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Tunbridge To Keep Ambulance

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Tunbridge — Voters sided with Chelsea-based First Branch Ambulance Wednesday night, rejecting a proposal for a new shared ambulance service with Royalton and Sharon that would take over the North Tunbridge coverage area. The proposal was rejected in a paper ballot, 120-74, at the special Town Meeting at Tunbridge Central School. During roughly 40 minutes of discussion following a half-hour presentation, those who spoke in favor of sticking with First Branch expressed skepticism at the proposed deal while praising First Branch responders’ relationship with North Tunbridge. “We need services like that, we need caring people,” village resident Clara Hutchins said. “Let’s not mess with that.” …

Tunbridge Brewery Plans to Stay Small

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Off Route 110 in North Tunbridge and up the long climb of a tree-shaded dirt road that makes you think you’ve lost your bearings, there’s a small welcoming sign that announces Brocklebank Craft Brewing, a nano operation in the former Organic Cow Creamery that’s gaining the attention of beer enthusiasts around the Upper …

Hartford, Regional Planners’ Visions Differ

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Woodstock — An ongoing disagreement between the town of Hartford and regional planners boils down to a single question: What should Vermont look like? Or, perhaps: Who should decide what Vermont should look like? Peter Gregory, the executive director of the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission, has a particular vision for the Upper Valley’s …

Birth Announcements: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital COLE — A son, Shamus Christopher Cole, born on June 5, 2015, to Brittney Ann and Christopher Mark Cole, of Canaan. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BROWN — A daughter, Sophia Leigh Rose Brown, born on June 3, 2015, to Jessica Leigh Robb and Jeffrey …

Deere Dealer Heads for Hartland

Sunday, June 21, 2015

White River Junction — After 24 years at 240 S. Main St., downtown fixture L.F. Trottier & Sons is departing White River Junction for Hartland. On Aug. 1, the company will swap its current 3,800-square-foot shop for an 8,000-square-foot facility on Route 5 in Hartland. It will move …

George E. Brown, Jr.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — George E. Brown, Jr., 92 died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the VA Medical Center in White River Jct., Vt. after a period of failing health. He was born Aug. 9, 1922, in Roxbury, Maine. He left school at an early age to join …

SoRo Grads Celebrate the Journey

Sunday, June 14, 2015

South Royalton — As longtime chemistry teacher Evan Ellerson approached the lectern on the South Royalton green Saturday morning, he apologized to the crowd for turning his back on them, but said he wanted to face the high …

Mildred L. Eddy

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — A graveside committal service for Mildred L. Eddy, 88, who died Jan. 25, 2015, will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Branch View Cemetery in South Royalton. The Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt. is in …

Corabelle A. “Cora” Eddy

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. —A graveside committal service for Corabelle A. “Cora” Eddy, 73, who died April 2, 2015, will be held Friday, June 12, 2015, at 11 a.m. at the East Haven Cemetery in East Haven, Vt. The Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. is in charge …

Donald Robert Pray

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — A graveside memorial service with military honors for Donald Robert Pray, 81, who died Feb. 19, 2015, will be held Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at 11 a.m. at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, Vt. The Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, …

State: Royalton Man a Danger

Friday, June 5, 2015

White River Junction — Authorities are holding an area business owner without bail on allegations that he threatened two of his employees with a gun on Thursday. Didace G. Lacroix Jr. pleaded not guilty on Friday to five …

Mary Jane Regione

Friday, June 5, 2015

Sharon/South Royalton, Vt. — Mary Jane Regione, 66 died Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H. She was born April 20, 1949 in Randolph, Vt. the daughter of Arthur B. and Louise M. (Boles) Churchill. She attended school in South Royalton, Vt. In addition …

A Life: James D. Blakeman, 1939-2015: ‘He Didn’t Want Someone Telling Him That He Couldn’t Do Something’

Monday, June 1, 2015

South Royalton — Jim Blakeman knew how to tell stories. In fact, he told a lot of them, and most were about some mishap he had gotten into or some misstep he’d taken during a life marked by …


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