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Dahlia Klarich, right, of Thetford Academy, high fives her former Oxbow teammates after Thetford's 53 - 40 win in Bradford, Vt. Thursday, February 4, 2016.
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A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union High to Thetford has been anything but awkward. Now the Panthers’ starting point guard, Klarich played her freshman and sophomore seasons for …

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 …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The senior center had a goal and two assists before Monday night’s date with Exeter High …

Ready to Strike: Bowling in Vermont Aims for VPA Sanctioning

Sunday, December 20, 2015

For outsiders at least, it’s hard to imagine Vermont bowling as anything other than fully sanctioned. It certainly acts like it is. As a new season begins, the sport enters a crossroads, culminating in a May 2016 vote …

Elizabeth Davis Olsen

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Autryville, N.C. — Elizabeth Davis Olsen, 88, formerly of Lyme, N.H. died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh, N.C. She was born Sept. 12, 1927, in Manchester, N.H. a daughter of Harold T. and Lucille (Colburn) Davis. Elizabeth grew up in Pembroke, N.H., Norwich, Vt., …

Marjorie Lucetta Hall Steel

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Greenville Miss. — Marjorie Lucetta Hall Steel, age 91, of Greenville, formally of Tonawanda, N.Y., and Ellenton, Fla., died on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. Mrs. Steel was born Feb. 24, 1924, in North Tonawanda. She was the daughter …

Sumner “Jay” Southworth

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Post Mills, Vt. — Sumner “Jay” Southworth, 86, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Husband of 67 years to Barbara “Bobbie” Jean Southworth and local resident for all his life, Jay leaves behind a vast family and community legacy. Born …

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 …

Local Roundup: Canes Break Records

Monday, December 14, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — Hartford High athletes recorded three school records, Windsor’s Katey Comstock ruled the shot put again and Oxbow’s running Giesing sisters accounted for a win and joined in a top-three team finish to highlight Saturday’s Vermont Princpals Association indoor track and field meet at Norwich University. …

3 New Trustees Join VINS

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Quechee — Three new trustees have joined the Vermont Institute of Natural Science Board of Trustees. Edith “Brucie” Hubbell, of Norwich, moved to the Upper Valley 15 years ago. Hubbell has volunteered with VINS, leading tours and discussions, and served on the board of the Upper Valley Humane …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 13, 2015

Sunday, December 13, 2015

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CRPT Talks Trails at Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hanover — Spur trails, new campsites and incorporating the Appalachian Trail were some of the topics discussed at the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail annual meeting Tuesday at Howe Library. The CRPT, a series of access points and primitive campsites spanning the trail’s source in northern New Hampshire to …

A Life: Judy Ozahowski ‘Believed in Every Kid’s Ability to Rise to the Challenge’

Monday, December 7, 2015

Thetford — When someone stumbled over pronouncing her name, Judy Ozahowski was quick to suggest a mnemonic that would easily save the speaker from embarrassment. “She’d say, ‘Just think of it like Judy-has-a-house-key,’ ” recalled Bev Hodgdon, owner …