Brownstock Returns to Mt. Ascutney on Saturday, Aug. 19

BROWNSVILLE – Brownstock, taking place this Saturday, Aug. 19, offers an afternoon of music and festivities to support projects at Ascutney Trails, including the new Ascutney Outdoors Center. The event takes place from 1-6 p.m. at Ascutney Trails at 400 Ski Tow Rd. in Brownsville. Enjoy live music from local bands, hosted by Rick Davis. […]

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Photos: Generation to Generation Week, Thompson

A group photo from the painting day at the Generation 2 Generation Summer camp held at the Thompson Center. (Photo Provided by the Thompson Senior Center) The Thompson Senior Center hosted activities involving the older generation and kids around the community. The Gen2Gen Summer Challenge is part of Encore.org’s Generation to Generation campaign, a national […]

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Photos: Steam Car Tour Stops in Plymouth

The 2017 Vermont Steam Car Tour, organized by Don Bourdon of Woodstock, make a stop in Plymouth. Some cars “filled up” with the water hose from President Calvin Coolidge’s homestead, they were given special permission. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the August 17, 2017 print edition of the Vermont […]

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Photos: Taste of Woodstock, 2017

Wyatt Underwood, 5 poses with the animals in the petting area. (Rick Russell Photo) The 9th annual Taste of Woodstock event was held on Saturday, August 12 in the Village of Woodstock. Artists, crafters and food and beverage vendors filled Elm Street as the street was closed to traffic for the day. As part of […]

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Photos: Little Mermaid, Grange Theater at ArtisTree Opening Show

The cast takes a bow at the end of the performance. (Rick Russell Photo) The first performance was held at the new Grange Theatre, at ArtisTree in Pomfret. Kids performed the Little Mermaid for a packed room. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the August 17, 2017 print edition of […]

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Biking is Big in Mount Ascutney Area

The 230 or so individuals and families who are members of Sports Trails of Ascutney Basin (STAB) are a miniscule part of the almost 40 million Americans who participate in mountain biking, but the 35- plus miles of Ascutney Trails are also attracting hundreds of bikers from across the state, from New England and Canada, and from as far away as California to experience the “old school” technical trails that serpent from the West Windsor Forest trailhead and from the Ascutney Outdoors parking lot at the base of the mountain.

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Two Sisters’ Careers Are Closely Linked

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 […]

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