Tunbridge

Tunbridge To Keep Ambulance

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Tunbridge — Voters sided with Chelsea-based First Branch Ambulance Wednesday night, rejecting a proposal for a new shared ambulance service with Royalton and Sharon that would take over the North Tunbridge coverage area. The proposal was rejected in a paper ballot, 120-74, at the special Town Meeting at Tunbridge Central School. During roughly 40 minutes of discussion following a half-hour presentation, those who spoke in favor of sticking with First Branch expressed skepticism at the proposed deal while praising First Branch responders’ relationship with North Tunbridge. “We need services like that, we need caring people,” village resident Clara Hutchins said. “Let’s not mess with that.” …

Tunbridge Brewery Plans to Stay Small

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Off Route 110 in North Tunbridge and up the long climb of a tree-shaded dirt road that makes you think you’ve lost your bearings, there’s a small welcoming sign that announces Brocklebank Craft Brewing, a nano operation in the former Organic Cow Creamery that’s gaining the attention of beer enthusiasts around the Upper …

In Tunbridge, Fliers Support Ambulance Service Ahead of Vote

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Tunbridge — Less than a week before townspeople will vote on a proposed new ambulance service that has divided public opinion, an ad hoc group of residents has sent out professional-looking fliers urging people to reject the deal. At stake is ambulance coverage in North Tunbridge, which is currently served by First Branch …

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. …

Neil Jay Morrison

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Fountain, Colo. — Unites States Army Master Sargent Neil Jay Morrison died at his home in Fountain on Friday, May 29, 2015. He was 38. Neil was born in Omaha, Neb. on March 1, 1977, the third son Louis and Pauline. He was the adored younger brother of …

Birth Announcements: June 7, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Gifford Medical Center SLACK — A son, Connor Jeffrey Slack, born on May 18, 2015, to Kristin Slack, of Bethel. HOYT — A daughter, Hattie Ellen Hoyt, born on May 25, 2015, to Ashley Rogers and Rawlin Hoyt, of Tunbridge. …

Tunbridge Poultry Show Runs Afoul of State Regulations

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Tunbridge — Why did the chicken cross the road? Who knows, but to cross into Vermont, she better have her ducks in a row. Organizers of the inaugural Green Mountain Poultry Show found that out the hard way …

Lifting Harness Gives Boost to Ambulances

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Fairlee — Upper Valley Ambulance is getting a lift thanks to the Doty Belt, a device resembling a climbing harness that allows responders to more easily help up fallen patients. The ambulance service recently purchased three of the …

Tunbridge Picks a Principal

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Tunbridge — A South Royalton native who has earned praise for his work building community ties in the Hartford schools will be the new principal of the Tunbridge Central School. Scott Farnsworth, guidance and counseling director for the …