Sunday, November 23 2014

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Finding Wisdom In An Old College Textbook

Finding Wisdom In An Old College Textbook

From a family of bookstore haunters (who also put pencil notes throughout book interiors or on specific pages or favorite chapters), I have hardbacks I've kept from college, a few ...

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WUHS Cross Country Teams Finish Fourth At State Meet

WUHS Cross Country Teams Finish Fourth At State Meet

By David Miles, Sports Correspondent Cross country is among the most predictable of sports. That explains why coach Tracy Rose sat at her kitchen table the night before Saturday’s ...

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Business Owners: Foliage Season ‘Very Good’

Business Owners: Foliage Season ‘Very Good’

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent This foliage season might possibly have been the best in recent memory, according to local businesses. “It went great,” said Village Butch ...

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‘Before Her Time’ –  A Brilliant Woodstock Icon, A Life With Dementia

‘Before Her Time’ – A Brilliant Woodstock Icon, A Life With Dementia

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff Charlotte Boggs stared blankly at the man sitting in front of her without saying anything. “Charlotte, do you know who this is?” the nurse said. “Ye ...

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Select Board Considers New ADA Plans For Woodstock Town Hall

Select Board Considers New ADA Plans For Woodstock Town Hall

By Michelle Fields, Standard Correspondent Damage from snow and ice has prevented disabled residents from easily accessing Woodstock Town Hall at certain times of the year, but th ...

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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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