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Introductory Meeting Scheduled For Emergency Response Team

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Royalton — A community emergency response team is being reestablished in east central Vermont, with an introductory meeting set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Royalton Academy Building, 1482 Route 14. The CERT program “is a method to organize, train, equip, and then utilize citizen volunteers during times of need,” organizer Brad Salzmann said in a news release. In Vermont, the teams follow the service areas of local …

Vermont Man Indicted in N.H. On Sex Charges

Friday, November 27, 2015

North Haverhill — A 21-year-old Newbury, Vt., man who faces a sex assault charge in Vermont has been indicted by a New Hampshire grand jury on 35 charges, all related to the same minor girl. Christopher O. Hollis pleaded not guilty to all 35 charges at an arraignment in Grafton Superior Court last month. The indictments became public on Tuesday. Hollis is being …

R.I. Team Makes Itself Comfortable at New England Cross Country Meet

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Thetford — Preparing for Saturday’s New England cross country championships at Thetford Academy, runners from La Salle Academy heard a lot about Morty’s Monster — the steep hill near the end of TA’s 3.1-mile course named for designer John Morton — yet the Rams all but refused to acknowledge it. The Catholic school …

Matthew C. Porter

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — Matthew C. Porter, 35, died unexpectedly at his home in Sharon on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. He was born on Oct. 29, 1979, in Randolph, Vt. the son of David and Valerie Porter. Matthew was a Vermont resident all his life, he was a skilled …

Catch Me If You Can

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

As his older brother Trenton Bird, 11, speeds across their front yard in circles in his go-kart, Blake, 4, lobs balls to keep him on his toes at their home in Sharon on Monday. Valley News — Sarah …

Wednesday Nights in Sharon: League of Horseshoe Pitchers Have Been Ringing Posts for 39 Years

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Sharon — For more than half the year, the patch of grass behind the Sharon park & ride sits mostly empty, drawing little attention from motorists traveling onto or off Interstate 89 at exit 2. But, beginning in …

Jay McPhetres

Friday, August 7, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — A Celebration of Life for Jay McPhetres who died June 27, will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sharon Elementary School in Sharon. All are welcome. …

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 …

With Pools Closed, Residents Keep Cool

Friday, July 31, 2015

West Hartford — The Upper Valley fell just shy of a heat wave this week — which is achieved with a hat trick of 90-degree days — but Thursday’s drop into the 80s didn’t mean Monique and Robert …

Tunbridge Voters to Weigh In on Ambulance Deal With Royalton, Sharon

Friday, July 24, 2015

Tunbridge — The Selectboard will host an informational meeting next week in advance of a special Town Meeting next month where voters will decide if the town can enter into a new ambulance contract with Royalton and Sharon …

Fish Before Lunch in Sharon

Monday, July 13, 2015

Mike Monteith, of White River Junction, casts a line while fly fishing on the White River in Sharon on Saturday. Monteith said that he planned to fish at several spots along the White River as he worked his …

Jay Alan McPhetres

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — Jay Alan McPhetres, 54, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born Dec. 30, 1960, in Lebanon, a son of Floyd and Eloise (Reynolds) McPhetres. He grew up in Wilder …

Jay Alan McPhetres

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — Jay Alan McPhetres, 55, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction has been entrusted with arrangements. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …