Woodstock

Harvey “Jack” Britton

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Harvey “Jack” Britton, 58, died at his home in Woodstock on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Jack was born on Nov. 30, 1956, in Highland, N.Y. the son of Harvey Britton and Marlene Barrett. Jack received an associates degree in Business from Dutchess Community College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was a project manager for IBM. Jack loved to gaze at the stars, moon, and planets. He enjoyed a great mystery book as well as visiting museums and travel. He found the coasts of Maine and California breathtaking and was always up for a hike on the coast or in the woods. He is survived by his son, Matthew Britton of Easton, Pa.; his …

Woodstock Post Office Is Short-Staffed and Under Pressure

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Woodstock — The United States Postal Service is investigating complaints from Woodstock residents who say they haven’t been receiving their mail. “All I know is, we didn’t get mail for three days running,” said John Mathews, a resident who lives just a half-mile from the post office. After receiving no mail on Thursday or Friday, Mathews went to the post office, where he …

Traveling Band: Keegan Bradley and His Buddies Share Unique Bond

Monday, August 31, 2015

Woodstock — Jon Curran knew the new kid in town would have an effect on his golf game. He just didn’t realize at the time how vast that influence would become. Folks in Woodstock have become accustomed to welcoming Keegan Bradley back to town this time of year. The former Woodstock High golfer, …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” …

People in Business: June 28, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Lake Sunapee Bank has announced the following officer appointments: William J. McIver, of Warner, N.H., has been promoted to senior executive vice president. McIver has been with the Bank since 1999 and has served as chief operating officer …

On Target: Wasps Sting Their Way to First Title in 18 Years

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — “Bring The Sting” read the banner hanging in front of the Woodstock High cheering section at Castleton State’s Spartan Stadium for Monday’s Vermont Division II girls lacrosse final. Consider it brought after the Wasps’ 8-7 …

James E. Paul

Monday, June 15, 2015

Cupertino, Calf. — On Saturday, June 20, 2015, there will be a gathering at the Woodstock Fire Department from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate the life of James E. Paul, former long-time fire chief, selectman, state representative and business man who died on Feb. 16. All …

A Class of Champions in Woodstock

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Woodstock — Music, humor and short, entertaining speeches Friday closed out the high school years for the 2015 “class of joy” at Woodstock Union High School. The evening had the feel of a town social gathering with more …

Gordon Vail Brooks

Saturday, June 13, 2015

New Smyrna Beach, Fla. — Gordon Vail Brooks, 97, of New Smyrna Beach, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. He was born in Irvington, N.Y. on May 9, 1917, and grew up in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. and Woodstock, Vt. He attended Yale University, class of ’41, for 3 years, …

Woodstock Slips Past Chelsea in Semis

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Woodstock — There’s nothing complicated about the way the Woodstock Union High girls lacrosse team has gotten it done this season. “Our mantra has been to play our game,” Wasps coach Amanda Soule said after her second-seeded team edged No. 6 Chelsea, 14-13, on Wednesday to reach the …

Woodstock Makes Right Choices in Track Title Victory

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Chester, Vt. — Primarily focused on other events, Woodstock Union High track and field competitors Anna Dieffenbach and Kristin Ramsey compete in the triple jump during the regular season only enough to qualify for the VPA Division III …

Community Celebrates Bridgewater Village School, Mourns Its Closing

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Bridgewater — Students, staff and community members gathered at the Bridgewater Village School to celebrate the school’s 100-year history on Tuesday. “It’s kind of bittersweet,” said Louise Rameau, the school’s food service director, as school staff and volunteers …

Parting Gift: Woodstock Senior Makes Final Home Game Memorable

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Woodstock — Haven Lantz is pondering the possibility of traveling to New Zealand in the fall as part of a gap year before attending college. After the Woodstock Union High senior’s lacrosse performance Tuesday, the Colchester Lakers were …