Friends, admirers pay homage to balloonist

POST MILLS—“Jump in, let’s go for a ride,” was often on the lips of the late Brian Boland, the guy who brought ballooning to Post Mills Airport. The weather was perfect as pilots and balloon enthusiasts from near and far converged on the Post Mills Airport on Sept. 11-12 for the gathering of the 2021 […]

Board approves mask requirement for staff

WOODSVILLE—For the third time in a little over a month, a divided school board voted on a mask mandate at its three schools. During a regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 13, Haverhill Cooperative School Board members voted 4-3 to require staff members to wear masks while indoors with students and when unable to maintain 6 […]

Liquor permit approved, another denied

BRADFORD—Spirits were not running high at last week’s Bradford Selectboard meeting after a request to serve beer and wine by a local business was denied. Vittles House of Brews’ owner Kendall Gendron had submitted a request to reserve the Bradford Academy auditorium on Oct. 31 for a Halloween Drag Burlesque Show and to serve beer […]

Rivendell maintains mask mandate

ORFORD—Students and staff will be wearing masks at Rivendell’s three schools for the foreseeable future. “Our focus remains on keeping the school community healthy and our schools operational,” superintendent Barrett Williams wrote in a letter on Sept. 10. On Sept. 14, the district reported two cases at Rivendell Academy in Orford, one case at Samuel […]

Photo of the Week

TRAVELED BACK IN TIME?—Friday at the Mill Building in Bradford, one would think that they fell through a wormhole and were back in the 1920s due to the parking lot filled with these antique vehicles. In fact it was a cruise trip for these car enthusiasts stopping in town for lunch.