Royalton

Customers Frustrated By FairPoint

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Tunbridge — Tracy Vesper, the administrative assistant at Tunbridge Central School, has printed up little yellow slips of paper with her son’s cell phone number on them, distributing the makeshift cards to all of the school’s staff and teachers. It’s the best solution she could come up with for a problem that has plagued her household for weeks. As the school’s point person for things like scheduling substitute teachers and …

Police Use Cellphone GPS to Locate Lost Royalton Hunter

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Royalton — Before she decided to take a quick end-of-day solo hunting trip to her husband’s property in Stockbridge, Vt., on Tuesday, Kathryn Hodgdon-Perron debated whether to wear an extra pair of socks. More than four hours after sunset — after she had accidentally gone off course, gotten lost and required the assistance of police tapping into her cellphone’s GPS hardware to locate …

Birth Announcements: Nov. 16, 2014

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Gifford Medical Center WALKO — A daughter, Isabella Joy Walko, born on Nov. 1, 2014, to Ashley Wheelock and Patrick Walko, of Randolph. EISLER — A son, Daniel Randolph Eisler, born on Nov. 2, 2014, to Amber and Douglas Eisler, of Royalton. …

Royalton, Sharon, Tunbridge Discuss Shared Ambulances

Thursday, September 18, 2014

South Royalton — Officials from Royalton, Sharon and Tunbridge met Wednesday night to discuss plans to consolidate ambulance service for the three White River Valley towns. During an hour-long discussion in the South Royalton School library, a study …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Police Urge Residents To Avoid Capped Bottles Claremont — Police are advising people to stay away from any capped soda bottles they may encounter following an incident Tuesday morning. Police said they were called to a location near the power station on Lafayette Street for a “report of …

A Life: Cheryl Hanna, 1966-2014; An ‘Intellectual Powerhouse’ and an ‘Agent of Change’

Monday, September 15, 2014

South Royalton — Cheryl Hanna spent most of the last two decades of her life in Vermont and associated with Vermont Law School, as she made her mark as a professor, administrator, legal scholar and commentator — in …

Joint Ambulance Service Proposed for Royalton, Sharon, Tunbridge

Monday, September 15, 2014

South Royalton — Officials in Royalton, Sharon and Tunbridge are looking into creating a three-town ambulance service and will unveil the proposal at a joint Selectboard meeting on Wednesday. Tunbridge Emergency Services Committee Chairman Dave Kimball said the new service could lower taxpayer costs, improve response times and …

Cold Growing Season May Diminish Harvest

Sunday, September 14, 2014

South Royalton — Each season brings new challenges for Upper Valley farmers, and the summer of 2014 has been no exception. “Every year I say I’m going to do everything right this year,” said Geo Honigford, owner of …

Zita K. Champney

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Zita K. Champney, 81, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. She was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Brookfield, Vt. the daughter of Herbert and Gladys (Williams) Knowles. She attended school in Brookfield and later went to Randolph …

Forum, Sept. 15: Fragrance Sensitivities; Religious Speech at Work; Safe Bicycling in Hanover

Friday, September 5, 2014

Smells Like Strong Chemicals To the Editor: I am a person who loves to be around people. However, I am finding it increasingly difficult to be in social situations because most people, public places and private homes reek of chemical fragrances (from laundry detergents, dryer sheets, air fresheners …

Martha “MH” Washburn

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Royalton, Vt. — Martha “MH” Washburn, 68, passed and went with the lord on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She was born in Lowell, Mass. on Feb. 5, 1946. “MH” was a business professional in the technology sector which provided her global travel and a challenging and fruitful career. …

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 …

CM: CM

Thursday, October 4, 2012

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