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: 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: The Grange Theatre at ArtisTree, Open House

The people behind the creation of the Grange Theater back row from left to right: Adrian Tans, Eric Geishe, Finnie Trimpi, Fiona Davis, Marie Cole, Tayo Skarrow, Jacqueline Overstreet, Diana Mellar, Ben Fox. Front row left to right: Kathleen Dolan, Mark van Gulden, Chris Fluchton, Karen Rodis. (Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photo) The Grange Theatre at ArtisTree, […]

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Photos: Duck Derby and Quack Around the Park in Woodstock

Naomi Malik, duck wrangler at the Duck Derby, fills her shirt with duck before they pass her by. (Rick Russell Photo) Sustainable Woodstock hosted a community event celebrating the improvements to the East End Park in Woodstock and the revealing of the plans for upcoming changes. A Duck Derby was also part of the days […]

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Photos: Woodstock Lacrosse Camp

3D Mountain Lacrosse Day Camp was held in Woodstock for girls and boys in grades 3-7 who were interested in learning lacrosse fundamentals. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the August 10, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of […]

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Group Unveils Finalized East End Park Plans

The grass is mowed, the day lilies are blooming, the river access is open, and plans have been confirmed for the next three phases of development of the East End Park. When complete, the park will feature an amphitheater, a slide down the hill, a vine-covered pergola for shade, picnic tables, benches, and assorted shrubs, flowers, and trees.

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Photos: Bookstock in Woodstock 2017

Three days of events were held at Bookstock, the Green Mountain Festival of Words in Woodstock, Vermont. Vendors, exhibitors, performances, speakers as well as a used book sale and activities on the Green were all part of the festivities. – See more photos from the Bookstock events held at ArtisTree. A portion of these photos […]

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Wesley Frost, Celebrates 100, Recalls Life of Hard Work

For Wesley Frost, who will turn 100 on July 25, the secret to longevity seems to be hard work.
“Good, hard work never hurt nobody,” Frost says. “I was still working until I came here,” he adds referring to his move last September from the Bridgewater Corners home he built himself in 1957 to the Mertens House in Woodstock.

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Photos: Lobsters on the Green, Woodstock

The tent set up on the Green in Woodstock was full of patrons to the Lobsters on the Green event. (Rick Russell Photo) The second annual Lobsters on the Green was held in Woodstock, Vermont. The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and the Woodstock Rotary Club joined efforts to bring two seatings and hundreds of people […]

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Photos: St. James Fair, 2017

Crowds gather around the edges of the tent before the official start of the St. James Fair sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 15. (Rick Russell Photo) St. James Fair, 2017 The St. James Church in Woodstock held it 92nd Fair. The annual fair is a (yard) sale held under a tent in front […]

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