Rescued Bald Eagle Recuperating at VINS

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent QUECHEE – Local resident Richard Vacca was out snowmobiling with some friends a few weekends ago in Brownsville when the riders drove by a large bird faced down on the ground in an inch of ice water. Within seconds, one of the drivers suddenly stopped and yelled back, “Was that […]

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Dog’s ‘Devastating’ Struggle Ends in Rescue

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent QUECHEE – Local resident Sarah McDerment and her husband were engrossed in watching a movie one late night last week when they heard an alarming noise outside their condo that they assumed was a pack of coyotes. “It got almost painful sounding,” said McDerment in a recent interview. “It was […]

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(Update) Accident on Route 4 in Quechee

(Update: 4:50 p.m., Wednesday, March 15) By Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent QUECHEE – A box truck and a car were both totaled in a head-on collision Wednesday morning on Route 4 near the entrance to the campground in Quechee but both drivers managed to walk away unscathed, police said. The crash took place just west […]

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Photos: VINS Owl Festival, 2017

Vermont Institute of Natural Science held its annual Owl Festival on Saturday, February 25. Hundreds of visors packed into the science center property throughout the day to see demonstrations and exhibits. Herb Swanson Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the March 2, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if […]

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Photos: Quechee Cardboard Box Derby

The 21st Annual Quechee Cardboard Box Derby was held on Friday instead of Saturday this year due to weather predictions. The event invites participants to build a sled out of cardboard boxes and little else and then race down the hill. Prizes were awarded in many categories. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos […]

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Photos: Cabin Fever Antique Show

Cabin Fever Antique Show, 2017 The annual Cabin Fever Antique Show held in Quechee hosted its 40th annual show with 27 local antique dealers with goods on display. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the February 23, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having […]

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Photos: UV Waldorf Valentine Making Morning

The Upper Valley Waldorf School in Quechee hosted a Valentine making event open to the public. Chrissy Henderson Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the February 9, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of photo galleries, click on an image below […]

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Photos: Vermont Standard Correspondents Party 2016

The annual Vermont Standard Holiday Correspondents party wash held at Public House in Quechee. Rick Russell Photos and Herb Swanson Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the December 15, 2016 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of photo galleries, click on an […]

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Photos: Upper Valley Waldof, Winter Fair 2016

The annual winter fair held the the Upper Valley Waldorf School in Quechee offers activities and crafts, King Winter and dioramas set up on display. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the December 8, 2016 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the […]

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Richard Philbin Obituary, 84

QUECHEE — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 5 at St. Anthony’s Church in White River Jct. for Richard Philbin, 84, who died peacefully Nov. 29 at home in Quechee, surrounded by his family. Burial will be held in the All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, Illionis at a later date. He was […]

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