St. James Summer BBQ Benefit, Saturday

July 19, 2014

A benefit barbecue on the green in front of the St. James Episcopal Church.
Burgers, Hot Dogs, Salads, Desserts and more!

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Everyone To The Park, It’s Turned Into A BioBlitz

July 19, 2014
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This Saturday, July 19, the Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park needs your help. You don’t need to bring anything except your senses of observation, although a smart phone or camera would help. If you choose to take part in this event, you’ll head off into the forest and become a naturalist for an hour or two, or a day.

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Vermont 100 Mile Endurance Ride Starts Early Saturday

July 18, 2014
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The Vermont 100 Mile Endurance race is the only 100-mile event in the nation where runners and horses race over the same course, and each year it has brought 400 or more long distance runners, equestrians and horses to the starting and finishing point at Silver Hill Meadows in West Windsor.

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CSArt Upper Valley, Meet The 2014 ‘Crop Of Artists’ – Friday

July 18, 2014

A direct and sustainable artist to buyer program in the Upper Valley. The first pick up event will be Friday, July 18th from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Center for Cartoon Studies, The Old Post Office, White River Jct.

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Killington Wine Festival Uncorks This Weekend

July 18, 2014
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The Killington Wine Festival celebrates its thirteenth anniversary this year from July 18-20 with added events, expanded food and wine offerings, and a variety of wine dining experiences.

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Route 4 Paving Will Be Completed Tomorrow

July 17, 2014

If you’re tired of the Route 4 roadwork in Woodstock, you won’t have to wait much longer until it ends.

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Anderson Wins Two ESPYS

July 17, 2014

Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson won two EPSY Awards Wednesday night.

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This Week’s Headlines, July 17, 2014

July 16, 2014
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Top Headlines found in this week’s Vermont Standard Newspaper.

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Photo Gallery: GMHA Team Challenge and Lobster Bake

July 16, 2014
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The Green Mountain Horse Association hosted its Sixth Annual Team Jumper Challenge and Lobster Bake. Teams of three or four riders compete against the clock for the fastest combined score.

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Photo Gallery: Vt. Mountain Bike Festival

July 16, 2014
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In its second year at Ascutney Mountain Resort, The Vermont Mountain Bike Fest saw the largest turnout for the event to date. About 115 people had preregistered for the race and by Saturday afternoon about 225 more people had registered in person…

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Photo Gallery: East Barnard Fun Day, 2014

July 16, 2014
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East Barnard held its annual day of activities, a parade and food.

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Photo Gallery: Pentangle’s Brown Bag Concert: Va-et-Vient

July 16, 2014
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Pentangle continues with its annual concert series that runs through the summer. The organization presents a musical performance on the Green in Woodstock each Thursdays until August 28. Va-et-Vient performed on July 10, they perform traditional music from Quebec, Louisiana, and France dating back from the 1600′s to now.

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Photo Gallery: History Center, Ice Cream Social and Band

July 16, 2014
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The Woodstock History Center and the South Royalton Band held their annual ice cream social event on the back lawn of the history center in Woodstock. Mountain Creamery ice cream was served while the band played.

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Genevieve Potter Obituary, 91

July 16, 2014

A funeral service was held at the North Pomfret Church on July 14 for Genevieve K. Potter, 91, who died July 8 at Genesis Eldercare Lebanon Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Burial followed in the Hewittville Cemetery in Pomfret.

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Trustees Set Wednesday Meeting To Review Paving Contract

July 15, 2014

The Woodstock Board of Village Trustees are holding an emergency meeting Wednesday morning to formally approve a contract for Route 4 repair.

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Flash Flood Watch Issued Tuesday For Woodstock Area

July 15, 2014
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Strong thunderstorms Tuesday evening could cause localized flooding, according to the National Weather Service.

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Three Rescued From Water At Sumner Falls

July 15, 2014

Three people were rescued from Sumner Falls off Route 5 in Hartland after being swept away by the current on Monday.

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School’s Out: Head To The National Park For Summer Fun

July 14, 2014
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Moms, dads and caregivers: If you are looking for something to keep the kids entertained this summer and maybe even sneak in a little education, head right over to the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park for some fun.

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Concussions On The Rise: Woodstock Reports Head Injuries Up

July 14, 2014

This past year, the Woodstock Union High School girls basketball team didn’t go the state tournament. Not because they weren’t good enough, but because they didn’t have enough players…

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Opera North Lecture And Performance At NWPL

July 14, 2014

Thursday, July 17 starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Norman Williams Public Library in Woodstock, Opera North will present Street Scene, a musical theater piece is based upon the Pulitzer Prize winning play of the same name by Elmer Rice, who also wrote the book for it…

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