Ralph Lessard Obituary, 87

BARNARD — A funeral mass was held at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church on July 17 for Ralph Leo Lessard, who died peacefully, with his family by his side, on July 12 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after suffering complications associated with a recent surgery. He was just shy of his 88th birthday. […]

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Photos: East Barnard Fun Day, 2017

The annual event put on by the Broad Brook Volunteer Fire Department was held in East Barnard on Sunday, July 9 and included a parade and an afternoon filled with activities. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the July 13, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if […]

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Photos: Barnard Chicken BBQ and Flea Market

The Barnard Volunteer Fire Department continues to cook the chicken at the barbecue and flea market during the downpour and thunderstorms that passed through the area on Saturday, July 1. (Rick Russell Photo) The annual Barnard Volunteer Fire Department’s Chicken Barbecue and Flea Market was held on Saturday, July 1 in and around the new […]

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Photos: Barnard Academy 6th Grade Promotion

Dillion Moss smiles and listens to principal Anne Koop as she is recognized for her contributions to the class. (Linda Treash Photo) Barnard academy graduated 8 sixth graders on June 13 in a ceremony held at the school. The promotion included multiple presentations by the students followed by dessert with families and friends. Linda Treash […]

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Photos: Barnard Teachers Retire

Anne Koop hugs her grandkids, Eli, 6 and Bohdi, 4, at the celebration event held for retiring Barnard educators. (Rick Russell Photo) The Barnard Community honored three longtime educators; Anne Koop, Greg LaBella and Norine Hopewell at the Barnard Town Hall on Monday, June 5. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear […]

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Senior Profile: Three-Sport Athlete Mulls Criminal Justice Studies

By Gareth Henderson, Standard Staff The Woodstock Union High School student who has sung the National Anthem at sport events since her sophomore year is about to graduate. Loretta Blakeney, from Barnard, who’s a three-sport athlete, also sang at the WUHS lacrosse championship game two years ago and at the basketball championship game last year. […]

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Photos: Race Around the Lake

Race Around the Lake, BarnArts Fundraiser 2017 The annual Race Around the Lake, held in Barnard, Vermont took place on May 21 this year. The race put on by BarnArts, helps fund its programs throughout the year. Rick Russell Photos |  Phil Camp Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the May 25, […]

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Photos: Barnard Fiber Arts Festival

Fern Strong of Tunbridge, left, hooks a rug at the Barnard Fiber Arts Festival held at the Barnard Town Hall. (Rick Russell Photo) The Fiber Arts Barnard group put together a festival of crafts. About 15 members and their work were on display demonstrating spinning, rug hooking, knitting, crocheting and weaving at the Barnard Town […]

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