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03-01-2023 8:37 PM

Town Meeting preview: Tri-Town Commission representation before Thetford voters
02-27-2023 12:00 PM

Article of note: One article on the town warning asks whether voters want to reduce the number of Thetford’s representatives on the Tri-Town Commission, which is responsible for the operation and management of the Lake Fairlee Dam, from three to...

Rice’s Mills Community Center in Thetford
02-03-2023 11:51 PM

It’s not about the bite
01-18-2023 4:28 PM

Thetford 21-year-old with cerebral palsy yearns for independence with a bit of support
01-06-2023 7:35 PM


THETFORD — In some ways, Owen Dybvig is just like any other 21-year-old still living at home: He’s ready to move out from under his parents’ wings and pursue his own interests, make new friends, and see more of the world.But moving is a lot more...

Rehab of Lyme-East Thetford bridge could keep span closed for 18 months
09-26-2022 8:51 PM


LYME — The good news is that after a first round of bidding failed to attract any contractors willing to take on the Lyme-East Thetford Bridge refurbishment project, a second round of bidding in May elicited three bids, with the New Hampshire...

After death of owner in balloon crash, quirky Post Mills airport has uncertain horizon
11-14-2021 7:03 AM


Since its founding in 1945, Post Mills Airport has changed hands only a few times, most recently in 1988, when Brian Boland acquired it.And since its founding, the small grass airstrip has been privately held.Boland’s death in a July 15 hot air...

Post Mills pilot killed in fall from hot-air balloon; four passengers survive harrowing flight
07-19-2021 11:07 AM


BRADFORD, Vt. — As the hot air balloon began to rise swiftly over the treetops, Roger Blake knew he had to make a decision.Just seconds earlier, in a freak accident, the pilot had become trapped under the balloon basket while it was on the...

25 years later, long-lost mail finds its way to Thetford home
04-02-2021 11:08 PM


THETFORD — The blue air mail envelope that Anne Cook picked up from the Thetford Center post office last week bore a familiar name.But it was a name from her past. Cook lived in Donegal, Ireland, in the early 1990s and visited with Judith Hoad...

Aloha Foundation apologizes after finding more past sexual misconduct by boys camp counselors 
02-04-2019 10:29 PM


FAIRLEE — The Aloha Foundation is apologizing to former campers and their families after documenting allegations of sexual abuse involving a total of three counselors more than three decades ago at Lanakila, a summer camp for boys on Lake Morey.An...

Thetford Resident Recalls Her Life in Vietnam and Years of Travel
08-06-2018 12:12 PM

By Nicola Smith

Le Lieu Browne brings bowls of pho, the national dish of her native Vietnam, to her dining room table. Pronounced “fuh,” it’s a meat broth with transparent rice noodles, onions, thin slices of beef, ginger, fish sauce, whole cloves and the faintly...

Bradford Educator Gives Up Licenses
06-29-2018 12:37 AM

By Mike Donoghue

Bradford, Vt. — A former Orange County educator has voluntarily surrendered his licenses to work as a school superintendent and principal in Vermont.Keith A. Thompson is alleged to have engaged in inappropriate conduct with staff while employed as an...

Aloha Foundation Tells of 1980s Abuse at Lanakila Camp
10-27-2017 12:30 PM

Tim Camerato

Fairlee — The Aloha Foundation has notified parents and former campers that it failed to respond adequately more than 30 years ago when a counselor at its boys camp on Lake Morey “inappropriately touched” at least two campers in the 1980s.The...

A Life: Nick Berry, 1989-2016; He Died on His Wedding Day With Love in His Heart
07-06-2016 3:34 PM

By John Lippman

Post Mills — On the afternoon of May 8, Megan Naylor and Nicholas Berry exchanged wedding vows in the living room of their trailer home in Post Mills.That evening, the guests gone and the newlyweds alone, Berry died.They were married six hours.“Nick...

Man Kills Bear in Thetford After It Attacks His Chicken Coop
05-18-2016 11:36 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

Thetford — Fish and Wildlife officials said a Thetford resident shot and killed a black bear last week after he caught the sow in the act of killing chickens inside his chicken coop.Fish and Wildlife District Supervisor Lt. Justin Stedman said a...

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