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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 …

Plastics Firm Will Add Royalton Jobs

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Royalton — GW Plastics announced Monday a planned $10 million expansion to its Royalton facility, which the company said will add roughly 70 jobs over the next three to five years. Starting later this month, the Bethel-based contract manufacturing business plans to grow its plant on Waterman Road …

A Love of Horses Helps a Young Woman Find Her Way

Sunday, November 1, 2015

South Royalton — Like many high school seniors, South Royalton student Mackenzie Dakin has a full schedule geared to help her move on to the next phase of life. But luckily for Dakin, hers revolves around her two …

Granite United Way Request Process Opens

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Granite United Way has opened its annual request for qualification process, in which nonprofits begin the process of becoming a qualified partner. Becoming a Granite United Way qualified partner enables nonprofits to take part in the organization’s community impact grant application process, join its Day of Caring Volunteer …

Ronnie C. Leach

Saturday, October 31, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — Ronnie C. Leach, 73, died Sunday Oct. 25, 2015. He was born March 30, 1942 in Valparaiso, Ind. to the late Jack & Wilma (Antrim) Leach. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy; following his honorable discharge he returned home and began his trade as …

Alfred Leroy Jones

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

So. Royalton, Vt. — Alfred Leroy Jones died in his 90th year, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, after several months’ illness. Alfred was born Dec. 7, 1925, in Thomaston Maine, the son of Sidney and Abbie Stephenson Jones. Abbie later married Herbert Hannan and …

Vt. Man Extradited to N.H. on Sex Assault Charge

Thursday, October 22, 2015

White River Junction — A 20-year-old Newbury, Vt., man charged with felony sexual assault in Windsor County has been extradited to New Hampshire to face a similar charge involving the same minor female. Christopher O. Hollis was arraigned …

The Music of Time and Chance: For Composer Christian Wolff, Performance Is a Process

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The composer Christian Wolff likes to tell an anecdote about one of his favorite performances of his work. The occasion was the wryly-named Burdock Festival, an informal gathering of musicians that took place at his home in Royalton …

Community Plays Farewell to Dick Ellis

Sunday, October 11, 2015

South Royalton — By the time a funeral service already brimming with music — big-band and jazz standards, hymns, Sousa marches — played out in the school gym early Saturday afternoon, the sun was smiling from a sky …

E. Coli Questions Linger in Vt.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

South Royalton — Though evaluating the same evidence, state and federal investigators disagree on whether undercooked ground beef at a South Royalton restaurant is to blame for a recent E. coli outbreak, which is now thought to have sickened at least 11 people from three states. That’s two …

Richard W. “Dick” Ellis

Friday, October 9, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — Richard W. “Dick” Ellis, 91, died Sept. 28, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph following a brief illness. Calling hours will be held Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Boardway and Cilley Funeral Home, 300 VT Route …


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