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Daniels Construction foreman Brad Black sets up scaffolding to replace support cables on the Union Street covered bridge in Woodstock, Vt., on Sept. 27, 2014. The project, which also includes replacing other worn-out hardware on the bridge, is expected to take around a month and will not close the bridge at any point during peak tourist season in Woodstock. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Woodstock Leaf Peepers Will See Work on Bridge

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Daniels Construction foreman Brad Black sets up scaffolding to replace support cables on the Union Street covered bridge in Woodstock on Tuesday. The project, which also includes replacing other worn-out hardware, is expected to take about a month. The bridge will not be closed at any point during peak tourist season in Woodstock.Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Lois S. Rice

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Lois S. Rice, 82, passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Hanover Terrace Health Care in Hanover, N.H. Lois was born on Feb. 27, 1932, in Hanover, the daughter of Cecil W. Longe and Helen Town Howe. Lois graduated from Woodstock High School in 1950 and worked at the Woodstock Drug Store for a few years. On Oct. 18, 1957, …

Wedding: Wannop — Alverson

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Woodstock — Jeffrey William Wannop and Kelly Ann Alverson were married on June 28, 2014, at the Church of St. Mary in Roslyn Harbor, N.Y. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. John J. McCartney, and a reception followed at the North Hempstead Country Club in Port Washington, N.Y. The maid of honor …

Louis F. Kannenstine

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Louis F. Kannenstine passed from this earth Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Memorial Hospital following a massive hemorraghic stroke. Lou, as he preferred to be called, was born in Houston on June 5, 1938. He was the son of Helen R. and Fabian Miller …

Mill River Grinds Down Woodstock Football

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Woodstock — Football teams that force four turnovers win games. Football teams that can’t move the pigskin much more than the length of a field over four quarters don’t. Count Woodstock’s 25-13 loss to Mill River at James McLaughlin Field on Friday night plenty of the former, but …

Louis F. Kannenstine

Friday, September 26, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Louis F. Kannenstine, 76, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Arrangements are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. …

Volunteering for Vermont 50 Means Plenty of Work, Rewards

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Brownsville — Mike Silverman began volunteering for Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports 18 years ago as a way to make friends. Now he’s guaranteed at least 1,350 of them every year. Silverman, 60, is in his 15th year …

Hay Fever: Obstacles Add Challenges, Fun for Woodstock Runners

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Woodstock — For its one home race every year behind the Woodstock Racquet & Fitness Club, the Woodstock Union High cross country team tries to simulate the course layout of Thetford Academy, which hosts the VPA state championships …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Remains Unbeaten

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Plymouth, n.h. — It took about 20 minutes for the Hanover High girls soccer team to get warmed up Monday, but once the Marauders shook off the cobwebs from their bus ride to Plymouth, they exploded for a …

Area Schools Aim For Consolidation

Monday, September 22, 2014

Woodstock — Consolidation talks will continue in the Windsor Central Supervisory Union without the pre-K through sixth grade Barnard Academy, which has decided that it will keep its doors open for the foreseeable future. After a year of study, the supervisory union’s joint elementary study committee will present …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first 17 minutes of action. That’s just what the Windsor field hockey team did …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Police Urge Residents To Avoid Capped Bottles Claremont — Police are advising people to stay away from any capped soda bottles they may encounter following an incident Tuesday morning. Police said they were called to a location near the power station on Lafayette Street for a “report of …