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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 …

Carry On

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Amanda Rogers-Wilson, of Middlebury, walks with her dog Wrex, a pitbull-bulldog mix, in South Royalton last month. Rogers-Wilson said the dog was underfed when she got him a few weeks ago and became alarmed when leashed, so she …

Cynthia A. Fulcher

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — A committal service for Cynthia A. Fulcher, 78, who died Dec. 11, 2013, will be held Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Branch View Cemetery in South Royalton. The Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt. is in charge of …

Early Harvest

Monday, May 26, 2014

Peter Thornton, 11, of South Royalton, fills a bag held by Ashleigh Brown, 11, with freshly cut rhubarb as his brother Kaleb, 9, right, taste a stalk on his lawn last week. The Thornton brothers, including Sam, 16, …

Mary C. Parmenter

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Mary C. Parmenter, 71, died peacefully on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. surrounded by her family. She was born June 20, 1942, in Mountain Lakes, N.J. the daughter of Ralph M. and Marion L. (Wells) Crane. She …

Mary C. Parmenter

Monday, May 19, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Mary C. Parmenter, 71, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, VT. …

VLS Class of 2014 Shaped by Storm

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ South Royalton — This year’s graduating class at Vermont Law School was welcomed to Vermont three years ago by Tropical Storm Irene, which canceled the first day of classes, left the students …

A Life: David A. Ring, 1952-2014; ‘He Had a Heart as Big as the Moon’

Monday, May 12, 2014

White River Junction — Dave Ring returned one day from his weekly trip to the Connecticut Valley Auto Auction with a used maroon Ford pickup that he couldn’t wait to show to one of his mechanics. “He knew …

Frank Eli Perron Sr.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Sharon, Vt. — Frank Eli Perron Sr., formerly of Sharon, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2014, at Brookside Nursing Home where he was receiving rehabilitation after a recent surgery. He was 90 years old. Frank was born Sept. 1, 1923 in Stockbridge, Vt., the youngest son of Arthur …

Agnes Almyria Whitmore Fuller

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Agnes Almyria Whitmore Fuller, 96, died peacefully on Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home in South Royalton. Love of her family, her home and her ancestry guided her long and fulfilling life. She was born Sept. 17, 1917, in Plymouth, Mass., daughter of …

Spring Clean-Up Crew

Friday, April 25, 2014

Jim Kinnarney, left, his wife Gloria, and Tyler White, all of Royalton, clear a front yard of sticks and leaves at a home in South Royalton earlier this week. The Kinnarneys own G and J Lawn Care and …

CM: CM

Thursday, October 4, 2012

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