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


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


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


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


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 Currently, residents...

Vermont home sharing organization expands in Windsor County
12-28-2023 4:06 AM


WOODSTOCK — The Thompson Senior Center launched a program around three years ago to pair homeowners with living space to rent with people willing to assist older adults with a variety of tasks in exchange for lower rents.The COVID-19 pandemic delayed...

Man suffers ‘major’ injuries in Bridgewater crash
12-13-2023 3:24 PM

BRIDGEWATER — A 28-year-old Bridgewater man suffered major injuries and is facing criminal charges after he allegedly crossed a double-yellow line and crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle on Route 4 in Bridgewater earlier this month.Asa Amirkaiee...

Free walk-in vaccine clinic to be held in Woodstock on Dec. 11 
12-01-2023 2:47 PM

WOODSTOCK — The Thompson Center in Woodstock is scheduled to hold a free walk-in vaccine clinic on Monday, Dec. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.The clinic is the first The Thompson is holding after the National Council on Aging awarded it a grant for the...

Fundraising ongoing for longtime Woodstock beacon
11-10-2023 9:42 PM


WOODSTOCK — Since World War II, an electric star on a small mountaintop has guided Woodstock residents home.But the star has fallen on hard times. The wooden frame that holds it above Mount Tom’s treetops is beginning to show its age, despite attempts...

Woodstock teachers win arbitration hearing over lab position
10-24-2023 7:39 PM


WOODSTOCK — The future of a science and math lab at Woodstock Union High School and Middle School is uncertain after an arbitrator found earlier this month that the person running the lab must be a school employee, not a contractor.Since 2017, the...

A Life: Paul Wright “Shultz” Langhans, 1961 – 2023
10-09-2023 5:26 AM


WOODSTOCK — Charles Andrew’s first job out of high school in the early 2000s was working as a dishwasher at the Prince & the Pauper restaurant on Elm Street.At first, Andrew, now 38, didn’t much like his boss, Paul Wright “Shultz” Langhans.“Shultz had...

Vermont’s female farmers featured in new photo collection
10-05-2023 5:52 AM


WOODSTOCK — Itinerant slaughterer and sheep-shearer Mary Lake came of age among images of Vermont agrarian life.Lake, who now lives in Tunbridge, grew up in South Hero, Vt., flipping through photo books like Peter Miller’s iconic 1990 “Vermont People”...

Woodstock festival focuses on forest stewardship
09-18-2023 12:04 AM


Logging and ecology and wood-based arts and crafts were all on display over the weekend during the annual Forest Festival at the Marsh-Billings-Rockafeller National Historical Park.“We’re celebrating all things wood and forestry,” said Rainey McKenna,...

Woodstock races to prepare school’s balky heating system for another winter as vote on new school building looms
09-17-2023 2:38 AM


WOODSTOCK — Fundraising efforts for a new Woodstock Union Middle and High School building have crested the $3 million mark, according to Mountain Views Supervisory Union officials.Voters in the supervisory union — which includes the towns of...

Woodstock Aqueduct Co. urges town to take ownership of water utility
09-12-2023 5:11 PM


WOODSTOCK — Residents in Woodstock were left without drinking water for more than a week after July’s floodwaters ripped through pipes maintained by the Woodstock Aqueduct Co.Like much public infrastructure, water systems sit hidden in plain sight...

Photos: Market rebound in Woodstock
09-08-2023 9:46 PM

Lead cashier Nina Paczykowski opens The Woodstock Farmers Market for the first time in 56 days in West Woodstock on Friday after is was forced to close by the floods of July. Customers began congregating at the doors shortly before 8 a.m.Valley News...

Local food on the menu for Woodstock-area schools
09-07-2023 8:48 PM


WOODSTOCK — The sourcing strategy behind the sloppy joes served to students in the Mountain Views Supervisory Union is anything but disorganized.They’re made with beef from Cloudland Farm in Pomfret, carefully selected for the students with the Upper...

Woodstock Nursery School still shuttered as flood damage delays fall start
09-07-2023 5:57 AM


WOODSTOCK — While many students across the Upper Valley have returned to their classrooms in recent days, pupils of the Woodstock Nursery School are still waiting for their school’s doors to reopen.On hot days like the Upper Valley has had this week,...

Wooodstock Selectboard appoints new member
09-01-2023 4:02 PM

WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock Selectboard unanimously appointed a new member at a meeting last week.Greg Fullerton replaces Joe Swanson, who left the board when he was appointed the town’s police chief. Swanson, the son of late town manager Phil Swanson,...

Public forum will focus on Woodstock Aqueduct Co.
08-28-2023 5:49 PM


WOODSTOCK — Thursday evening, residents of Woodstock will get a chance to discuss the Woodstock Aqueduct Co., the privately-held company that came under scrutiny after it left customers on “do not drink” notice for 10 days last month after historic...

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