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Barbara and George Tullar in a 1945 photograph. (Family photograph)

A Life: Barbara Wilder Anderson Tullar, 1929 — 2014; ‘She Committed Her Life to Her Family and Friends’

Monday, April 21, 2014

Orford — Barbara Tullar, the matriarch of an award-winning dairy family, lived a life of hard work, kindness and humility. She took part in all aspects of her family’s modern dairy farm, including — but not limited to — driving tractors, feeding calves and managing the books. From her farmhouse kitchen, Tullar prepared enough food to feed anyone who passed through her door, listened carefully to the people in her life and led by example. And throughout her life it was clear that Tullar, who died Feb. 11, 2014, at 84, was rooted in the Upper Valley. After graduating from Thetford Academy in 1947, where …

Upper Valley Marathon Runners Defiant, Determined in Return to Boston

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Rain or shine, cold or heat, wind or calm, Tim Downes expects to spend a little more time than usual on Monday morning looking around the Hopkinton, Mass., green at tens of thousands of fellow runners, maybe greeting more of them than he normally would. And after “a bear” of a winter forging …

Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on offense. Like all successful baseball teams, it all begins with pitching, and the Yellowjackets’ Ethan …

Finally a Thaw, Now the Floods

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Newbury, Vt. — Four or five inches of water entered Neil White’s fourth-grade classroom through its ground level windows early Sunday morning. As he sorted through the wreckage amidst blowing fans on Monday, he tried to be optimistic. …

Francis S. Greenwood

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Thetford Center, Vt. — Francis S. Greenwood, 90, formerly of Shelburne, N.H., died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in White River Jct., Vt. He was born Jan. 29, 1924, a son of William H. and Alice (Cassidy) Greenwood in New Bedford, Mass. where …

Birth Announcements: March 30, 2014

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital LEVER — A son, Bowden Steele Lever, born March 8, 2014, to Kaida Steele and Chad Lever, of Perkinsville. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center STONE — A son, Alby Ernest Stone, born March 12, 2014, to Chelsea and Howard Stone, of Post Mills. …

Letter: Disturbing Incident at Vt. Yankee

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Disturbing Incident at Vt. Yankee To the Editor: In case some readers missed it, there was a disturbing story Sunday about an incident at Vermont Yankee (“NRC: Vermont Yankee Security Violated Procedures”). A suspected pipe bomb was found at the site, according to a report written by a …

Letter: Disturbing Incident at Vt. Yankee

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Disturbing Incident at Vt. Yankee To the Editor: In case some readers missed it, there was a disturbing story Sunday about an incident at Vermont Yankee (“NRC: Vermont Yankee Security Violated Procedures”). A suspected pipe bomb was found at the site, according to a report written by a …

Parents Protest Pick for Principal

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Bradford Vt. — At a packed meeting in the Oxbow High School auditorium Wednesday night, parents questioned why school district officials would consider hiring a principal embroiled in a controversy regarding failure to report child abuse, given two recent convictions of former school employees in Bradford, Vt., for …

Oxbow Candidate Plans Visit; Controversy Follows Potential Principal

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — A public forum tonight will give community members a chance to talk to an Oxbow High School principal candidate who was accused last year of failing to report an allegation of child abuse at a school in the Northeast Kingdom. Noah Noyes, principal for grades …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Emma Senger

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Thetford, Vt. — Emma Senger, a resident of Thetford, died quietly on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the age of 103. Emma was born Sept. 6, 1910, in Berlin, Germany, the second of six children of Helene and Wilhelm Heuse. In 1933, she married Felix Senger, whom she …

Ex-Oxbow Coach Pleads Guilty

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Chelsea — A former physical education teacher at Oxbow Union High School has been convicted of sexually assaulting a student he coached while she was living at his Topsham home in the late 1990s. Brian H. Musty, 44, …