South Royalton School girls basketball coach Jim Hewitt took the microphone and addressed the crowd before his team’s Wednesday night game against Whitcomb-Rochester. He spoke of familiarity between the programs and the rivalry that over …

Robert F. Ames

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Robert F. Ames, 91, died Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Berlin Health & Rehab Center in Berlin, VT. He was born April 3, 1924 in Waterbury, Conn., the son of Leaman and Cora (Hall) Ames. …

Local Roundup: TA Girls Roll Past Bucks

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Thetford, Vt. — The Thetford Academy girls basketball team has allowed just 15 total field goals in its opening two games, including those surrendered in a 53-31 victory over Blue Mountain on Monday night. But Thetford coach Eric …

Business Notes: Dec. 6, 2105

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Randolph — Exit 4 Open Space, the environmental group that formed to oppose a large development planned off Interstate 89’s Exit 4, has asked the District 3 Environmental Commission to cut off talks between the developer and other environmental groups involved in public hearings on state permits. On …

Entertainment Highlights: Young Classical Pianist Builds a Following at Chandler Center

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

If Randolph seems a little off the beaten track for a pianist who performs at the likes of Boston’s Symphony Hall, the Kennedy Center in Washington, Lincoln Center in New York and other big-city venues around the world, …