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Scott Kerner, of Riverton, Vt., left, checks the progress of roasting coffee beans in a Turkish-made coffee roaster as Ross Evans, of Randolph, Vt., adjusts the heat while working in a barn shared with a pottery studio that belongs to Ross' father in Northfield, Vt., on July 18, 2015. The pair started Carrier Roasting Co. early this year and do two roasts every week. (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>

Haute Cuisine Beans: New Coffee Achievers Roast Locally in Small Batches

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Sam Sabky and Kate Fisher were seated one morning last week at a cafe table in My Brigadeiro, the brightly lighted chocolate shop tucked under the Starbucks in Hanover, waiting for the proper moment to give two French presses the final push to make the perfect cup of coffee. They’re conducting a tasting of King’s Row Coffee Co.’s special coffees, …

Local Youths Win Awards at Dairy Show

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Tunbridge — Several local youths took home awards from the Central and Southeast Region 4-H Dairy Show, held July 14 at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds. Keenan Thygesen, of Tunbridge, received the Dick Dodge Memorial Award for being named the overall fitting and showmanship champion. The award is given in memory of the former University …

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 in which all three towns will own and operate the service. Currently, residents of Sharon, …

Fire in the Hole: Bethel Potters Crank Up Their Kiln

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Bethel — Nathan and Becca Webb’s pottery business revolves around the enormous wood-fired kiln they built on their Bethel property. Shaped something like an igloo, the structure is sheathed in homemade adobe and made of various types of …

Nancy Brewster Taylor

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Alexandria, Va. — Nancy Brewster Taylor, (formerly of Tunbridge, Vt.), passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. at the age of 81. She was born at the Taylor Valley family home in Vershire, Vt., the fifth daughter of the late Efford E. and Dorothy (Tolson) Taylor. She …

Small Tunbridge Dairy Farm Stays True to Its Values

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

While growing up in urban New Jersey, Lindsay Harris dreamed of being a farmer. “When I was young, I was always the happiest when I was with animals or out in the woods,” Harris said recently while checking …

Treasured Guitars Stolen At Tunbridge Festival

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Tunbridge — A father-son bluegrass duo are seeking the return of their precious guitars following an apparent theft early Sunday morning at the Jenny Brook Bluegrass Festival. Rick Brodsky, 50, of Newtown, Conn., and Korey Brodsky, 16, are …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” …

Daniel W. “Dan” Mullen

Friday, June 26, 2015

Tunbridge, Vt. — Daniel W. “Dan” Mullen, 60 died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at his home in Tunbridge. He was born June 12, 1955, in Chelsea, Vt., the son of Jeremiah and Olive E. (Danforth) Mullen. He attended school in Tunbridge and later Chelsea where he …

Caroline Beverley Dorothea (Fisk) Barnaby

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tunbridge, Vt. — Caroline Beverley Dorothea (Fisk) Barnaby, 81 died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. after a brief illness. She was born on June 10, 1934 in Danbury, Conn. to Dorothea Eileen (Copithorne) and Franklyn Leslie Fisk, Sr. She married Richard …

Caroline Beverley Dorothea (Fisk) Barnaby

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Tunbridge, Vt. — Caroline Beverley Dorothea (Fisk) Barnaby, 81 died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. after a brief illness. She was born on June 10, 1934 in Danbury, Conn. to Dorothea Eileen (Copithorne) and Franklyn Leslie Fisk, Sr. She married Richard …

Randolph Women Join Board of Safeline Inc.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Chelsea — Two Randolph residents have joined the board of Safeline Inc., a member agency of the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. The board also elected a new chairwoman, Felicity Swayze, of Tunbridge. Shelley Dimick is an IT business analyst with Northfield Savings Bank in Northfield, …

Caroline Beverley Dorothea Barnaby

Friday, June 12, 2015

Tunbridge, Vt. — Caroline Beverley Dorothea Barnaby, 81, died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. after a brief illness. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …