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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 …

Marathon Meet: After Nine Hours, Oxbow Teams Settle for Second

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Northfield, Vt. — It came down to the wire for Oxbow High’s girls indoor track and field team on Saturday in its race for a state title against defending Vermont Division II state champion Rice Memorial. After nine hours and more than 30 events, the Olympians were forced to settle for second place. …

Vt. House To Vote on Act 46 Caps

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

White River Junction — Eight months ago, lawmakers told school districts across Vermont to rein in their spending, but now, members of the House are considering whether to back down — at least partially. In an effort to amend Act 46, a sweeping education reform law that supporters hoped would provide property tax relief to Vermonters and spur school consolidations as enrollment drops, …

Vermont Man Indicted in N.H. On Sex Charges

Friday, November 27, 2015

North Haverhill — A 21-year-old Newbury, Vt., man who faces a sex assault charge in Vermont has been indicted by a New Hampshire grand jury on 35 charges, all related to the same minor girl. Christopher O. Hollis pleaded not guilty to all 35 charges at an arraignment …

R.I. Team Makes Itself Comfortable at New England Cross Country Meet

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Thetford — Preparing for Saturday’s New England cross country championships at Thetford Academy, runners from La Salle Academy heard a lot about Morty’s Monster — the steep hill near the end of TA’s 3.1-mile course named for designer …

Man Charged In Vt. Murder

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Sharon — Vermont State Police have arrested a Sharon man on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the death of a Brattleboro, Vt., man. Authorities arrested Leonard Moffatt, 39, on Friday afternoon and charged him with …

Massive School District Proposed

Sunday, November 8, 2015

White River Junction — With Vermont’s new education reform law potentially threatening $1.3 million in revenue loss from tuition students at Hartford High School, one School Board member has proposed creating a much larger school district, spanning as much as 30 miles along the Vermont side of the …

Small Farmers Worry About Effect of Clean Water Rules

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Barnard — Farmers on the east side of the Green Mountains say they want to learn more about pending regulations being implemented under a new law devised largely to protect Lake Champlain. Signed into law by Gov. Peter …

Granite United Way Request Process Opens

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Granite United Way has opened its annual request for qualification process, in which nonprofits begin the process of becoming a qualified partner. Becoming a Granite United Way qualified partner enables nonprofits to take part in the organization’s community impact grant application process, join its Day of Caring Volunteer …

Sharon Academy Girls Fall in OT

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Sharon — Sharon Academy girls soccer coach Blake Fabrikant was emotional after his team’s 3-2 overtime loss to West Rutland in the Vermont Division IV semifinals Wednesday afternoon. It was in his voice: an agonized cocktail of frustration …

Phantoms Give TSA a Frightful End

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Pittsford, Vt. — The Phantoms of Proctor High continue to haunt the Sharon Academy boys soccer team in the Vermont Division IV playoffs. Eli Akin’s 32nd-minute goal stood as the winner in No. 2 Proctor’s 1-0 win over the sixth-ranked Phoenix in a D-IV semifinal at Taranovich Field …

Vt. Man Extradited to N.H. on Sex Assault Charge

Thursday, October 22, 2015

White River Junction — A 20-year-old Newbury, Vt., man charged with felony sexual assault in Windsor County has been extradited to New Hampshire to face a similar charge involving the same minor female. Christopher O. Hollis was arraigned …

Eleanor (Nina) Hathaway Swaim

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — Eleanor (Nina) Hathaway Swaim, 77, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at her residence in Sharon. Nina was born into a conservative family in Sherborn, Mass. She graduated from Saint Mary’s in Littleton, N.H. and earned a B.A. at Boston University, an M.Ed. at Columbia University, …