Wednesday, January 28 2015

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State Could Decide If Woodstock Stone House Comes Down

State Could Decide If Woodstock Stone House Comes Down

It is up to the state’s Act 250 court and a few others to make the final say in the life in the 1834 William Blake House formerly owned by Kurt Gerrish. One option is to demolish ...

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Archaeologist Wants To Examine Snow Dump’s Dirt

Archaeologist Wants To Examine Snow Dump’s Dirt

By Michelle Fields, Standard Correspondent Village of Woodstock voters will get a chance to officially vote on accepting the $175,000 grant for the purpose of building a snow dump ...

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Residents Say Gun Range Still Too Loud

Residents Say Gun Range Still Too Loud

Those affected by the noise coming from the Hammond Cove Public Shooting Range had many suggestions for improvement at a meeting last Wednesday night, but none seemed like they wo ...

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Barnard Farmer Doton Finds It Hard To Slow Down

Barnard Farmer Doton Finds It Hard To Slow Down

Doton, 64, of Barnard, was raised on the fourth generation family dairy farm and now runs it with his son, Bryan, 28. ...

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Looking For John Barnes? Find The Perch In Silver Lake

Looking For John Barnes? Find The Perch In Silver Lake

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent BARNARD — John Barnes has been an avid outdoorsman his whole life. He began trapping at the age of six with help from his father who, alon ...

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School Officials: Windsor Paying Unfair Tax Share

School Officials: Windsor Paying Unfair Tax Share

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union officials are considering a change in the assessment formula after learning that Windsor has been unfairly charg ...

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Senator Patrick Leahy: A Forty-Year Senate Career: In Pictures

Senator Patrick Leahy: A Forty-Year Senate Career: In Pictures

Sen. Patrick Leahy pointed at the black-and-white photo of an elderly El Savadoran man. Of the dozens at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center exhibit and of the thousands that ma ...

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New Woodstock Brewery Releases Coffee IPA

New Woodstock Brewery Releases Coffee IPA

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent Among the many local breweries that have sprung up in the last year or two, there is one that now offers perhaps one of the most unique bl ...

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Local Butcher’s Shop A Woodstock Staple

Local Butcher’s Shop A Woodstock Staple

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff When George Racicot was 14, his father made him work in a butcher shop on Central Street called Houghton’s Red and White. “I don’t know if it was wh ...

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The Top 10 Stories Of 2014

The Top 10 Stories Of 2014

You can be forgiven if you’re sick of politics. Standard readers were treated to everything from local brouhahas to compelling state elections. Laws passed and health care plans s ...

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