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Trick-or-treaters line up to get candy and trinkets from people who have opened their car trunks around the South Royalton Green during the annual Fall Festival on the South Royalton green in South Royalton, Vt., on Oct. 25, 2014. (Valley News - Geoff Hansen)

Family Fun for Halloween

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Michael Jackson’s Thriller blared from speakers set up on the South Royalton bandstand as children in costume collected candy around the village green with their parents. But the darkness and chill of Halloween were replaced by midday sunshine. This wasn’t trick-or-treating, but the fifth annual Fall Festival, which included “trunk-or-treating” — handing out candy from the back of cars parked …

Police: Teen Threatened Ex and Her Family With Knives

Thursday, October 30, 2014

White River Junction — A 17-year-old male accused of threatening his ex-girlfriend and her family with knives pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. Chad Herring, of Northfield, Vt., has been charged as an adult with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a domestic disturbance at a Royalton residence on Monday. Herring was released to his mother with a list of …

Familiar Rivals: Buxton, Ainsworth Square Off Again for Royalton-Tunbridge Seat

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Royalton — Voters in Royalton and Tunbridge should be forgiven if they feel a sense of deja vu next month when they cast ballots for their district’s state representative. For the third time in as many elections, they will choose between Sarah Buxton, D-Tunbridge, the current two-term incumbent, and Republican David Ainsworth, who …

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 …

Making Life Better for Bees: VLS Bans Suspect Pesticide To Highlight Pollinators’ Plight

Friday, August 15, 2014

South Royalton — Without bees and other pollinators, 70 percent of plants would be unable to reproduce or provide food, according to the Center for Food Safety, a national non profit public interest group. Of the 100 crop …

William E. Corwin

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — William E. “Wild Bill” Corwin, 55 died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his home in South Royalton with his family and friends at his side through his courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 13, 1959 in Randolph, Vt. the son of Grant …

Forum, Aug. 12: Finally, a Democrat Speaks; Profit in Public Service; Headrest Is an Asset

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Finally, a Democrat Speaks To the Editor: Finally, a prominent Democrat, in this case Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, has had the integrity to publicly condemn the CIA spying on members of the Senate. It’s about time! Some things are just plain wrong, and it shouldn’t matter who …

William E. “Bill” Corwin

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — William E. “Bill” Corwin, 55, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his home in South Royalton with his family and friends at his side after a couragous battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

S. Royalton, VLS Mourn Ex-President

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

South Royalton — Geoffrey B. Shields had a rare gift for paying attention. Students remember the affable former dean of Vermont Law School hiking with them to Kent’s Ledge and hosting dinners with his wife, Genie. They remember …

Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna's Death Ruled Suicide

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

South Royalton — Cheryl Hanna, a popular professor at Vermont Law School, influential scholar on domestic violence laws and highly visible media commentator in Vermont, died by suicide using a handgun, the state medical examiner said Monday. Paul …

One Small Step at a Time

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Of all the uncomplicated things in the world, the chiefest must be walking. It’s a milestone for babies, a gait universal to nearly all terrestrial creatures, the simplest form of locomotion aside from falling. Yet somehow, I never …

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

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