Woodstock

Vt. Football Players Enjoy Their Day With the Stars

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Castleton, Vt. — By their own superb standards, the Hartford High and Woodstock Union High football teams played through sub-par seasons this fall. For the Hurricanes and Wasps chosen for Saturday’s North-South All-Star game at Castelton State College, participating helped alleviate some of the sting. Hartford suited up three players for the South during the North’s wild 31-28 win at Spartan Stadium, with running back John Bielecki and linemen Willy …

James (Jimmie) G. Richardson

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — James (Jimmie) G. Richardson, 75, passed away in his sleep with love from his family in his heart at his home in Hartland, on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. James was born on June 28, 1939, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Floyd and Veneita (Lobdell) Richardson. James went to elementary school in Hartland and graduated from Woodstock …

Herd Owner Defends Care; Woodstock Woman Says 23 Horses Weren’t Neglected

Saturday, November 15, 2014

White River Junction — The owner of a South Woodstock farm where police removed a herd of allegedly malnourished horses pleaded not guilty on Friday to 10 counts of animal cruelty. Marjatta Lavin, 63, of Skyland Arabians, was released on conditions that she stay away from the property where her 23 animals are …

Woodstock Judge Tapped for High Court

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Woodstock — An Upper Valley native with a reputation for bipartisanship was named Monday to the Vermont Supreme Court. Judges and attorneys who know Judge Harold “Duke” Eaton Jr., said the appointment reflects his ability to set politics …

A Life: Louis ‘Lou’ Kannenstine, 1938-2014; ‘A Wonderful, Humble, Beautiful Person’

Monday, October 13, 2014

Woodstock — Emily Kannenstine said she found a way, 30 years ago, to essentially escape those awkward and rebellious teen years that plagued so many of her contemporaries. She acknowledges, however, that such success wasn’t her doing. Indeed, …

Patricia Carroll Compton

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Patricia Carroll Compton died at Woodstock Terraces on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. The Woodstock resident was 82. Known as Trish, the former Patricia Mikell Carroll was born in Grand View, N.Y., and grew up as the youngest …

Hartford Field Hockey Back for Seconds

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

White River Junction — After losing more than half of last year’s roster to graduation and attrition, the Hartford High field hockey team has been learning to do a little more with a lot less all season. Now …

Judge: Hartford Track Petition Suit Is Irrelevant

Monday, October 6, 2014

Woodstock — A Vermont Superior Court judge dismissed a court case against the town of Hartford Friday, ruling that because a $3.5 million bond for a high school track will be on the November ballot, there is no need to decide whether the town erred in blocking a …

Wedding: Doton — Cichonski

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Barnard — Eliza Doton and Paul Cichonski were married on Aug. 16, 2014, at the Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm. The wedding ceremony was performed by the bride’s father, a justice of the peace. The bride wore her …

Special Needs Workshops Address Finances, Housing

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Two upcoming workshops for families of children with special needs will focus on finances and housing. The workshops on Nov. 1 are sponsored by Special Needs Support Center, a Lebanon-based nonprofit that offers programs, support and resources for children with special needs and their families. The first session, …

A Peek at Peak

Sunday, October 5, 2014

After attending college in North Carolina and doing internships in California, Indiana, Michigan and New Hampshire, this is photographer Ariana van den Akker’s first fall among the leaves of Vermont. “This is my first New England fall and …

Woodstock High-Schoolers Talk Politics With Milne

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Woodstock — Republican gubernatorial nominee Scott Milne campaigned in the Woodstock area Wednesday, spending more than an hour talking with students in the Woodstock Union High School library. Several of the students said they found the North Pomfret …

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. …