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Former Vermont Law School Dean Jeff Shields and wife Genie Shields have made a gift to the school of their Tunbridge home. The funds from any future sale of the home will be considered an unrestricted gift to VLS, as per the Shields wish. (Courtesy photograph)

Local News Briefs: Thursday, July 24

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Former VLS President Donates Home to School South Royalton — A former Vermont Law School president and dean and his wife have donated their former home in Tunbridge to the school, officials announced in a news release Wednesday. The 78 Spring Road home owned by Jeff and Genie Shields had been listed on the market earlier this year for $575,000 …

Rain Date

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wednesday evening’s thunderstorm didn’t dissuade 23-month-old Aine Devine, of Royalton, from venturing outside. “We were just finishing up dinner when it started,” his father, Ian Devine, said. “Aine wanted to come outside and play in the rain.”Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Forum, July 24: More Co-op; Less Greed; ‘Tabasco?’; All This and Chocolate Chips

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Employment Issues Are Complex To the Editor: With regard to Sunday’s editorial (“The Co-op Firings,” July 20): Everyone who has ever managed a business with many employees is familiar with the difficulties of personnel management and the delicate balance required between the need for fairness and transparency, on one hand, and team morale and protection from legal liability, on the other. I am …

Vt. School Consolidation Far Off But Still Generates Debate

Friday, April 25, 2014

Debate over whether to consolidate Vermont’s school districts and school boards appears likely to continue past the current legislative session in the statehouse. Sen. Dick McCormack, D-Bethel, said even if House Bill 883, which would mandate consolidation, had been voted out onto the House floor and approved this …

Linda Bea Chaffee

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Port Charlotte, Fla. — Linda Bea (Hull) Chaffee, 62, died peacefully at her winter home in Port Charlotte, on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Born Jan. 4, 1952, she attended Hartland Elementary School and Hartford High School, and graduated from Vermont Technical College. She had worked for Vermont Castings …

Law School Gets Bond Downgrade

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Moody’s Investors Service, an investment assessment services company, downgraded Vermont Law School’s $10.3 million in 2011 revenue bonds this week. Moody’s lowered its rating for the school’s bonds from Baa2 to Ba1 this week. The downgrade drops Vermont Law School by two rating categories. TD Bank holds the …

Agnes A. Fuller

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Agnes A. Fuller, 96, died peacefully at her home on Monday, April 14, 2014. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

Taking Stock of Vermont’s Architecture

Friday, April 11, 2014

For a state that’s defined as much by its small villages and civic cohesiveness as it is by its green hills, Vermont gets only modest notice for its architecture. Or maybe it’s because of those small villages with …

Ruth Page (Mori) Morgan

Friday, April 11, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Ruth Page (Mori) Morgan passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, with her husband and daughters by her side. She died of Leiomyosarcoma cancer. Ruth was 54 years old. Ruth was a deeply loved and loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, April 11

Friday, April 11, 2014

Vermont Law School Receives $500,000 Donation South Royalton — Vermont Law School announced a $500,000 unrestricted gift in a statement Wednesday. Because the gift was granted without restrictions, the school can put the money toward a wide range of purposes including leadership and faculty development and scholarships, the …

Home Destroyed by Blaze; Three Pets Perish in South Royalton Fire

Thursday, April 10, 2014

South Royalton — About 50 firefighters responded to a fast-moving fire that destroyed a South Royalton home Tuesday night, killing three pets. Nobody was injured in the blaze on Pleasant Street, around the corner from the South Royalton …

Ruth Page Morgan

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Ruth Page Morgan, 54, beloved mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. She was surrounded by her devoted husband and three loving daughters. Formal obituary to follow. …

Marion I. Button

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — A memorial service for Marion I. Button, 95 who died Monday, March 31, 2014, will be held Friday, April 11, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the United Church of South Royalton in Soutyh Royalton. The Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. is in …

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