Tag Archives: royalton

Local News
August 16, 2017

New merger plans in the works for area towns

By Evan Johnson

After multiple failed votes and revotes, school officials in four central Vermont towns are exploring or putting forward new consolidation plans for their area schools.  Royalton and Bethel are now moving forward on a possible partnership, as are Rochester and Stockbridge.


Local News
June 7, 2017

With second merger vote looming, Royalton asks, “What if?”

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger

Local residents met this week to go over their options under Act 46 in preparation for a June 13 revote on a school district merger with Rochester and Bethel.

In April, Royalton voters overwhelmingly rejected the same proposal, but resident…

Police discover stolen car aflame on I-89N
September 25, 2015

Police discover stolen car aflame on I-89N

Nelson Duncan IV

ROYALTON—On Saturday, Sept. 19 at 3:15 p.m., Vermont State Police in Royalton were advised of a vehicle that was speeding, then stopped abruptly to let an adult male run from the vehicle at mile marker 21, on Interstate 89N, in…

Jason Kendall, person of interest in Windsor homicide June 8
Local News
June 8, 2015

Jason Kendall, person of interest in Windsor homicide June 8

UPDATE (11:03 p.m. June 10): WINDSOR HOMICIDE SUSPECT, SUSPECTED DEAD At approximately 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, the Vermont State Police were contacted by the Kansas Highway Patrol about an incident possibly involving Jason Kendall, who is being sought for 2nd degree murder in the homicide…

Armed robbery suspect crashes getaway bike
News Briefs
April 22, 2015

Armed robbery suspect crashes getaway bike


This “getaway” bicycle was ditched by a robbery suspect in Royalton, and detained by police as evidence.

On April 19 at 8 p.m. Vermont State Police Dispatch was contacted about an armed robbery which had just occurred…

Local News
October 22, 2014

Broadband comes to more households in Royalton area

FairPoint Communications, Inc., has expanded broadband to 170 homes and businesses in Barnard, Pomfret and Royalton. This is FairPoint’s fourth expansion in the Royalton area this year.

“We are proud to keep expanding our Internet services in Barnard, Pomfret and Royalton,” said Beth…