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Scott Paulson keeps the beat on a cowbell as Sharon Elementary fifth graders work through "Louie Louie" on the steel drums at the Vermont Independent School of the Arts in Sharon, Vt., Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Paulson founded the school in the Seven Stars Center building in 2002 with his wife and it now offers a wide range of private music lessons and classes in tai chi, yoga, Japanese calligraphy and hula dancing, among other subjects. 
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Arts Program Aims to Grow

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The founders of Vermont Independent School of the Arts at the Seven Stars Center in Sharon may be on the brink of realizing their dream. If all goes as planned, the 14-year-old nonprofit center and school, which has helped hundreds of students become better musicians, singers and visual artists, will qualify for a matching grant and move closer to the …

Student Charged With Bomb Hoax

Friday, October 17, 2014

Royalton — A 15-year-old student at the South Royalton School is facing juvenile charges after a device in his book bag mistaken for a homemade bomb led school officials to lock down the student body in the gymnasium for about two hours on Thursday. Another student alerted school officials after he saw a photo of the object. Police ultimately found that the object …

Engagement: Flint — Dyer

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Sharon — Carol and Jason Flint, of Sharon, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jordan Flint, to Damon Dyer. The bride-to-be graduated from South Royalton High School in 2008 and from the New England School of Hair Design in 2014. She is employed at LaMirage in White River Junction. The bridegroom-to-be is …

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 …

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 …

South Royalton Blaze

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

South Royalton Fire Chief Paul Brock said a garage fire Tuesday morning on New Street, near Vermont Law School, likely started when a hot lawnmower was placed too close to a can of gasoline. The white paneled garage …

Mary Anderson

Thursday, July 17, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — A graveside burial service for Mary Anderson (who passed away May 22, 2013) will be held on Saturday, July 19 at 1 p.m. at the Haven Cemetery on Dairy Hill in South Royalton, Vt. After the burial, there will be a fellowship gathering at …

Mary Anderson

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — A graveside burial service for Mary Anderson (who passed away May 22, 2013) will be held on Saturday, July 19 at 1 p.m. at the Haven Cemetery on Dairy Hill in South Royalton, Vt. After the burial, there will be a fellowship gathering at …

Recreation Notes: Towns Honor Accident Victim

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tragedy afflicted Tunbridge last month when 20-year-old Jen Kinnarney, of South Royalton, died from injuries suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident. While both communities mourned, more than 100 friends gathered to help make things a little easier for …

News Briefs: Friday, June 20

Friday, June 20, 2014

S. Royalton Man Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement White River Junction — A South Royalton man pleaded not guilty to embezzling from the Corner Stop Mini Mart in Royalton, where he worked as a night shift manager. Police allege that 55-year-old Gregory Manning stole more than $10,000 from …

A Fairly Fishy First Try; White River Open Deemed Successful

Saturday, June 14, 2014

When fly fishermen Brian Burkholder and Eric Dexter decided to organize a fly fishing tournament on the White River, they sought advice from Jesse Haller, who directs the Otter Creek Classic in the Middlebury, Vt., area. “We were …

South Royalton Mourns Death of Young Teacher

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

South Royalton — The South Royalton community this week is mourning the death of a 20-year-old preschool teacher who died on Sunday following an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle. Jennifer Kinnarney, a 2012 graduate of South Royalton High …

Jennifer C. “Jen” Kinnarney

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Jennifer C. “Jen” Kinnarney, 20, died on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. from injuries she sustained in a four-wheeler accident on June 7, 2014. She was born Sept. 3, 1993, in Randolph, Vt. the daughter of James …

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

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