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Whitcomb's Marcus Sheldon (21) passes through South Royalton's double-team defense by Nicholas Howe and Mackinley George (22) in the fourth quarter in Bethel, Vt., on February 8, 2016. At right is South Royalton's William Wuttke. South Royalton won, 56-43. (Valley News - Geoff Hansen)<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

South Royalton Boys Hoop Still Learning to Win

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Bethel — There are games in which South Royalton High boys basketball coach Pete Howe paces the sideline. Others, he sits on the bench next to his assistant coaches. As Howe puts it, his sideline demeanor is usually dictated by where his team is emotionally on that given night. Monday’s game against Whitcomb, a 56-43 win, was a little bit …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Vt. House To Vote on Act 46 Caps

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

White River Junction — Eight months ago, lawmakers told school districts across Vermont to rein in their spending, but now, members of the House are considering whether to back down — at least partially. In an effort to amend Act 46, a sweeping education reform law that supporters hoped would provide property tax relief to Vermonters and spur school consolidations as enrollment drops, …

Birth Announcements: July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Gifford Medical Center WEBB — A daughter, June Marie Webb, born on June 26, 2015, to Leah and T.C. Webb, of Randolph. JAMELE — A son, Giuseppe Julian Jamele, born on June 27, 2015, to Ashley and Jeff Jamele, of Bethel. …

Police: Charges Pending in Bethel Accident

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Bethel — Police on Wednesday said they are waiting to interview a Wisconsin couple who sustained serious injuries when a car collided with their motorcycle in Bethel on Tuesday. Dale O’Keefe, 74, of Mason, Wis., suffered a severed left foot while his wife, Lisa, sustained a severed left …

Police: Bethel Woman Was Driver in Hit-and-Run

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

White River Junction — A 22-year-old Bethel woman pleaded not guilty to a series of charges in connection with a hit-and-run accident that severely injured a South Royalton lawyer on June 23. On Monday, Allison Richards answered to …

Lawrence Graziano

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bethel, Vt. — Lawrence Graziano, 95, of Bethel, died Saturday evening, June 27, 2015, at the Vermont Respite House in Williston. He was born April 8, 1920, in Bethel the son of Raffaelo and Mariantonia (Morrell) Graziano. He was married to Irene Pease on April 15, 1955, and …

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Dartmouth Institute Leader Honored Hanover — Dr. Elliott Fisher, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has received the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s highest individual achievement award. Fisher received the Richard L. Clarke Board …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” …

People in Business: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

William Hall, of Bethel, was elected to the executive board of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada at the organization’s 109th annual conference in Philadelphia. Hall, a certified public finance officer, is the …

Norman R. Whitcomb

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

East Bethel, Vt. — Norman R. Whitcomb, 75, of East Bethel, died Monday, June 15, 2015 in Burlington. Calling hours are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2015, at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June …

Jean Marie White

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Bethel, Vt. — Jean Marie White, 57, of Bethel, died peacefully, Monday, June 15, 2015 at her home. Memorial Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 19 at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph, with private family burial rites following at Ranney Cemetery in Stockbridge. A …

On Balance, It’s a Thrill: Mountain Unicyclists Take Trails One Wheel at a Time

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Norwich — Rob Lycett compares learning to ride a unicycle to learning a language: It takes a lot of practice before it begins to feel natural. “There’s a learning curve,” Lycett, of West Hartford, said. Lycett is part …