This Week’s Headlines, October 5, 2017

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Surprise Visit

At far right, Arlene Midgley is pleasantly surprised by the chicken, (Gerry Hawkes) at the Prosper Chicken Supper on Sept. 28 at the Prosper Community House on Route 12. Midley’s granddaughter Nora, 5, is at center. (Rick Russell Photo)

Top Stories

New Life on the Old Conklin Site
by Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent

Event Aims to Fight Racism
by Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent

Business Brisk, Fall Colors Late
by Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent

Food Shelf Gets Big Boost
by Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent

Hundreds Gather to Remember Lou Schmertz
by Curt Peterson, Standard Correspondent

Revolutionary War Era Comes to Life in Woodstock
by Phil Camp

Columbus Day Weekend Eventsclick for calendar events

Board Talks Locust Creek, Firehouse
by Curt Peterson, Standard Correspondent

Yoh Players to Present ‘The Laramie Project’
by Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent

Historic Barn Moved in 10 Minutes
by Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent

Vermonter to Share Experiences in Japanese Boatbuilding

Wasp Infestation Forces BEES to Cancel Annual Foliage Breakfast
by Chloe Powell, Barnard News

Reverend Leon Dunkley Has Arrived at the North Chapel
by Moira Notargiacomo, On Woodstock

Our Lady of the Snows Works to Bring Clean Water to Haiti
by Jennifer Falvey, There’s No Place Like Woodstock

SPORTS

Field Hockey Nets Shutout Victory
by David Miles, Sports Correspondent

WUHS Football Wallops Mill River
by George Calver, Standard Correspondent

Girls Soccer Beats Fair Haven
by George Calver, Standard Correspondent

Cross Country Has Strong Showing at Home
by George Calver, Standard Correspondent


OBITUARIES
Ellen Daniels
Erwin Clifford
Reginald Ploof
Jean Chase

PHOTO GALLERIES all photo galleries

Pumpkin and Apple Celebration at Billings Farm & Museum
The annual fall weekend of events involving apple picking and pumpkins activities was held on Saturday, September 30 to October 1 at Billings Farm and Museum in Woodstock.

Prosper Chicken Supper, 2017
The annual Prosper Chicken Supper was held at the Prosper Community House on Thursday September 28.

Public House Diner Opens
Public House opened its news diner in the Quechee Gorge Village on Route 4.

Spectrum Teen Center Chili on the Green
The Spectrum Teen Center served chili on the Green as a fundraiser its program and for the WUHS Student Council.

Lucy Mackenzie 5k-9 Event
On Sunday, about 40 dogs and 126 humans ran to support Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society. Three races were held: 5 Km, one mile and a fun run to raise funds and awareness of the animal shelter in West Windsor.

WUHS Boys Soccer vs Hartford

WUHS Cross Country Meet, 2017
Woodstock Union High School hosted a cross country meet at Knox Meadow, near the Woodstock Athletic Club Friday, September 29.

VINS Celebrates 45 Years
Vermont Institute of Natural Science held a party on Saturday, September 30 to celebrate 45 Years.

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