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With the fire from the adjacent garage completely extinguished, Royalton Firefighter Chris Ferris ensures the melted siding of an apartment complex is properly cooled in South Royalton, Vt., on July 22, 2014. South Royalton Fire Chief Paul Brock stated the fire was most likely started from a lawnmower that Richard Button returned after mowing the lawn. Button, who maintains the outdoor property owned by his cousin, Bruce Button, was weed whacking a field out of sight of the garage when the fire started. Sharon, Royalton, Tunbridge and Bethel fire departments responded to the fire. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

South Royalton Blaze

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

South Royalton Fire Chief Paul Brock said a garage fire Tuesday morning on New Street, near Vermont Law School, likely started when a hot lawnmower was placed too close to a can of gasoline. The white paneled garage was a total loss, Brock said. Richard Button, who maintains the grounds at the property for his cousin, said he had returned …

Mary Anderson

Thursday, July 17, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — A graveside burial service for Mary Anderson (who passed away May 22, 2013) will be held on Saturday, July 19 at 1 p.m. at the Haven Cemetery on Dairy Hill in South Royalton, Vt. After the burial, there will be a fellowship gathering at the Academy building in Royalton. …

Mary Anderson

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — A graveside burial service for Mary Anderson (who passed away May 22, 2013) will be held on Saturday, July 19 at 1 p.m. at the Haven Cemetery on Dairy Hill in South Royalton, Vt. After the burial, there will be a fellowship gathering at the Academy building in Royalton. …

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. …

Virginia “Ginny” Batchelder Newman

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Virginia “Ginny” Batchelder Newman, 98, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at her home. She was born July 8, 1915, in Marlboro, N.H., the daughter of Thomas Hunt and Ella Lucretia (Batchelder) Hunt. Ginny grew up in Stoneham, Mass., graduating from Stoneham High School in …

South Royalton School Honors

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

High Honors: Alexander Berk, Marguerite Dakin, Raven Hudson, Rebecca Paige, Callie Wuttke (grade 12); Larissa Stride (grade 11); Channing George, Mackinley George, Cora Honigford, Rhiannon Howe, Nils Rupprecht (grade 10); Emily Ballou, Michael Hemond, Chaniyah Lawrence, Maeve Naumann, Stephen Paige, Mara Southworth, Kasandra Wilson (grade 9). Honors: David …

Public Bank Proposal on Town Meeting Ballots Across Vermont

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Voters in three Vermont towns in the Upper Valley and 17 other communities in the state will face a simple question at Town Meeting this year: Should the Legislature be urged to examine the creation of a state …

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