The recently released book, “You Never Can Tell,” is an irresistible collection of stories and tales written by local author, columnist and Teago General Store owner, Chuck Gundersen about life in Vermont.Read more
Sisters Ashley, left, and Felicia Neuhof are shown together at an event. (Photo Provided) By Michelle Fountain, Standard Correspondent Sisters Ashley and Felicia Neuhof grew up together in Woodstock, but their careers have linked them in New York and beyond. For Ashley, growing up was all about horses. She continued this in college when she […]Read more
Michael Heaney, retired attorney and professor of history at the University of Hartford (CT), was leading a study at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Dartmouth when he heard one of documentary filmmaker Ken Burns’ associates say Burns was planning a film about the Vietnam War.Read more
Hiroki Ito, 10 from Newark, NJ gets a kiss from his heifer after bring her fresh water. (Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photo) Farms for City Kids is a program hosted at Spring Brook Farm on Caper Hill Rd. in Reading. The week long “camp” gives urban children a chance to experience life on a farm. In addition […]Read more
Photographer Joanna Garbisch travels around the world several times a year, not because she seeks a fast-paced life, but rather, just the opposite.Read more
Maxwell “Bun” Maxham will be 98 years old on Aug. 21. He didn’t walk a mile on the dirt road through his farm on Monday because, he said, “I didn’t feel like it.” When he does feel like it, which is most days, he uses a walker with yellow tennis balls stuck on its back legs.
A year ago doctors told him he would never walk again, other than inside his house. He made up his mind to prove them wrong.
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 […]Read more
Kyler Huffert is shown with Luna, and Dianne Langona is seen with Duncan, who is originally from Turkey. (Michelle Fountain Photo) By Michelle Fountain, Standard Correspondent When Dianne Langona decided she wanted to rescue a golden retriever, she had no idea how far that dog would travel. Now at home in Woodstock, “Duncan” originally hails […]Read more
Sarah George talks with Simon Pearce as Andrew Pearce looks on at the fundraising event held in the Quechee Simon Pearce Gallery. (Rick Russell Photo) Sarah George, the current Chittenden County State’s Attorney, is running again in 2018, a Quechee native, Simon Pearce held an event at Simon Pearce in Quechee to help launch her […]Read more
Esther Allen sets up the Hawkins Seed display in one of the original seed boxes for display at the Reading Historical Society. (Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photo) The Reading Historical Society has moved into the former Reading Christian Union Church after being granting a 99 year lease. Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photos A portion of these photos will appear […]Read more