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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 …

Ruth M. Pratt

Friday, August 29, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Ruth M. Pratt, 90, passed peacefully at the home of her daughter Debbie in Woodstock early Thursday morning Aug. 28, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. …

Patricia “Trish” Jane Swanson

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Patricia “Trish” Jane Swanson, age 67 of Woodstock, passed away with her daughter by her side in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014; a day where the sun would rise and smile down upon us, celebrating her freedom from chronic health issues. …

Hanging on the Telephone: Bradley Hoping For Call to Join Ryder Cup Team

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Woodstock — Some folks stress about Christmas. Professional golfers stress about late August. In a week, however, Keegan Bradley could be celebrating like Santa Claus left him a puppy under the tree. On Monday evening, on live television, …

Journalist Freed in Syria Spent Time Living in Upper Valley

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Bridgewater — A journalist held by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria for nearly two years before being released on Sunday had Upper Valley ties. Friends say Theo Padnos , 45, whose family owns a home in Bridgewater, used …

Mildred Gay

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Graveside services for Mildred Gay, 104, who died at the Mertens House on Aug. 18 will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock. Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. …

Philip M. Johnson

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Burlington, Vt. — Philip M. Johnson, 74, of Burlington formerly of Taftsville, Vt. died on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. Philip “Phil” was born in Boston, Massachusetts on Feb. 22, 1940, to Philip E. and Catherine (Martin) Johnson. Phil …

High School Notes: New Woodstock Athletic Director Settles In

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Woodstock — Jeff Thomas used to joke about it with Hartford High Athletic Director Joe James: It just didn’t seem to make sense that Justin Wardwell drove from Bridgewater to his job as Hartford Middle School AD, while Mike Jabour was going in the opposite direction for similar …

Forum, Aug. 12: Finally, a Democrat Speaks; Profit in Public Service; Headrest Is an Asset

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Finally, a Democrat Speaks To the Editor: Finally, a prominent Democrat, in this case Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, has had the integrity to publicly condemn the CIA spying on members of the Senate. It’s about time! Some things are just plain wrong, and it shouldn’t matter who …

Richard A. Schulz, Sr.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Richard A. Schulz, Sr., formerly of Woodstock, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Brookside Nursing home where he had been a resident for many years. He was 82 years old. Richard was born Sept. 11, 1931, in Mansfield, Mass., one of eight children …

Shir Shalom to Host Scholar-in-Residence

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Woodstock — Congregation Shir Shalom will host Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman as scholar-in-residence next weekend. Hoffman will present Judaism Beyond Grandma: Jewish Identity and the Modern American Condition, a free program that will include his insights on the …