Tag Archives: Woodstock

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 21, 2019

Woodlands workshop identifies invasive insect

Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.—WOODSTOCK— The Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park will hold its next Working Woodlands Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Monitoring will be held at the Forest Center of the park, and is free and open to the…

Local News
February 13, 2019

Woodstock eyes new recreation trail

By Katy Savage

Woodstock is reviving a 18-year-old plan to make a three-mile recreational trail along the Ottauquechee River.

The scenic Woodstock trail, called the “River Walk,” would be similar to a trail in Stowe – “a magnet for tourism,” said Economic Development Commission Executive…

Local News
February 13, 2019

Woodstock offers free rent to new businesses

By Katy Savage

WOODSTOCK—Woodstock has a plan to combat empty storefronts: free rent.

The Economic Development Commission launched a start-up grant initiative to fund two months of free rent to any business that moves to the village.

“What we hope to have is a thriving…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
November 8, 2018

Become a better birder in Working Woodlands Workshop

Saturday, Nov. 10, 8:30 a.m.—WOODSTOCK— 2018 is the Year of the Bird, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In recognition of this milestone, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park is teaming up with the Vermont Center for Ecostudies to help people become better…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
October 26, 2018

Discover the secret lives of bats

Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.—WOODSTOCK—Join the National Park to celebrate National Bat Week and learn about the secret lives of bats on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. NPS biologist and data manager Adam Kozlowski will introduce guests to the bat inhabitants of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National…

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…