Photos: Cooler In The Mountains, Entrain

August 13, 2014
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Entrain performed on the mountain side at Killington Resort as part of Killingtons Cooler in the Mountain Free Concert Series on Saturdays.

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Flash Flood Watch For Windsor County

August 13, 2014
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A flash flood watch which includes Windsor County is in effect through Wednesday night. Periods of heavy rain and thundershowers possible with 1-2 inches of rain, more in some areas.

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Pre-Season Started For WUHS Football

August 13, 2014
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Woodstock Union High School football players took to the fields for the fisrt time this year for pre-season practice.

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John Pedrick Obituary, 71

August 13, 2014

Services will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Hartland on Aug. 23 at 1:30 p.m. for John R. Pedrick, 71. John, who loved hopping in his RV with his dogs, has embarked on his last adventure on Aug. 8.

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Richard Schulz Sr. Obituary, 82

August 13, 2014

A memorial visitation will be held at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock on Saturday Aug. 16 from 3-5 p.m. for Richard A. Schulz, Sr., 82, formerly of Woodstock, who passed away on Aug. 5 at Brookside Nursing Home where he had been a resident for many years.

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Mary Hennessy Obituary, 91

August 13, 2014

Mary “Aggie” Hennessy, 91, died at her home in Quechee on Aug. 11.
Visiting hours will be held at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock on Friday, Aug. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Woodstock.

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Marion Milne Obituary, 79

August 13, 2014

Funeral arrangements will be handled by Hookers Funeral Home in Barre, with a wake Thursday, Aug. 14 and a funeral Friday, Aug. 15 at the Presbyterian Church in Barre for Marion Carson Milne, 79, who died peacefully at her home in Washington, on Aug. 11.

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Gourmet Gone Wild: Local Chefs Wandering The Land For New Edibles

August 12, 2014
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There is nothing new about the recent technique of foraging or, as some would rather say, wild gathering or plant collecting.

After all, and according to most social anthropologists, this method of subsistence stems back to prehistoric hunting and gathering societies that were classified as being mobile, territorial, egalitarian and fluid.

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State Police: Pick Up Your Cows In Sharon

August 11, 2014

The state police are asking the owner of two cows roaming near the Interstate 89 northbound rest area in Sharon to come and collect their livestock.

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VIDEO: DownHill Thowdown! Killington

August 11, 2014
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Killington hosted the first Downhill Throwdown on Saturday August 9 in Killington, on East Mountain Rd. Freeriders from all over the world gathered in Killington to ride two miles of pavement, known for its twists, turns and big downhills.

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School Consolidation Ideas Narrowed

August 11, 2014
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After several months, a committee composed of area school board members has narrowed down the proposed outcome of a consolidation study between Pomfret, Woodstock, Barnard and Bridgewater, and it could result in the closing of some schools….

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It’s Time For Reappraisal Says Woodstock Listers

August 11, 2014

In part to put the value of homes back in line with their assessed value, the Woodstock Board of Listers has announced it will be doing a full reappraisal within the next two years.

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Art Darts: Book Suggestions To End Your Summer Captivated

August 10, 2014

Where do you like to read in the summer? Have you a hammock that you wrap yourself in like a cocoon and rest your balanced book on your chest? Or does stretching out on your bed give you the essential quiet — tranquility — to be immersed in the printed words and turn every other thought away?….

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Free Program At History Center Monday

August 10, 2014

On Monday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m., the Woodstock History Center will host a presentation by Dr. Pavel Cenkl entitled “Learning a Sense of Place.”

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Get Yourself Outside And Go For A (Yoga) Hike!

August 10, 2014

For most practitioners of yoga, the setting is a fitness center or at home. But like most any form of exercise, yoga can be easily done outdoors as well…

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Seminars Announced For First-Time Hunters

August 9, 2014

Are you a brand new hunter or archer with no mentor to guide you in your first hunting experience? Do you lack the skills to properly field dress and process your first deer? If so, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has a solution for you.

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Annual Meeting and Ice Cream Social Sunday

August 9, 2014

The annual meeting of the Broad Brook Volunteer Fire Department will be held on Aug. 10 at 7 p.m., with an Ice Cream Social before the start of the meeting.

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Willy Wonka Jr. Presented By BarnArts

August 9, 2014

BarnArts Summer Youth Theatre Institute 2014 is staging Willy Wonka, Jr., a youth version of the 1971 film, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, August 8-10 at Barnard Town Hall.

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Entrain Performs Saturday At Summer Free Concert Series

August 8, 2014

The concerts, held Saturdays from 3:30 to 6 p.m., feature specialty Long Trail beer tastings along with a BBQ at Killington Resort’s Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars, lawn games and outdoor fun.

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SummerFest In Woodstock Saturday

August 8, 2014
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The sixth annual Summer Fest, featuring food, drink, live music, street performers, kids activities, dancing, tastings, and shopping, will be held this Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Woodstock.

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