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Local Roundup: Woodsville’s Bemis Scores 1,000th Point

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wells River, Vt. — Waste not, want not. Efficiency was the name of the game for the Woodsville High boys basketball team in a 70-41 victory over visiting Blue Mountain on Monday night as the Engineers steamrolled to a big early lead and senior Jaret Bemis crossed the career 1,000-point barrier. Bemis, averaging 18.1 points per game this season, needed 14 points coming in to reach the plateau. Woodsville led 23-8 after the first quarter as Bemis racked up 13 quick points. The Engineers’ defense then forced a turnover early in the second that Bemis converted into an easy layup for points 1,000 and 1,001. …

Hartford, Woodstock Chambers Issue Awards

Sunday, February 7, 2016

The chambers of commerce in Hartford and Woodstock last week issued their annual awards to recognize the individuals and businesses that work to support their towns. At its annual meeting on Wednesday, held at the Tip Top Cafe in White River Junction, the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce named Northern Stage the Community …

A Fleeting Art Form

Saturday, February 6, 2016

In 1998, Adrian Tans was living in Burlington and joined with a group of friends for a snow sculpture contest in one of the city’s lakeside parks. It was a lark, but to their surprise, their sculpture of, as Tans described it, “a goddess riding a tortoise out toward Lake Champlain,” took second …

Local & Regional Briefs: Wednesday, Dec. 16

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Regional Commission Has Support For Town on Clean Water Rules Woodstock — With a grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission has launched an effort to assist municipalities in meeting the requirements of the Vermont Clean Water Act, according to a press …

Wasps Are Flying High: Woodstock Girls Make Amazing Turnaround

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Woodstock — Heather Blanchard was in tears as the realization of what had just happened hit her. The 2-hour bus ride home was worse — a mixture of joyous elation and humility of knowing all too well the …

Every Second Counts: Last-Minute Goals Lift Wasps Past Hurricanes

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

White River Junction — Jon Chamberlain and the Woodstock High boys hockey team walked off the ice giddy following the first period after scoring with 0.2 seconds left on the clock to tie Wednesday’s game against Hartford at …

Business Notes: Dec. 6, 2105

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Randolph — Exit 4 Open Space, the environmental group that formed to oppose a large development planned off Interstate 89’s Exit 4, has asked the District 3 Environmental Commission to cut off talks between the developer and other environmental groups involved in public hearings on state permits. On …

Big Fourth Quarter Sends Wasps Past Cosmos

Friday, December 4, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — It was ugly at the start, but pretty at the finish as Woodstock Union High pulled away from a fourth-quarter tie with 11 unanswered points to take a 37-26 win over Springfield in a season-opening Marble Valley League game on Thursday night at Dressel Gym. …

Judge to Hear Motion On Shooting Evidence

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

White River Junction — More than seven years after Kyle Bolaski shot and killed a man who had chased him with a splitting maul during a confrontation at a Chester, Vt., softball field, a judge will hear a motion on whether jurors should learn about the victim’s mental …

Lucile S. Harlow

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Lucile S. Harlow, 94, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. Lucile was born on April 22, 1921, in Woodstock the daughter of Herbert Erwin and Ada (Clark) Smith. A graduate of Woodstock High School Lucile married …

Introductory Meeting Scheduled For Emergency Response Team

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Royalton — A community emergency response team is being reestablished in east central Vermont, with an introductory meeting set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Royalton Academy Building, 1482 Route 14. The CERT program “is a method to organize, train, equip, and then utilize citizen volunteers …

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 …

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 …