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Scott Kerner, of Riverton, Vt., left, checks the progress of roasting coffee beans in a Turkish-made coffee roaster as Ross Evans, of Randolph, Vt., adjusts the heat while working in a barn shared with a pottery studio that belongs to Ross' father in Northfield, Vt., on July 18, 2015. The pair started Carrier Roasting Co. early this year and do two roasts every week. (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>

Haute Cuisine Beans: New Coffee Achievers Roast Locally in Small Batches

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Sam Sabky and Kate Fisher were seated one morning last week at a cafe table in My Brigadeiro, the brightly lighted chocolate shop tucked under the Starbucks in Hanover, waiting for the proper moment to give two French presses the final push to make the perfect cup of coffee. They’re conducting a tasting of King’s Row Coffee Co.’s special coffees, …

Dorothy Titus Porter

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Dorothy Titus Porter passed away at the age of 90 at the Mayo Extended Care Facility in Northfield, Vt. on Saturday, July 25, 2015, where she had been a resident for the past eight months. She was born on the Titus family farm off Mud Lane in Vershire, Vt. on Aug. 2, 1924, to parents, Charles Wellington and Marcia Godfrey …

At the Hospitals: July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

VA Medical Center Surgeons Receive Career Development Awards White River Junction — Two surgeons from the VA Outcomes Group, based at White River Junction VA Medical Center, have received Veterans Administration New England Career Development Awards. “In addition to the honor bestowed by these highly competitive regional grants, the awards provide critical salary support that allows promising junior investigators to jumpstart productive careers …

Robert W. Soule

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Memorial Services for Robert W. Soule, 89, of Randolph, who died June 14, 2015, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph, with Pastor Thomas Harty, officiating. Calling hours are from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., …

Edward F. “Ed” King

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. — Graveside Memorial Services for former Randolph, Vt., resident, Edward F. “Ed” King, 75, who died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2015 at Pleasant View Cemetery in Randolph, with Pastor Thomas Harty, officiating. A reception will follow at …

Food Notes: Thetford Native Wins Fellowship to Research Cheesemaking

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thetford resident Linnea Burnham is spending the next 13 months traveling the world to learn about making artisanal cheese. Burnham, who graduated from Middlebury College earlier this year, is one of the 50 members of the Thomas J. …

Open Pastures

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Patsy DuClose-Silloway repairs a fence on her farm Tuesday in East Randolph, where she keeps a beef cow, a sheep, a turkey and chickens. “Animals are an enjoyment, and they bring peace to your mind,” she said.Valley News …

A Life: Norman Runnion, 1929-2015; ‘It Would Never Have Occurred to Me to Be Anything Else’

Monday, June 29, 2015

Brookfield, Vt. — Ask Norman Runnion for his life story and he’d point to a newspaper. Take the old Kansas City Journal-Post, where he played as a child while his father pounded on a manual typewriter. Or the …

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.” …

Neighbors Grill VTC President

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Randolph Center — At an open forum Tuesday night, community members peppered Vermont Technical College president Dan Smith with questions about a planned solar energy installation at the school, and expressed concerns about the degree to which the college has considered the public’s wishes in pursuing recent development …

Lawrence W. Roberts

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Graveside Committal Services with military honors for Lawrence W. Roberts, 84, who died Nov. 25, 2014, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 22, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, with Rev. Ronald E. Rilling, officiating. Arrangements are by the Day …

A Life: Miriam ‘Mim’ Herwig, 1923-2015; ‘The World Is Full of Beautifully Written Words Left Behind’

Monday, June 15, 2015

Randolph Center — Miriam “Mim” Herwig’s diminutive stature — about 5-foot-2-inches tall and less than 100 pounds — belied her big influence on the world around her. She was “a powerhouse in a small frame,” friend and fellow …