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Buzzkill: Wasps Snap Jacks’ Winning Streak

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Windsor — Somehow, even when Woodstock had a 10-point lead with less than six minutes to go, there was a feeling that Thursday’s boys basketball showdown at Windsor High was far from over. Sure enough, in a four-minute span, the lead was chewed down to 59-57 with 2:17 to play. Woodstock held on to defeat Windsor, 62-59, but getting the win was like walking though a mine field. Woodstock — …

Proposed Bridgewater School Budget Up Slightly

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Bridgewater Town Meeting and annual school meeting are on Tuesday, March 1, at 9 a.m. in the basement of Bridgewater Village School. Bridgewater — Despite merging its elementary school with Pomfret’s last summer, school expenses in Bridgewater are anticipated to continue to climb next year. The increase in school expenses is anticipated to outweigh expected savings in the municipal budget. School officials, however, …

Local Roundup: Woodsville’s Bemis Scores 1,000th Point

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wells River, Vt. — Waste not, want not. Efficiency was the name of the game for the Woodsville High boys basketball team in a 70-41 victory over visiting Blue Mountain on Monday night as the Engineers steamrolled to a big early lead and senior Jaret Bemis crossed the career 1,000-point barrier. Bemis, averaging …

Big Rally Sends Yellowjackets Past Wasps

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Woodstock — Down by 13 points to Woodstock in the third quarter, the Windsor High boys basketball team rallied to defeat the Wasps in overtime, 67-62, on Monday night before a packed house at Dailey Gym. Yellowjacket senior Michael Bradley had a monster game with 29 points, including …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Local & Regional Briefs: Wednesday, Dec. 16

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Regional Commission Has Support For Town on Clean Water Rules Woodstock — With a grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission has launched an effort to assist municipalities in meeting the requirements of the Vermont Clean Water Act, according to a press …

Wasps Are Flying High: Woodstock Girls Make Amazing Turnaround

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Woodstock — Heather Blanchard was in tears as the realization of what had just happened hit her. The 2-hour bus ride home was worse — a mixture of joyous elation and humility of knowing all too well the …

Every Second Counts: Last-Minute Goals Lift Wasps Past Hurricanes

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

White River Junction — Jon Chamberlain and the Woodstock High boys hockey team walked off the ice giddy following the first period after scoring with 0.2 seconds left on the clock to tie Wednesday’s game against Hartford at …

Big Fourth Quarter Sends Wasps Past Cosmos

Friday, December 4, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — It was ugly at the start, but pretty at the finish as Woodstock Union High pulled away from a fourth-quarter tie with 11 unanswered points to take a 37-26 win over Springfield in a season-opening Marble Valley League game on Thursday night at Dressel Gym. …

Vincent Weaver Jones

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

No. Pomfret, Vt. — Vincent Weaver Jones, 92, died Friday evening, Nov. 27, 2015, at his home in No. Pomfret surrounded by his family. Mr. Jones was born on May 13, 1923 and was raised in West Hartford, Conn., the son of Vincent Weaver and Elizabeth (Post) Jones. …

Judge to Hear Motion On Shooting Evidence

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

White River Junction — More than seven years after Kyle Bolaski shot and killed a man who had chased him with a splitting maul during a confrontation at a Chester, Vt., softball field, a judge will hear a motion on whether jurors should learn about the victim’s mental …

Wedding: Oliver — Lewis

Sunday, November 29, 2015

South Pomfret — Courtney Taylor Oliver and Kellan Daniel Lewis were married on Sept. 6, 2015. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Cal Genzel at Old South Church in Boston, followed by a reception at the InterContinental …

Introductory Meeting Scheduled For Emergency Response Team

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Royalton — A community emergency response team is being reestablished in east central Vermont, with an introductory meeting set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Royalton Academy Building, 1482 Route 14. The CERT program “is a method to organize, train, equip, and then utilize citizen volunteers …