Billings Farm and Museum worked with Dana D’Anna to provide sweaters for baby lambs in the cold months before spring this year.

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Photo Gallery: Woodstock Nursery School Egg Hunt

April 23, 2014
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The Woodstock Nursery School hosted an afternoon of egg hunting fun and prizes on Saturday.

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Photo Gallery: Danforth Pewter, Moves Into Woodstock

April 23, 2014
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One of the shops in downtown Woodstock will now host a Danforth Pewter store.

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Photo Gallery: WES Talent Show

April 23, 2014
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The talents of both the students and faculty was on display at the WES Talent Show.

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Photo Gallery: WUHS Boys Tennis vs Bellows Falls

April 23, 2014
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Woodstock Union High School boys tennis team took on Bellows Fall at home on Monday.

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Photo Gallery: WUHS Softball vs Twin Valley

April 23, 2014
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Woodstock Softball had their first game in a match up at home against Twin Valley.

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Giles Becker Obituary, 91

April 23, 2014

A graveside service with military honors will be held Tuesday, May 13 at 11 a.m. at the Vermont Veterans Cemetery in Randolph Center for Giles H. Becker, 91, a former longtime resident of Reading…

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Patricia McCullough Obituary, 61

April 23, 2014

Private services will be held with the family for Patricia Hayden McCullough, who passed away unexpectedly at her home on April 18, 2014, in Little River, S.C.

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Robert Morancy, Sr. Obituary, 86

April 23, 2014

A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 15 at 11 a.m. at the Vermont Veteran Center in Randolph Center for Robert Weston Morancy, Sr., 86, who died April 14 at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in White River Junction.

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Willem Bijlefeld Obituary, Commital

April 23, 2014

The memorial service for Willem A. Bijlefeld, 88, who passed away Dec. 15, 2013, will be held Saturday, May 3 at 11 a.m. at the United Church of Ludlow at 48 Pleasant Street in Ludlow. Rev. Donald Harpster, Pastor will officiate.

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Barnard’s George Takes The Plunge

April 22, 2014

BARNARD — On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, George fulfilled his part of a restored annual tradition.

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Drug Take-Back Day Slated For April 26

April 21, 2014

On Saturday, April 26, the Windsor County Sheriff’s Office, local and state law enforcement agencies, and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its eighth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Volunteer Spirit High In Vermont Archive

April 21, 2014
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Vermont had the 10th highest volunteer rate — 34.4 percent — in the country according to a recent study from the Corporation for National and Community Service. More than one in three people volunteered for an organization in 2012…

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Celebrate Earth Day With Sustainable Woodstock And NWPL

April 20, 2014

Sustainable Woodstock and Norman Williams Public Library invite our community to commemorate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day next Tuesday evening with a screening of the film “Last Call” and discussion with Marta Ceroni of the Donella Meadows Institute and Elizabeth Reaves of the Sustainable Food Lab.

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Go Local With National Park Week

April 20, 2014
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Local kids and their parents are invited join in the celebration of National Park Week April 19-27 at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park in Woodstock.

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A Vermonter’s Guide To Homesharing, Presentation

April 20, 2014

Homesharing is a simple idea where two or more people share a home to their mutual benefit. It is a way for someone with a spare room in their home to offer housing for another person, in exchange for services or monetary support.

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Why Are These Lambs Wearing Sweaters?

April 19, 2014
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Brownsville resident Ann D’Anna knit nine sweaters over the winter for the baby lambs at Billings Farm and Museum.

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Baby Animal Day At Billings Farm

April 19, 2014
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Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will feature Baby Animal Day on Saturday, April 19th, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The event will feature family-centered programs with the farm’s calves, lambs, and chicks, plus ducklings and goslings; also horse-drawn wagon rides, heirloom garden and children’s activities.

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Easter Egg Hunt and Bake Sale

April 19, 2014

The Woodstock Nursery School is having an Easter Egg Hunt and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m…

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