Vershire

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 18.1 points per game this season, needed 14 points coming in to reach the plateau. Woodsville led 23-8 after the first quarter as Bemis racked up 13 quick points. The Engineers’ defense then forced a turnover early in the second that Bemis converted into an easy layup for points 1,000 and 1,001. …

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 …

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. …

Dorothea E. “Dotty” Rhodes

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Vershire, Vt. — Dorothea E. “Dotty” Rhodes, 86, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. She died peacefully in the presence of her family at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. Dotty was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Vershire, to George …

Gerard Suich

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Vershire, Vt. — Gerard Suich passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, after fighting a courageous battle against cancer for the past eight years. Gerry was born to Mary and John Suich of Stratford, Conn., on Nov. 5, 1948. He was the quarterback and captain of his …

Dorothea E. “Dotty” Rhodes

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Vershire, Vt. — Dorothea E. “Dotty” Rhodes, 86, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. She died peacefully in the presence of her family at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. There will be no calling hours. A funeral service will …

Gerard “Gerry” Suich

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Vershire, Vt. — Gerard “Gerry” Suich, 67, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 in Orford, N.H. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. A complete funeral notice should be available and published later this week. A celebration of Gerry’s life is being planned for early December at Rivendell …

Stagecoach Rethinks Routes

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Stagecoach Transportation Services, which provides shuttle services to a significant chunk of the Upper Valley, rolled out a dramatically retooled offering this week in an effort to attract more riders. While the service has traditionally …

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 …

Running to History: Oxbow Girls Capture First Cross Country Crown

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Thetford — Oxbow Union High junior Leanne Burgess caught the first hint with about half a mile left in Saturday’s Division III girls race at the Vermont High School Cross Country Championships. “I heard some coach saying, ‘She’s …

Local Roundup: Thetford Pulls Off a Shocker in Williamstown

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — Cinderella must have been stowed away on the Thetford Academy boys soccer team bus to Williamstown for the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The 13th-seeded Panthers beat the fourth-seeded …

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 …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Soccer Downs Souhegan

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lebanon — And down go the champs. The Lebanon boys soccer team defended their home field against reigning New Hampshire Division II state champion Souhegan on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Sabers 1-0 in double overtime. The game-winner came …