Photos: The Hobbit, Presented by Pentangle Arts

Barbara Paulson of No Strings Marionette stands with one of her puppets in front of the Woodstock Town Hall Theater. (Rick Russell Photo) Pentangle Arts’ first performance on its “Youth in Arts” series, welcomed “The Hobbit,” by the Randolph-based duo of Barbara Paulson and Dan Bainski of the No Strings Marionette Company. The show was […]

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Killington’s Spartan Race is Sept. 16 & 17

Nicole Santana races in the Social Spartan Beast at Killington Resort. (2016 Rick Russell Photo) The Killington, VT Spartan Race has hosted three Spartan World Championship events. If you think you’re among the baddest of the east, we welcome you to come play in what is known as “Joe’s backyard.” This is where Spartan Race […]

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Photos: Glory Days Festival

Brian McGregor, guest representative, motions for guests to board the trains. (Rick Russell Photo) Glory Day of the Railroad, 2017 The 25th Annual Glory Days Festival was held in White River Junction last weekend. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the September 14, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. […]

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Photos: Moonlighters Band in Hartland

The moonlights brass played some swing and contemporary tunes on Sunday. (Nancy Nutile-McMenemey Photo) The Moonlighters hosted a gazebo concert Sunday afternoon at the Hartland Recreation Center. The concert was free but donations and a 50/50 raffle helped raise funds to improve their sound equipment. The group is celebrating 25 years and hope to host […]

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MBR National Park Holds Community Day, Summer Celebration

Artist in Residence Joan Hoffmann, demonstrates plein air painting on the lawn of the mansion during the 100 year celebration at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park. (2016 Rick Russell Photo) National Park Holds Annual Summer Celebration Celebrate the National Park Service birthday and the lingering days of summer at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park’s Summer Celebration this […]

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Solar Eclipse is Monday… How Will You Experience It?

The first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 38 years will be an astronomical event that can’t be missed! Vermont Institute of Natural Science The Solar Eclipse will begin in Quechee at 1:24pm, will reach its maximum at 2:42pm and will end at 3:55pm. All visitors at the VINS Nature Center […]

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Brownstock Returns to Mt. Ascutney on Saturday, Aug. 19

BROWNSVILLE – Brownstock, taking place this Saturday, Aug. 19, offers an afternoon of music and festivities to support projects at Ascutney Trails, including the new Ascutney Outdoors Center. The event takes place from 1-6 p.m. at Ascutney Trails at 400 Ski Tow Rd. in Brownsville. Enjoy live music from local bands, hosted by Rick Davis. […]

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Photos: Little Mermaid, Grange Theater at ArtisTree Opening Show

The cast takes a bow at the end of the performance. (Rick Russell Photo) The first performance was held at the new Grange Theatre, at ArtisTree in Pomfret. Kids performed the Little Mermaid for a packed room. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the August 17, 2017 print edition of […]

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