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Unpaid Taxes Vex Royalton

Friday, February 12, 2016

Royalton Town Meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, in the South Royalton High School auditorium to act on warning articles. Voting by Australian ballot will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to elect town and school officers and to decide on a 10-year tax stabilization for G.W. Plastics. The Royalton School District meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 29, …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BANGRAZI — A daughter, Lilah Ann Bangrazi, born on Jan. 19, 2016, to Katelyn Gibson and Jason Bangrazi, of Newport. BLUME — A daughter, Elena Nichole Blume, born on Jan. 29, 2016, to Kylei Fischer, of Claremont, and Joshua Blume, of Cranston, R.I. Gifford Medical Center HERRING — A son, Marshall Clyde Herring, born on Jan. 22, 2016, to Jerrica …

America’s Secret Life

Friday, January 29, 2016

The writer Thomas Powers has spent the past 40 years thinking about the American intelligence community, beginning with articles he wrote for Rolling Stone on the CIA and its director Richard Helms, who served as director from 1966 to 1973, which led to his book The Man Who Kept the Secrets , published …

Valley Schools Weigh Merger

Sunday, October 4, 2015

South Royalton — The impulses to hang on to what’s old, and yet to reap the benefits of what’s new, are in competition as residents and school officials in the White River Valley discuss how best to respond to the upcoming merger of their supervisory unions under Act …

Teen Faces Charges After Police Chase Through Vermont, N.H.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Lebanon — A juvenile in a stolen vehicle led police on a high-speed chase through two states on Friday night that ended only after the vehicle the boy was driving rammed two police cruisers, Vermont State Police said in a news release issued Saturday. Vermont State Police say …

Richard W. “Dick” Ellis

Thursday, October 1, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — Richard W. “Dick” Ellis, 91, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 20, 1923, in South Royalton, the son of Clifford and Marjorie (Whitcomb) Ellis. He attended school in South Royalton, …

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 …


Thursday, October 4, 2012

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