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Cinematographer Antonio Esposito of Shelton, Ct., and Director Steve Buskey of Hanover, N.H., set up a shot while filming a scene between the main character, Ellis, and his stepfather, Dale, for Ellis the Movie in South Royalton, Vt.,  on August 8, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Quiet on the Set

Friday, August 22, 2014

O nly 11 years old and acting in his second short film, Danny Davis is already a pro. Waiting to go on camera, Davis, wearing an adult black leather jacket that swamps his frame, is having a liberal dose of mayonnaise applied to his hair by Alicia Bozzone, an assistant director on the film Ellis . Directed by Steve Buskey, …

Making Life Better for Bees: VLS Bans Suspect Pesticide To Highlight Pollinators’ Plight

Friday, August 15, 2014

South Royalton — Without bees and other pollinators, 70 percent of plants would be unable to reproduce or provide food, according to the Center for Food Safety, a national non profit public interest group. Of the 100 crop varieties that provide 90 percent of the world’s food, 71 are pollinated by bees, and …

William E. Corwin

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — William E. “Wild Bill” Corwin, 55 died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his home in South Royalton with his family and friends at his side through his courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 13, 1959 in Randolph, Vt. the son of Grant L.M. Corwin and Barbara (McIntosh) Corwin. He attended school in South Royalton and graduated in …

Spring Clean-Up Crew

Friday, April 25, 2014

Jim Kinnarney, left, his wife Gloria, and Tyler White, all of Royalton, clear a front yard of sticks and leaves at a home in South Royalton earlier this week. The Kinnarneys own G and J Lawn Care and …

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. …

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