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

Waits River Valley School students and staff member pose for a photo with the state plow truck they named Snow Chomper on Nov. 17. The school and plow truck name can be seen on a sign at the top of the dump body.

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