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Vermont Law School professor Cheryl Hanna visits during Homecoming 2013 at the South Royalton, Vt., campus. (Laura DeCapua photograph)

A Life: Cheryl Hanna, 1966-2014; An ‘Intellectual Powerhouse’ and an ‘Agent of Change’

Monday, September 15, 2014

South Royalton — Cheryl Hanna spent most of the last two decades of her life in Vermont and associated with Vermont Law School, as she made her mark as a professor, administrator, legal scholar and commentator — in short, as a lawyer. Perhaps because of this, Hanna hated lawyer jokes. Hanna disclosed her dislike for such humor in a speech …

Joint Ambulance Service Proposed for Royalton, Sharon, Tunbridge

Monday, September 15, 2014

South Royalton — Officials in Royalton, Sharon and Tunbridge are looking into creating a three-town ambulance service and will unveil the proposal at a joint Selectboard meeting on Wednesday. Tunbridge Emergency Services Committee Chairman Dave Kimball said the new service could lower taxpayer costs, improve response times and give more control to the municipalities, which would run and own the service . “The …

Cold Growing Season May Diminish Harvest

Sunday, September 14, 2014

South Royalton — Each season brings new challenges for Upper Valley farmers, and the summer of 2014 has been no exception. “Every year I say I’m going to do everything right this year,” said Geo Honigford, owner of Hurricane Flats Farm, whose South Royalton farm suffered extensive flood damage in 2011 from Tropical …

Zita K. Champney

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Zita K. Champney, 81, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. She was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Brookfield, Vt. the daughter of Herbert and Gladys (Williams) Knowles. She attended school in Brookfield and later went to Randolph …

Forum, Sept. 15: Fragrance Sensitivities; Religious Speech at Work; Safe Bicycling in Hanover

Friday, September 5, 2014

Smells Like Strong Chemicals To the Editor: I am a person who loves to be around people. However, I am finding it increasingly difficult to be in social situations because most people, public places and private homes reek of chemical fragrances (from laundry detergents, dryer sheets, air fresheners …

Martha “MH” Washburn

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Royalton, Vt. — Martha “MH” Washburn, 68, passed and went with the lord on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She was born in Lowell, Mass. on Feb. 5, 1946. “MH” was a business professional in the technology sector which provided her global travel and a challenging and fruitful career. …

Birth Announcements: Aug. 24, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Gifford Medical Center RIZZO — A daughter, Harper Elizabeth Rizzo, born on July 16, 2014, to Megan and Scott Rizo, of East Corinth. BARCELOW — A son, Chase Andrew Barcelow, born on July 31, 2014, to Heather and Dean Barcelow, of South Royalton. LaCROIX — A daughter, Maya …

Royalton Neighbors Battle Over Bucks

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Royalton— Hatfields and McCoys? How about Hirtles and McCleerys? Keith Hirtle and Jim McCleery, who can view each other’s houses from opposite hilltops overlooking Happy Hollow Road in Royalton, made headlines last year when their long-standing feud hit …

Quiet on the Set

Friday, August 22, 2014

O nly 11 years old and acting in his second short film, Danny Davis is already a pro. Waiting to go on camera, Davis, wearing an adult black leather jacket that swamps his frame, is having a liberal …

Making Life Better for Bees: VLS Bans Suspect Pesticide To Highlight Pollinators’ Plight

Friday, August 15, 2014

South Royalton — Without bees and other pollinators, 70 percent of plants would be unable to reproduce or provide food, according to the Center for Food Safety, a national non profit public interest group. Of the 100 crop …

William E. Corwin

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — William E. “Wild Bill” Corwin, 55 died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his home in South Royalton with his family and friends at his side through his courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 13, 1959 in Randolph, Vt. the son of Grant …

Forum, Aug. 12: Finally, a Democrat Speaks; Profit in Public Service; Headrest Is an Asset

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Finally, a Democrat Speaks To the Editor: Finally, a prominent Democrat, in this case Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, has had the integrity to publicly condemn the CIA spying on members of the Senate. It’s about time! Some things are just plain wrong, and it shouldn’t matter who …

William E. “Bill” Corwin

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — William E. “Bill” Corwin, 55, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his home in South Royalton with his family and friends at his side after a couragous battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

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