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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 …

Physicians, Dentists Pan Vt. Tax Proposal

Sunday, January 31, 2016

White River Junction — Dentists and private practice physicians in Vermont said a 2.35 percent tax on their revenue proposed by Gov. Peter Shumlin would make it harder to recruit and retain health care providers. The so-called provider tax would generate $17 million in direct revenue and allow the state to collect $20 million more from the federal government to support the state’s …

Randolph Developer Makes Final Push for I-89 Exit 4 Project Amid Opposition

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Randolph — After five months that included four contentious hearings, three state commissioners will review mountains of testimony from two fiercely opposed groups to answer one big question: Does a proposal from Jesse “Sam” Sammis do enough under state law to protect the prime farmland off Interstate 89’s …

Entertainment Highlights: After a Decade, The Logger Returns to the Chandler Saturday Night

Thursday, October 15, 2015

During his next performance as The Logger on Saturday night at Randolph’s Chandler Music Hall, you can count on Rusty DeWees to offer an observation about Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin’s impending marriage to a woman 28 years Shumlin’s …

Local Roundup: Sharon, Rivendell Girls Play to Draw

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Sharon — It’s hard to imagine Sharon Academy and Rivendell Academy girls soccer being any more evenly matched this season. Each team now has one game left to play before the playoffs begin next week. A 2-2 tie …

Living Not So Large: Randolph Couple Embrace Simple Life in Tiny Home

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Randolph — Donna Stepien and Ignacio Villa’s home has everything a typical house does: a sink, a stove, a bed, a table. Countertops. Cabinets. Stairs. A bookshelf. Paintings on the walls. Photos perched on a windowsill. What makes …

Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner …

Sharon Boys Soccer Sheds Improving South Royalton

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

South Royalton — All the South Royalton boys soccer team needed was a little more time. Five, maybe ten more minutes. It would have bought them another chance or two, at least. Sharon Academy’s Carter Blanchard, the Phoenix’s …

A Swarm Welcome in South Randolph for Vulnerable Bee Colony

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Toby Bashaw, of South Randolph, was selling baked goods made by his wife, Elizabeth Hendrix, at Feast and Field in Barnard last month when he had a chance meeting with East Bethel beekeeper Darrell Smith. Smith knew Bashaw …

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Royalton-Area Schools To Hold Merger Meeting South Royalton — The soon-to-be-formed White River Valley Supervisory Union will hold a public forum this weekend to tackle the biggest question facing educators: How to move forward in a way that best serves the students of the 10 constituent towns? The …

Birth Announcements: Sept. 27, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center SLAYTON — A daughter, Roxanna Eden Haynes Slayton, born on July 19, 2015, to Rachel Eleanor Haynes Coombs and Jeffrey Scott Slayton, of Norwich. WHITTEN — A son, Ethan William Whitten, born on Aug. 10, 2015, to Renata Louise Whitten and Craig William Whitten, of …

Act 250 Hearings Continue

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Randolph — During a contentious public hearing on Friday, the would-be developer of a large multi-use project off Exit 4 on Interstate 89 unveiled a dramatically revised conceptual plan that presenters said would minimize the loss of prime farmland on the 172-acre site. Environmental groups opposed to the …