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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Pomfret Family Carries on a Father’s Dream

When Jack Maxham retired in May 2014 following a 40-year career with Granite State Electric Co. (now National Grid) in Lebanon he had a dream. He’d worked on his family’s farm following graduation from New Hampshire Technical College, and had longed to put some of the land to use when he retired.

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Anne Brooke Obituary, 84

CONCORD, Boston and North Pomfret — A memorial service will be held in the spring for Anne Brooke who passed away on Oct. 13 of heart disease at the age of 84 years. Her husband, Peter, sons Samuel, Peter W., and John and daughters-in-law Gail and Ruth were with her when she left. She was […]

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Photos: Teens ‘Branch Out’ at ArtisTree

ArtisTree Community Arts Center and Spectrum Teen Center collaborated this year to put on a ‘Branch Out’ evening once a month just for TEENS at ArtisTree’s location in South Pomfret. There was open studios throughout the building along with food and outdoor games. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the October […]

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Ox Pulling Tradition Set in Stone Family

Eight-year-old Paige Stone has a passion for training large animals, several times her weight. She had her first pair of oxen when she was 5. She took them to competitions and told them what to do as they pulled 1,000 pounds or so behind them.

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Photos: Pomfret Ox Pull

The annual Pomfret Ox Pull and chicken barbecue was held at the Suicide Six ski area on Sunday, August 7. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the August 11, 2016 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of photo galleries, click […]

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Franklin Fields Obituary, 92

Friends and neighbors of Franklin Billings Fields are invited to celebrate his life and visit with his family on Monday, Sept. 5. The reception will be from 3 – 5 p.m. at the Lakota Club in Barnard. POMFRET — There will be a reception for friends on Labor Day, Sept. 5 for Franklin Billings Fields, […]

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