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 2020-07-02 14:50 

The Vermont Standard

No decision so far on Windsor HS principal...

Update: July 1 The Mount Ascutney School District's board meeting ended Wednesday with the board taking no further action regarding Windsor High School Principal Tiffany Riley's status. After an executive session, the board issued the following pu...

 2020-07-02 00:50 

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School district: No decision on Windsor HS principal...

Update: July 1 The Mount Ascutney School District's board meeting ended Wednesday with the board taking no further action against Windsor High School Principal Tiffany Riley. After an executive session, the board issued the following public statement:...

 2020-07-01 18:53 

The Vermont Standard

Lucy Mac releases short documentary film...

"Castaways" is the inspiring true story of Wilson and Chuck, two stray dogs who were running injured and scared in West Windsor during the midst of a frigid winter. Following their successful rescue by Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society, both their liv...

 2020-07-01 18:13 

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Plastic bag ban in effect July 1...

Starting on July 1, businesses, including stores and food-service establishments, can no longer use single-use plastic bags. The ban applies to retail of any type, all restaurants and cafeterias of any type, farmers' markets and food trucks, and food ...

 2020-06-30 19:57 

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Windsor HS principal files suit against school district...

Embattled Windsor High School Principal Tiffany Riley, placed on administrative leave after she made comments on her personal Facebook page that were critical of Black Lives Matter, has filed suit against her employer. The civil action was filed in Windso...

 2020-06-29 22:14 

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Hilde (Holly) Henderson Schriber Rohde...

Hilde (Holly) Henderson Schriber Rohde, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed quietly at her home in New Canaan, CT on May 27, 2020. She was born in 1919, in New York, New York the daughter of Margaret Enghard and Karl Christian Seelb...

 2020-06-26 17:35 

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Food scraps separation starts July 1...

The time as arrived for everyone, businesses and residents alike, in Vermont to start separating their food scraps to help reduce greenhouse gasses and keep the food out of the landfills. According to the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (...

 2020-06-26 16:46 

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Union Arena opens on June 29...

On Monday, June 29, Union Arena in Woodstock will be opening for five week with many new guidelines due to COVID-19. Four teams of Union Arena's adult recreational summer hockey league (the "C" League) will be hitting the ice. The Skating Club...

 2020-06-25 15:59 

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Minor damage from fire at FH Gillingham & Sons...

Woodstock fire officials are investigating a small fire that started on a northwest exterior wall of the FH Gillingham & Sons building on Monday evening. Fire/EMS Chief David Green said an employee of the Prince & Pauper restaurant next door reported the ...

 2020-06-25 15:34 

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Ruth H. Frizzell...

Ruth H. Frizzell, 87, of Windsor and a former longtime resident of both Hartland and Woodstock, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care in Lebanon, NH. She was born August 18, 1932 in Jamestown, NY a d...

 2020-06-23 16:00 

The Vermont Standard

Minor damage from fire at FH Gillingham & Sons...

Woodstock fire officials are investigating a small fire that started on a northwest exterior wall of the FH Gillingham & Sons building on Monday evening. Fire/EMS Chief David Green said an employee of the Prince & Pauper restaurant next door reported the ...

 2020-06-22 21:34 

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Ruth H. Frizzell...

Ruth H. Frizzell, 87, of Windsor and a former longtime resident of both Hartland and Woodstock, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care in Lebanon, NH. She was born August 18, 1932 in Jamestown, NY a d...

 2020-06-19 19:42 

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Gov. Scott expands event and dining capacity...

As state data and expanded testing and tracing capacity continue to support reopening, Governor Phil Scott announced on Friday that the state will raise occupancy limits for event venues, arts, culture and entertainment venues, as well as restaurants. Beg...

 2020-06-18 19:58 

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Darrel E. Bigham...

Darrel E. Bigham, a more than 50-year part-time resident of Woodstock, historian, and civic leader, died June 6 in the company of his family in Evansville, Indiana. He was 77. In the summer of 1965, while a volunteer at an Episcopal parish in Roxbury, Mas...

 2020-06-18 19:28 

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$300M added to coronavirus recovery bill...

On Wednesday, the Vermont House advanced an additional $300 million to the Coronavirus Health and Human Services Recovery bill. The passage of H.965 makes the total Health and Human Services Coronavirus Recovery package nearly $355 million to date. House ...

 2020-06-18 18:16 

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Bridge replacement work moving ahead...

VTrans crews will continue working along Interstate 91 demolishing the existing piers and excavating the footings of the piers. Work has begun building Abutment 2 for the new bridges. This work will be ongoing for several weeks. Motorists can expect a red...

 2020-06-18 15:59 

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WUHS Class of 2020 graduates...

On Friday, the Woodstock Union High School's Class of 2020 celebrated graduation with family and their classmates — separate but together. The graduates lined up with masks and an appropriate distance apart as they waited for their name to be re...

 2020-06-18 15:34 

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Charles Francis Nettleship III...

January 29, 1934 June 9, 2020 Charles "Charlie" Francis Nettleship III, a longtime resident of Woodstock, Vermont, West Lebanon, New Hampshire and Hingham, Massachusetts passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on June 9. A graveside...

 2020-06-18 15:23 

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Jaye (Judith) Brightman Boardman...

HYANNIS Jaye (Judith) Brightman Boardman, Age 81, died suddenly on May 29, 2020, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, MA. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Dick (Richard) Boardman, daughter Stephanie Casale, her husband Thomas Casale, and the...

 2020-06-16 20:39 

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Ryan Wall receives four years for $1.2 million fraud charge...

The United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced on Tuesday that Ryan Wall, 42, a former Quechee resident who now lives in Florida, was sentenced in United States District Court in Rutland to 51 months, or just over four years, of imprison...

 2020-06-16 16:23 

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Jaye (Judith) Brightman Boardman...

HYANNIS Jaye (Judith) Brightman Boardman, Age 81, died suddenly on May 29, 2020, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, MA. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Dick (Richard) Boardman, daughter Stephanie Casale, her husband Thomas Casale, and the...

 2020-06-15 20:51 

The Vermont Standard

Governor extends State of Emergency to July 15...

On Monday, Governor Phil Scott signed an executive order to update and extend the State of Emergency in Vermont to July 15. The latest order reflects all current re-openings and eased restrictions, which have been underway since late April to account for ...

 2020-06-14 16:18 

The Vermont Standard

$93 million in grant money for businesses and homeless...

The Vermont House fast-tracked a $93 million Coronavirus Emergency Economic Recovery Grants (CEERG) package on Friday. The only remaining step is Governor Phil Scott's signature to get this relief money in the hands of Vermonters and their businesses....

 2020-06-13 01:59 

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WUHS Class of 2020 graduates...

On Friday, the Woodstock Union High School's Class of 2020 celebrated graduation with family and their classmates — separate but together. The graduates lined up with masks and an appropriate distance apart as they waited for their name to be re...

 2020-06-12 22:34 

The Vermont Standard

Charles Francis Nettleship III...

January 29, 1934 June 9, 2020 Charles "Charlie" Francis Nettleship III, a longtime resident of Woodstock, Vermont, West Lebanon, New Hampshire and Hingham, Massachusetts passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on June 9. A graveside...

 2020-06-12 01:57 

The Vermont Standard

Bikes are popular during pandemic...

Have you been thinking that going out and doing a bit of biking might be a good way to escape self-isolation and be a safe way to get some exercise as we transition from the worst of the pandemic? If so, and if you do not have a bicycle either close by or...

 2020-06-11 20:21 

The Vermont Standard

Lyman Drake Bickford ,87...

LANCASTER, S.C. — Lyman Drake Bickford, 87, passed away June 1, 2020, at the Lancaster Medical Center, Lancaster, South Carolina. He was born in Randolph, Vermont, on Sept. 2, 1932, and moved to Springfield, Vermont, in his early years. His father w...

 2020-06-11 15:32 

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Seton McIlroy wins Village Trustees seat...

Citizens of the Village of Woodstock held their Annual Meeting on Tuesday. The voters came out to choose new Trustees as well as vote for the nearly $1.3 million budget and $10,000 for beautification projects. During the Australian voting, Seton McIlroy w...

 2020-06-11 15:20 

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Hartland seniors recognized in parade...

Zofia Zerphy, in the photo, celebrates her graduation as part of Hartland's Senior Class of 2020. She participated in a parade that started at the Hartland Fire Department, went through the village, then ended at the elementary school. The procession ...

 2020-06-11 14:40 

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Schools to open in the fall...

Vermont's schools will open for in-person instruction this fall, state officials announced on Wednesday. Requirements will include students and staff answering a health questionnaire and doing temperature checks every day while the state prepares alte...

 2020-06-10 23:40 

The Vermont Standard

Schools to open in the fall...

Vermont's schools will open for in-person instruction this fall, state officials announced on Wednesday. Requirements will include students and staff answering a health questionnaire and doing temperature checks every day while the state prepares alte...

 2020-06-10 03:32 

The Vermont Standard

Seton McIlroy wins Village Trustees seat...

Citizens of the Village of Woodstock held their Annual Meeting on Tuesday. The voters came out to choose new Trustees as well as vote for the nearly $1.3 million budget and $10,000 for beautification projects. During the Australian voting, Seton McIlroy w...

 2020-06-09 20:00 

The Vermont Standard

Frances Wood Gillett...

Frances Wood Gillett, a longtime resident of South Woodstock and Woodstock, Vermont, passed away on June 7, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph (Boots) Gillett, and her two sisters, Katherine Richardson and Elizabeth Wood. She leaves her three...

 2020-06-07 15:20 

The Vermont Standard

Hartland seniors recognized in parade...

Zofia Zerphy, in the photo, celebrates her graduation as part of Hartland's Senior Class of 2020. She participated in a parade that started at the Hartland Fire Department, went through the village, then ended at the elementary school. The procession ...

 2020-06-05 20:24 

The Vermont Standard

Protests in Woodstock in support of Black Lives Matter...

Amidst a wave of racial justice protests being held nationwide this past week, a group of approximately three dozen people held a demonstration in support of Black Lives Matter on Thursday afternoon in Woodstock. The gathering began at Tribou Park on Cent...

 2020-06-05 19:56 

The Vermont Standard

Woodstock boards support Black Lives Matter vigil...

The Woodstock Selectboard and Village Trustees voted for joint approval to allow a peaceful vigil in support of the Black Lives Matter movement on the Town Green on Sunday. The Universalist Union Church requested permission to stage the protest amid natio...

 2020-06-04 05:56 

The Vermont Standard

Interdenominational vigil of hope on Thursday...

Eight area churches and religious organizations are participating in Vigil: A Moment of Mourning and Hope on Thursday, June 4, at 6 p.m. Residents are encouraged to come together online with the Greater Woodstock Community in an interdenominational gather...

 2020-06-04 05:50 

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Scott establishes racial equity task force...

Governor Phil Scott has signed an Executive Order to form the Racial Equity Task Force as a component of a broader state effort to promote racial, ethnic and cultural equity, including in its response to COVID-19. "We cannot continue to treat racism a...

 2020-06-04 05:47 

The Vermont Standard

Enter our "Pictures in the Pandemic" Photo Competition — win $100...

We want to document and share how this coronavirus pandemic is being experienced by people in our own audience, in our own communities. Through their own lenses. In the weeks to come we invite our readers and all residents of the communities we serve to s...

 2020-06-04 05:46 

The Vermont Standard

Thomas Key Standish...

(September 3, 1940-May 26, 2020) Descendant of Thomas Standish, born 1635, Wethersfield, CT and Francis Scott Key (1779-1843), Thomas Key Standish was a native of Wethersfield, CT and the eldest son of Aina Eleanor Oberg of Middletown, CT and Paul Dinsmor...

 2020-06-04 05:46 

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Patricia Kane McCosker...

Boca Raton, FL formerly Barnard, VT Patricia Kane McCosker, 90, died peacefully in her home on May 10th, 2020 in Boca Raton, Florida surrounded by her children. She was born May 27, 1929 in Sheboygan WI, the daughter of George Jacob Kane and Carrie (Hilly...

 2020-06-04 05:44 

The Vermont Standard

Board committee to recommend fixing Pomfret school...

Following a tour of The Prosper Valley School in Pomfret, the Windsor Central Modified Unified Union School District's Buildings & Grounds Committee will be making a recommendation that the school district spend $130,000 to install an dehumidifier and...

 2020-06-04 05:44 

The Vermont Standard

Bill Elberty...

Bill Elberty passed away unexpectedly on May 18th, 2020. He made the transition from this world to what's next while at home in the deeply loving presence of his dear wife, Megan Elberty. Bill has been a beacon in this world, a guiding light for so ma...

 2020-06-04 05:42 

The Vermont Standard

Bernadette "Bernie" A. Osmer...

Manchester, NH formerly of Woodstock, Vermont It is with heartfelt sorrow that we announce that our beloved Mother, Bernadette "Bernie" A. Osmer, 92, passed peacefully at Bel-Air Nursing & Rehab Center in Goffstown, NH to the arms of The Lord on M...

 2020-06-04 05:42 

The Vermont Standard

Denise "Dee" Marie Fullerton Schulz...

Denise "Dee" Marie Fullerton Schulz, 56, passed away at home in Woodstock, VT per her request surrounded by family and close friends and her beloved dog Molly on May 23, 2020. We lost our wonderful daughter, mother, wife, sister, aunt and friend t...

 2020-06-04 05:40 

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Dr. Robert "Bob" W. McFadden...

Dr. Robert "Bob" W. McFadden, died early Sunday morning May 24th at Woodstock Terrace in Woodstock, Vermont Bob was born on July 24, 1934 in Massillon Ohio the son of Robert, Sr. and Janice Reeder McFadden. Growing up in Orrville, Ohio Bob graduat...

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