Hi 79° | Lo 67°


Woodstock Solar Plan Withdrawn

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Woodstock — A brewing battle between a developer and the town of Woodstock was unexpectedly averted last week, when the developer apparently scrapped a proposal to erect a series of solar panels on a 15-acre pasture next to the Taftsville Cemetery. Tom Garden, owner of the Massachusetts-based firm Triland Partners, abandoned his plan because he didn’t want to force the issue against the wishes of the community, according to Woodstock …

Vermont’s Energy Future Is Focus of Regional Forums

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Woodstock — A series of regional public forums about Vermont’s energy future will begin on July 9 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Billings Farm and Museum. Vermonters are invited to share their thoughts about how the state can meet its energy goals and needs in the coming years, the Public Service Department, which is co-hosting the events, said in a news release. “In 2011, …

Pomfret Native Disappears in Fla.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Pomfret — The United States Coast Guard last weekend called off the search for U.S. Olympic sailor Trevor Moore, a Pomfret native who disappeared late last month off the coast of Florida. On the evening of June 25, Coast Guard officials received a report of an unmanned dinghy idling off of Dinner Key, …

‘Terroir’: Character, Climate, Culture and Choices Combine to Create ‘A Taste of Place’

Sunday, May 17, 2015

“Terroir,” a controversial French term loosely translated in English as “a taste of place,” has gained relevance in the current culinary movement that connects the consumption of food with its source, and the concept has brought to this …

Having a Net-Together: Hurricanes Make Do With Co-Op Unit

Friday, May 15, 2015

White River Junction — Iris Berezin has seen a lot of things in 32 years of coaching Hartford High tennis, but nothing like what this spring has brought. Out of necessity, the school combined its boys and girls …

Learning on the Job: Rebuilding Wasps Receive a Tough Lesson From Mounties

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Woodstock — It was just one of those days for Woodstock High baseball — another one of those days. Lack of experience, a lack of concentration at times that led to errors and missed plays, and a hot …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Charles B. Lutz

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Charles B. Lutz, 92, died Saturday morning Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Genesis Elder Care in Lebanon, N.H. Charles was born on Feb. 1, 1923, in Pottstown, Pa. the son of Oscar and Daisy Lutz. Charles served in the U.S. Army during World War 2 …

Entertainment Highlights: Singer-Songwriter Performs Benefit Concert for Animal Welfare

Thursday, May 7, 2015

By popular demand of its supporters in and around Woodstock, the Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals (VVSA) humane society this weekend is bringing singer-guitarist-raconteur James Lee Stanley back for a fifth time to perform a concert benefiting the …

Frederick (Rick) H. von Unwerth

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Frederick (Rick) H. von Unwerth died Sunday, May 3, 2015, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. In life he was a father, husband, lawyer, lawmaker, music lover, sports fan, wordsmith, intrepid traveler, and bon vivant. His unfailing good cheer, with him throughout the course …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions …