Wednesday, October 22 2014

Category: Archive

Hartland Elem. Sets A Limit On Homework

Hartland Elem. Sets A Limit On Homework

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff HARTLAND — Students have come back to school this year with more free time and a limit on their homework load. Under new guidelines, kindergarten th ...

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Ascutney Resort Owner Plans For Luxury Homes

Ascutney Resort Owner Plans For Luxury Homes

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff WEST WINDSOR —Luxury homes may soon come to the vacant resort. Mount Ascutney Resort owner MFW Associates, LLC has presented preliminary plans to bu ...

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Shady Start For Local Solar Plans

Shady Start For Local Solar Plans

Connie Dewitt had a plan to build a community solar array on her property that would have been the first of its kind in the town... ...

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School Consolidation Forums Set; Barnard Bows Out

School Consolidation Forums Set; Barnard Bows Out

The consolidation study between The Pomfret School, Woodstock Elementary, Barnard Academy and Bridgewater Village School started about a year ago when school boards worked togethe ...

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Community Disagrees Over Dog Ban For Town Fields

Community Disagrees Over Dog Ban For Town Fields

Small factions from a community divided over dog waste in the Claude Bartley Memorial Field park came to a Select Board meeting this month to argue about a recreation commission i ...

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W. Windsor Residents To Rule On Resort Purchase

W. Windsor Residents To Rule On Resort Purchase

The town is inching forward a plan to own a large portion of the former Mount Ascutney Resort. The Select Board is trying to purchase 500-acres of former ski trails that border th ...

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Barnard Ballet Dancer Back From Devastating Injury

Barnard Ballet Dancer Back From Devastating Injury

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff BARNARD — It was 2008 and John Lam had just been promoted to a soloist in the Boston Ballet. And he was sure his career was over. Lam, a professiona ...

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Community Says Historic Barn Worth Saving

Community Says Historic Barn Worth Saving

Friends of the Lemax Farm, which organized about a month ago, is trying to raise $40,000 by Oct. 1 to apply for a $20,000 matching grant from the state’s Barn Grant Program. It’s ...

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A Local Stop On The ‘Great Adventure’

A Local Stop On The ‘Great Adventure’

Daniel Quinn lives alone, but his home on Route 12 in Woodstock is seldom empty. ...

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Keegan Bradley Produces Former Ski Coach’s New Film

Keegan Bradley Produces Former Ski Coach’s New Film

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff Len Britton made national headlines in 2010 for his comical political ads when he campaigned for U.S. Senator for Vermont. One of his ads was even c ...

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