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Unpaid Taxes Vex Royalton

Friday, February 12, 2016

Royalton Town Meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, in the South Royalton High School auditorium to act on warning articles. Voting by Australian ballot will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to elect town and school officers and to decide on a 10-year tax stabilization for G.W. Plastics. The Royalton School District meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 29, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Royalton Town Office Opens for Business

Friday, November 27, 2015

South Royalton — At 10:30 Monday morning, Royalton Town Clerk Karmen Bascom was busy. As she supervised the final installation of the vault room door and fielded questions from town officials, Bascom still found time to greet residents …

Helen I. Crawford

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Bozeman, Mont. — Helen I. Crawford, 92 died peacefully in the presence of her family at her home in Bozeman on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. A full obituary will be published in a later edition of the newspaper. Arrangements are under the direction of the Boardway & Cilley …

FairPoint Blamed in Daylong ECFiber Phone, Net Outage

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Royalton — Most of ECFiber’s 1,180 customers across 10 towns in the Upper Valley did not have Internet or telephone service on Saturday. The Royalton-based community-owned fiber-optic network relies on FairPoint Communications to provide service to ECFiber’s Royalton hub from a White River Junction-based feed. “We have an …

Lights Out

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Marge Caron, of South Royalton, untangles a strand of lights while decorating the center of the South Royalton green. Caron and fellow South Royalton resident Grace Adams have decorated the former fountain and watering trough in town for …

Miss Vermont Aims to Interest Children in STEM Fields

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

South Royalton — The c hildren at the Royalton Memorial Library on Saturday were there to see one thing, and it wasn’t necessarily Alayna Westcom, also known as Miss Vermont 2015. What drew them was the promise of …

Help Wanted: Royalton’s GW Plastics Taps into Community to Bolster Ranks

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Royalton — South Royalton resident John Dettwiler was sitting at a round table off the lobby of GW Plastics. “My resume,” he said, “this looks terrible.” Dettwiler was one of about 35 job applicants who spent a chunk …

Man Charged In Vt. Murder

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Sharon — Vermont State Police have arrested a Sharon man on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the death of a Brattleboro, Vt., man. Authorities arrested Leonard Moffatt, 39, on Friday afternoon and charged him with …

Area Native Charged in Colo. Murder

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

An Upper Valley native with an extensive criminal history in Windsor County has been charged with first-degree murder in Colorado after police said he shot and killed a man and dismembered the body on Halloween night. Officials are …

Small Farmers Worry About Effect of Clean Water Rules

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Barnard — Farmers on the east side of the Green Mountains say they want to learn more about pending regulations being implemented under a new law devised largely to protect Lake Champlain. Signed into law by Gov. Peter …


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