Town meeting back to Tuesday

BRADFORD—It looks like next year’s town meeting in Bradford will be on a Tuesday. Earlier this year, residents were asked to consider alternatives to the traditional meeting date and time—the first Tuesday in March at 9 a.m. In an Australian ballot vote, held in conjunction with Vermont’s presidential primary, voters opted to hold the 2021 […]

Classroom shelter eyed for town forest

BRADFORD—Low-St. John Forest has long been used as an outdoor learning lab for students at Bradford Elementary School. But they may soon have an actual classroom to use when they are learning in the forest. The Bradford Planning Commission has given its OK to the construction of an outdoor classroom shelter. The forest was acquired […]

Cottage Hospital CEO to resign

WOODSVILLE—The leader of the local hospital for the last 10 years will step aside early next year. A spokesperson for Cottage Hospital confirmed on Monday morning that Dr. Maria Ryan had resigned. “Dr. Maria Ryan surprised the Board of Trustees and the hospital staff with her resignation, with the last day being Jan. 30, 2021,” […]

Men face charges in monoxide deaths

NORTH HAVERHILL—Three local men have been indicted for their roles in the January 2019 carbon monoxide deaths of a Lyman couple. John and April Courtney died as a result of the poisoning. Last week, Richard Mallett Jr., 49, of Woodsville, Philip Poirier, 28, of Corinth, and Adam Vigent, 51, of North Haverhill—all three licensed gas […]

Photo of the Week

The Wells River chewed up Route 302 just west of Route 232 in Groton during the flooding on July 10. This stretch of roadway also washed out after Tropical Storm Irene in 2011. The road will remain closed until repairs have been completed by the Vermont Agency of Transportation.

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