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Art Notes: Words will be celebrated at Woodstock’s annual Bookstock
06-21-2023 10:54 PM


The world of books is nearly as vast as humanity itself. It’s too big to fit into a three-day literary festival.But Bookstock, the annual festival opening Friday in Woodstock, is making an effort. While the organizers have always tried to include a...

Woodstock event seeks to encourage groundskeepers to try electric
06-20-2023 8:29 PM


WOODSTOCK — Organizers of an upcoming event are hoping to convince municipalities, school districts and contractors to give electric lawn equipment a try.From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday at Woodstock Union High School and Middle School, at 100...

Graduating Woodstock students urged to branch out into the unknown
06-09-2023 9:05 PM


WOODSTOCK — Dressed in green robes inside Union Arena, 62 Woodstock Union High School seniors became graduates Friday night.In their remarks, the class’s co-salutatorians used natural themes to encourage their fellow graduates to be like trees and to...

Out & About: Woodstock remembers past through monologues 
06-02-2023 6:55 PM


WOODSTOCK — Nearly 50 Woodstock-area residents will join together Sunday to perform a staged reading titled “Tales of Old Woodstock,” which focuses on the town’s first 100 years.The event features monologues from the “Woodstock Anthology” written by...

Woodstock-area homeshare program seeks participants
04-14-2023 9:49 PM


WOODSTOCK — When the Thompson Senior Center proposed a homeshare program three years ago, Honey Donegan was one of the first people to sign up.The program — which pairs homeowners with rooms to rent with guests willing to help around the house in...

Woodstock seeks public input on police chief search
04-12-2023 1:44 PM

Woodstock seeks public input on police chief WOODSTOCK — Woodstock residents will have an opportunity to share what qualities they seek in a new police chief during a forum from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Town Hall.Police Chief Robbie Blish, who has...

Upper Valley nonprofits find and seek directors
04-07-2023 9:00 AM


LEBANON — Rob Roy McGregor wasn’t exactly looking for a new job in the nonprofit world when he moved to Canaan to start a farm a couple years ago.Then, he heard that Listen Community Services was looking for a new executive director.“When I saw this...

Child care centers in Randolph, Woodstock on track to open
04-03-2023 4:47 PM


RANDOLPH — Despite increased costs and a longer timeline, a new child care center off Route 66 near Exit 4 on Interstate 89 is moving forward.The White River Junction-based Green Mountain Economic Development Corp. took ownership on March 7 of the...

Annual meeting: Woodstock Village votes to eliminate elected auditors
03-22-2023 12:23 PM

WOODSTOCK — At Woodstock Village’s annual meeting on Tuesday night, voters approved an article seeking to eliminate elected auditor positions and move into a contract with a public accountant or auditor’s firm for the village’s annual audit.The paper...

Former Woodstock physical therapist pleads guilty to groping patient
03-18-2023 10:46 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A 71-year-old former Woodstock physical therapist pleaded guilty to inappropriately touching a female patient during a therapy appointment almost two years ago and was ordered never to practice again, according to court...

Town Meeting: Woodstock elects School Board, Selectboard members
03-10-2023 11:03 PM

WOODSTOCK — In ballot voting on Tuesday, Woodstock voters elected town and school officers in uncontested races.Keri Cole was elected to a three-year term on the Selectboard, while Ray Bourgeois earned a two-year term.On the school side, Sam...

Woodstock voters reject plan to appoint property assessors
03-05-2023 1:10 PM


WOODSTOCK — Voters who braved a snowy conditions to attend an in-person Town Meeting on Saturday morning rejected a plan to replace the town’s elected listers with professional property assessors.Of the 10 articles on the warning, none brought more...

Town Meeting preview: Assessing position up for vote in Woodstock 
03-01-2023 4:12 PM

Article of note: One article asks voters whether to do away with the office of lister and instead hire professionally qualified assessors. Contested races: There are no contested races.Budgets and spending articles: The proposed budget is $7.68...

Town Meeting preview: Woodstock Village voters to decide on audit changes
03-01-2023 4:08 PM

Article of note: One article asks voters whether they would like to eliminate the elected auditor positions and move into a contract with an a public accountant or auditor’s firm for the village’s annual audit.Contested races: There are no contested...

Vermont bill would increase reimbursement for Meals on Wheels
02-08-2023 3:36 PM


MONTPELIER — A bill working its way throughout the Vermont House would add $2 per meal to the reimbursement rate for Meals on Wheels programs throughout the state.The bill, HB 109, was introduced by state Rep. Daniel Noyes, D-Wolcott, in January in...

Out & About: 2 library clothing repair programs lead to storybook mendings
01-21-2023 11:17 PM


Two Upper Valley libraries have started up programs that aim to help residents learn to mend clothing.Woodstock’s Norman Williams Public Library began hosting a Mending Circle on Jan. 11. The group will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. on the second and fourth...

Clothing shop forced to close
12-05-2022 9:31 PM


WOODSTOCK — A longtime Upper Valley retail store has closed, compelled to move to online-only sales. But this evolution isn’t due to the changing of customer habits or proliferation of online shopping that has felled so many brick-and-mortar retailers...

Woodstock hopes to find stability with newest municipal manager
11-29-2022 12:25 PM


WOODSTOCK — After recently experiencing uncharacteristic turnover in the municipal manager’s office, Woodstock officials are hoping its newest hire will bring stability to the position.By unanimous vote, the Woodstock town and village boards last...

Police: Suspect in fatal Woodstock shooting found dead in home
06-16-2022 11:14 AM


WOODSTOCK — The gunman in Tuesday’s murder-suicide at a downtown home lived at the residence owned by his mother, who had traveled from Florida to put the property up for sale, according to neighbors and a real estate agent who had been contacted to...

Woodstock Class of 2022 class urged to savor small moments
06-13-2022 1:47 PM


WOODSTOCK — Woodstock Union High School’s Class of 2022 received their diplomas in green and gold gowns on Friday night in “the bowl” behind the school — a grassy natural amphitheater — where about 400 guests sat on blankets and in chairs overlooking...

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