William A. James, 110, of Bristol

As a young child Bill started living with his grandfather and step grandmother on a small farm in West Lincoln, and he went to the local one-room schoolhouse.

Super-centenarian Bill James to the rescue!

BRISTOL —  “Yeah, I drove until I was over 100,” said Bristol resident Bill James.James will celebrate his 110th birthday this coming Monday. When he was born, William Howard Taft was in the White House and driving often meant horses, not cars.Instead of … (read more)

Retired lineman climbs the ladder

MIDDLEBURY — At age 100, Bill James can cross the word “bucket” off his bucket list. James donned a helmet last Wednesday and at long last got a lift in a bucket truck, courtesy of his former longtime employer, Central Vermont Public Service (CVPS). It wa … (read more)