John Vergura Obituary, 86

SURPRISE, Arizona — John Anthony Vergura, passed away on his birthday, April 5 at his home in Surprise, Arizona. He was born on April 5, 1931 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, son of Louis and Mary Vergura. John was the oldest of 17 children. On June 7, 1952 he married Elizabeth Baumann and together they raised […]

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Photos: (MUD) Season Art Exhibit

The annual exhibit celebrating spring and mud season in Vermont was celebrated with an opening reception at ArtisTree on Friday, April 7. Christine Henderson Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the April 13, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of photo […]

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Photos: Pomfret Empty Bowls, 2017

The 9th annual Pomfret Empty Bowls event, a fundraiser for the Woodstock Community Food Shelf and Change the World Kids was held at the Pomfret Town Hall on Sunday, April 2. The event offered hand made pottery bowls painted by a variety of groups with the help of ArtisTree and then filled with soup. The […]

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Photos: Rock The Hills, Snowmobile Race at S6

The face of Suicide Six was set up for racing on Saturday, but Snowmobiles replaced skis. Rock the Hills snowmobile racers of all ages participated in races throughout the day. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the March 30, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you […]

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Owen Webb Obituary, 29

NANTUCKET, Massachusetts and Charleston, South Carolina — A memorial service and celebration of life was held on March 19 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for Owen Cameron Webb, 29, who died unexpectedly on March 3 at his residence in Charleston. A future gathering for family and friends will be held in Vermont with the specifics […]

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Town Meeting Preview: Pomfret Sees a Number of Posts up for Election

By Norwood Long, Standard Correspondent POMFRET – The 245th annual meeting of the Town of Pomfret has been warned for Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 9 a.m. in Pomfret Town Hall. The Pomfret school district meeting will follow later, also in Town Hall. The Town Meeting Warning shows that four of the five selectboard seats […]

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Police: Thieves Steal From Toys for Tots Bin

The Vermont State Police is investigating the theft of a Toys for Tots bin and other packages at the Teago General Store in Pomfret. Police say someone broke into the store, which is also attached to a post office branch, sometime between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 5 a.m. Thursday and took 25-30 toys from the […]

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Photos: BarnArts Holiday Cabaret 2016

BarnArts and ArtisTree opened Wassail Weekend with the sold out Holiday Cabaret Evening at ArtisTree on Friday night. Music Director Bob Merrill put together a moving ensemble of performers and songs, reflecting on the emotional challenges as well as the joys of the holidays. Linda Treash Photos A portion of these photos will appear in […]

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Photos: Swing Peepers, Family Performance at ArtisTree

ArtisTree/Purlple Crayon presented “Swing Peepers” on November 19 at its location in South Pomfret. The Swing Peepers, a vocal-harmony and multi-instrument duo, performed inventive, earth-friendly and interactive songs and stories. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the November 23, 2016 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you […]

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