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This Week’s Headlines, March 13, 2014

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Franklin S. Billings Jr. died Sunday at the family home on Bond Street. In his 91 years, Billings lived up to his name, as a World War II veteran, lawyer, politician, judge and family man… Read more

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Woodstock Mourns Passing of Judge Billings
(For featured stories pick up a copy of the Vermont Standard’s March 13, 2014 edition)

Four Local Schools Consider Consolidation
by Katy Savage, Standard Staff

Village OKs Expanded Woodstock Inn District
by Michelle Fields, Standard Correspondent

Bridgewater Lacking Sewer Revenue
by Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent

Survey Reveals Drug and Violence Issues Among WUHS-MS Student
by Katy Savage, Standard Staff

Seventh Year Proves To Be Outstanding For Games
by George Calver, Standard CorrespondentPhotos

Woodstock Woman Who Stole Motel Money Strikes Plea Deal
by Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent

Special Olympian Is Dream Athlete
by Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent

Town Manager: Woodstock’s Potholes Are Largest In Five Years
by Katy Savage, Standard Staff

Nonprofit Tax, Snow Dump Article Up In Village
by Michelle Fields, Standard Correspondent

Editorial: The Death Of A Woodstock Icon
by Tony Marquis, Standard Staff

The Kevin Pearce Fund Passes $100K in Donations

Spring Is Coming, So Are Changes At Pentangle
by Jane A. Van Buren, Pentangle News

Education Costs A Hot Topic At Barnard Town Meeting
by Chloe Powell, Barnard News

SPORTS
(Take a look at the results for the season so far – click here)

Zane Fields Earn Nod At Junior Nationals
by David Miles, Sports Correspondent

Woodstock U12/U14 Teams Win State Titles; Pee Wee Team Runner-Up
by Fred Lee and Sadie Kuhn, For Woodstock Youth Hockey


OBITUARIESall obituaries
Barbara Lattanzi
Ellen Boisvert
Franklin Billings Jr.
John Shane
Lawrence Allen
Louis Lavin
Pauline Sawyer – arrangement to be announced
Ralph Wright
Robert Grant-Suttie
Russell Thompson
Stuart Menning
Ashley Gravelle

PHOTO GALLERIESall

WUHS Basketball Finals vs Lyndon
The Woodstock basketball team lost to Lyndon, 61-43, in Wednesday’s semifinal game in the Division II basketball playoffs at Barre Auditorium.
The Wasps, the No. 4 seed, trailed the No. 2-seeded Vikings by 20 points in the third quarter before closing with a 12-point run, narrowing the score to 44-38.
The Wasps were making their first appearance in the semifinals since 2003.
Rick Russell Photos


SPECIAL OLYMPICS VERMONT
Governor’s Reception, Special Olympics Vermont
A reception was held featuring Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin at the Woostock Inn. The event helped kick off the weekend for Special Olympics Vermont. Phil Camp Photos

Special Olympics Vermont – Dance, Awards and Opening Ceremonies
Part of the Special Olympics Vermont weekend included an Award ceremony, opening ceremones and a dance to top off the Winter games.
Nancy Nutile-McMenemy and Rick Russell Photos

Special Olympics Vermont Winter Games
For the 7th year, Woodstock has hosted the Special Olympic Vermont Winter Games. Suicide Six ski area and the Woodstock Inn held events throughout the weekend. Rick Russell Photos


Judge Frankiln S. Billings, Jr. 1922-2014
Franklin S. Billings Jr. died Sunday at the family home on Bond Street. In his 91 years, Billings lived up to his name, as a World War II veteran, lawyer, politician, judge and family man.
Photos Provided by Pollly Billings

Hartland’s Community Prom
The First UU Church in Hartland held a Hartland Community Prom on March 8 at Damon Hall.
Rick Russell Photos

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