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Ruth M. Pratt

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Our very special angel, Ruth M. Pratt arrived in heaven on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ruth passed peacefully at the home of her daughter Debbie in Woodstock. She was born March 26, 1924, the daughter of Robert and Stella (Harvey) Manley. She attended Schools in Granville and Ludlow. On July 24, 1942, she married Arthur L. Pratt in Lebanon, N.H. (Art passed on Feb. 22, 1984). Ruth worked for many years at Dewey’s Mills in Quechee, Vt. Several years as cook at Guthrie’s Nursing Home in Woodstock. She was also a personal care giver for several Woodstock residences. Ruth was a member of the American Legion and VFW Ladies Auxiliary in White …

All Lit Up

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Joan Staple, of Pomfret, left, Martha Leonard, of Barnard, and Pat Alden, of Woodstock, marvel over the new light fixtures hanging from the jury room at the Windsor County Courthouse in Woodstock on Friday. The court opened after hours Friday for a public open house with refreshments and a tour to view the …

Revamped Backfield Leads Woodstock in Opener

Friday, August 29, 2014

Woodstock — It’s inevitable that someone will stop what is now a 32-game winning streak for the Woodstock Union High football team. But only if someone catches the Wasps first. Unveiling a new backfield that makes up with speed what it lacks in size, Woodstock rode the efforts of miniscule fullback Nikolai Davis …

South Burlington Ends Woodstock’s Lacrosse Season

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

South Burlington, Vt. — Year after year, the Woodstock Union High boys lacrosse team tilts at the windmills that are their Vermont Division I opponents, and year after year, the Wasps come up a little bit short. It …

Albert E. Conklin

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Woodstock, Vt.. — Albert Conklin longtime resident of Woodstock died on Friday, June 6, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on July 12 at the North Pomfret Congregational Church. Born in Sharon, Conn. to Brandt Bradley Conklin and Elizabeth Merwin Conklin on Feb. 21, …

Purple Majesty

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Kimberly Komers, of Merrimack, N.H., photographs lupines in Taftsville on Friday. Komers had returned to the field for the second time with her boyfriend, Peter Manship, of Ludlow, Vt., and their dog Sasha. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

The Legs Have It: Steal of Home Helps End Woodstock’s Year

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Moretown, Vt. — The pivotal play of the Woodstock High baseball team’s season seemed to unfold in slow motion and silence Monday. Wasps pitcher Matt Poljacik began his full-motion windup with two outs in the third inning and …

Major Expansion for Upper Valley Bus Services

Sunday, June 8, 2014

White River Junction — Bus service in the Twin States will be bolstered this summer when two area bus companies add or expand services with the help of federal grants. Advance Transit recently secured grant money to add …

Albert E. Conklin

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Albert E. Conklin, 95, died peacefully on Friday June 6th at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon N.H. Arrangement are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock Vermont. …

Woodstock Title Leads Horde of Area Track Winners

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Chester, Vt. — As Thetford Academy senior Chris Wells jumped over the final hurdle in the 300 meter event on Saturday, he knew he still had some yardage to go to reach the finish line and was very …

Woodstock Lacrosse Advances to D-I Semifinal in OT

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Woodstock — Memo to the Woodstock Union High boys lacrosse team: next time one of your own scores a winning goal in overtime, try not to pile atop him so violently that he might think twice about doing …

Rivendell Golfers Go Over the Hump for Title Repeat

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Waterbury Center, Vt. — The distinctive profile of Camel’s Hump dominates the scenery available along much of the Country Club of Vermont. It’s deliberate: The tourist gets the view of the 4,083-foot peak, particularly from the clubhouse patio, …

Art Notes: Words for Woodland; Alastair Noble’s Art Rises From the Soil

Thursday, June 5, 2014

A curious moose stared into Alastair Noble’s artist’s studio recently while he was working; Noble stared back. Such were the distractions, or inspirations, for Noble, whose artist’s residency, at the Billings-Marsh-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock, ends this …