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Woodstock Gallery and Clover Gift Shop in Woodstock, Vt., were both cited for not being up to date with the 2010 ADA standards. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Access Is the Issue: Anonymous Complaints Spark Big Changes in Downtown Woodstock

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Woodstock — Some of the Woodstock business owners didn’t notice the man who, in 2012, visited their shops and eateries, sitting in a wheelchair as he made his way up and down the narrow sidewalks of the community’s historic business district. Those who did notice the man’s keen interest in the accessibility of each business — whether it had a …

No Scorecard for ADA Compliance

Sunday, January 25, 2015

When it comes to compliance with the ADA, no one really knows how many of the 6 million businesses under its authority are accessible, or how communities compare with one another. For that matter, it can be difficult for businesses themselves to determine if they are in compliance. Former State Rep. Ed Paquin, executive director of the advocacy group Disability Rights Vermont, has …

Wasps Beat Sin Bin, Bulldogs

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Woodstock — There isn’t a whole lot stopping the Woodstock High boys hockey team lately. Even when the Wasps try to stop themselves, someone steps up to save the day. The honor belonged to sophomore goaltender Connor Black on Monday afternoon. With his teammates laboring through frequent trips to the penalty box, Black …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 28, 2014

Sunday, December 28, 2014

APD Names Associate Vice President Of Plant Operations Lebanon — Jonathan Stark has been promoted to associate vice president of plant operations for Alice Peck Day Health Systems. In his new role, Stark will support and have overall …

Woodstock Voters Will Decide on Local Option Tax Proposal

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Woodstock — Some hospitality business owners say that a proposed 1 percent tax on meals, rooms and alcohol in Woodstock will hurt the local economy and is fundamentally unfair. It’s only 1 percent, say proponents of the move. …

Woodstock Rallies Past Windsor in Battle of Undefeated Teams

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Woodstock — Maybe it was an omen when the bus failed to show up to take the Windsor High boys basketball team to Woodstock for Saturday afternoon’s game. Windsor coach Harry Ladue said a mix-up involving the bus …

Wasps Make Hilltoppers Feel the Sting

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Woodstock — Saturday night’s boys hockey game between Woodstock and visiting St. Johnsbury Academy looked good on paper, but not so hot on the ice. The Wasps rolled to an easy, 6-1 victory over the visiting Hilltoppers, who …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 14, 2014

Sunday, December 14, 2014

D-H Names Chief Clinical Officer And Executive Vice President Lebanon — Dr. Clifford J. Belden has been named chief clinical officer and executive vice president, integrated delivery system, for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health system. In this role, he will …

Scores of Volunteers Care for Horses Seized in S. Woodstock

Saturday, December 13, 2014

South Woodstock — Ruth Thompson, of Dublin, N.H., leaned against a stall at the Green Mountain Horse Association Friday and stroked the face of Gallant Lad. Pinned to the stall wall was a photo of the award-winning gelding …

Thousands Remain Without Power in Vermont

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Chelsea — Several thousand residents in Orange and Windsor counties remained without power Friday evening as utility crews spent a fourth day trying to restore downed power lines throughout the state. Green Mountain Power said crews are conducting a “massive restoration effort,” but that some outages “will last …

Ed Connor

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Ed Connor passed away Sunday evening Dec. 7, 2014, while walking his beloved dog Sasha. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. he attended area schools and graduated Trinity HS in 1957. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1960 and specialized as Air …

Wedding: Donath — Bolkovic

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Woodstock — James Carl Donath and Sasha Alexandra Bolkovic were married on Aug. 17, 2014, in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Goran Zivkovic. The maid of honor was Nicole Grbic. Bridesmaids were Julia Sobot, …

Drivers Needed for Blind

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Volunteers drivers are needed to help blind and visually impaired Vermonters get where they need to go. The need is especially urgent in and around the White River Junction and Woodstock areas, the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired said in a recent news release. Volunteers …