Friday, February 27 2015

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Dog Saves Family Of Three From Apartment Fire

Dog Saves Family Of Three From Apartment Fire

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff SHARON — A woman and her 14-month old son made it out of a fire inside their apartment unscathed when their dog woke them up in the early morning la ...

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Hartland Couple Celebrates 75 Years Of Marriage

Hartland Couple Celebrates 75 Years Of Marriage

Their hands are more delicate and there are lines around their smiles that weren’t there before, but from the way Jimmy and Phyllis Bowers smile at each other and hold hands, they ...

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Shire Riverview Motel Has New Ownership

Shire Riverview Motel Has New Ownership

After 20 years, the Shire Riverview Motel in Woodstock has changed hands. Saltaire Properties, Inc., a company based in Portland, Maine, took the business over last Tuesday. ...

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Walkway Grant Moves Killington Gateway Project Forward

Walkway Grant Moves Killington Gateway Project Forward

The town will soon be closer to realizing a 20-year-old dream as another stage of the town’s “Gateway Project” has received state financing. ...

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Man Lost ‘Everything’ In East Barnard Fire

Man Lost ‘Everything’ In East Barnard Fire

A fire raging out of control at 1024 Broad Brook Rd. Tuesday afternoon burned a mobile home to the ground despite the efforts of three local firehouses. ...

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Mimi Baird: ‘Echoes’ From Her Father’s Past

Mimi Baird: ‘Echoes’ From Her Father’s Past

Local author, Mimi Baird, will read from her new book "He Wanted the Moon" at Norman Williams Library on Friday, February 20 at 6:30 p.m ...

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Hartland Rep. Calls School Choice Bill ‘Alarming’

Hartland Rep. Calls School Choice Bill ‘Alarming’

About 50 people filled the Hartland Elementary School library on Tuesday night to discuss a bill that would prevent other states from educating Vermont students on the state’s dim ...

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Life Support: Woodstock EMT Gives Back To Those Who Give To Her Son

Life Support: Woodstock EMT Gives Back To Those Who Give To Her Son

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff Lisa Linton remembers the day she joined Woodstock’s family of emergency medical technicians. It was about 20 years ago, and she was staying with he ...

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Woman Facing Cruelty Case Wants Horses Back

Woman Facing Cruelty Case Wants Horses Back

By Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Woodstock woman accused of animal cruelty after authorities seized nearly two dozen horses from her South Woodst ...

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West Windsor Hears Suggestions For Ascutney Mountain Uses

West Windsor Hears Suggestions For Ascutney Mountain Uses

West Windsor town officials were surprised by more than a couple of dozen residents who came to Story Memorial Hall in Brownsville to discuss the town’s plans for 469 acres compri ...

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