September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

VTC Enrollment Is Stabilizing, President Says

Vermont Technical College’s fouryear trend of tumbling enrollments has finally started to turn around, its new president told The Herald Tuesday. More...

Anichini Not Threatened by Auction

Business Remains Very Strong, Says Company’s Founder

A week from now, all the properties that currently house Tunbridge’s luxury fabric company, Anichini, Inc., are scheduled to be sold at foreclosure auction. More...

Special Sections

People

“I’m One”

Hi! My name is Athena Minnie Rogers and I turned one year old on August 10, 2014. My parents are Ira and Chantel from Warren, and I have two brothers, Marcus and William. More...

Engaged

Carol and Jason Flint of Sharon are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordan, to Damon Dyer, son of Lisa and John Dyer of Northfield. More...

“I’m One”

Hi! My name is Payton Elizabeth Maxham and I turned one year old on August 29, 2014. More...

Arts

Hop’s 2014-2015 Season Opens With Denis O’Hare in ‘An Iliad’

In a long and diverse stage, film and TV career, Denis O’Hare has built a reputation as a startlingly effective actor. More...

‘An Evening with Bruce Hornsby’ Benefit for the Upper Valley Haven

Virginia-born singer, bandleader, and pianist, Bruce Hornsby will perform at the Lebanon Opera House Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in a benefit concert for the Upper Valley Haven. More...

Photography Exhibit At Black Krim Tavern

A show of photographs by area resident Caroline Tavelli-Abar will be on display at the Black Krim Tavern on Merchant’s Row in Randolph from September 14-December 14. More...

Calendar - Free Access

Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 11 •Healthier Living Workshop. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Douglas V. Aronson

Woodbury, Vt.—Doug- las V. Aronson, “The Ole Troll”, passed away peacefully at home in Woodbury, Vt., on Friday, September 5, 2014. Born January 23, 1935 to Harry and Iris Aronson in Hartford, Conn., Doug was one of four children. More...

Zita Champney

South Royalton—Zita K. Champney, 81, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph. She was born February 4, 1933 in Brookfield, the daughter of Herbert and Gladys (Williams) Knowles. More...

Nutting Service

A memorial service for Robert D. “Bob” Nutting, 69 of Sharon, was held Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Sharon Congregational Church, with Rev. Duane Brown and Rev. Douglas Moore officiating. More...

School-Kids Free Today

Thousands Headed To Tunbridge Fair

The Tunbridge World’s Fair— always known as a great place for kids—will get off with a bang on Thursday morning, as schools around the area close for a half-day to take advantage of the free-admission offer in the Agricultural Educa More...

Randolph Site Chosen for State Lab

VTC Offers Land At Advantageous Price

A sophisticated state laboratory that would employ about 40 scientists and researchers will be built at Vermont Technical College, which beat out 18 other locations around the state. More...

Bethel Plans Festival 9/20

‘Forward Fest’ Is Family Friendly

The Bethel Community Forward Fest will fill the town with family-friendly fun Saturday, Sept. 20. More...

Innocent Plea, Not Guilty, In Felony Case

A story in last week’s Herald about an August court arraignment was correct in its facts, but the headline was exactly wrong. James Moorcroft, 49, of Brookfield, appeared Aug. 27 in federal court in Burlington, charged with several felonies. More...

Communities

WORKER BEAR

A scare crow with a teddy-bear head sits in an office chair next to Sand Hill Road in Bethel. (Herald / Tim Calabro) More...

Driver Wasn’t at Fault In Fatal Accident

Follow-up investigation into the August 28 accident that fatally injured a 14-year-old pedestrian crossing Route 14 in East Randolph indicates that the driver of the car was not at fault, state police said late last week The pedestrian, Zachary Parol More...

Teen Reported Missing, Shows up at Her Home

A teen who was reported missing by her Brookfield family Tuesday morning “returned home of her own accord” later that day, state police reported. At about 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Opinion

Good News on the Hill

Good news is not something we are used to hearing in recent years from Vermont Technical College, so The Herald is happy this week to publish news articles that bode well for our neighbor on the hill. More...

Precious Memories that Never Fade

Russ and I recently took a road trip to Illinois to visit my 86-year-old mother. We always drive the 900+ miles and fortify our strength with flavored jelly beans, fruit, granola bars, and snack mix. More...

Many Folks Serve Their Towns Well

I was speechless when I opened the Sept. 4 Herald and saw the first page of Section B! More...

Sports

KEEP AWAY

Whitcomb / Rochester’s #2, Lindsey LaPerle, works hard to keep control of the ball as So. Royalton’s Rachel Moore, 16 and Bailey Wing, 9 close in. Whitcomb and Rochester combined teams this year to build a strong and competitive team. More...

ROYAL RUNNERS

The South Royalton cross-country team includes senior Rosa Love; juniors Faith Pease, William Wuttke, and Cora Honigford; sophomore Sarah Dunkle; and freshmen Aliza George, Kylen Nelson, Bradford Jones, Aaron Lorette, and Nick Thornton. More...

F&W Stocks 7000 Muskie, Restoring Historic Range

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department in late Autust continued its Lake Champlain muskellunge restoration efforts by stocking more than 7000 fingerling muskies into the Missisquoi River and Missisquoi Bay. More...

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