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 2020-04-01 02:52 

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Volunteers needed for COVID-19 challenge...

Governor Phil Scott is calling all Vermonters into service with the launch of a new website allowing people to sign up for volunteer assistance to support the state's response to COVID-19 at vermont.gov/volunteer. This website directs those with medic...

 2020-04-01 01:47 

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DHMC joins COVID-19 treatment trial...

As emergency departments across the country begin surging with COVID-19 patients, a behind-the-scenes group at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) is surging for science. In what can typically take 60 days or more, a team of research operations leads and investigat...

 2020-03-31 16:38 

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Woodstock Fast Trash Program moves...

Effective immediately the Woodstock Fast Trash Program will be moved from 512 Woodstock Road to one of the following locations: Hartland Town Highway Garage, 57 Vermont Route 12 in Hartland from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Saturday until further notice. Bridg...

 2020-03-30 16:02 

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Governor adds new restrictions on travelers and lodging...

MONTPELIER — Governor Phil Scott on Monday ordered a 14-day self-quarantine for all visitors who come to Vermont, including new restrictions on the lodging industry. "It's not just our border states. It's every one who has been wintering...

 2020-03-27 22:24 

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Margaret Isabel Thomas...

Margaret Isabel Thomas (nee Dunn), born in Newcastle, England on 09 November 1933, passed away peacefully in her Woodstock, Vermont home on 23 March 2020 at 10:30 P.M. She was the youngest child of a coal mining official, Thomas Dunn, and a parlor maid, I...

 2020-03-27 21:16 

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Larry Lowenthal...

Larry Lowenthal slipped away from life quietly at home in Brimfield on March 12, 2020, after an illness. He was born March 1, 1940 in New York City, where he fondly remembered riding the subways, playing stickball in the streets and exploring Van Cortland...

 2020-03-27 20:00 

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House sends coronavirus bill to President's desk...

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill on Friday to help individuals, families, small businesses and hospitals mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The bill was passed by voice vote, which allo...

 2020-03-27 18:22 

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Scott shares reasons for school closure...

Governor Phil Scott urged Vermont residents to work together creatively as the state introduces further measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. At a press conference Friday, Scott explained his decision Thursday to dismiss in-person instruction for th...

 2020-03-27 14:16 

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Leahy secures $2 billion for Vermont...

Senator Patrick Leahy has been hard at work fighting for Vermonters during the COVID-19 outbreak. As chief Democratic negotiator on the Senate's relief bill, Leahy ensured working families, hospitals and small businesses got much needed relief in the ...

 2020-03-27 14:14 

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Fast thinking saves Labradoodle from icy pond...

The Hartland town offices are closed indefinitely. A sign beside Damon Hall lists their phone numbers if you need to call someone.The numbers are listed in the annual town report. Clyde made an "executive decision" that extended the time for regis...

 2020-03-26 22:02 

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Governor closes schools for remaining school year...

On Thursday, March 26, Governor Phil Scott directed schools to remain dismissed through the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Districts will close schools for in-person instruction and be required to implement continuity of learning plans for remote learn...

 2020-03-26 16:39 

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Spring sports on hold for now...

Spring sports coaches have to be flexible. But this year their flexibility is being put to an even bigger test. Monday should have been the first day of practice for most teams. (Baseball pitchers and catchers would have started a week earlier.) But it wa...

 2020-03-26 04:32 

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George T. Crothers...

With profound sadness, the Crothers Family mourn the loss of George T. Crothers, who passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Delray Beach, FL. George was born to Patricia and Robert Crothers on February 6, 1956 in Portsmouth, NH and grew up in ...

 2020-03-26 04:31 

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WCSU Superintendent selected for Mass. school district...

On Tuesday, March 24, the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee in Massachusetts selected Mary Beth Banios as the superintendent pending successful negotiations. Banios has been superintendent of the Windsor Central Supervisory Union in Woodstock sinc...

 2020-03-26 04:30 

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EDC conference call to help local businesses at 5:30pm Thursday...

The Economic Development Commission and the Chamber are co-hosting a series of conference calls to discuss resources available to the local business community. The next call will take place at 5:30 pm on Thursday, March 26th. People can participate in the...

 2020-03-26 04:30 

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Governor orders Vermonters to stay home...

On Tuesday, Governor Phil Scott issued a "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order and directed the closure of in-person operations for all non-essential businesses. These restrictive measures are in place to minimize all unnecessary activities outside the hom...

 2020-03-26 04:29 

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School board elects chair, vice chair...

On Monday, the Windsor Central Unified Union School District (WCUUSD) Board elected Barnard members Bryce Sammel as chair and Pamela Fraser as vice chair. A motion to eliminate the vice chair position was defeated following the nomination of Fraser and Wo...

 2020-03-26 04:28 

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Michelle Kelly Bradley...

South Woodstock, Vermont Michelle Kelly Bradley, age 58, entered eternal rest March 20, 2020 after a brave battle against cancer. She was born December 19, 1961. She was preceded in death by her parents Byron K Kelly Sr and Regis Emery Kelly and sister Ba...

 2020-03-26 04:28 

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Additional deaths from coronavirus reported...

The Vermont Department of Health reported three more residents of Burlington Health and Rehabilitation have died of the coronavirus. The report brings the total number of deaths at the facility to five. Last Thursday officials announced that an elderly Wi...

 2020-03-26 04:27 

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Thomas J. Ahern...

Thomas J. Ahern of Duxbury and Woodstock, Vermont died at home on March 18, 2020. Tom was born in Boston on November 19, 1941 to John and Mary Agnes (Dacey) Ahern. He leaves in charge his wife of fifty-five years, Marilyn (Jannotta) Ahern. He was an amazi...

 2020-03-26 04:27 

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Apply now for Woodstock EDC Business Relief Fund...

The Woodstock Economic Development Commission has $100,000 in the Business Relief Fund available for Woodstock businesses affected by COVID-19. Businesses may apply for funds to help with immediate basic business needs such as; paying employees before une...

 2020-03-26 04:26 

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Billings Farm & Museum offers activities for children...

Beginning on Thursday, March 19, Billings Farm & Museum will offer options for local families with kids at home, and for folks farther away who want to explore our farm and museum. Billings will set up a "drive-through" outside theVisitor Center w...

 2020-03-25 22:03 

The Vermont Standard

George T. Crothers...

With profound sadness, the Crothers Family mourn the loss of George T. Crothers, who passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Delray Beach, FL. George was born to Patricia and Robert Crothers on February 6, 1956 in Portsmouth, NH and grew up in ...

 2020-03-25 13:01 

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Superintendent selected for Mass. school district...

On Tuesday, March 24, the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee in Massachusetts selected Mary Beth Banios pending successful negotiations as the superintendent. Banios has been superintendent of the Windsor Central Supervisory Union in Woodstock sinc...

 2020-03-24 23:00 

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Governor orders Vermonters to stay home...

On Tuesday, Governor Phil Scott issued a "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order and directed the closure of in-person operations for all non-essential businesses. These restrictive measures are in place to minimize all unnecessary activities outside the hom...

 2020-03-24 15:13 

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School board elects chair, vice chair...

On Monday, the Windsor Central Unified Union School District (WCUUSD) Board elected Barnard members Bryce Sammel as chair and Patricia Fraser as vice chair. A motion to eliminate the vice chair position was defeated following the nomination of Fraser and ...

 2020-03-23 20:53 

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Additional deaths from coronavirus reported...

The Vermont Department of Health reported three more residents of Burlington Health and Rehabilitation have died of the coronavirus. The report brings the total number of deaths at the facility to five. The total number of infected persons in Vermont on M...

 2020-03-23 16:55 

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Michelle Kelly Bradley...

South Woodstock, Vermont Michelle Kelly Bradley, age 58, entered eternal rest March 20, 2020 after a brave battle against cancer. She was born December 19, 1961. She was preceded in death by her parents Byron K Kelly Sr and Regis Emery Kelly and sister Ba...

 2020-03-23 11:30 

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Apply now for Woodstock EDC Business Relief Fund...

Woodstock Economic Development Commission Business Relief Fund The Woodstock Economic Development Commission has $100,000 in the Business Relief Fund available for Woodstock businesses affected by COVID-19. Businesses may apply for funds to help with imme...

 2020-03-22 21:42 

The Vermont Standard

Winter weather advisory for Monday...

There is a winter weather advisory in effect from 2 p.m. on Monday, March 23 until 4 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24. A total snow accumulations of three to five inches with up to six inches possible for the spine of the Green Mountains. Plan on slippery road c...

 2020-03-21 21:01 

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Woodstock EDC offering Business Relief Fund — applications available Monday 3/23...

On a conference call with more than a hundred participants Friday evening, Jon Spector, chairman of the Woodstock Economic Development Commission, made announcements about new programs the EDC will be offering to help the local business community through ...

 2020-03-20 19:15 

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EDC to issues $1K loans to businesses...

The Woodstock Select Board voted Friday to approve the voluntary return of $369,000 in Economic Development Commission grants to support struggling businesses in response to the coronavirus pandemic. During the teleconference, board members also voted to ...

 2020-03-20 18:42 

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GMP prepared for windy weather...

The National Weather Service is predicting gusty southwest winds are expected today with localized gusts up to 40 mph are possible. These winds could have the potential to produce a few isolated power outages. Green Mountain Power (GMP) crews will be resp...

 2020-03-20 18:01 

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Deadline for filing taxes moved to July 15...

The Treasury Department announced that federal income tax filing and payment deadlines for individual returns with a due date of April 15 are being automatically extended until July 15. The IRS will automatically provide this relief to taxpayers. Taxpayer...

 2020-03-20 16:04 

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Thomas J. Ahern...

Thomas J. Ahern of Duxbury and Woodstock, Vermont died at home on March 18, 2020. Tom was born in Boston on November 19, 1941 to John and Mary Agnes (Dacey) Ahern. He leaves in charge his wife of fifty-five years, Marilyn (Jannotta) Ahern. He was an amazi...

 2020-03-19 23:36 

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Two die from coronavirus today...

Officials from the State of Vermont have announced Thursday evening that two Vermont residents have died from the coronavirus. One was an elderly Windsor County resident who was at the VA hospital in White River Junction and the other was an elderly femal...

 2020-03-19 12:49 

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Walter P. Gallup, Jr....

Rutland, VT Walter P. Gallup, Jr. a resident of Gables Place passed away March 17, 2020 following a brief illness at The Meadows in Rutland Town. Walter was born in Woodstock, VT on May 6, 1922 the son of the late Walter P. and Ruth (Robinson) Gallup, Sr....

 2020-03-19 12:41 

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Evelyn Rowlee-Vittum...

Cavendish, Vermont Evelyn Rowlee-Vittum, 89, died on Sunday March 15th. Some knew her as Pat (the Irishman) a special few as Dede. It is with great sorrow that we said good bye to a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, great aunt and great friend...

 2020-03-19 04:08 

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Small businesses in Woodstock meet to discuss the crisis...

The Woodstock Economic Development Commission and Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce held a virtual meeting with local merchants on Tuesday to discuss financial aid for struggling businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 90 people participate...

 2020-03-19 04:07 

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Gordon Dermont Markwell...

Gordon Dermont Markwell, 86, died Monday March 16, 2020 at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care in Lebanon, NH. He was born September 8, 1933 and grew up on the Lexington Farm in Reading where his father was the farm manager. At a local d...

 2020-03-19 04:07 

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School board chair resigns...

The newly elected chair of the Windsor Central Union District (WCUD) School Board has abruptly resigned amid accusations of electoral impropriety. Patti Kuzmickas stepped down as chair less than 24 hours after the board voted 9-7 to appoint her to the boa...

 2020-03-19 04:05 

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Race Against the Clock...

Throughout the country newspapers are in a fight for their lives. Here too. Read Full Article The post Race Against the Clock appeared first on The Vermont Standard ....

 2020-03-19 04:04 

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Billings Farm & Museum offers activities for children...

Beginning on Thursday, March 19, Billings Farm & Museum will offer options for local families with kids at home, and for folks farther away who want to explore our farm and museum. Billings will set up a "drive-through" outside theVisitor Center w...

 2020-03-19 04:04 

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Schools to close throughout Vermont...

In a press release released on Sunday, March 15, Governor Phil Scott has announced a Continuity of Education Plan for the orderly dismissal of all schools, and cancellation of all school related activities, no later than Wednesday, March 18 in response to...

 2020-03-19 04:04 

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School district superintendent a finalist at Mass. school district...

Windsor Central Supervisory Union Superintendent (WCSU) Mary Beth Banios has been named a finalist for the position of superintendent of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District (HWRSD) in Massachusetts. Michelle Bailey, vice-chair of the HWRSD School...

 2020-03-19 04:03 

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Families can pick up materials at schools this week...

On Tuesday, Windsor Central Supervisory Union released an update to families with students in the district. According to the update, most communications that is being pushed out to families and students will be delivered through the ALMA email system. And...

 2020-03-19 04:02 

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Village Meeting postponed until Tuesday, April 21...

The Annual Village Meeting has been postponed until Tuesday, April 21, according to Trustee Chair Jeffrey Kahn. The meeting will take place in the Pentangle's Town Hall Theater at 7:30 p.m. Australian ballot voting will be at the Town Hall from 7 a.m....

 2020-03-19 04:01 

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Coronavirus Updates...

As the community responds to the Coronavirus and events are cancelled we are doing our best to help promote communication & information. Visit our Coronavirus Updates page to stay up to date. Coronavirus Updates The post Coronavirus Updates appeared first...

 2020-03-18 21:46 

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Gordon Dermont Markwell...

Gordon Dermont Markwell, 86, died Monday March 16, 2020 at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care in Lebanon, NH. He was born September 8, 1933 and grew up on the Lexington Farm in Reading where his father was the farm manager. At a local d...

 2020-03-18 20:06 

The Vermont Standard

Small businesses in Woodstock discuss the crisis...

The Woodstock Economic Development Commission and Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce held a virtual meeting with local merchants on Tuesday to discuss financial aid for struggling businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 90 people participate...

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