Tag Archives: Woodstock

Local News
August 29, 2018

Romancing the stone in south-central Vermont

By Julia Purdy

Vermont is famous for its commercially valuable mineral resources, from marble, slate and granite to talc and calcium carbonate. But less well known is a rock that occurs throughout Vermont in the everyday landscape: schist.

Although schist does not feature prominently in…

Local News
August 29, 2018

Investigators: Arson destroyed Woodstock newspaper offices

By Curt Peterson

WOODSTOCK—The Vermont State Police Arson Investigation Unit has declared the Woodstock fire that destroyed the two-story building housing the offices of The Vermont Standard on July 16 as arson.

Evidence taken from the building on July 18 is undergoing a second set…

State News
August 10, 2018

Clarkson seeks Senate seat

By Stephen Seitz

WOODSTOCK—Democrat Alison Clarkson, who is on her first term in the state Senate, is eager for more.

“I love the Senate,” she said. “I love this job, and I’d love to be returned to the Statehouse.”

Clarkson added working together is how…

Local News
July 18, 2018

On foot or horseback: Vermont 100 Race marks 30 years

Next weekend over 350 highly trained endurance runners from all over the United States and a few foreign countries will compete to complete the very challenging and scenic 100 mile course in our area. One hundred runners will attempt the 100 km course and about…

5 fun events this weekend
Local News
July 6, 2018

5 fun events this weekend

Some towns continue to celebrate Indpendence Day this weekend. From concerts to barbecues and fireworks, there’s something for everybody. Here are our top picks:

 Brandon Independence Celebration

Jul 6 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Brandon’s Independence Day Celebration begins with Street…

“Hair” continues in second weekend

“Hair” continues in second weekend

April 26-29—WOODSTOCK—Having had an amazing opening weekend, “Hair: The Tribal Rock Musical” will be performed four more times this weekend: Thursday, April 26; Friday, April 27; and Saturday, April 28 all at 7:30 p.m.; plus a 4 p.m. matinee on Sunday, April 29. Shows are…

Ed Asner keeps his shorts on for info-comedy

Thursday, March 8, 7:30 p.m.—WOODSTOCK—Pentangle Arts kicks off its spring season with seven-time Emmy Award-winning television icon Ed Asner. Asner stars in his one-man comedy show, “A Man and His Prostate,” Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre.

“A Man and His Prostate” was…

Local News
February 21, 2018

WCSU offers intra-district elementary school choice

Students in Bridgewater, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, and Woodstock can attend any of the four elementary schools

Students and families in the new Windsor Central Unified District (WCUD), which consists of the towns of Bridgewater, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, and Woodstock) can now choose which…