Barnard selectboard taking on speeding issue

On Wednesday, the Barnard Selectboard announced that they had received approximately 26 letters on the topic of speeding problems in the village in advance of the meeting, supporting various forms of speed mitigation. According to the meeting minutes, approximately 12 members of the community were on the conference call to share their ideas on the topic. Community members shared concerns …

WUHS to begin four-day in-person schedule

Beginning  on April 19, Woodstock Union High School (WUHS) will be resume in-person classroom attendance for grades 9-12 following the release of new state and federal health guidelines. On Monday, Principal Garon Smail discussed the logistics of the new schedule with members of the Windsor Central Unified Union School District (WCUUSD) Board. Smail said that new CDC guidelines allow for …

New pharmacy to open in Woodstock in mid-May

Woodstock should see the return of a venerable retail tradition — an independent, family-owned-and-operated, full-service pharmacy — in the village by the middle of next month. The new pharmacy, to be located on the lower level of the Ottauquechee Health Center (OHC) on Pleasant Street, received its certificate of occupancy in late December of last year. “It looks as if …

Woodstock man charged with assaulting officer

A Woodstock man is under arrest after he allegedly assaulted a Woodstock police officer and then tried to take away his service weapon while resisting arrest for domestic assault. Brandon M. Fowler, 32, was charged Tuesday with domestic assault, resisting arrest, and assault on a law enforcement officer in connection with the incident. According  to Police Chief Robbie Blish, Sgt. …

Off-road driving program not moving forward at Suicide Six

POMFRET — Adventure ORX, LLC and the Woodstock Inn & Resort have withdrawn their Act 250 application for a permit to use the Suicide Six Ski Area in Pomfret for a Ford Bronco customer driving experience during the non-ski-season months. A statement from the Inn last Tuesday addressed the shift in plans: “The management of the Woodstock Inn & Resort …

Truck driver killed in I-91 accident in Hartland

Vermont State Police are investigating an incident in which a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Interstate 91 southbound in Hartland on Monday at 5:50 a.m. Investigators determined that a tractor trailer driven by Gary Starr, 66, of Jay was southbound on the interstate when it became disabled and pulled over into the breakdown lane. Starr then …