Bixby, DAR preserving local history

JOY MINNS, IN red, Rena Trepanier, and Susan Ferland from the DAR Seth Warner/Rhoda Farrand Chapter and Maureen Labenski, left, from Green Mountain Chapter, get to work at the Bixby evaluating the Strong box’s contents. Courtesy photo

VERGENNES — In 2017 the Vermont State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) embarked on a joint project with Bixby Library in Vergennes to conserve specific Samuel Strong papers found

Sudanese 'lost boy' to tell his story in Bristol

AKOL AGUEK, ONE of the Lost Boys of Sudan and currently an International Student Advisor and Designated School Official at the University of Vermont, will present his life story at Lawrence Memorial Library on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m.

BRISTOL — In 2001, 40 young Sudanese refugees were welcomed to Burlington. They represented a few of the estimated 17,000 Lost Boys of Sudan.

Shakespeare like you've never seen it before

CRAIG MARAVICH AND Chris Caswell, star as Benedick and Beatrice, in the Middlebury Actors Workshop’s take on the classic “Much Ado About Nothing,” which runs at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury October 24 through 26 at 7:30 p.m. and October 27 at 2 p.m. Photo by Peter Lourie

MIDDLEBURY — Since Shakespeare’s perky rom-com “Much Ado About Nothing” opened in London 400 years ago, you might think that by now it had been staged in every conceivable way, and the good news is

Silent thriller to screen with live music in Brandon

A SCENE FROM F.W. Murnau's ‘Faust,' to be shown on Friday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m., at Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square, Route 7, Brandon, Vt. Admission is free; donations are encouraged. All proceeds support ongoing restoration of the Town Hall.

BRANDON — When movies first appeared a century ago, it was only a matter of time before they tackled “Faust,” the tale of a man who consigns his soul to the Devil to obtain power in the present.

Wedding: Annie & Otto

ANNIE MURAWSKI AND OTTO MAGDANZ tied the knot at Basin Harbor in Ferrisburgh this past July. Photo: Lily Landes Photography

Annie and Otto share a passion for traveling and find any window to explore the world that they can.


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