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Thomas Powers in his South Royalton office in 2012. Powers has immersed himself in the American intelligence community, a subject he will give a talk about at Vermont Law School on Feb. 3, 2016. (

Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)

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 in 1979. Over his career Powers has …

Judge Sets Date for Perkins Trial

Friday, January 29, 2016

White River Junction — A new trial date has been set for a South Royalton woman accused of attempted second-degree murder in the 2011 shooting of a woman in Bethel. A jury draw is set to begin on March 10 for 29-year-old Emily Perkins, who is charged with shooting Emma Jozefiak, then 19, in what prosecutors describe as a drug deal gone awry …

Vt. House To Vote on Act 46 Caps

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

White River Junction — Eight months ago, lawmakers told school districts across Vermont to rein in their spending, but now, members of the House are considering whether to back down — at least partially. In an effort to amend Act 46, a sweeping education reform law that supporters hoped would provide property tax relief to Vermonters and spur school consolidations as enrollment drops, …

Bethel Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Violating Release

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

White River Junction — The South Royalton woman charged in connection with a 2011 Bethel shooting pleaded not guilty once more to violating a condition of her release. Emily Perkins was arraigned Tuesday in Windsor Superior Court on the misdemeanor charge, which police said stemmed from Perkins coming …

Tunbridge To Keep Ambulance

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Tunbridge — Voters sided with Chelsea-based First Branch Ambulance Wednesday night, rejecting a proposal for a new shared ambulance service with Royalton and Sharon that would take over the North Tunbridge coverage area. The proposal was rejected in …

Tunbridge Brewery Plans to Stay Small

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Off Route 110 in North Tunbridge and up the long climb of a tree-shaded dirt road that makes you think you’ve lost your bearings, there’s a small welcoming sign that announces Brocklebank Craft Brewing, a nano operation in …

Hartford, Regional Planners’ Visions Differ

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Woodstock — An ongoing disagreement between the town of Hartford and regional planners boils down to a single question: What should Vermont look like? Or, perhaps: Who should decide what Vermont should look like? Peter Gregory, the executive …

Dates Set for Vermont River Cleanups

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Activities marking Vermont’s River Cleanup Month are being scheduled for September, and volunteers are needed to help out. Watersheds United Vermont, a network of local watershed groups, is working with American Rivers and the Connecticut River Watershed Council to coordinate the statewide effort. Locally, the cleanups include one …

Down River

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

East Thetford residents Tracy Borst, left, and Karen Rogers ride a small raft downstream through a series of rapids on the White River near South Royalton while waiting for their ride to pick them up. Valley News — …

Troopers Kill Dog In Royalton

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Royalton — A dog was shot dead late Wednesday night by a Vermont State Police trooper conducting a “welfare check” that had been requested by the state Department of Children and Families. The mastiff named Dozer, which was owned by Nelson Duncan IV, 33, of Royalton, emerged from …

Engagement: Bruce — Wood

Sunday, August 2, 2015

South Royalton — Samantha Bruce and Mark Wood have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Peggy Bruce and stepdaughter of David Leighton, both of South Royalton. She graduated from South Royalton High School in 1994. …

Springfield, Vt., Girl Dies at Dam

Friday, July 31, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The 15-year-old daughter of the Springfield man who was shot to death in April after confronting a suspected drug user in his neighborhood has died. Casey Wing has been identified as the girl who died on Saturday after falling 85 feet at the North Springfield …

Entertainment Highlights: Royalton Singer-Songwriter Embarks on a Career in Music

Thursday, July 30, 2015

In the hours before she steps to the microphone at Bentley’s Restaurant tonight to perform a mix of her own acoustic and alternative-pop songs and covers of popular music of the last six decades, you might catch Alison Turner helping …

CM: CM

Thursday, October 4, 2012

CM …