Balloon accident kills pilot

BRADFORD—The longtime owner of the Post Mills Airport died last week after a hot air balloon accident over Bradford. Brian Boland, 72, was piloting a balloon with four passengers that took off from the airport during the late afternoon of July 15, according to Vermont State Police. At approximately 7:45 p.m., after traveling northeast from […]

Board votes to pay off precinct debt

WOODSVILLE—Selectmen narrowly approved on July 19 spending more than $92,000 in municipal capital reserve funds that will be used to pay off debt held by Haverhill Corner precinct. The vote came after town officials said state regulators and town attorneys signed off on the resolution to a thorny issue left after the newly formed town […]

Repairs underway after apartment fire

BRADFORD—Weeks after an apartment fire in Bradford, the building is under repair and some of its residents have returned. The fire occurred on the morning of May 28 at the corner of South Main Street and Cobblestone Alley. No one was injured, but a family of four was displaced. Two of the building’s three units, […]

Community forums aim to better Bradford

BRADFORD—An effort led by Bradford residents in collaboration with the Vermont Council on Rural Development will get underway next week with the goal of moving the town toward a better future. It’s all part of VCRD’s Community Visit program. The first step, in a three-step process, is on July 28 when there will be a […]

Photo of the Week

Liam Cox, of Piermont, gets his oxen ready for a showing at the North Haverhill Fair on Saturday. After a lost year where some activities were held virtually, the fair returned with a bang opening on July 28 and concluding on Aug. 1. For more photos from the fair, see page 10.