Friday, October 31 2014

Category: Archive

Hartland On The Hunt For Ancient Roads

Hartland On The Hunt For Ancient Roads

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff HARTLAND — The Selectboard is trying to find 276 ancient roads before ownership of those that can’t be identified become private property for good. ...

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Boys Soccer Going For First State Title

Boys Soccer Going For First State Title

With the win, third-seeded Woodstock moves on to play Rice in the championship game Saturday at South Burlington, at 1 p.m. Top-seeded Rice defeated Green Mountain Valley School 4 ...

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Shumlin: Education, Health Spending Is ‘Unsustainable’

Shumlin: Education, Health Spending Is ‘Unsustainable’

Fewer students, higher education and property taxes and an uncertain future for health care — Vermonters will decide who they want to see address those issues on Election Day, Nov ...

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State Rep. Candidates Talk Education, Health Care

State Rep. Candidates Talk Education, Health Care

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff BRIDGEWATER — About 20 people came to a public forum at the Bridgewater Grange Tuesday night to discuss concerns about the state’s high price tag on ...

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Oyster Stew: A Pearl Of The ‘Vermonty’ Suppers

Oyster Stew: A Pearl Of The ‘Vermonty’ Suppers

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff EAST BARNARD — All the men in the Community Hall kitchen had a job to do for the annual community Oyster Stew Supper. Fran Carbino picked up the oys ...

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Advanced Directive: This Town Wants You To Think About Death

Advanced Directive: This Town Wants You To Think About Death

An advanced directive workshop will be held Oct. 28 at the Plymouth Schoolhouse Activity Center from 5:30-7 p.m. By Katy Savage, Standard Staff Willow Bascom has known since she w ...

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Woodstock Judge Picked For Vermont Supreme Court

Woodstock Judge Picked For Vermont Supreme Court

Eaton, 59, of Woodstock, was recently appointed by Gov. Peter Shumlin to serve in the Vermont Supreme Court. Instead of sitting on trials, Eaton, who is currently the presiding ju ...

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Voters: Town Can Buy Ascutney Resort Trails

Voters: Town Can Buy Ascutney Resort Trails

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff WEST WINDSOR — With the most voters at Story Memorial Hall in recent memory, residents approved the purchase of the 459 acres of the Ascutney Mounta ...

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Crowd Gathers To Say Farewell To The Jungle

Crowd Gathers To Say Farewell To The Jungle

A “Farewell to The Jungle” party was held last Sunday in Woodstock to celebrate the beginning of turning the portion of town with dilapidated buildings into a viable commercial an ...

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Editorial: Get Ready For Happy ‘Consequences’ From Safford Commons

Editorial: Get Ready For Happy ‘Consequences’ From Safford Commons

After years of legal battles. the construction of the 28-unit West Woodstcok building, known as Safford Commons, is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks and a groundbreaking cer ...

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