Boys’ Lacrosse Will Host in First Round

Only 13 seconds remained in Saturday’s WUHS-Rutland lacrosse game. The game was well in hand for the Wasps who sported a nine-goal lead at the moment. And they were not looking to run up the score either, in a game they ultimately won 18-8.
(Woodstock is scheduled to start the playoffs Tuesday at home against Colchester at 4 p.m.)

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Softball Team to Start Playoffs at Home

The WUHS softball team brought out the big bats for its Senior Game with Hartford on Saturday. Woodstock belted three home runs, including a pair of back-to-back four-baggers in a big fourth inning. Combine that hitting with solid defense and strong pitching and Woodstock defeated Hartford by a 14-4 score.
The softball team is scheduled to start the playoffs at home Tuesday against Lake Region Union High School at 430 p.m.

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Senior Profile: Three-Sport Athlete Mulls Criminal Justice Studies

By Gareth Henderson, Standard Staff The Woodstock Union High School student who has sung the National Anthem at sport events since her sophomore year is about to graduate. Loretta Blakeney, from Barnard, who’s a three-sport athlete, also sang at the WUHS lacrosse championship game two years ago and at the basketball championship game last year. […]

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Change Proposed to Short-Term Rental Regs

WOODSTOCK – Proposed changes to town zoning regulations will be heard early next month after a May 3 Planning Commission meeting was left without a quorum to call that meeting to order.
Comments were taken from the audience, however, and copies of the proposed amendments were distributed.
Among them was a change to the zoning regulation regarding short-term rentals allowed for local homeowners offering rentals for guests, such as via AirBnB.

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Photos: Woodstock History Fair

Lucy Drebitko gives a timeline of dairy farming in Woodstock, Andrew Steele at right. (Rick Russell Photo) Fourth graders from Woodstock Elementary School team up with community member volunteers and the Woodstock Historical Society to research a topic for the annual History Fair. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the […]

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Photos: NWPL Children’s Room, Grand Opening

The carpet was replaced, the walls were painted and new flooring was laid in the Abbott Room, just some of the renovations at the Norman Williams Public Library’s Children’s Room. (Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photo) The newly renovated children’s room in the Norman Williams Public Library was celebrated with a grand opening on Saturday, May 13. Nancy […]

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Talk: What You Need to Know to Start Saving Seeds and Why It’s Important

Monday, May 15th 5:30 – 7:00 PM Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green, Woodstock This workshop, given by Sylvia Davatz and co-sponsored by Sustainable Woodstock, will cover all the basic considerations in saving your own vegetable seeds. Sylvia will explain terms like open-pollinated and hybrid, as well as discuss isolation methods, spacing, plant populations, […]

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