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Jaymes Sanchez encourages campers to use more space during warm ups at a meeting of the Youth Shakespeare Project at the Howe Library in Hanover, N.H. on July 14, 2014.  The project, which meets four days a week, is a theater camp for students from 11-17 of all backgrounds and is free to attend.  Sanchez and Laura Neill founded the camp in 2012 while undergrads at Dartmouth.  This is the second year of the camp. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

Summer Journal: Warm Weather Brings Shakespeare’s Plays to Life

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Anguished cries of lovers lost to knife and poison filled the air outside the Aidron Duckworth Art Museum on Bean Road in Meriden one warm evening earlier this month. Under a setting sun, the Cornish-based Momentum Theatre Troupe ran through the scenes of Juliet and Her Romeo , the familiar tale with particular emphasis on its female characters. The outdoor …

Wedding: Stoddard — Martin

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Woodstock — Karen Martin and Tyler Stoddard were married on the Summer Solstice, on June 21, 2014, on top of Camels Hump Mountain in Duxbury, Vt. The groom is the son of Peter and Gretchen Stoddard, of Woodstock. He is employed as a senior trust agent at Etsy, in Brooklyn, N.Y. The bride …

Summer Fun for a Good Cause

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Woodstock — Although residents will have to wait until 2015 for the St. James Episcopal Church’s 90th community fair, the house of worship on Saturday hosted a barbecue on its lawn anyway, donating the proceeds to the Woodstock Community Food Shelf. “We thought we’d demonstrate to the community that we didn’t forget,” the …

Earl Lucian Gilbert

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — A graveside service for Earl Lucian Gilbert, 94, who died on March 28, 2014, will be held on Saturday, May 17 at 2 p.m. in the Prosper Cemetery in Woodstock. Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. …

Barbara Lattanzi

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — A graveside service for Barbara Lattanzi who died on March 3, 2014, will be held on Saturday, May 17 at 11 a.m. in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock. Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …

David J. Hammond

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — The committal services scheduled for Saturday, May 17, in the Hartland Village Cemetery for David J. Hammond, 61, a resident of Woodstock, who passed Oct. 31, 2013, will be private for family members only. The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor is entrusted with the arrangements. …

Wasps Remain Unbowed

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — Little things mean a lot and in Monday’s 8-3 Woodstock win over Springfield, the little things were the difference. The Wasps, undefeated with an unusual roster of seven seniors and seven freshmen, turned the little things into big things. The defense was errorless, and complete-game …

Linda Quinn

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — A memorial service for Linda Quinn will be held at the Prosper Community House, three miles north of Woodstock on Route 12, at 2 p.m. on May 18, 2014. No flowers, please donate to Make a Wish Foundation, 4742 North 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016-4862. …

Kathyrn “Kitty” Pulsifer Eaton

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Kathryn “Kitty” Eaton died peacefully Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. with her son and daughter by her side. She was born in Woodstock on October 20, 1921, the daughter of Dr. Walter and Margaret (Eulas) Pulsifer. Kitty …

Nancy L. Bourdon

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Nancy L. Bourdon passed away at her home in West Woodstock on Friday, May 9th surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Woodstock, Vt. on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 2 p.m. followed by …

Woodstock Police Officer Tries Again for U.S. House Seat

Friday, May 9, 2014

Hartford — An Upper Valley police officer and former selectman in Hartford is launching his second bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt. Republican Mark Donka, 57, said Thursday he is concerned about spending in Washington and …

Letter: Armenians Didn’t ‘Choose to Move’

Thursday, May 8, 2014

To the Editor: Every once in awhile something appears in print that is truly asinine. I’m referring to The Associated Press travel article titled “Take a Stroll in These Istanbul Neighborhoods.” which appeared in May 4. While exalting the virtues of Istanbul’s Balat district, author Sisi Tang writes …