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Linnea Burnham, of Thetford, Vt., has been selected as a Thomas J. Watson Fellow. The fellowship has allowed Burnham to study artisanal cheesemaking in Italy, Switzerland, England, Norway, Brazil and South Africa. (Courtesy photograph)

Food Notes: Thetford Native Wins Fellowship to Research Cheesemaking

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thetford resident Linnea Burnham is spending the next 13 months traveling the world to learn about making artisanal cheese. Burnham, who graduated from Middlebury College earlier this year, is one of the 50 members of the Thomas J. Watson Foundation’s 47th class of fellows, which provides her with a $30,000 stipend to cover an independent year of international travel. Her itinerary includes working with small-scale cheese producers in Norway, England, Switzerland, Italy, South Africa and Brazil, Burnham said in an email from Oslo, where she started the fellowship in June. She’ll spend the next three months traveling the Norwegian countryside, visiting farms and Geitost (goat) …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” Allen was talking about a rapidly approaching deadline under Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law, a radical …

Gay Marriage Coast to Coast

Saturday, June 27, 2015

White River Junction — As Vermont Law School professor Jackie Gardina absorbed the news Friday morning that the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of national marriage equality, she received a text from her wife, Lauren Bassing, who is traveling cross-country. “She said when I went to bed in Ohio last night, I …

Woman Accused in 2011 Bethel Shooting Charged With Release Violation

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Royalton — A local woman facing attempted second-degree murder charges in connection with a 2011 shooting in Bethel was arrested on Saturday and charged with violating the conditions of her release, Vermont State Police said in a news …

2nd Birthday Party Planned

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Royalton Community Radio, WFVR, is celebrating its second birthday with a party for listeners, supporters and anyone who would like to attend next Saturday night at the Royalton Academy Building. The station, which started broadcasting on the Internet in March 2013, is on the air at 96.5 FM …

Judge to Decide on Letter in Perkins Case; Decision Will Affect Trial

Thursday, March 19, 2015

White River Junction — A judge is set to rule on whether a letter that could exonerate a South Royalton woman accused in a Bethel shooting should be allowed as evidence at her trial. In the letter, Emily …

Catching a Break

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Hanford Pittman, middle, and Andrew Heringer pass the time while gassing up in Royalton as Graham Fink, left, eats a sandwich. Pittman, a sound engineer, and musicians Heringer and Fink are on tour with the Los Angeles-based band …

For Many, Community College Is the Ticket to a Better Life

Sunday, March 8, 2015

In the summer of 2012, Ashley Andreas moved to Vermont with her boyfriend, whose family lived in the state. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Andreas left Millersville University, near Lancaster, at the end of fall semester 2011. Her …

Royalton Clerk’s Office Gets $2,000 Boost

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

South Royalton — By a 2-1 ratio, voters approved a change in the town’s charter to move the post of treasurer from an elected position to an appointed job. They also re-elected School Board incumbent Tom “Geo” Honigford by a 30-vote margin over challenger Kimberly Hebard, 182-152. In …

Royalton OKs School Budget

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Royalton — Voters in the small gymnasium at the South Royalton School easily approved spending $6.1 million to support the school on Monday evening. Though the spending voters approved is up nearly 1.8 percent from the current fiscal …

ECFiber Seeks ‘Street’ Cred

Sunday, March 1, 2015

South Royalton — After nearly seven years and 200 miles of cable, a central Vermont community-owned fiber-optic network is hoping to accelerate its build-out by again seeking investment from Wall Street. “We’re sort of on the cusp of …

Business Notes: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Lebanon — A year after the Lebanon Planning Board approved design plans for a new Tractor Supply outlet along Miracle Mile, construction is now underway for the farm and garden superstore. Ground was broken on the 19,000-square-foot building …

Considerations Aplenty for Royalton Voters

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Royalton Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 3, at 10 a.m. at 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 officials and to decide on …

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