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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 …

Prescription Drug Take-Back Set for April 26

Sunday, April 6, 2014

A free, anonymous drug take-back day will take place on April 26 across Windsor County. Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in the U.S. and locally, and a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends. The no-questions-asked “take-back” will enable residents to help …

Marion I. Button

Friday, April 4, 2014

South Royalton — Marion I. Button, 95 died Monday March 31, 2014, at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. She was born Feb. 6, 1919, in Bethel the daughter of Arthur E and Iva L. (Russ) Wood. Marion graduated from South Royalton High School in the class 1937. …

Letter: Too Many Potholes on Rt. 14

Monday, March 31, 2014

To the Editor: Route 14 is unsafe at any speed. From Sharon north midway to the Williamstown Gulf, it is rough and full of terrible potholes. It is getting to the point of being unsafe. Something needs to be done soon. Don Adams South Royalton …

Upper Valley Embezzlers Take $2.4 Million

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Lebanon — At least $2.4 million has been embezzled from more than 20 small businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations in the Upper Valley over the last decade. In least one case, the theft contributed to a bankruptcy. Most of the crimes have taken place in Vermont and …

Engagement: Karon — Giles

Sunday, March 30, 2014

South Royalton — David and Nancy Karon, of South Royalton, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Beth Karon, to Thad Amos Giles, the son of Douglas Giles, of Randolph, and Alona Rogers, of Tasmania, Australia. The …

VLS: No Plan for Merger; Buxton Quit UVM Board Over Possibility

Friday, March 28, 2014

South Royalton — When state Rep. Sarah Buxton, D-Tunbridge, announced she had stepped down from the University of Vermont’s board of trustees, she said her decision was intended to avoid a potential conflict of interest between her duties …

Frances Ethelyn Berry Chapman

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Frances Ethelyn Berry Chapman, 91, passed away in her sleep while surrounded by her family at Gifford’s Menig Center in Randolph on Sunday, March 16, 2014. She was born in Richmond, Vt. on Oct. 24, 1922, to Harry E. and Nina (Beeman) Berry. A …

Beth I. “Betty” Larkin

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Beth I. “Betty” Larkin, 88, died Saturday, March 22, 2014, at her home in South Royalton. She was born May 27, 1925 in Newark, N.J. the daughter of Robert W. and Hazel (Washer) Sayre. Betty attended school in Sharon, Vt. and later went to …

Royalton Radio Raising Money, Tower

Thursday, March 20, 2014

After a year of operating online, Royalton Community Radio is planning to take the major step of putting up a transmitter and an antenna and sending a signal out to its neighbors. The South Royalton-based station received a low-power FM license in January and its backers have begun …

Frances Berry Chapman

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Frances Berry Chapman, 91, died on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at the Menig Extended Care Facility in Randolph, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt. …

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

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