Thetford

Susan Southworth Ilsley

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Post Mills, Vt. — Susan Southworth Ilsley, 63, of Post Mills passed away suddenly at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. on May 2, 2015 Susan was the daughter of the late Roger Southworth and Rose McFarlane Southworth. Susan grew up in West Fairlee, Vt. and attended schools at Fryeburg Academy, Maine, and also Bradford and Thetford Academies. She worked for many years at King Arthur Flour and Merchants Bank. She loved visiting the Maine coast with family and friends. She enjoyed trips to Foxwoods and attending her granddaughters sporting events. She was most happy when her family was all gathered together. Susan was a source of strength, laughter and love to everyone in her …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at Fair Haven on Thursday and in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday against neighboring Hanover. Despite the …

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions — the first such titles by a boys sports team at the interstate school district …

Oxbow Girls Lacrosse Seeks Reconstruction

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Oxbow Union High girls lacrosse program is dead — or at least in suspended animation — for 2015. And that presents an opportunity. Oxbow athletic director Hank Van Orman was forced to pull the plug on the Olympians last month when it became apparent the numbers wouldn’t …

John Allan Gaudette

Monday, April 6, 2015

New Bern, N.C. — John Allan Gaudette, 65 of New Bern and formerly of Post Mills, Vt., passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015, after a courageous battle with leukemia. John was born on March 4, 1950, the son of Bernard and Geraldine (Smith) Gaudette. He grew up …

John Allan Gaudette

Saturday, April 4, 2015

New Bern, N.C. — John Allan Gaudette, 65 of New Bern and formerly of Post Mills, Vt., passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015, after a courageous battle with leukemia. John was born on March 4, 1950, the son of Bernard and Geraldine (Smith) Gaudette. He grew up …

Gun Range Draft Lease Revised

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Thetford — As the current 20-year lease for the Upper Valley Fish & Game Club to operate a shooting range on town-owned land approaches its July 1 end date, a draft renewal lease crafted by the Selectboard would ban shooting there on Sundays from mid-May to mid-August. The …

EOD, Eventually: Oxbow’s French Wants Future in Bomb Disposal

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Maddie French has mapped out a career path, and she hasn’t even graduated from high school yet. She knows what she wants to be and what she wants to do. French wants to be a …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Dale A. Cummings

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Thetford, Vt. — Dale A. Cummings, 63 died on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. The Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, VT are assisting the family with the …

A Good Turn

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Dillon Piper, a sophomore at Thetford Academy, turns a natural-edge bowl on the school’s new Powermatic lathe. TA recently received a $3,000 grant from the Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers to purchase the new lathe. The education grant, …

Pitching In: Thetford Students Construct Dugout for Baseball Team

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Thetford — Spring is here, but don’t look out the window for it. Take a walk down the hall to the timber framing class at Thetford Academy, where the warming season’s first signs are not the sweet telltale …

Recycling Strains Town Dumps

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Thetford — The good news is that residents want to recycle, steadily increasing the amount of recyclable material coming into Thetford’s transfer station over the past three years. The bad news is that a number of factors, including …