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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 …

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 …

Shirley Mae (Hosmer) Paige

Friday, August 1, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Shirley Mae (Hosmer) Paige, 70 died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at her home in South Royalton. She was born Dec. 24, 1943, in Strafford, Vt. the daughter of Gardner M. and Jessie E. (Perkins) Moses. Shirley attended school in Tunbridge, Vt. She lived most …

Rained In

Friday, August 1, 2014

After a thunderstorm brought all 40 of South Royalton School’s summer day campers inside, Madeline Sullivan, 7, Donald Champney, 8, Cooper Wilcox, 5, Counselor-in-Training Emily Hemond, 12, and Alexys Cossette, 7, play a group game on Thursday. The …

Respected Vermont Law School Professor Dies

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

South Royalton — The community at Vermont Law School is mourning the death of professor Cheryl Hanna, an expert in constitutional law familiar to many from her frequent media appearances, where she worked to explain how law impacted …

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

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