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Sharon Academy head coach Blake Fabrikant calls out a play as guard Tanner James brings the ball upcourt in the third quarter against Twinfield on March 4, 2015. Sharon Academy defeated Twinfield, 54-45, in the Division IV semifinal game in Barre, Vt. (Valley News - Geoff Hansen) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Sharon Boys Advance to D-IV Final

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Barre, Vt. — A vociferous gaggle of Sharon Academy students had just started the “I Believe That We Will Win” chant in the final 20 seconds of Wednesday night’s Vermont Division IV boys basketball semifinal when Phoenix coach Blake Fabrikant called a timeout. Respectfully, the gang went silent. “Keep going!” Fabrikant yelled, waving an arm before hitting the huddle. So …

Sharon Voters Form Recreation, Finance Committees

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Sharon — Voters at Town Meeting overwhelmingly passed all articles on the warning, including the formation of town recreation and finance committees. They also approved a municipal budget that is expected to keep the tax rate level. In just under two hours at the Sharon Elementary School, a series of voice votes with nary a “no” approved the proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, …

Sharon Wary Of Funding In the Future

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Sharon — About 50 voters cheerfully and unanimously approved a $4.2 million school district budget for the 2015-16 academic year and re-elected School Board member Karen Henderson on Monday night. Then, after less than an hour, Sharon voters gave Henderson and her colleagues a round of applause and scattered into the night. But in between, they heard some cautionary words from principal Barrett …

Lena Melloni Tatro

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Sharon, Vt. — Lena Melloni Tatro, 96, died late Thursday night, Nov. 13, 2014, at Lebanon Center Genesis Elder Care in Lebanon, N.H. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. A full obituary will follow. …

Engagement: Rogers — Picken

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Sharon — Christine Nicole Rogers and Steven Lee Picken Jr., of Sharon, have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas Fleming, of New Llano, La., and the late Doris Fleming. She graduated from Whitcomb Junior …

Bethel School Board Supports Merger

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Bethel — The Bethel School Board voted unanimously this week to support a consolidation plan that would dissolve the Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union and merge its member districts into the Orange-Windsor Supervisory Union. If state officials approve the …

Buxton Leading Ainsworth

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Windsor-Orange 1 Incumbent State Rep. Sarah Buxton, D-Tunbridge, appeared to have fended off former seat-holder David Ainsworth, a Royalton Republican, as the clock ticked toward midnight. According to figures released by the Secretary of State, Buxton took Tunbridge, …

David E. Clark

Monday, November 3, 2014

Sharon, Vt. — David E. Clark, 49 died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at his home in Sharon after a brief battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

Marching On

Monday, November 3, 2014

Bryson Curtin, of Modesto, Calif., carries the guidon while marching with his fellow cadets on the 50-mile Norwich University Legacy March in Sharon on Thursday. The annual three-day march takes the cadets from Norwich, where the university was …

TSA Boys Thwarted Again in Final

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Bethel — So close, yet again, but still not quite enough. The Sharon Academy boys soccer team entered Saturday’s Vermont Division IV state championship game against Twin Valley at the Bethel Athletic Fields riding a 16-game winning streak …

For Sharon Coach, Success Is About More Than Titles

Friday, October 31, 2014

Sharon — Simple is as simple does for Sharon Academy boys soccer coach Rob Stainton. Unfortunately, he and past members of the Phoenix, have learned there’s nothing simple about becoming a state champion. Four times in his 11 …

Independent Vies for Norwich-Area Seat

Friday, October 31, 2014

Norwich — Though the race for the two Vermont House seats covering Norwich, Sharon, Strafford and Thetford has quieted down since a four-way Democratic primary in August, state Rep. Jim Masland, D-Thetford, and independent opponent John Freitag had …

TSA Barks Loudest In Soccer Semifinal Win

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Sharon — The members of the Sharon Academy boys soccer team don’t talk a good game so much as scream one. It’s never enough that the Phoenix players usually know where each other are or need only a …