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Introductory Meeting Scheduled For Emergency Response Team

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Royalton — A community emergency response team is being reestablished in east central Vermont, with an introductory meeting set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Royalton Academy Building, 1482 Route 14. The CERT program “is a method to organize, train, equip, and then utilize citizen volunteers during times of need,” organizer Brad Salzmann said in a news release. In Vermont, the teams follow the service areas of local …

Royalton Town Office Opens for Business

Friday, November 27, 2015

South Royalton — At 10:30 Monday morning, Royalton Town Clerk Karmen Bascom was busy. As she supervised the final installation of the vault room door and fielded questions from town officials, Bascom still found time to greet residents by name as they came through her door. It may have been a hectic morning …

Helen I. Crawford

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Bozeman, Mont. — Helen I. Crawford, 92 died peacefully in the presence of her family at her home in Bozeman on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. A full obituary will be published in a later edition of the newspaper. Arrangements are under the direction of the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt. …

Wesley Allan Hall

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — Wesley Allan Hall, age 87, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in Northfield Mr. Hall was born March 15, 1928, in Providence, R.I., the son of Wesley K. and Bertha D. (Peacock) Hall. He was raised in Cranston, R.I. and graduated from Cranston High School, received …

State: E. Coli Tied To Hamburgers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

South Royalton — State health inspectors found the DNA of Shiga toxin in unopened packaged beef at a South Royalton restaurant and believe that undercooked hamburgers at Worthy Burger were the source of an E. coli contamination that sickened several people in late summer, a Vermont health official …

Anthony “Tony” Shute

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

South Ryegate, Vt. — Anthony “Tony” Shute, 78, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a long illness. He was born May 17, 1937, in Unity, N.H., the son Raymond and Virginia (Feathers) Shute. He attended school in Unity and later …

Richard W. “Dick” Ellis

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — Richard W. “Dick” Ellis, 91, died on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt. …

All Sickened By E.Coli Ate In S. Royalton

Saturday, September 26, 2015

South Royalton — All seven people known or suspected to have become ill recently from E. coli contamination ate at Worthy Burger, a hamburger restaurant that highlights its reliance on locally sourced food, an investigator with the Vermont Department of Health said Friday. Bradley Tompkins, a health surveillance …

South Royalton Man Sentenced After Fight

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

White River Junction — A 32-year-old South Royalton man will serve 15 days on a work crew for his involvement in a fight outside a South Royalton home last year. Travis French-Dyer pleaded guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct in Windsor Superior Court on Tuesday, an amended charge that …

State Investigates Death Of Hartland Infant

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

South Royalton — State police continue to investigate the untimely death of an infant who was discovered unresponsive early Sunday morning at his uncle’s South Royalton residence. Vermont State Police Lt. Dan Trudeau said it’s unclear what caused the death of 4-month-old Wyatt Morrill, the son of Hartland …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

South Royalton OKs Sewage Bond

Thursday, September 17, 2015

South Royalton — Townspeople this week approved a $2 million bond for upgrades to the South Royalton village wastewater facility on Stearn Road. The just over 100 facility users in the village, including Vermont Law School, are expected to foot the bill with an annual increase to their …

Bethel Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Violating Release

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

White River Junction — The South Royalton woman charged in connection with a 2011 Bethel shooting pleaded not guilty once more to violating a condition of her release. Emily Perkins was arraigned Tuesday in Windsor Superior Court on the misdemeanor charge, which police said stemmed from Perkins coming …


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