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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. …

Hartford, Woodstock Chambers Issue Awards

Sunday, February 7, 2016

The chambers of commerce in Hartford and Woodstock last week issued their annual awards to recognize the individuals and businesses that work to support their towns. At its annual meeting on Wednesday, held at the Tip Top Cafe in White River Junction, the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce named Northern Stage the Community …

A Fleeting Art Form

Saturday, February 6, 2016

In 1998, Adrian Tans was living in Burlington and joined with a group of friends for a snow sculpture contest in one of the city’s lakeside parks. It was a lark, but to their surprise, their sculpture of, as Tans described it, “a goddess riding a tortoise out toward Lake Champlain,” took second …

Paul Richard Bousquet

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Woodstock, Vt. — Paul Richard Bousquet, 85, of River St., Woodstock, passed peacefully at home surrounded by family the night of Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. He was comfortable and alert to near the end, which allowed him the opportunity to say goodbye to many close friends. In his …

Woodstock Officials Clamp Down on Short-Term Home Rentals

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Woodstock — Town officials are enforcing regulations restricting property owners’ ability to rent out their homes on a short-term basis. Those seeking to rent out their Woodstock homes — or parts of them — for less than 30 days at a time must first obtain conditional use approval …

Local Roundup: Whitcomb-Rochester’s LaPerle Good for a Grand

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Bethel — Whitcomb-Rochester’s cooperative girls basketball program decided to change the venue of Monday’s game with Websterville Baptist from Rochester High to Whitcomb High for a reason. Hornet senior Lindsey LaPerle, a Whitcomb student, was five points away …

New Year’s Bash: Undefeated Woodstock Captures Holiday Tourney Title

Friday, January 1, 2016

White River Junction — The second time around, the Woodstock High boys hockey team didn’t need last-second magic to get the better of rival Hartford. Old-fashioned hard work got the job done. Junior Luc Issa notched the game-winning …

ECFiber Poised For Investment

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Royalton — A fiber-optic network based in central Vermont aims to accelerate its build-out by changing its organizational structure so as to become more investor-friendly. Officials anticipate the move to become a communications union district — approved by East Central Vermont Community Fiber Network’s 24 member towns and …

It’s Canes-Wasps for Title: Hartford, Woodstock Dominate Tourney Openers

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

White River Junction — Individual efforts ran the show Wednesday night at Wendell A. Barwood Arena as Woodstock forward Luc Issa and Hartford goaltender Richie Morrill carried their respective teams to victories and a spot in the championship …

Big Rally Sends Yellowjackets Past Wasps

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Woodstock — Down by 13 points to Woodstock in the third quarter, the Windsor High boys basketball team rallied to defeat the Wasps in overtime, 67-62, on Monday night before a packed house at Dailey Gym. Yellowjacket senior Michael Bradley had a monster game with 29 points, including …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Lloyd E. Martin

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Hudson, Fla. — Lloyd E. Martin of Hudson died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, at Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point after a brief illness. He was the husband of Carol A. (Moore) Martin for 59 years. Born in Bridgewater, Vt., he was the son of the late Charles …

St. James in Woodstock Is Partner Broadcast Site For Conference on Race

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Woodstock — A racial justice conference in New York City will be broadcast at partner sites abroad and in the United States, including St. James Episcopal Church, 2 St. James Place, Woodstock. Trinity Institute’s 45th National Theological Conference, Listen for a Change: Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice, is …