I-89 bridge workers picking up the pace

I-89 bridge workers picking up the pace

MILTON — Despite a long, cold winter, a hot spring, an extremely rainy June and a thunderstormy July, the Interstate 89 Lamoille Bridge project has been pushing along “We have accelerated the work,” said Nicolas Belzil, Tetra Tech project engineer … Read more

Montgomery house lost in fire today

Montgomery house lost in fire today

MONTGOMERY — By the time firefighters arrived at the scene of a house fire in Montgomery early this morning the home was beyond saving, according to Montgomery Fire Chief William Baker, Sr. Baker said firefighters were called at around 1 … Read more

EAST FAIRFIELD: Jig in the Valley more than tunes

EAST FAIRFIELD: Jig in the Valley more than tunes

EAST FAIRFIELD — Most days, cars winding along Route 36 may not even notice East Fairfield except for the gas station on the side of the road. This past weekend, however, no one could miss the porch parties, large white … Read more

Swanton Car Show revs up community

Swanton Car Show revs up community

SWANTON — Hundreds descended on the Swanton green Saturday to enjoy a day in the sun, music, and take a look at some beautiful cars. The sixth annual Swanton Chamber of Commerce Car Show was a huge hit for the … Read more

What’s in a tattoo? Locals describe shift towards art, acceptance

What’s in a tattoo? Locals describe shift towards art, acceptance

ST. ALBANS — When 24-year-old Samantha Pebley first opened the door to her Swanton home Monday, the most noticeable thing was the hairless, Sphynx cat winding its way around her legs. The second was the tattoo of the cat – … Read more

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Sharks in States

The St. Albans Sharks join the rest of Vermont’s summer swim teams at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Jct. on Saturday and Sunday. Subscribe for coverage of the state meet, and visit fcsportsonline.com for local photos including … Read more

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Nicolas Belzil, project engineer for Tetra Tech, walks underneath the Lamoille Bridge – which is currently being rebuilt – on Tuesday.

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MILTON — Despite a long, cold winter, a hot spring, an extremely rainy June and a thunderstormy July, the Interstate 89 Lamoille Bridge project has been pushing along “We have accelerated the work,” said Nicolas Belzil, Tetra Tech project engineer … Read more

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Montgomery house lost in fire today

MONTGOMERY — By the time firefighters arrived at the scene of a house fire in Montgomery early this morning the home was beyond saving, according to Montgomery Fire Chief William Baker, Sr. Baker said firefighters were called at around 1 … Read more

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Max Graves of the Links at Lang Farm and Jason Havers of Kwiniaska Golf Club look for help tracking Graves' drive on the 13th hole at Champlain Country Club during Wednesday's second round of the Vermont Amateur Championships. For more photos from the tournament, pick up a copy of the Messenger or subscribe online, and visit fcsportsonline.com.

Evans leads, Bocash second midway through Amateur

Country Club of Barre’s Troy Evans surged into the second-day lead at the 109th Vermont Amateur Championships with an even-par 71 Wednesday, putting him two shots ahead of Champlain Country Club’s Shayne Bocash, Barre’s Eric Lajeunesse and Jay Peak Golf Course’s … Read more

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Likely Boys Basketball Pairings

Division I Playdowns Tuesday/Wednesday South Burlington (16, 3-17-0) at Rice (1, 19-1-0) St. Johnsbury (15, 7-11-0) at Burlington (2, 18-2-0) Brattleboro (14, 8-12-0) at Burr & Burton (3, 17-3-0) Mt. Anthony (13, 8-12-0) at Rutland (4, 17-3-0) Champlain Valley (12, … Read more

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Girls Basketball Playoffs

GIRLS BASKETBALL Division I Playdowns Tuesday, 7:00 St. Johnsbury (15, 5-15) at BFA-St. Albans (2, 17-3) Rutland (13, 8-12) at U-32 (4, 15-4), 5:00 Brattleboro (9, 13-7) at Burr & Burton (8, 14-6) Wednesday, 7:00 Spaulding (16, 4-16) at Champlain … Read more

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On July 22, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Harrison Edward Aubin, to Shanna (Sweeney) Aubin, and Steve Aubin, of Alburgh.

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On July 19, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Peyon Marie Colgan, to Chelsea Hunt, and Eric John Colgan, of Fletcher.

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On July 18, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Brayden Michael Benson, to Katie Lynn White, and Robert Paul Benson, of Alburgh.

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ALBURGH — Robert “Boogs” Bohannon, 60, has gone to the Emerald City with the blessing of God.  Born on Nov. 2,1954, he died unexpectedly on July 26th with many cherished memories taken with him and left behind. Born in St. Albans, he … Read more

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RANSON, W.V. — John Alden Denison, 73, of Ranson, W.V., formerly of St. Albans, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at his residence. Born Nov. 11, 1941 in Burlington, he was the son of the late Jack Denison and … Read more

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HAMPSTEAD, N.C. — Jonathon Lindsey King, 49, of Hampstead, N.C. passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at his home.  Jon was born on Dec. 17, 1965 in Saint Albans to Berta (Balentine) King and Bruce Edward King. Jon … Read more

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