WSESU Explores Options Under Act 46

The Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union, which includes Hartland, West Windsor, Windsor, and Weathersfield, is busy weighing its options under Vermont’s controversial education reform law Act 46, which has consolidation of school governance structures as one of its primary goals.

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(Update) Multiple power outages reported amid storm

Power has now been restored to most people in our readership area, with handfuls of outages persisting in Hartland and Hartford. (April 1, 2017, 3:10 p.m.) About 500 people in the local area had lost power amid the ongoing snowstorm as of 9 a.m., with about 200 of them being in Woodstock, according to Green […]

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Pomfret Empty Bowls is Sunday, April 2

The Empty Bowls Project, an international grassroots effort that is in its 25th year, raises both money and awareness in the fight to end hunger. Participating in this project for the past nine years, the Pomfret Empty Bowls night will be held at the Pomfret Town Hall on Sunday, April 2, between 4 and 7 […]

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Route 4 Crash Leads to Charge

Woodstock Police say a Bridgewater man will face a charge of negligent operation with death resulting, for the Route 4 accident in West Woodstock in late February that resulted in the death of William A. Moeller, 76, of Plainfield, New Hampshire. Kenneth R. Hendrick, Jr., 26, of Bridgewater, was cited to appear at the courthouse […]

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Village Lamp Post Getting Fixed

The village highway crew is busy working on the site of a lamp post that will be coming back later today at the corner of Central Street and Mechanic Street in Woodstock. The lamp post was damaged last week, according to Municipal Manager Phil Swanson, who believes it was most likely hit by a motor vehicle. […]

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Tuesday Night Fire In Barnard

No Injuries in Barnard Blaze Volunteer firefighters from the Barnard, Broad Brook, South Royalton and Bethel departments fought a fire that broke out at 10 p.m. Tuesday evening right across Route 12 from the Barnard Fire Station. The occupants made it out safely, along with their dog and cat, although the two-story home, which is […]

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Petitioners Want to Revisit Rte. 12 House Issue

Does the Town of Hartland “need” to buy the one-family home at 21 Route 12, or does it just “want” to buy it? That’s the question that inspired Hartland resident Sherry Clarke to circulate a petition asking for “a special meeting to have the voters reconsider the following warned article …”

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