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Former Vermont Law School Dean Jeff Shields and wife Genie Shields have made a gift to the school of their Tunbridge home. The funds from any future sale of the home will be considered an unrestricted gift to VLS, as per the Shields wish. (Courtesy photograph)

Local News Briefs: Thursday, July 24

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Former VLS President Donates Home to School South Royalton — A former Vermont Law School president and dean and his wife have donated their former home in Tunbridge to the school, officials announced in a news release Wednesday. The 78 Spring Road home owned by Jeff and Genie Shields had been listed on the market earlier this year for $575,000 …

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 — Sarah Priestap …

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 one hand, and team morale and protection from legal liability, on the other. I am …

Birth Announcements: March 16, 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BEATON — A daughter, Anna Elizabeth Beaton, born Feb. 22, 2014, to Michelle Merchant Beaton and Roderick Joseph Beaton III, of Claremont. Gifford Medical Center KNUDSEN — A daughter, Natalie Ellen Knudsen, born Feb. 21, 2014, to Casey and Robert Knudsen, of Chelsea. DERMAN — …

Thaws Chill Winter Business

Monday, March 17, 2014

West Lebanon — Although this winter seems to have been unusually frigid and snowy, for those who depend on cold weather to make a living, the season has been pretty much on par with the previous unusually warm …

Edward W. Shirlock

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Edward W. Shirlock, 56, peacefully passed away in his sleep on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, while vacationing in North Fort Myers, Fla. He was born Feb. 14, 1957, in Lebanon, N.H., to Edward J. Shirlock and Carolyne M. (Duff) Shirlock. Eddie grew up in …

The Wild West in Vermont’s White River Valley: ‘Pasghetti Western’ Movie to Debut in Woodstock

Friday, March 7, 2014

The Oscar statuettes have all been handed out, but a pint-sized version of Hollywood glamour will descend on Woodstock’s Town Hall Theatre Saturday evening. Pasghetti Western, a film made by Royalton residents Myra and Jim Hudson, will have …

Royalton Will Build Offices

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Royalton — Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bond of up to $600,000 to construct a new town office building on the old Crawford Auto Land property on Route 14, a key step in the plan to move town employees from a scattering of offices, including cramped quarters …

Royalton Voters OK Smaller School Budget, but Taxes Will Rise

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

South Royalton — With nary a question about specifics, voters Monday night approved the $6 million school budget on a 159-22 vote during the annual school district meeting at South Royalton High School. The $6,023,335 in spending represents a drop of more than $41,000, or 0.68 percent, from …

Royalton Officials Seek Voter Assent for New Town Offices

Sunday, March 2, 2014

South Royalton — Town officials are hoping that voters will approve a plan that allows them to move their offices from the basement of the library to a new “bare bones” building on the old Crawford Auto Land …

New Town Offices Proposed for Royalton

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Royalton Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 4, at 10 a.m. 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. …

Carl Joseph Symonds

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Carl Joseph Symonds, 93, a former longtime resident of South Royalton, Vt. died after a long illness at Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. He was born in Medford, Mass., the son of the late Arthur and Dorothy (Ballentine) Symonds. …

Carl J. Symonds

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Carl J. Symonds, 93, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at the Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon, N.H. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

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