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Proposed short-term rental cap, new fee structure inspires debate in Woodstock
03-28-2024 4:45 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WOODSTOCK — Short-term rental owners and town officials are at odds over how to regulate the market in Woodstock.On Wednesday, the town Planning Commission — during a joint meeting of the Woodstock Selectboard and Village Trustees on Wednesday —...

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Woodstock hosts info session on proposed short-term rental ordinance
03-26-2024 12:35 PM

WOODSTOCK — Residents will have a chance to learn more about an overhaul to the town’s short-term rental regulations during an information session Wednesday night.The gathering will take place at 6 p.m. at town hall and can also be streamed...


Upper Valley school districts look to enrollment in planning for the future
03-22-2024 9:00 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

In 1998, voters of Orford, Fairlee, Vershire and West Fairlee approved a plan to form Rivendell, an interstate school district, with the intent to pool their resources to provide an equitable and sustainable education system for their communities.The...


Woodstock Planning Commission to hold meeting about short-term rentals
03-21-2024 4:53 PM

WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock Planning Commission will hold a special meeting Monday night to discuss proposed changes to the town’s short-term rental policies.The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at Town Hall and also be streamed on Zoom via...


Barnard comic is ‘never afraid to try new things’
03-20-2024 3:45 PM

By MARION UMPLEBY

The first time Vicki Ferentinos pictured herself telling jokes on stage, she didn’t get too far.“I remember saying to a boyfriend when I was 17, ‘I want to be a stand-up.’ And he said, ‘I’m funnier than you.’ Then I didn’t think about it...


Horneck elected to Woodstock Village Board of Trustees
03-20-2024 1:30 PM

WOODSTOCK — In ballot voting on Tuesday, Frank Horneck narrowly won a two-year term on the Woodstock Village Board of Trustees.Horneck, with 53 votes, bested Lisa Lawlor, who earned 49 votes.In an uncontested race, Jeffrey Kahn earned a three-year...


Woodstock school officials plan for another vote on school building proposal
03-19-2024 5:34 PM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

WOODSTOCK — The Mountain Views Supervisory Union hopes to put another school building bond proposal before voters within the next few months, following the defeat of a $99 million request on Town Meeting Day.The original bond was for the construction...


A Life: Al Pristaw ‘always did what good neighbors do’
03-16-2024 7:01 PM

By JIM KENYON

WOODSTOCK — Al Pristaw was the ultimate doer.After Riverside Mobile Home Park was swamped by Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011, Pristaw and another park resident, Nelson Gilman, pushed a wheelbarrow filled with donated orange juice, bread and eggs...


Local option sales tax passes in Woodstock
03-06-2024 1:45 PM

WOODSTOCK — In ballot voting Tuesday, voters supported a 1% local option sales tax with proceeds to be allocated toward infrastructure costs, by a vote of 997 to 308. In elections, Laura Powell won a one-year seat on the Selectboard with 761 votes to...


Voters reject $99 million bond for new Woodstock high school
03-06-2024 10:39 AM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

WOODSTOCK — A $99 million bond proposal for the construction of a new middle and high school building in Woodstock failed by 340 votes in Town Meeting Day balloting in the supervisory union’s seven towns.Voters rejected the school building bond...


Town Meeting preview: Woodstock Village
03-03-2024 10:19 AM

Article of note: One article asks whether voters will raise and appropriate $3,000 for village beautification projects and seasonal decorations.Contested races: Frank Horneck and Lisa W. Lawlor are vying for a three-year trustee position.Budgets and...


Out & About: Parks Service trains volunteers to identify hemlock pest
03-01-2024 8:01 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

CORNISH — The National Park Service is looking to train volunteers at the Upper Valley’s two national parks to identify an invasive insect that poses a risk to hemlock trees.Staff will lead workshops about the small aphid-like insect at 9 a.m. Friday,...


Annual meeting preview: Mountain Views School Distrct to decide $99 million school bond
02-25-2024 11:29 AM

Article of note: Voters will decide the fate of a $99 million bond to finance the construction of a new union middle/high school, athletic fields and related outbuildings, as well as the demolition of the old middle/high school.Contested races: School...


Town Meeting preview: Local option tax heads to Woodstock voters
02-25-2024 10:40 AM

Article of note: One article asks whether voters support a 1% local option sales tax with proceeds to be allocated toward infrastructure costs. Contested races: Laura Powell and Scott Smith are vying for a seat on the Selectboard.Budgets and other...


Even after Town Meeting, more costs ahead for Woodstock
02-22-2024 9:00 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

WOODSTOCK — Pivotal municipal votes are on deck for Town Meeting Day and beyond in Woodstock, where pressing infrastructure needs could show up on special meeting ballots later this year as side-stepped deficiencies and deferred maintenance come home...


Woodstock middle high school closes after threat
02-14-2024 7:49 PM

Woodstock Village Police Chief Joe Swanson, right, walks through Woodstock Union High School’s main entrance while monitoring the building after a death threat was made against a teacher by a student on Wednesday. The threat was reported to police by...


Out & About: Series for older adults celebrates creative play 
02-02-2024 9:21 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WOODSTOCK — Three longtime Upper Valley performers are teaming up to bring more play into the lives of the region’s older adults.Friends for decades, Marv Klassen-Landis, Ham Gillett and Michael Zerphy have been been mainstays in the region’s creative...


Woodstock Selectboard weighing water system purchase 
01-12-2024 10:00 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

WOODSTOCK — The Selectboard gave Municipal Manager Eric Duffy permission last week to dig further into the possibility of the town purchasing the Woodstock Aqueduct Co., the town water supplier that has been privately held since 1880.A working group...


Woodstock opts for Australian ballot voting for Town Meeting
01-12-2024 8:02 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WOODSTOCK — The town will conduct all of its Town Meeting business using Australian ballot voting this year.On Monday night, the Woodstock Selectboard voted to employ Act 1, a law that grants town governing bodies the “temporary authority” to change...


School Board seeks to reassure voters as cost of proposed Woodstock high school rises
01-09-2024 12:17 PM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

WOODSTOCK — The new school building project for Woodstock’s middle and high school now has a price tag of $99 million, according to an announcement last month by the Mountain Views Supervisory Union.That number is a significant increase from the $80...


Woodstock to discuss Town Meeting format
01-05-2024 5:00 PM

WOODSTOCK — The Selectboard will discuss March’s Town Meeting formats during a special meeting on Monday at 6 p.m.The meeting will be held in person at Town Hall and can also be streamed via townofwoodstock.org/town-selectboard/. Currently, residents...

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