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Irving Griswold Foster

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sharon, Vt. — Irving Griswold Foster, 81, died early Thursday morning, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Wheelock Terrace Assisted Living facility in Hanover, N.H. Irv was born Sept. 9, 1934, in Manchester, Conn. the son of William Avery and Mary Helena (Welles) Foster. Irv grew up in South Windsor, Conn. and graduated as Salutatorian of the Class of 1952 from Ellsworth High School in South Windsor. He then attended Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. In January 1955, Irv enlisted in the U.S. Army. After basic training, he served in Germany as a bridge and road construction specialist with Company B, 41st Engineering, 10th Division Corp. After his discharge, Irv began his 30 year career with …

Local Roundup: Woodsville’s Bemis Scores 1,000th Point

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wells River, Vt. — Waste not, want not. Efficiency was the name of the game for the Woodsville High boys basketball team in a 70-41 victory over visiting Blue Mountain on Monday night as the Engineers steamrolled to a big early lead and senior Jaret Bemis crossed the career 1,000-point barrier. Bemis, averaging …

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 …

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, …

John Richard Simone

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — John Richard Simone born Oct. 12 1954, passed on his birthdate, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at the age of 61. John married Sue, had two children together, Benjamin Orion, and Samuel Hercules. John was also step-father to Sue’s three children, Christopher, Anne Marie, and Joshua …

Local Roundup: Sharon, Rivendell Girls Play to Draw

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Sharon — It’s hard to imagine Sharon Academy and Rivendell Academy girls soccer being any more evenly matched this season. Each team now has one game left to play before the playoffs begin next week. A 2-2 tie …

Wedding: Chadwick — Kelly

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Sharon — Elyza Hope Chadwick and Alan Kelly were married on June 20, 2015, at Christ The King Church in Salthill, Galway Ireland. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. Father Gerry Jennings officiated at …

Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner …

Sharon Boys Soccer Sheds Improving South Royalton

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

South Royalton — All the South Royalton boys soccer team needed was a little more time. Five, maybe ten more minutes. It would have bought them another chance or two, at least. Sharon Academy’s Carter Blanchard, the Phoenix’s …

Valley Schools Weigh Merger

Sunday, October 4, 2015

South Royalton — The impulses to hang on to what’s old, and yet to reap the benefits of what’s new, are in competition as residents and school officials in the White River Valley discuss how best to respond to the upcoming merger of their supervisory unions under Act …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Girls Show Their Progression Against Tigers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sunapee — Strong teams improve the little things as a season goes on and that’s just what the Sunapee girls soccer team is doing. The Lakers beat visiting Newport 6-1 in the rain on Tuesday afternoon. The win showed a marked improvement for Sunapee from the teams’ earlier …

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Royalton-Area Schools To Hold Merger Meeting South Royalton — The soon-to-be-formed White River Valley Supervisory Union will hold a public forum this weekend to tackle the biggest question facing educators: How to move forward in a way that best serves the students of the 10 constituent towns? The …