Locals on the Long Trail Jouney

Woodstock Union High School physical education teacher Jeff Thomas and his wife, Jill, recently completed the 273-mile Long Trail from the boarder of Massachusetts to Canada, including some serious climbs along the way. It took them three weeks and they traveled with their dog Zeke. The trio is shown here at Mount Mansfield. Jeff Thomas […]

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Residents Weigh in on Bandstand Idea

This is a conceptual design by architect Chris Miller of a proposed bandstand on Woodstock’s Village Green. (Photo Provided) By Michelle Fountain, Standard Correspondent In the 1800s there was a bandstand on the Green in Woodstock, and some would like to see one again, while others are opposed to a plan that would bring that […]

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Annual St. James Fair will be Saturday, July 15

Cashier Julie Groppe, with an antique register being put to use at the St. James Fair. The register was also for sale. (2015 Rick Russell Photo) The 92nd Annual St. James Fair will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 10 a.m. All proceeds from the St. James fair help area families in need! Bargains […]

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Plea Deal Reached in Fatal Accident in Killington

By Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent KILLINGTON – Criminal charges surrounding the July 2015 death of a driver from Connecticut who struck a Scottish Highlander bull after it got loose and began to wandering along a darkened Route 4 were resolved this past week in Rutland District Court with a plea agreement. Longtime Killington farmer Craig […]

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Photos: West Windsor 4th of July, 2017

Allie Leary leads carries the flag ahead of the American Heritage Girls group, not pictured. (Rick Russell Photo) On Tuesday, July 4 the town of West Windsor hosted its annual 4th of July Parade. The route was moved from Route 44 to the Brownsville-Hartland Road and the start time moved up one hour to noon. […]

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Police Probe Route 5 Crash

By Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent WINDSOR – A head-on crash in the late morning of June 29 on Route 5 just above the Windsor Country Club sent two Hartland residents to area hospitals and shut down the highway for over an hour. The impact between a black wagon and a white utility pickup truck belonging […]

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