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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Ellis Willard Obituary, 91

POMFRET — There will be no local memorial service for Ellis G. (Jess) Willard, 91, formerly of Princeton, New Jersey and Pomfret, who died May 28 at his home in Scarborough, Maine. Burial, in Vermont, will be private. Jess, as he was known, was born, raised and educated in Philadelphia and was the son of […]

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Morgan Murphy Obituary, 90

POMFRET— A Mass of Christian Burial was held on May 25 at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Woodstock for Morgan “Ed” Murphy, 90, who passed away May 20 at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. Burial will be held at a later date. Ed was born on Feb. 12, 1926 […]

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Photos: Green Up Day!

The annual Vermont Green Up Day, held on the first Saturday in May each year, brought out volunteers to help clean up roadways of the litter that builds up over the winter. Rick Russell and Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the May 12, 2016 print edition of the Vermont […]

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Photos: Doten’s Old Style Maple Sugaring

Fred and Mike Doten use a cauldron that was assumed to have been used many years ago to make maple syrup. Visitors to their farm in Pomfret got to see the old cast iron pot in use. Read the story in the April 7, 2016 edition of the Vermont Standard…read the edition Wednesday night pick […]

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Photos: MUD (season) Art Opening, ArtisTree

The annual art exhibit for celebrating mud season opened in the ArtisTree Gallery with a reception. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the April 7, 2016 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of photo galleries, click on an image below […]

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Pomfret, Breaking The ‘Old Boys Club’

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff POMFRET— In her 16 years as a select board member, Dorothy Moore always served with two men. “To work with her you’d think she was more of a man than a woman, she was quite a worker,” said former selectman Jim Havill, who served with Moore. Moore was a dairy […]

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John Heidt Obituary, 96

Memorial services will be held at the North Pomfret Congregational Church, North Pomfret, on March 5 at 11 a.m. for John Alexander Heidt, 96, who passed away quietly at his home in Woodstock on Feb. 22. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island, son of the late George J. and Alena McLean Heidt. In 1936 […]

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Photos: Pomfret Town Meeting

Pomfret held its town meeting on Tuesday, March 1 at the Pomfret Town Hall. Herb Swanson Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the March 3, 2016 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of photo galleries, click on an image below to view […]

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