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Former Vermont Law School Dean Jeff Shields and wife Genie Shields have made a gift to the school of their Tunbridge home. The funds from any future sale of the home will be considered an unrestricted gift to VLS, as per the Shields wish. (Courtesy photograph)

Local News Briefs: Thursday, July 24

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Former VLS President Donates Home to School South Royalton — A former Vermont Law School president and dean and his wife have donated their former home in Tunbridge to the school, officials announced in a news release Wednesday. The 78 Spring Road home owned by Jeff and Genie Shields had been listed on the market earlier this year for $575,000 …

Rain Date

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wednesday evening’s thunderstorm didn’t dissuade 23-month-old Aine Devine, of Royalton, from venturing outside. “We were just finishing up dinner when it started,” his father, Ian Devine, said. “Aine wanted to come outside and play in the rain.”Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Forum, July 24: More Co-op; Less Greed; ‘Tabasco?’; All This and Chocolate Chips

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Employment Issues Are Complex To the Editor: With regard to Sunday’s editorial (“The Co-op Firings,” July 20): Everyone who has ever managed a business with many employees is familiar with the difficulties of personnel management and the delicate balance required between the need for fairness and transparency, on one hand, and team morale and protection from legal liability, on the other. I am …

South Royalton Blaze

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

South Royalton Fire Chief Paul Brock said a garage fire Tuesday morning on New Street, near Vermont Law School, likely started when a hot lawnmower was placed too close to a can of gasoline. The white paneled garage …

Mary Anderson

Thursday, July 17, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — A graveside burial service for Mary Anderson (who passed away May 22, 2013) will be held on Saturday, July 19 at 1 p.m. at the Haven Cemetery on Dairy Hill in South Royalton, Vt. After the burial, there will be a fellowship gathering at …

Mary Anderson

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — A graveside burial service for Mary Anderson (who passed away May 22, 2013) will be held on Saturday, July 19 at 1 p.m. at the Haven Cemetery on Dairy Hill in South Royalton, Vt. After the burial, there will be a fellowship gathering at …

Recreation Notes: Towns Honor Accident Victim

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tragedy afflicted Tunbridge last month when 20-year-old Jen Kinnarney, of South Royalton, died from injuries suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident. While both communities mourned, more than 100 friends gathered to help make things a little easier for …

News Briefs: Friday, June 20

Friday, June 20, 2014

S. Royalton Man Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement White River Junction — A South Royalton man pleaded not guilty to embezzling from the Corner Stop Mini Mart in Royalton, where he worked as a night shift manager. Police allege that 55-year-old Gregory Manning stole more than $10,000 from …

A Fairly Fishy First Try; White River Open Deemed Successful

Saturday, June 14, 2014

When fly fishermen Brian Burkholder and Eric Dexter decided to organize a fly fishing tournament on the White River, they sought advice from Jesse Haller, who directs the Otter Creek Classic in the Middlebury, Vt., area. “We were …

South Royalton Mourns Death of Young Teacher

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

South Royalton — The South Royalton community this week is mourning the death of a 20-year-old preschool teacher who died on Sunday following an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle. Jennifer Kinnarney, a 2012 graduate of South Royalton High …

Jennifer C. “Jen” Kinnarney

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Jennifer C. “Jen” Kinnarney, 20, died on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. from injuries she sustained in a four-wheeler accident on June 7, 2014. She was born Sept. 3, 1993, in Randolph, Vt. the daughter of James …

Jennifer “Jen” Kinnarney

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Jennifer “Jen” Kinnarney, 20, died Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. from injuries she sustained in a four-wheeler accident on June 7, 2014. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt. …

John D. Cooper

Saturday, June 7, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — John D. Cooper, 89 died Thursday, June 5, 2014 at his home in South Royalton. He was born June 9, 1924, in Northfield, Vt. the son of John H. and Inilla (Durkee) Cooper. While attending high school he lived in Randolph, Vt. and played …

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

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