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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Photos: ArtisTree’s Bookstock Events, 2017

– See more photos from the Bookstock 2017 in Woodstock, Vermont. An art exhibit to celebrate books, the exhibit “Unbound VII” opened for the weekend with additional activities for kids that included making their own books with author Sandra Stillman Gartner, who was inspired by her grandson and illustrator Marguerite Jill Dye, who was inspired […]

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Photos: Japanese Arts Festival at ArtisTree

Kuniko Sano of Kobe, Japan shows Anabelle Park, 5, of Barnard a technique at the Japanese Festival held at ArtisTree. (Rick Russell Photo) Ten women from the Kamu Studio, which means flower dream, were in Woodstock, Vermont from Kobe, Japan as part of a cultural outreach trip they do each year. ArtisTree hosted a day […]

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Photos: Annual Pomfret Strawberry Supper

Betty and Leon Stetson are served their strawberry shortcake by volunteer Hannah Gubbins at the Pomfret Strawberry Supper. (Rick Russell Photo) The annual Strawberry Supper was held on June 24 at the Pomfret Town Hall. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the June 29, 2017 print edition of the Vermont […]

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Prosper Valley School Hires New Principal

The Prosper Valley School Board recently announced they have hired Barbara Reynolds as their new elementary school principal.
School Board member and Search Committee Co-Chair Patti Kuzmickas said in an email, “The new principal has already been in communication with the staff, the Board and the current principal. A meeting with the staff has been set for late June.”

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Photos: Covered Bridges Half Marathon

The 26th annual Covered Bridge Half Marathon took place on Sunday, going through Pomfret, Woodstock Village, Taftsville and Quechee. Rick Russell, Nancy Nutile-McMenemy and Gareth Henderson Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the June 8, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection […]

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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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