Reflecting on Years at the Farm

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.

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Locals on the Long Trail Jouney

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 […]

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Dog Rescued From ‘Life on Streets’ in Turkey

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 […]

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Photos: Fundraising Event for Sarah George at Simon Pearce

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 […]

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Photos: Reading Historical Society New Building, 2017

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 […]

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Photos: Hartland Town Manager Bob Stacey Retires

Hartland Town Manager, Bob Stacey visits with guests at his retirement party. (Rick Russell Photo) A party was held for outgoing Town Manager Bob Stacey to celebrate his years of service to the Hartland Community. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the June 22, 2017 print edition of the Vermont […]

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50th Anniversary of First Lady Mrs. Johnson Visiting Woodstock, June 1967

The First Lady tours New England with the Secretary of the Interior Stuart Udall, and was a guest in Woodstock of Laurance and Mary Rockefeller, in June of 1967, staying with them at their mansion, which is now a part of the Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park. This video published on youtube by TheLBJLibrary […]

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