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 2021-01-18 22:19 

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Gerald P. Kalanges...

PERKINSVILLE Gerald P. Kalanges 92, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021, at the VA Medical Center in White River Jct., Vermont after a brief illness. He was born July 16, 1928, in Springfield, Vermont the son of Charles and Mary (Paquin) Kalanges. He ...

 2021-01-18 22:07 

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Marilyn "Lynn" Davis Huntley...

Marilyn "Lynn" Davis Huntley, 93, of Middletown, CT, died from complications of COVID-19 on January 3, 2021, surrounded by the caring staff of Middlesex Hospital. Lynn was born September 27, 1927, in Bridgewater, Vermont to Olivia (Stuart) and Ear...

 2021-01-18 17:59 

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Timothy Bartholomew Reilly...

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Timothy Bartholomew Reilly, who died on Tuesday in Scottsdale, Arizona after a brief illness. Born and raised in New York City, Tim also spent time during his childhood in Southern Florida and Chica...

 2021-01-16 16:14 

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Heavy snow knocks out power for 3,400 people...

Green Mountain Power (GMP) is urging safety for customers as crews work to restore power and forecasters predict that more heavy wet snow will continue to pile up across much of Vermont, especially the south and central regions of the state. Winds are als...

 2021-01-16 04:32 

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Outdoor high school sports can begin Monday...

On Friday, Governor Phil Scott announced at his press conference that starting on Monday, schools and youth sports teams can expand practices to include limited contact, and that outdoor sports, like Nordic skiing, can begin their seasons. At this point, ...

 2021-01-15 15:34 

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Snow expected Saturday into Sunday...

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 1 a.m. on Saturday to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Snow is expected with total snow accumulations of 6 to 8 inches and winds gusting as high as 35 mph in portions of central and southern Vermont. Moderate snow will move in...

 2021-01-14 19:36 

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Elizabeth C. Woodbury...

Elizabeth C. Woodbury, 98, passed quietly on 3, Jan. 2021. She died as she lived, at home, surrounded by family. She was the daughter of Fred Coombs and Myrtle Place Coombs in Brattleboro, VT. She was predeceased by her husband Harry, daughter Marcia, 3 o...

 2021-01-13 22:13 

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Teams begin practice for winter sports...

Winter sports present yet another challenge. Despite the sincere efforts of many, cases of COVID-19 are on the rise again here in Vermont, although not as drastically as in much of the rest of the country. As a result, most schools have remained open in t...

 2021-01-13 18:20 

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Woodstock police seeking suspect in car, home burglaries...

Woodstock police said a brazen suspect reportedly entered two unlocked homes — one of them that was occupied at the time — and at least eight unlocked cars on Saturday, stealing a number of items. "I am trying to identify if anyone, specif...

 2021-01-13 17:14 

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Rep. Welch supports impeachment of President Trump...

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the House of Representatives are debating the impeachment charge against the president. Vermont Rep. Peter Welch spoke on the House floor in support of the impeachment of President Donald Trump in the wake of events at the Capitol b...

 2021-01-12 01:04 

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Vermont senators demand fix for vaccination failures...

On Monday, U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Patty Murray (D-WA), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Bernard Sanders (D-VT) and 41 Senate Democrats wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar demanding the Trump administration take immediate action to fix...

 2021-01-11 22:41 

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FBI announces armed protests planned, Vermont is prepared...

On Monday, the FBI announced in a bulletin that armed protests were planned across the country from Jan. 17-20. "Armed protests are being planned at all 50 state capitols from 16 January through at least 20 January, and at the U.S. Capitol from Jan. 1...

 2021-01-11 17:08 

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Alice Riehl...

Alice Riehl, died on January 2, 2021, surrounded by her devoted husband, loving children, and caring medical staff. Raised in Greensburg, PA, Alice is a graduate of The Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, PA and Bradford Junior College in Bradford, MA (class of ...

 2021-01-11 15:20 

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Woodstock police seeking suspect in car burglary spree...

Woodstock police said that at least six cars were broken into early on Jan. 9 with a number of items and money reported stolen. The burglaries occurred at "multiple residences" in the vicinity of Billings Farm & Museum and Pomfret Road that includ...

 2021-01-08 17:05 

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New marketing services now available to local businesses...

If your business caters to visitors, there are good ways to let them know The post New marketing services now available to local businesses appeared first on The Vermont Standard ....

 2021-01-08 16:52 

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Victor "Vic" Carl McCuaig, Jr....

Victor "Vic" Carl McCuaig, Jr., 92, died peacefully at his home in Brownsville, Vermont on Friday, January 1, 2021 after living a full and eventful life. Vic was born October 26, 1928 in New York City to his mother Louine Brown and his father Dr. ...

 2021-01-08 00:42 

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House passes resolution calling for removal of Trump...

Led by Rep. Brian Cina, as one of the lead sponsors of House resolution J.H.R. 1, the House voted in support of the resolution calling for the removal of Donald J. Trump from office. The resolution states, "That the General Assembly condemns the storm...

 2021-01-07 23:33 

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Vermont has second highest day for COVID cases...

On Thursday, the Vermont Department of Health released data showing three new deaths and 214 new cases of COVID-19, which is the second highest daily total the state has recorded. The highest cases in one day was 228 on Dec. 2, 2020. There were 19 new cas...

 2021-01-07 21:19 

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Vermont has second highest COVID case day...

On Thursday, the Vermont Department of Health announced that there were 214 new cases and three new deaths. This is the second highest day with new cases, the first was on Dec. 2, 2020 with 228 cases. Windsor currently has 19 cases. Total cases in Vermont...

 2021-01-07 20:04 

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State trooper suspended following support of insurgency on U.S. Capitol building...

On Thursday morning, the Vermont State Police received a report of personal, off duty, social media posts by Sergeant Lucas Hall of the Shaftsbury barracks. "These posts appear to support the criminal insurgency that occurred on Jan. 6 at the U.S. Cap...

 2021-01-06 23:49 

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Statements on the riots at the U. S. Capitol building...

Wednesday afternoon, protestors from a rally in support of President Donald Trump breached the Capitol building as the Senate and House of Representatives began counting the electoral votes. Governor Phil Scott released the following statement: "This ...

 2021-01-06 18:06 

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Despite increases, Hartland selectboard passes budget...

On Monday, the Hartland Selectboard approved a $3.23 million budget. The budget, which results in a five percent increase over last year, includes the general fund, highway department, Hartland Public Library and 29 appropriations. On a home assessed at $...

 2021-01-05 05:34 

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Hartford man arrested for suspicion of embezzlement...

On Nov. 6, 2020 the Vermont State Police were notified by an attorney representing the Reading Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (RES PTO)that funds were missing from the organization's checking account. The subsequent investigation reveal...

 2021-01-04 22:39 

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Victor C. McCuaig, Jr....

Victor C. McCuaig, Jr., 92, died peacefully at his home in Brownsville, Vermont on Friday morning, January 1, 2021. A complete obituary will be published at a later date. The Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, VT is assisting the family. The post Victor C. ...

 2021-01-04 22:33 

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Barbara Bartlett Butler...

Barbara Bartlett Butler, 87, of Barnard, VT passed away January 1, 2021. Barbara was born December 4, 1933, the first child of Mildred Towle and Gerald Theo Bartlett, of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Barbara and her sister, Betty Jean, grew up in Haverhill, w...

 2021-01-04 22:08 

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Joseph Ermino Rubino...

Obituary was written by Joe Rubino himself. I was born in my home in Hudson County NJ. I was the firstborn of 3 brothers, Richard and Ronnie who passed before me. Italian was my first language which I still love to speak. My mother was Geswalda Muller, da...

 2021-01-04 21:44 

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Ralph Joseph Michael...

Ralph Joseph Michael, 81, died Monday, December 28, 2020 at the Rutland Regional Medical Center. Ralph was born on September 13, 1939 at home in Plymouth, Vermont, the son of Arnold Joseph and Violette M. (Derby) Michael. He attended the one-room school i...

 2021-01-04 20:48 

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Joan Emily Doten Staples...

Joan Emily Doten Staples, 83, passed away Friday morning December 25, 2020 at her home in Pomfret. Joan was born on April 9, 1937 in Pomfret, VT the daughter of John, Sr. and Beatrice (Roy) Doten. A graduate of Woodstock High School, Joan married Frederic...

 2021-01-01 00:14 

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New Year's Day storm expected...

There is a winter weather advisory in effect from 9 p.m. on Friday to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Mixed precipitation expected with a total snow accumulation of two to four inches and a light glaze of ice accumulation. Slippery road conditions are possible as sno...

 2020-12-30 22:03 

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Woodstock EMS receives historic $50K donation...

The Woodstock Firefighters' Relief Association, the nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting the Woodstock Fire/EMS Department, recently received the largest gift in the history of the department. The gift of $50,000 was provided by a donor who a...

 2020-12-30 22:02 

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New legislative session to be response to pandemic...

As Vermont State Senate and House members look toward the Vermont Legislature's next session, which begins Jan. 7, one thing is abundantly clear: The overarching challenge facing legislators in the coming months will be responding to the economic, soc...

 2020-12-30 21:57 

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Interstate hockey suspension for youth extended...

On Wednesday, a regional group of governors announced an extension of the suspension of interstate youth hockey competitions for public and private schools and youth hockey leagues through at least Jan. 31, 2021. The states previously announced a regional...

 2020-12-30 21:47 

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Joan Staples...

Joan Emily Doten Staples, 83, passed away Friday morning, December 25, 2020, at her home in Pomfret. A full obituary will be published at a later date. The Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock is assisting the family. The post Joan Staples appeared first on Th...

 2020-12-30 19:41 

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David William Stearns...

The Stearns Family is profoundly sad to announce the death of David William Stearns of Bridgewater, VT on December 22, 2020. David was born in Hartford, CT on July 2, 1935, the second son of John Hartwell Stearns and Laura (Waters) Stearns. He attended Wi...

 2020-12-30 18:41 

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Cornish Covered Bridge construction planned for early January...

Repairs are planned to start on Jan 4, 2021 on the historic Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge that connects New Hampshire and Vermont over the Connecticut River. The work should be completed in early February. The New Hampshire Department of Transportation s...

 2020-12-28 23:41 

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David Williams...

David Williams, 73, died on November 29, 2020 after a brief illness. He was born on January 11, 1947 in Queens, NY. David graduated in 1964 from Woodstock High School, Woodstock, VT. He met Kathy McQueen that same year before his family moved to Tucson, A...

 2020-12-25 21:56 

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Flooding in the area for Christmas day...

One to two inches of rain has already fallen across much of the region, with locally higher amounts. This combined with snow melt has resulted in sharp rises on local rivers and streams. Additional rises will be possible this evening and overnight as runo...

 2020-12-24 18:47 

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Suicide Six opens for skiing...

Suicide 6 in South Pomfret opened their doors to the public for the season on Wednesday morning. Tim Reiter, the resort's General Manager, said that specific numbers weren't clear yet, but the opening was a solid day comparable with previous years...

 2020-12-24 00:33 

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Pomfret, Hartland town halls closures...

Pomfret town offices will be closed through the New Year's holiday. They will be back in the office starting Jan. 4 during regular hours. Due to the increase in local COVID cases and the likelihood of added cases due to holiday gatherings, they will b...

 2020-12-23 20:43 

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New marketing services available for local businesses...

Smart marketing can be a game changer for retailers especially in a pandemic The post New marketing services available for local businesses appeared first on The Vermont Standard ....

 2020-12-22 22:07 

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Storm could bring heavy rain and wind...

Green Mountain Power (GMP) is reminding customers to be alert to the forecast, as meteorologist predict a regionwide warm, wet weather system bringing the possibility of strong winds that could take down trees and power lines, along with one to two inches...

 2020-12-22 21:09 

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No contact practice allowed for youth sports...

On Tuesday, Governor Phil Scott announced that youth sports may resume with no-contact practices and Vermonters may resume outdoor activities with those outside their household, as long as physical distancing, masking and other precautions are observed. E...

 2020-12-22 19:22 

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Stable COVID case growth allows for temporary modifications to guidelines...

As COVID-19 case growth in Vermont has stabilized, Governor Phil Scott announced on Tuesday a small, temporary modification to restrictions on multi-household gatherings during the holidays. Between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2, households may gather with one other...

 2020-12-22 02:48 

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Welch supports passage of COVID relief compromise...

Rep. Peter Welch voted on Monday to pass a $900 billion bipartisan bill to deliver immediate relief to Americans suffering because of the coronavirus pandemic. The bill includes significant relief for families, individuals, small businesses, schools, and ...

 2020-12-21 14:26 

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6 dogs perish in Hartland house fire...

Six dogs perished in a fire of undetermined origin that destroyed a Hartland couple's house at 17 Independence Drive Saturday afternoon. Hartland Assistant Fire Chief Scott Bowers said Monday a neighbor called to report the fire at 4:45 p.m. The two-s...

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