Jacob ‘Jake’ Dayton Obituary, 82

BRIDGEWATER — A graveside service will be held on Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. in the Baker Hill Cemetery in Bridgewater Center for Jacob “Jake” Dayton, 82, who died Aug. 28, at the Gill Home in Ludlow. Jake was born on Jan. 5, 1934 in Jonesboro, Tennessee, son of Louis and Laura Dayton. He grew […]

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Photos: Naked Table Lunch on Middle Bridge

This annual Sustainable Woodstock and ShackletonThomas event has participants building tables from local wood sourced from Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park in the ShackletonThomas shop in Bridgewater. The tables are then used for a lunch on the Middle Bridge in Woodstock. Locally sourced food was prepared by the Woodstock Farmer’s Market and served to the participants and […]

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Photos: Annual Bridgewater Celebration

The annual celebration put on by the Bridgewater Volunteer Fire Department was held in Bridgewater with a barbecue, games, fireworks and activities.  Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the August 25, 2016 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of photo […]

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Evelyn Harriman Obituary

BRIDGEWATER – A private burial service was held in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery for Evelyn Harriman who passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 18 at Genesis Elder Care in Lebanon, New Hampshire. She was born on July 9, 1922 in Sherburne, Vermont the daughter of Abe and Bessie (Harriman) Merriam. Evelyn worked at the Bridgewater […]

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When Songwriters Retreat: Singers Struggle Through Creative Process

Jason Castro rose to fame as one of the top 12 finalists on American Idol in 2008, where he was made popular by his long dreadlocks and rendition of the song “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen.

Eight years later, he’s chopped his dreads and has teamed up with his brother Michael and sister Jackie in their band called Castro. The band just released a single called “Diamond Dreams.”

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Photos: OQ Farm Songwriters Festival Concert

The Ottauquechee Farm Songwriters Festival held variety of Nationally-recognized musical talent with highlights including four-time Grammy-award winning Producer Charlie Peacock and American Idol finalist Jason Castro. A free concert was held at the conclusion of the gathering for a family-friendly concert open to the community, held on the great lawn of OQ Farm, in Bridgewater. […]

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Photos: Prosper Valley School, 2016 Graduation

The first year of the combined Pomfret and Bridgewater Elementary schools and newly named Prosper Valley School held its graduation, promotion ceremony for the 6th graders. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the June 16, 2016 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing […]

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