Beresford was force to be reckoned with

BRADFORD—Those who make us dig the deepest leave the most lasting impression. Shirley Beresford, a long-time Bradford resident who died on Jan. 26 at age 92, demanded a lot out of those around her. She expressed herself with no hint of fear or hesitation. In return, she was fair and respectful; a renaissance woman who […]

Roof collapses in Corinth fire

CORINTH—Several fire- fighters had a scare at a structure fire in Corinth when the roof collapsed while they were inside the building fighting the blaze.  On Feb. 13 at 8:56 a.m., the Corinth Fire Department responded to a first-alarm structure fire at 1817 Taplin Hill Road. Bradford, Newbury, and Tri-Village fire departments also responded.

Young crash survivor shares her compelling story

NORTH HAVERHILL—In 2020, 17-year-old Sierra Longmoore crashed the family car in Newbury and suffered a massive brain injury. Her critical condition left little hope that she would survive even the airlift to the hospital.  Six months later, Sierra was back at school, working with a tutor to complete her senior year. Now, after graduating college, […]

Local artist finds inspiration in the past

BARNET—Edward Kadunc visited the Fredericksburg, Virginia, and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, area on a trip with his cousin when he was a teenager, awakening in him a hunger to learn everything he could about Civil War-era abolitionists.

Photo of the Week

Alice Young of Bradford shows off the face painting she received at the first annual Bradford Winter Carnival hosted by the Bradford Parks & Recreation Commission. Approximately 200 people attended the event held at the Bradford Academy and mostly indoors due to the lack of snow for outdoor activities.

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