Samantha Loura Paine and Dylan Michael Ballard were united in marriage on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Barn at Boyden Farm in Cambridge.

The outdoor ceremony was held on a beautiful summer afternoon in front of family members and friends. Lisa Kelley, a family friend who’s a justice of the peace, officiated. A reception followed at Boyden’s.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Paine of Morrisville. The groom is the son of Denise Ballard of Morrisville and William Ballard of Wolcott.

Dylan and Samantha met in January 2011 in their high school gym class at Peoples Academy in Morrisville. They began dating the following May, which turned into a long and loving relationship.

Samantha and Dylan enjoy being outdoors and spending time with their families. They are always looking for new adventures.

The maids of honor were Autumn and Ashley Trombly, Samantha’s sisters. Bridesmaids were Haley Parker and Emma Guider, along with a bridesguy, Casey Kennedy, three lifelong friends. Junior bridesmaid was Ava Moodie, Samantha’s niece.

Best man was Adam Hanson, Dylan’s oldest friend. Groomsmen were Kevin Ballard, Dylan’s brother, and good friends Dylan Baker and Ben Wan.

The flower girl was Avery Eastman, daughter of Joe and Lily Eastman of Williston, cousins of Dylan. The ring bearer was Colton Desrochers, son of Andrew and Annmarie Desrochers of Morrisville, cousins of Samantha.

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