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Children make their own walking sticks at last year's Trek to Taste
Michael Creasey photograph

Trails Day Event in Woodstock Features Hikes, Tastings, Music

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Woodstock — A free event in Woodstock next month will mark National Trails Day with hikes and local food tastings. The 7th annual Trek to Taste on the Trails of Woodstock is set for June 6 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. The hikes include a gentle half mile walk, a two-mile loop, and a 4.5 mile …

Native Trees, Shrubs Planted Along Upper Valley Rivers

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Pomfret — More than 2,000 trees have been planted along six Upper Valley rivers in New Hampshire and Vermont this spring. The 2,200 native trees and shrubs will reduce erosion, improve water quality, reduce in-stream temperatures by providing shade, increase habitat for fish and wildlife, increase summer food for songbirds and other wildlife, and stabilize the stream banks, said the Connecticut River Watershed …

Sports Notes: Windsor’s Gilbert Part of National TV Card

Friday, May 22, 2015

For years, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert has admired the exploits of Framingham, Mass., fighter Danny O’Connor. Today, he’ll have the opportunity to square up with him in the ring for the first time. Gilbert, 13-1, will be a major underdog at Boston University’s Agganis Arena when he takes on the 25-2 O’Connor in a welterweight bout that’s part of NBC’s Premier Boxing Champions …

Woodstock Teacher Deal Still in Limbo

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Woodstock — Following a more than 10-month impasse between the Windsor Central Supervisory Union school boards and associations representing the supervisory union’s teachers and special educators, a fact finder has said that both sides overreached in their proposals for a three-year agreement and recommended they instead create a …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Democrats Discuss Health Reforms

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Hartland — About 20 people responded to a call from the Windsor County Democratic Committee and gathered in Damon Hall Monday evening to discuss how to keep the banner of health care reform raised during a period of state budget deficits and public skepticism fueled by the woes …

Penny Davis

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Penny Davis, 57, died Friday, March 6, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born July 2, 1957 in Windsor, Vt. the daughter of Webster and Helen (Chase) Davis. Penny graduated from Woodstock Union High School in 1975. From 1985 to …

Vermont Honors Its Eagle Scouts

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Woodstock — Boy Scouts who achieved the highest rank in Scouting were recently honored in Montpelier. A family event sponsored by the American Legion, Eagle Recognition Day is an opportunity for state representatives to formally acknowledge new Eagle …

Woodstock Historical Society Builds Wedding Display

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Woodstock — Some weddings are small. Some are big. Some take place at a courthouse, others at a church. Sometimes the bride wears a white dress, but oftentimes she doesn’t. Weddings, like couples, come in all different shapes …

23 and Wow: Wasps Back on Top

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Barre, Vt. — For the early part of Monday’s Vermont Division II boys basketball semifinal at the Barre Auditorium, Woodstock’s Connor Fegard couldn’t find his shot with a flashlight, compass, search party or GPS. In Saturday’s final, Fegard …

Man Critically Injured in Woodstock Crash

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Woodstock — A two-vehicle crash on Route 4 Saturday morning sent a Vermont man and his children to the hospital. At 8:08 a.m., a Chevrolet Suburan driven by Clifford Aker, of Chittenden, Vt., and a Ford F-350, driven by Randolph Worthen, of Epsom, N.H., collided just east of …

Barnard Man Arraigned on Assault Charge

Thursday, March 5, 2015

White River Junction — A 42-year-old Barnard man pleaded not guilty earlier this week to sexually assaulting a Woodstock girl on two separate occasions. Gregory Clasby was arraigned in Windsor Superior Court on Monday on two felony counts: lewd and lascivious conduct with a child and aggravated sexual …

WUHS Budget Gains Support

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Woodstock — The Woodstock Union High School District’s $1.6 million budget appeared headed to approval by voters in the six-member towns. Pomfret voted in favor of the budget, 104-31, as did Woodstock, 504-214. Australian ballot results from Barnard, Bridgewater, Killington and Reading were not immediately available Tuesday night. …