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Blood Drives Include Woodstock Event

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Woodstock — A series of blood drives being held across Vermont this month includes one on Sept. 26 from 12:30-5:30 p.m. at Woodstock Union High School. The American Red Cross is sponsoring the drives as part of National Preparedness Month. “A stable blood supply is central to ensuring patient needs are met in emergencies,” the nonprofit said in a recent news release. “Blood can take up to three days to …

State to Restore Woodstock Snow Dump

Friday, September 12, 2014

Woodstock — The state will spend tens of thousands of dollars to clean up Woodstock’s snow dump site, the town announced Thursday. The town received a $62,500 grant to restore the ecosystem at its Pleasant Street snow dump, which collects about 12,000 cubic yards of snow from the town’s streets each winter. The grant bolsters an ongoing effort to develop the property into …

Local Roundup: South Royalton Outlasts Chelsea in Score-Fest

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Chelsea — The South Royalton boys went to a soccer match on Wednesday, and a shooting gallery broke out. Sam Berk piled up five goals and Keanan Thompson made the game-winning strike the topper of a four-goal afternoon as the Royals won an 11-8 Central Vermont League decision over Chelsea on Wednesday afternoon. …

Kathryn Dimick Wendling

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Kathryn Dimick Wendling, 81, passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Born in Burlington, Vt., Aug. 23, 1932, the oldest of six children of Howard & Marion (Dike) Dimick. She grew up in Richmond, Vt. and graduated from …

Deanna Johnson

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Reading, Vt. — Deanna Johnson (Kurgan), 65 of Reading, formerly of Sterling, Mass. passed away surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at her home in Vermont. Deanna had many interests but none more passionate than her love of horses. While living in Massachusetts, De bought …

Edward Norris III

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Edward Norris III, affectionately known by family, friends and caregivers as “Lar”, died peacefully at his home at Mertens House on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Lar’s love of his family was as apparent as his love of good stories, classical jazz, and good jokes. His …

High School Students Clean Up the Trails

Friday, July 4, 2014

Norwich —This summer, Upper Valley high school students needn’t travel far to get valuable trail stewardship experience. Starting Monday, 38 teenagers from nine area schools will join Upper Valley Trails Alliance staff for its High School Trail Corps, a series of workdays clearing, building and blazing area trails. …

High School Notes: Julian Cup Has Played Its Final Round

Thursday, July 3, 2014

West Lebanon — Try as he might, Scott Peters wasn’t going to win a battle against teenage intransigence. That, ultimately, spelled the end of the Julian Cup. Peters, the president of Golf & Ski Warehouse in West Lebanon, …

The Road Warriors Return: Avellino, Tracy Make Travel Work

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

White River Junction — Dougie Avellino and Troy Tracy spend nearly as much time commuting to Bellows Falls as they do playing for the American Legion Post 37 baseball team. Their participation is worth every mile. Avellino, of …

Summer Journal: Being Born on, or Close to, the 4th of July Brings Two Parties Together

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Last summer, a blushing River Terami celebrated his seventh birthday with more than 120 people singing in unison while they were packed into the Union Arena lobby in Woodstock. “It was this neat feeling of a huge choir …

Woodstock Seeks to Relocate Snow Dump

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Woodstock — It may have been hot and muggy outside, but snow — and lots of it — was on everyone’s mind. The village trustees met Monday night for a public hearing on the relocation of the town’s …

This ‘View’ Has Seen It All: Woodstock Sports Journalist Compiles Essays in Book

Monday, June 30, 2014

“The View From The Finish Line” by Bill McCollom; Enfield Publishing and Distribution; paperback; 222 pages; $20 The height of summer may seem like an inappropriate time to read a book filled with columns compiled from Ski Racing …

An Eagle Eye on VINS’ Mission

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Quechee — With a new leader at the helm and its 40th anniversary just behind it, the Vermont Institute of Natural Science is looking ahead to the coming decades. Executive director Charlie Rattigan, who joined VINS last month, …