Royalton

Birth Announcements: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BANGRAZI — A daughter, Lilah Ann Bangrazi, born on Jan. 19, 2016, to Katelyn Gibson and Jason Bangrazi, of Newport. BLUME — A daughter, Elena Nichole Blume, born on Jan. 29, 2016, to Kylei Fischer, of Claremont, and Joshua Blume, of Cranston, R.I. Gifford Medical Center HERRING — A son, Marshall Clyde Herring, born on Jan. 22, 2016, to Jerrica Herring, of South Royalton. …

America’s Secret Life

Friday, January 29, 2016

The writer Thomas Powers has spent the past 40 years thinking about the American intelligence community, beginning with articles he wrote for Rolling Stone on the CIA and its director Richard Helms, who served as director from 1966 to 1973, which led to his book The Man Who Kept the Secrets , published …

Judge Sets Date for Perkins Trial

Friday, January 29, 2016

White River Junction — A new trial date has been set for a South Royalton woman accused of attempted second-degree murder in the 2011 shooting of a woman in Bethel. A jury draw is set to begin on March 10 for 29-year-old Emily Perkins, who is charged with shooting Emma Jozefiak, then 19, in what prosecutors describe as a drug deal gone awry …

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 …

Business Notes: Jan. 24, 2016

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Bethel — GW Plastics last week marked the graduation of its second “School of Tech” class and announced that it expects the program to continue growing. Seven Randolph Union High School students — Nathan Gray, Ethan French, Zavier …

Udell A. Stoddard

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Bethel, Vt. — Udell A. Stoddard, 93, of Bethel, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at Valley Terrace in White River Junction, where she had resided the past four years. She was born Jan. 18, 1922, in Stockbridge, Vt.; the daughter of Frank “Ray” and Ruth (Putnam) Ainsworth. She …

Joyce Caswell Hunt

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Pittsfield, Vt. — Joyce Caswell Hunt, 68, from Pittsfield, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. Joyce was born in Randolph, Vt., on May 27, 1947, to Matthew and Ruth Caswell of South Royalton, Vt. Joyce married Donald Hunt, from Pittsfield, on Oct. 26, 1963. Joyce enjoyed attending …

New Judge To Oversee Perkins Trial

Friday, January 1, 2016

White River Junction — The trial of a 28-year-old South Royalton woman accused in a 2011 Bethel shooting is still scheduled to start next week despite a hangup that has left Windsor County without a primary judge. Emily Perkins, of South Royalton, faces an attempted second-degree murder charge …

ECFiber Poised For Investment

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Royalton — A fiber-optic network based in central Vermont aims to accelerate its build-out by changing its organizational structure so as to become more investor-friendly. Officials anticipate the move to become a communications union district — approved by East Central Vermont Community Fiber Network’s 24 member towns and …

100 Years of Memory

Friday, December 25, 2015

Hannah Handy was the unquestioned hero of what is still one of the deadliest days in Upper Valley history. Four people were killed in the Royalton Raid, the Oct. 16, 1780 action in the Revolutionary War, which turned …

Beverly P. “Babe” Prior

Thursday, December 10, 2015

South Royalton,Vt.— Beverly P. “Babe” Prior, 84 died on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. after a long illness. Funeral services scheduled for 1pm today have been moved to the United Church of South Royalton on the green in South …

Judge to Hear Motion On Shooting Evidence

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

White River Junction — More than seven years after Kyle Bolaski shot and killed a man who had chased him with a splitting maul during a confrontation at a Chester, Vt., softball field, a judge will hear a motion on whether jurors should learn about the victim’s mental …

Introductory Meeting Scheduled For Emergency Response Team

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Royalton — A community emergency response team is being reestablished in east central Vermont, with an introductory meeting set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Royalton Academy Building, 1482 Route 14. The CERT program “is a method to organize, train, equip, and then utilize citizen volunteers …

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

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