Pro, amateurs team on local excavation
FAIRLEE—Digging up history can be a fascinating prospect. For years an old foundation lay undisturbed near a hiking trail in the Fairlee Forest. Few people paid attention to it. Were it not for archaeologist and Fairlee resident Dr. William Fitzhugh, the site might have been destroyed by a logging earlier this year.
A test of body and mind at Devil’s Den
BRADFORD—With high energy anticipation, 15 runners awaited the 9 a.m. launch from the Devil’s Den Trailhead on Wright’s Mountain on the morning of Oct. 10. The 24-hour DD Ultra Run was organized by ex-Marine and Corinth resident Jason Mosel to raise money for the Josh Pallotta Fund, a nonprofit named in honor of the young […]
Election preview Five seek seats from Cal-Orange
The five candidates running in the Nov. 3 Caledonia-Orange State Senate race all have one thing in common—they believe Vermont’s legislature needs to take decisive action for a COVID-19 economic recovery. Democrat Jane Kitchel and Republican Joe Benning are the incumbents. Democrat Matt Choate, Republican Charles Wilson, and independent JT Dodge are challenging. Two are […]
Effort underway to dissolve school district
BRADFORD—Scores of Newbury residents have signed a petition asking the selectboard to hold a town vote on dissolving the Oxbow Union Unified School District. The petition asks that the board hold a vote for Newbury residents to withdraw from the new OUUSD as soon as June 30, 2021. As of now, the petition has attracted […]
Photo of the Week
Parent Cris Dyke (second from right) helps (from left to right) Aven Dyke, Aliese Zenner, and Weston Hughes with a cutout for the Fairlee mural project at Samuel Morey Elementary School on May 25.