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Joan Vernon, 72; Weston selectwoman always got things done

By Gloria Negri
Globe Staff / February 17, 2005

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When the Blizzard of 1978 brought the state to a standstill, Weston Selectwoman Joan (Burst) Vernon swung into action. In her characteristically "get-it-done" manner, she persuaded the local supermarket to stay open and recruited friends and family who had four-wheel-drive vehicles to make deliveries to snowbound residents. (Full article: 805 words)

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