Hugh and Joanne Barber of Brattleboro announce the engagement of their son, Jared Barber, to Adena Flitt, daughter of Howard and Laurie Flitt of Framingham, Mass. The bridegroom-to-be received a bachelor of arts degree in Economics from the University of New Hampshire in 2007. He is employed by CNA Insurance, a commercial insurance company, in its downtown Boston office. The bride-to-be received a bachelor of arts degree in Speech Communication from Ithaca College in 2006. She is employed by Person, an education publishing company, in its Boston office. The couple met through a mutual friend in 2008 in Boston. They currently reside in Norton, Mass., with their golden retriever, Riley. A November 2013 wedding is planned in The Berkshires in Massachusetts.