Tuesday, January 27 2015

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Hartland School Faces Budget Hike

Hartland School Faces Budget Hike

The school budget could rise by 7 percent next year — about $570,000 over the previous year, mostly due to uncontrolled costs. ...

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Woodstock Police Warns Residents To Beware Of Scams

Woodstock Police Warns Residents To Beware Of Scams

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff At least once a month, Deanna Jones overhears a scam encountered by some of the people who visit the Thompson Senior Center. She’s heard about a sca ...

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Woodstock Voters To Decide Future Of Options Tax

Woodstock Voters To Decide Future Of Options Tax

Woodstock voters will get to decide whether to add a 1 percent options tax on meals, rooms, and alcohol which would raise $163,000 annually in support of promoting Woodstock event ...

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Statewide Energy Conference Promotes Ambitious Goals

Statewide Energy Conference Promotes Ambitious Goals

By Ron Miller, For Sustainable Woodstock Earlier this month, several of us from Sustainable Woodstock attended the annual conference of the Vermont Energy and Climate Action Netwo ...

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Residents Don’t Want Zoning Rules, Survey Says

Residents Don’t Want Zoning Rules, Survey Says

Seventy percent of the people who responded to the survey conducted by the Castleton Polling Institute earlier this year, said they wanted to keep Hartland as it is now. The surve ...

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FairPoint Strike Affecting Local Customers

FairPoint Strike Affecting Local Customers

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff In rural areas where FairPoint Communications is the only option for phone and Internet service, some customers have been disconnected for weeks on ...

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Healthful Holiday Eating Tips For You And The Food Pantry

Healthful Holiday Eating Tips For You And The Food Pantry

Many dieters focus on food in a negative way: “I can’t have this,” and “Oh, I shouldn’t have eaten that.” Food is seen as a constant temptation instead of a nourishing and powerfu ...

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Community Nursing: Hartland’s New Neighborhood Nurse

Community Nursing: Hartland’s New Neighborhood Nurse

Community nursing is a movement across Vermont and the nation. The nurses serve anybody who needs care or companionship, and can either provide medical care or help procure a prov ...

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School Board On Consolidation: WES Has ‘Plenty Of Space’

School Board On Consolidation: WES Has ‘Plenty Of Space’

The Woodstock Elementary School board voted Tuesday night (December 2, 2014) against pursuing the latest consolidation plan that would merge Bridgewater Village School and the Pom ...

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Community, Kids Come Forward To Help Rescued Horses

Community, Kids Come Forward To Help Rescued Horses

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff Lillie Tuckerman just learned about kindness in school when she came home with an idea to raise money to support 23 rescued horses that she heard ne ...

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