Out of frustration with general practices at Green Mountain Horse Association, two people have closed down their trails, according to Dana Waters…

At its July 9 meeting, town Board of Abatement officials were presented with an unusual and challenging problem: a 10-acre lot exists on the town’s grand list but nowhere else, giving new meaning to the term “empty lot.”…

State Decides To Drop Speed Limit On Route 4

July 31, 2014

After a number of fatalities this past year, the speed limits through the Route 4 corridor extending from Hartford to Route 100A in Bridgewater will be changing.

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Severe Thunderstorm Alert

July 31, 2014
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Severe thunderstorms with the potential for hail are expected Thursday afternoon.

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Plymouth Celebrates Old Home Day At Coolidge Site

July 31, 2014
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This event unites town organizations in a fun-filled festival of traditional craft and farm demonstrations, wagon rides, country cuisine and activities for the entire family.

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This Week’s Headlines, July 31, 2014

July 30, 2014
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Top Headlines found in this week’s Vermont Standard Newspaper.

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Photo Gallery: Harpoon’s BBQ Championships, Windsor

July 30, 2014
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This past weekend thousands of spectators attended the Harpoon Brewery’s 14th annual Championships New England Barbecue in Windsor Vermont.

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Photo Gallery: Shrine Game Practice

July 30, 2014
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The Shrine Football game takes the best football players, 2014 graduates, for a New Hampshire versus Vermont game. The game is held on Aug. 2 at in Hanover at 5:30.

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Photo Gallery: Birds, Bird Feeders and Bird Talk At Quechee Library

July 30, 2014

The Quechee Library hosted Bill Shepard, author of “A Field Guide for Birds,” for a bird talk on July 22. A birdhouse raffle with birdhouses made by Jerry Homer and painted by local artists followed.

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Photo Gallery: British Soccer Camp, Woodstock

July 30, 2014
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The Woodstock Recreation Center hosted Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp from July 28 to Aug 1.

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Photo Gallery: Bookstock, 2014

July 30, 2014
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Woodstock’s annual Green Mountain Literary Festival held its 6th event in Woodstock July 25-27.

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Photo Gallery: ArtisTree’s Unbound Vol. IV

July 30, 2014
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ArtisTree Community Arts hosted its fourth Unbound art show focused on art that has a book theme or medium. The show opened as part of the Bookstock event in Woodstock.

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Photo Gallery: Washed Out Roads In Reading

July 30, 2014
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Heavy rains caused damage to road ways in Reading on Monday evening, July 28.

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Photo Gallery: VADA Antique Show In Woodstock

July 30, 2014
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The annual Vermont Antique Dealers Association show was held in Woodstock again this year.

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Billings Farm, Wagon Ride Wednesdays

July 30, 2014
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Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will feature horse-drawn wagon rides each Wednesday through September 24, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Arthur Brown Obituary, 82

July 30, 2014

Friends and family may call at the Stringer Funeral Home in Claremont on Aug. 1 from 5-8 p.m. for Arthur K. Brown, 82, who died July 25 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire.

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Harold Stanyon Obitary, 76

July 30, 2014

A celebration of life was held July 30, at the Fair Haven Inn for Harold L. “Harry” Stanyon, 76, who died July 15 at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Private burial was held in Hillside Cemetery, Castleton.

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Edward Grosenbeck Obituary, 99

July 30, 2014

A funeral mass was held July 25 at St. Al-phonsus Catholic Church for Edward F. Grosenbeck, age 99, who died July 22 at Genesis Mountain View Center after a short illness.

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Storms Hammer Southern Windsor County

July 28, 2014

Monday’s thunderstorms have caused widespread power outages and road washouts across southern Windsor County.

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Woodstock Under Flood Watch, Thunderstorm Warning Monday Night

July 28, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Windsor County until 8 p.m. Monday.

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