Author: Al Russell

Letter: Robert Letovsky, Independent for Vermont Senate

I am writing in support of Robert Letovsky, Independent candidate for Vermont Senate. Robert will bring a much needed focus on how to improve our Vermont economy in the areas of tax revenues and job growth, funding of the state’s retirement system and implementing an effective and affordable energy strategy. We need Robert’s voice in the Vermont Senate. He offers three very good reasons: expanding the economic base so that our kids don’t have to leave the state to find a good job that will pay a livable wage; finding a way to put the state’s retirement system in...

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Sondra Marie LeClair

ESSEX CENTER —  Sondra Marie LeClair, 76, of Essex passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. Sondra was born Sept. 16, 1936 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the daughter of the late Ward John and Gertrude Mary DuBois Kelder. In 1956, she was married to Charles Eric LeClair. Former residents of Milton and New Paltz, N.Y., they moved back to Essex in 2009. Sondra formerly worked for Ben Franklin in Essex and also ran a home daycare for many years.  Mom especially loved her vacation trips to Dad’s family home in Prince Edward Island, Canada. She...

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Shirley Ethel Parkhill, R.N.

Shirley Parkhill of the Wake Robin community in Shelburne passed away peacefully on Oct. 19, 2012 at the age of 89. Shirley was an original Wake Robin resident, having moved in when the facility opened 19 years ago. Until mid-October, she was actively involved in the community’s activities, taking pride in her “job” of counting the gift shop receipts every day. Born to Thomas L. and Clara (MacDonald) Parkhill on July 11, 1923, in West Springfield, Mass., Shirley graduated from West Springfield (MA) High School in 1941 and from the University of Martha Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. in 1944....

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In Memoriam: Patricia Russin

Happy 68th birthday to my wonderful, loving wife, Pat. It has been a year and three months since the good lord has taken you from me. I miss you and love you so much. Even though we’re far apart, you’re always here with me in my heart. I think of you everyday. Until we meet again. Love, your husband, David Happy 68th birthday mom, grandma and great-grandma. We miss you everyday. You’re always on our minds. We miss your jokes, smile, laughter, hugs, kisses and your surprise gifts you used to bring us. You will never be forgotten. Love...

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Notes from the Superintendent’s Desk

Accomplishments/Recognitions UVM’s Outstanding Vermont Teacher Award Every year, the University of Vermont’s College of Education and Social Services recognizes Vermont educators for excellence in teaching and devotion to service of Vermont youth.  This year, the Milton Town School District is proud to announce the following recipients: • Justin Lee, Speech-Language Pathologist/Special Education Teacher at Milton Elementary School • Deborah Rampulla, Special Education Teacher at Milton High School Both of these outstanding educators were recognized at the Ira Allen Chapel this month.  We thank them for their dedication and service to our students. Milton High School’s NEASC Accreditation Visit and...

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