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This Week’s Headlines, April 10, 2014

April 9, 2014

in News

Volunteer Spirit High In Vermont

Mary Fenn, 96, greets people as they arrive at Mount Ascutney Hospital. She as been volunteering all her life. Read the story in this week’s paper. (eEdition) Rick Russell Photo

Pick up a paper today from the newsstand or read it now (new every Wednesday night 8 p.m.) on the eEdition or subscribe.

Top Headlines
National Volunteer Week: One In 184,000, How some of Vt’s volunteers got started

After Audit WUHS-MS Locks Doors
by Katy Savage, Standard Staff

Barnard Residents Have Beef With Pushy Salesmen
by Katy Savage, Standard Staff

Sand: VT Drug Problem Needs Creative Solutions
by Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent

A Street-Fighting Author Battles For Bookstores, Libraries
by Dillon Walsh, Standard Correspondent

Plymouth Select Board Defends Choice Of Higher Bid
by Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent

Climate Change Reminder Highlights Urgency Of Sustainability Efforts
by Ron Miller, For Sustainable Woodstock

Woodstock Featured In Wall Street Journal
Business Matters: by Paul Bousquet

Iowa Bound? Odyssey Of The Mind Team Needs Help To Fund Finals Trip


fryDaddy Fry By Night: Local Tavern owner’s Band, Fry Daddy, Has A Devoted Following
by Dillon Walsh, Standard Correspondent

History Center Hosts Program On World War II POW Camp

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

Armed With Numbers, Softball Team’s Season Looking Up
by David Miles, Sports Correspondent

Local Swimmers Compete In Boston Championship Meet

Geocaching: Global Trekking For Techies
by Ann Richter Arnold, Take It Outside

Girls Track Team Goes For Fifth Straight; Boys First
by David Miles, Sports Correspondent

A Rough Opener For Boys Lacrosse
by George Calver, Standard Correspondent

Boys Tennis Team: ‘We’re Ready’
by David Miles, Sports Correspondent

OBITUARIESall obituaries
Brianna M Bailey-Dodge
Charlie Soule
E. Rosalyn Rhoades
Frederic Jenks
Janet Pennington
Marion Button
Paul Lenett

Pomfret Empty Bowls Event
Pomfret Town Hall hosted more than 150 people on Sunday for its annual Empty Bowls night. The event is a benefit held for local food shelves. Bowls made then some painted at ArtisTree were sold and then filled with soups and chili.

Lucy Mackenzie Italian Dinner Benefit
West Windsor’s Humane Society Lucy Mac held its annual Italian Dinner at their facilities. The event raised money for the society to run throughout the year.

Reading Talent Night
The Reading community talent show was held recently. Locals gathered to entertain and perform their talents.

Barnard Play
The students of Barnard Academy performed a lively rendition of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat last Thursday night to a full house of parents and community members. The musical, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, was directed by Sharon Groblicki and featured 5th grader Faye Stevens as Joseph.


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