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Lebanon Woman Set To Lead National Park Stewardship Institute

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Woodstock — Rebecca Stanfield McCown has been selected to lead the National Park Service Stewardship Institute at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. “Rebecca is an innovative program manager who has focused her work at the Stewardship Institute on supporting park service staff and partners so they can in turn better serve the American public,” Rick Kendall, superintendent of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP, Saint-Gaudens …

R.I. Team Makes Itself Comfortable at New England Cross Country Meet

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Thetford — Preparing for Saturday’s New England cross country championships at Thetford Academy, runners from La Salle Academy heard a lot about Morty’s Monster — the steep hill near the end of TA’s 3.1-mile course named for designer John Morton — yet the Rams all but refused to acknowledge it. The Catholic school …

Crash Destroys Part of Fence on Woodstock Village Green

Friday, November 13, 2015

Woodstock — A crash of two trucks and a subsequent fight between the drivers on Monday left one man with facial injuries, another with a citation for assault, and the town with a $40,000 bill for damage to an antique fence along the town green. “This is an example of ‘road rage’ gone terribly wrong,” Town Manager Phil Swanson said in an email …

Woodstock Boys Soccer Closing on MVL Title

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Before the season began, some concern existed for the Woodstock High boys soccer team after losing six starters to graduation. Nobody is worrying anymore. With Tuesday’s 7-0 win at Springfield, the Wasps are 10-2-0 and can wrap up the Marble Valley League title with a …

Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner …

Business Notes: Oct. 4, 2015

Sunday, October 4, 2015

White River Junction — Vital Communities, the White River Junction-based nonprofit, received a $15,500 business development grant to provide technical and marketing assistance to regional farmers. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Business Development Grant Program to support the start-up or expansion of …

Woodstock Boys Feel They Have Unfinished Business

Friday, October 2, 2015

Woodstock — Before the season started, Woodstock Union High defenseman Cole Dalton wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. No one did. Losing 10 players to graduation would have made any team question its ability to compete, let alone …

Back to Full Strength: Woodstock Girls Soccer Blanks Hartford

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

White River Junction — For the first time all season, Woodstock head coach Greg LaBella got a glimpse of what his team looks like at full strength. Senior defenders Anna Tracey and Rachael Emory finally got back on …

Local Roundup: One Goal Does Job for Engineers

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Woodsville — Dominant everywhere but on the scoreboard, the Woodsville High girls soccer team finally found the back of the net with just 30 seconds to play on Monday afternoon to beat Lin-Wood, 1-0. Woodsville outshot the Lumberjacks, …

Business Notes: Sept. 27, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Hanover — The architecture firm UK Architects, which has designed some of the most recognizable buildings in the Upper Valley, has formed a partnership with Charrette Venture Group to help advise and expand the five-person architecture firm. Charrette, based in the college town of Grinnell, Iowa, specializes in …

Yoga Finds a New Dimension Outdoors

Sunday, September 27, 2015

It’s just after 10 a.m. on a sunny Saturday in Woodstock, and the dew hasn’t yet dried from the grass at the base of Mount Peg. As Amanda Anderson’s hiking yoga class settles into its warmup, participants can …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Plymouth

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Hanover — Everyone’s gunning for the Hanover High girls soccer team this year. That’s what happens to a defending state champion. The Marauders’ challenge is making sure they have their game on point at every opportunity. Hanover met …

Business Notes: Sept. 20, 2015

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Perry’s Oil Service, the long-time Main Street fuel oil, propane and appliance company which has been part of Bradford for 79 years, has been acquired by Osterman Propane LLC, a Massachusetts-based propane fuel distributor. Paul Perry, a principal in Perry’s Oil, confirmed the sale but …