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Thetford man dies after boat capsizes in Groton, Vt.
09-05-2023 7:03 PM


THETFORD — A 32-year-old Thetford man and 2010 graduate of Thetford Academy who was described as an “avid huntsman” died in a boating accident in Caledonia County on Sunday, according to police and family members.Kristophere Perkins was one of three...

Thetford considers hiring a part-time social worker to aid residents
08-28-2023 5:47 PM


THETFORD — Town leaders are asking for residents’ input on hiring a part-time social worker.The Selectboard took up the idea after hearing from town officials, including Police Chief Michael Scruggs, town service officer Jessica Eaton, community nurse...

Gray fox suspected of biting woman in Thetford was rabid
08-24-2023 4:38 PM


THETFORD — A gray fox suspected of biting a woman over the weekend tested positive for rabies after it was euthanized.The woman, who was bitten on Sunday, and her dog — who days earlier also hadbeen attacked by a fox — have since been treated for the...

Woman treated for rabies following Thetford fox attack
08-22-2023 8:12 PM


THETFORD — A Thetford woman is being treated for rabies after she was bitten on the arm by a gray fox on Sunday as she walked along a cornfield in North Thetford Village, according to the Thetford Police Department. The attack came just days after her...

A Look Back: Farm auctions reflect Upper Valley’s changing way of life
08-07-2023 10:45 PM


There’s a measure of melancholy that always surrounds a farm auction. Chances are it is bringing down the curtain on a life’s work, an ending compelled by bodies aging out, debts that can’t be covered by cash flow or plain old bad luck. The effects...

Rummaging sale
07-31-2023 9:49 PM

Mudslide forces closure on Route 132
07-25-2023 6:16 AM

SOUTH STRAFFORD — A section of Rte. 132 between Thetford and Strafford is closed for at least a month to allow for emergency repairs to prevent the road from sliding into the West Branch of the Ompompanoosuc River, according to a Sunday Listserv post...

Strafford, Thetford seek applicants for Selectboard vacancies
07-18-2023 10:44 AM

STRAFFORD — The towns of Strafford and Thetford are looking for residents interested in serving on the towns’ respective Selectboards after two current members resigned.Rod Sloat resigned from the Strafford Selectboard July 6 “due to an unexpected...

Vermont Route 113 to be closed for 48 hours
07-06-2023 2:46 PM

THETFORD — Vermont Route 113 at the town line between West Fairlee and Thetford is scheduled to be closed for 48 hours later this month to allow for a culvert replacement, according to Thetford’s town website.The closure, now scheduled for July 22 and...

Thetford Academy graduates celebrate a ‘wild four years’
06-11-2023 6:16 AM


THETFORD — Thetford Academy celebrated the accomplishments of 42 graduating seniors at the school’s 204th commencement Friday night. Thanks to Thetford Academy’s tradition of having solely student speakers, the audience heard from them directly about...

Thetford’s Latham library seeks funds to improve accessibility 
06-06-2023 4:57 PM


THETFORD — Latham Memorial Library may soon have a chair lift that will allow better access to community space on its lower floor.The Thetford Library Federation, which oversees Latham in Thetford Center and Peabody Library in Post Mills, earned a...

Feathered friends
05-25-2023 10:51 PM

Thetford hires town manager
05-17-2023 7:41 PM

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THETFORD — Thetford has hired a Vermont town administrator as its next town manager.Brian Story has served as town administrator in Johnson, Vt., since 2016 and will start his new role in Thetford on June 19, according to a news release from the...

Informational session for Route 113 construction to be held May 18
05-10-2023 1:13 PM

THETFORD — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is holding a virtual public informational meeting next week on a culvert replacement project that will require Route 113 be closed on the West Fairlee/Thetford border for a weekend in June, according to...

Interim Thetford town manager named as permanent replacement considers offer
05-08-2023 3:56 PM

THETFORD — Thetford announced that Tom Yennerell will serve as interim town manager for about six weeks in a web post on Monday.The Selectboard has offered the permanent town manager position to a candidate, but has not made an official announcement...

Businesses brace for 18-month closing of Lyme-East Thetford bridge
04-23-2023 4:11 PM


LYME — Long planned — and panned by some residents — the 18-month closure of the Lyme-East Thetford bridge will commence Thursday, disrupting the daily routines of residents and businesses on both sides of the Connecticut River.The $8.94 million...

East Thetford-Lyme bridge to close on April 27
04-17-2023 12:24 PM

EAST THETFORD — The bridge spanning the Connecticut River between East Thetford and Lyme is slated to close for 18 months beginning on Thursday, April 27, according to a news release from the New Hampshire Department of Transportation. The $8.94...

Out & About: Library in Thetford kicks off Week of Young Child with pollinator activity
03-31-2023 5:16 PM


Two area nonprofit organizations are joining together to celebrate the area’s youngest residents while promoting pollinators.From 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at George Peabody Library (7922 Route 113), young children and their caregivers can gather to plant...

Town Meeting: Thetford voters approve school budget
03-10-2023 11:07 PM

THETFORD — In ballot voting on Tuesday, Thetford voters approved the school budget and elected officials in uncontested races.The school district budget voters approved, 262-68, is $9.34 million, which was up from a nearly $8.8 million school budget...

Town Meeting: Thetford adopts budgets, reduces number of members on Tri-Town Commission
03-04-2023 3:31 PM

THETFORD — 87 voters at Thetford Elementary School passed all warned articles with minimal discussion Saturday morning, including a $1.77 million general fund budget, $1.33 million of which will come from taxes.Of the passed $1.54 million highway...

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