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 2020-11-25 02:33 

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Winter sports on hold indefinitely...

Winter high school athletics in Vermont are now on hold. On Tuesday, Governor Phil Scott announced that the date is being pushed back indefinitely due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases throughout the state. They had been scheduled to start practicing...

 2020-11-25 00:28 

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Vermonters encouraged to stay home for Thanksgiving week...

On Tuesday, Governor Phil Scott and Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD, asked Vermonters to follow the guidance and celebrate this Thanksgiving at home, with their own households, to prevent further spread of COVID-19. "I know what we are telling Ver...

 2020-11-24 04:24 

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Clarkson chosen as Senate Majority Leader...

When the Vermont Senate reconvenes on Jan. 6, the legislative body will be led predominantly by women — and Sen. Alison Clarkson (D-Windsor) is one of the women stepping up to a top leadership role. The veteran lawmaker from Woodstock was chosen by ...

 2020-11-21 01:41 

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Governor Scott clarifies guidance on new limitations...

On Friday, Nov. 20, Governor Phil Scott clarified the limitation on multiple households gathering and the closure of bars and social clubs as the number of positive tests reach more than 140 for the second day in a row. There are currently five cases in W...

 2020-11-20 18:26 

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Winter recreational sports on pause...

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 2020-11-20 17:23 

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Vet seeking to open airsoft facility faces opposition...

Derek Chace is known to keep military vehicles, play airsoft, and legally shoot firearms on his 75-acre property on Bailey's Mill Road in Reading. A disabled Iraq veteran, Chace has plans to launch an airsoft gaming operation in the summer of 2021 und...

 2020-11-18 03:45 

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Wassail Weekend downsized significantly...

On Tuesday during their meeting, members of Woodstock's Selectboard allocated $5,000 in Economic Development Commission (EDC) grant money to "support and promote" a significantly downsized Wassail holiday celebration in December. Beth Finlayso...

 2020-11-18 00:37 

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Virginia Manny Lancaster...

Virginia Manny Lancaster, 91, a long-time resident of Barnard, VT, died at the Pines at the Terrace in Woodstock, VT on October 14, 2020. She was born in New York City, to Walter Roy Manny and Lorraine Craven Manny. Her older brother Walter "Frere"...

 2020-11-17 18:17 

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Alan Wallace Perkins...

Alan Wallace Perkins, 83, of Woodstock, died Nov. 13 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He was born Jan.2, 1937 in Framingham, Mass. His adoptive parents were Mildred (Morgan) Perkins of Lexington, Mass. and H. Edward Perkins Jr. of Bridgewater. Throu...

 2020-11-16 23:30 

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Patricia H. Sumner Brozza...

Patricia Brozza, 93 of Meredith, New Hampshire passed away on Nov. 5th, 2020 at her family's home, after a brief illness. Patricia, known to her friends and family as Pat, was born on August 15, 1927 in Woodstock, Vermont. She was the daughter of Arth...

 2020-11-16 16:29 

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Linda Joyce Dutton Carr...

Mrs. Linda Joyce Dutton Carr, age 78, from Four Oaks NC, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at UNC Johnston Health in Clayton, NC. A Graveside Service will be 2:00PM Friday, November 20, 2020 at Four Oaks City Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Joey...

 2020-11-13 21:30 

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Brett Porter Schoff...

Springfield, VT Brett Porter Schoff died Friday evening, November 6, 2020 at his home in Woodstock VT which he shared with his Life Partner, Joyce (Carter) Robison of 18 years. Brett was surrounded by the love and faith of his family who ushered him home ...

 2020-11-13 20:43 

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Governor extends state of emergency, new limitations in place...

On Friday, Nov. 13, Governor Phil Scott extended the State of Emergency to Dec. 15. In addition, to slow the spread of COVID-19 as cases and hospitalizations rise in Vermont and throughout the nation, Governor Scott has implemented several temporary limit...

 2020-11-13 17:38 

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Town hall in Hartland closes to walk-in traffic on Monday...

Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, as of Monday, Nov. 16, Damon Hall will no longer be open to "walk-in" traffic. However, office staff will be on site and will be accepting "appointments4; for those that need access to crit...

 2020-11-12 19:28 

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Interstate hockey is suspended until Dec. 31...

In response to recent coronavirus outbreaks associated with the conduct of interstate youth hockey activities, the governors of New England, New York and New Jersey announced on Nov. 12 that they will support a regional approach to interstate competitions...

 2020-11-12 14:45 

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Village Trustees mull change in parking time limits...

The Woodstock Board of Village Trustees on Tuesday, Nov. 10 discussed a change in metered parking time limits to encourage turnover during the busy tourist commercial season. Board members decided to maintain the current unlimited parking time limit durin...

 2020-11-10 19:30 

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Governor announces temporary requirement for COVID-19 quarantines...

During the press conference on Tuesday, Governor Phil Scott announced that Vermont will temporarily require a 14-day quarantine for all non-essential travel, increase compliance checks and expand testing to find the virus earlier and contain it faster. Th...

 2020-11-10 00:44 

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Kimbell announces decision to run for speaker...

Charlie Kimbell (D-Woodstock) has decided to run for the Speaker of the House. He made the announcement on Monday, Nov. 9. The position became open when Mitzi Johnson, the current speaker, lost her election last week. She has requested a recount, but it i...

 2020-11-09 21:36 

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W. Harry McCarthy...

W. Harry McCarthy age 91 of Exeter, New Hampshire and Quechee, Vermont died on November 4, 2020. Born in Burlington, Vermont on August 14, 1929 he was the son of Madeleine and Harry McCarthy Sr. He grew up in Burlington and graduated from Cathedral High S...

 2020-11-08 18:44 

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Veteran's Day Service planned...

The Ora Paul Post 24 in Woodstock will be holding Veterans' Day Service on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. at the courthouse. All veterans who wish to march with Post 24 should meet at 10:45 a.m. at 59 Central Street to march to the courthouse, have the...

 2020-11-07 17:50 

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Gov. Scott's remarks on the presidential election...

On Saturday, Nov. 7, Governor Phil Scott issued the following statement: "I want to congratulate President-elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris. I also want to recognize this historic moment as we see the first ever woman, and the first ever pe...

 2020-11-07 00:29 

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Lewis W. "Lew" Counts...

Lewis W. "Lew" Counts, a generous family man and semiconductor industry leader recognized for his technical and leadership skills, passed away on September 14 at age 80. A longtime resident of Lexington, Massachusetts and South Barnard, Vermont, h...

 2020-11-06 22:28 

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Social gatherings recommended to be limited to 10 or fewer...

On Friday, during a press conference, Governor Phil Scott and Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD announced an advisory on social gatherings, strongly recommending they be limited to 10 or fewer people. Noting that Vermont has seen an increasing number of...

 2020-11-06 16:12 

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VeggieVanGo date changes for November...

The monthly delivery for VeggieVanGo will be held on Monday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. at the Woodstock Union High School Middle School's back parking lot (toward the Union Arena). The usual delivery date of the second Wednesday is Veteran's Day and nee...

 2020-11-06 05:05 

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Suspect wanted in Hartland home invasion...

The Vermont State Police is investigating a home invasion and armed robbery that occurred Thursday morning, Nov. 5, at a home on U.S. Route 5 in North Hartland, and asking for the public's assistance in locating one of the suspects involved. The subje...

 2020-11-04 04:51 

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Scott re-elected, Gray gets second highest seat...

In one of the most unusual election seasons in Vermont's history, Phil Scott was pronounced the winner following the election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. He overcame his main opponent, Progressive Democrat David Zuckerman. After months of heated debate, Democ...

 2020-11-03 14:02 

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WCUUSD School Board Mulls Vacation Quarantine...

Members of the Windsor Central Unified Unified School District (WCUUSD) Board on Monday discussed a possible implementation of a two-weeks or longer quarantine for students and staff who plan to be out of state for Thanksgiving. Interim Superintendent She...

 2020-11-02 20:46 

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Jane Dewey Langill...

Jane Dewey Langill, Rockford, IL, died October 15, 2020 Jane Dewey Langill was born December 13, 1935, in Concord, NH, the daughter of Claude and Helen (Matthews) Dewey. She graduated from Concord High School in 1953; married Stephen H. Langill in 1958, a...

 2020-11-02 16:48 

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Janet L. (Colby) Gould...

Weathersfield, Vermont Janet L. (Colby) Gould, of Weathersfield, VT passed away peacefully on October 30, 2020 at her home in Weathersfield. She was born November 21, 1942 in Hanover, New Hampshire. The daughter of Ronald Colby and Myrtle Hewett Colby. Ja...

 2020-10-30 23:02 

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Fire destroys Woodstock pottery shed...

Woodstock and mutual aid firefighters responded to a residence on Highland Ave. early Friday morning for a report of a structure fire. Woodstock Fire Chief David Green said the structure fire was reported at 1:54 a.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found the ...

 2020-10-30 17:44 

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John Scott Lynds...

Barre, Vermont John Scott Lynds, 56, passed away at UVM Medical Center on October 24th, 2020. He was born in Randolph VT, son of John and Lillian (Hadley) Lynds of Bridgewater, VT. John attended the Bridgewater Village school and graduated from Woodstock ...

 2020-10-30 17:32 

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Linda Jean (Karkut) Zayas...

Linda Jean (Karkut) Zayas, Age 69, of Bellows Falls, VT, passed away in the comfort of her home on Friday, October 23 after a courageous two year battle with cancer. Born December 10, 1950 in Derby, Connecticut, she was the daughter of Eugene and Ann (Sar...

 2020-10-29 16:33 

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Snow expected overnight...

There is a winter weather advisory in effect for Windsor County from 8 p.m. tonight until 11 a.m. on Friday. Snow is expected with total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches in the higher elevations. Rain will overspread the area later today, changing over...

 2020-10-28 23:23 

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Virginia fugitive eludes police in Bridgewater...

BRIDGEWATER — A man wanted on a fugitive warrant for robbery and assault in Virginia remains at-large in Bridgewater Wednesday as county and state police continue to search for the suspect. Vermont State Police said the man has been identified as Br...

 2020-10-28 23:21 

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State and congressional candidates share their views...

Before election day, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, find your polling location and times here. And, learn more about the main candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and Congress. The post State and congressional candidates share their views appeared first on T...

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