Photos: Shir Shalom Chanukah Party

Morgan Friedman, 10, with her chanukiah during the potluck dinner held at Shir Shalom. (Rick Russell Photo) Congregation Shir Shalom in Woodstock held its annual Shabbat Worship and Chanukah party on Friday, Dec. 15. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the Dec. 21, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. […]

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Photos: South Woodstock Christmas Pageant

Wyatt Underwood stands with Micah Mahood, dressed for the South Woodstock Christmas Pageant held on Sunday, December 17. (Rick Russell Photo) The annual South Woodstock Christmas Pageant was held on Sunday, Dec. 17. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the Dec. 21, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click […]

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Photos: Woodstock Rotary Club, Holiday Party and Awards

Rotarian of the Year went to Kristen Lessard. EJay Bishop said Kristen “really challenged the club, (she) raised the bar and helped the club grow.” Pictured are EJay Bishop, Gail Devine and Kristen Lessard. (Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photo) The Woodstock Rotary Club hosted their annual Holiday Party on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at The Quechee Club. The […]

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Slide-Offs Led to Rte. 4 Traffic Back-Up

Traffic was backed up for over two hours on Route 4 late last Saturday after multiple slide-offs occurred near the Taftsville/Hartland line, amid the Saturday snow storm that blanketed the area and caused hazardous road conditions.

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Photos: Wassail Weekend Events

Volunteers served up food on the Green during the Wassail events on Saturday, Dec. 9.  Kris Lessard and Maddy Trimpi server mac and cheese to hungry visitors. (Rick Russell Photo) A variety of events held in Woodstock and hosted by different organizations.  The activities included a yule log and caroling, a Holiday House Tour, Cabaret […]

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Variety of Events Awaiting Wassail Weekend Crowd

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent Tomorrow is the kick-off for one of the betterknown holiday weekends in town, the famous Wassail Weekend. Beginning a 10 a.m., visitors can see how Christmas was celebrated in the late 19th century in the farmhouse at Billings Farm & Museum. The kitchen woodstove will be filled with treats and […]

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Photos: Thompson Center Cookie Walk

Hadley Matheson of Quechee, left and Stellan Ballard. (Rick Russell Photo) The Thompson Senior Center held its annual Holiday Cookie Walk on Saturday, Dec. 2. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the Dec. 7, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the […]

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Lots of Reasons to Shop Local This Holiday Season

This time of year, most of us are shopping for gifts and we may also be thinking about year-end contributions to our favorite charities. As in past years, Sustainable Woodstock urges you to “act locally” by supporting our own community’s businesses and nonprofits.

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Photos: Zack’s Place Turkey Trot, 2017

Racers take off at the start of the race, Kamran Husain #154, Alex Reed #615, Emilio Montano #614, Griffen VanNeil #612, Tim Peek #234, Danielle Dillion #233 and Orion Conger #993 lead the pack. (Christine Henderson Photo) The 11th annual Zack’s Place Turkey trot was held in Woodstock on Thanksgiving Day. The 5k race benefits […]

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