Woodstock

Service Note: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Christopher H. Chase graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College …

Woodstock OKs Municipal Budget

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Woodstock — A proposed local option tax to spur economic development was the hot topic of Town Meeting on Saturday, at which voters also approved the municipal budget and rejected an article to vote on public questions by Australian ballot. The town estimates that the 1 percent tax on rooms, meals and alcohol …

Woodstock Officer Accused of Assault

Thursday, February 26, 2015

White River Junction — A Woodstock police officer on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to physically assaulting his wife on two separate occasions. Mark McComas, 45, of Quechee, was arraigned in Windsor Superior Court on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and a misdemeanor count of domestic assault. He was …

Woodstock Rallies Past Windsor in Battle of Undefeated Teams

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Woodstock — Maybe it was an omen when the bus failed to show up to take the Windsor High boys basketball team to Woodstock for Saturday afternoon’s game. Windsor coach Harry Ladue said a mix-up involving the bus …

Wasps Make Hilltoppers Feel the Sting

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Woodstock — Saturday night’s boys hockey game between Woodstock and visiting St. Johnsbury Academy looked good on paper, but not so hot on the ice. The Wasps rolled to an easy, 6-1 victory over the visiting Hilltoppers, who …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 14, 2014

Sunday, December 14, 2014

D-H Names Chief Clinical Officer And Executive Vice President Lebanon — Dr. Clifford J. Belden has been named chief clinical officer and executive vice president, integrated delivery system, for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health system. In this role, he will …

Scores of Volunteers Care for Horses Seized in S. Woodstock

Saturday, December 13, 2014

South Woodstock — Ruth Thompson, of Dublin, N.H., leaned against a stall at the Green Mountain Horse Association Friday and stroked the face of Gallant Lad. Pinned to the stall wall was a photo of the award-winning gelding …

Thousands Remain Without Power in Vermont

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Chelsea — Several thousand residents in Orange and Windsor counties remained without power Friday evening as utility crews spent a fourth day trying to restore downed power lines throughout the state. Green Mountain Power said crews are conducting a “massive restoration effort,” but that some outages “will last …

Ed Connor

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Ed Connor passed away Sunday evening Dec. 7, 2014, while walking his beloved dog Sasha. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. he attended area schools and graduated Trinity HS in 1957. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1960 and specialized as Air …

Wedding: Donath — Bolkovic

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Woodstock — James Carl Donath and Sasha Alexandra Bolkovic were married on Aug. 17, 2014, in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Goran Zivkovic. The maid of honor was Nicole Grbic. Bridesmaids were Julia Sobot, …

Drivers Needed for Blind

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Volunteers drivers are needed to help blind and visually impaired Vermonters get where they need to go. The need is especially urgent in and around the White River Junction and Woodstock areas, the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired said in a recent news release. Volunteers …

Jeannette W. DeGrasse

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Taftsville, Vt. — Jeannette W. DeGrasse, 92, died Monday evening Nov. 24, 2014, at the Springfield Hospital. Jeannette was born on Oct. 2, 1922, in Taftsviile the daughter of Oscar F. and Bertha Elizabeth (Hoisington) Wood. Jeannette graduated from Hartford High School in 1940. She married Alfred DeGrasse …

Vt. Football Players Enjoy Their Day With the Stars

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Castleton, Vt. — By their own superb standards, the Hartford High and Woodstock Union High football teams played through sub-par seasons this fall. For the Hurricanes and Wasps chosen for Saturday’s North-South All-Star game at Castelton State College, participating helped alleviate some of the sting. Hartford suited up …