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Royalton

Joyce E. Post

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Royalton, Vt. — Joyce E. Post, 79 died on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at the Menig Extended Living Facility in Randolph, Vt. She was born Dec. 16, 1934, in Greenfield, Mass., the daughter of Farrand and Grace (Perry) Hodgdon. Joyce graduated in 1952 from South Royalton High School in South Royalton. After high school she attended the Northampton Commercial College in Northampton, Mass., where she graduated in 1954. On Aug. 24, 1956, she married Robert H. Post of Royalton. Joyce and Robert together managed the Post Dairy Farm for all of their married life. Robert died on April 15, 2004. She was a member of the East Bethel Community Church where she taught Sunday School …

Arts Program Aims to Grow

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The founders of Vermont Independent School of the Arts at the Seven Stars Center in Sharon may be on the brink of realizing their dream. If all goes as planned, the 14-year-old nonprofit center and school, which has helped hundreds of students become better musicians, singers and visual artists, will qualify for a …

Student Charged With Bomb Hoax

Friday, October 17, 2014

Royalton — A 15-year-old student at the South Royalton School is facing juvenile charges after a device in his book bag mistaken for a homemade bomb led school officials to lock down the student body in the gymnasium for about two hours on Thursday. Another student alerted school officials after he saw a photo of the object. Police ultimately found that the object …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Police Urge Residents To Avoid Capped Bottles Claremont — Police are advising people to stay away from any capped soda bottles they may encounter following an incident Tuesday morning. Police said they were called to a location near the power station on Lafayette Street for a “report of …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

CM: CM

Thursday, October 4, 2012

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