After weight loss, woman finds new obstacles

After weight loss, woman finds new obstacles

SWANTON — Two and a half years ago, Swanton resident Kayse Machia, 28, stepped onto a scale, looked down and saw a number she wasn’t expecting: 298. Just shy of 300 pounds. The number shocked her system and encouraged Machia … Read more

Welch sits in protest

Welch sits in protest

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday morning Vermont’s only Congressman, Peter Welch, followed a leader of the Civil Rights Movement, Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, onto the floor of the House of Representatives and sat. The sit-in was an effort to shame … Read more

Chamber facelift brings praise

Chamber facelift brings praise

SWANTON — When Chamber President Suzanne Washburn said the Chamber of Commerce building needed a fix-up, Vice President Mark Rocheleau and village trustee Adam Paxman were on board — on one condition: they had to be working for an audience. … Read more

Vigil brings 30 to bay

Vigil brings 30 to bay

ST. ALBANS — Town residents and representatives from a variety of environmental organizations gathered by the water’s edge Tuesday night to share stories of how the pollution and blue green algae in Lake Champlain have affected their summers. Attendees also … Read more

Backyard to plate

Backyard to plate

ST. ALBANS — Fourteen area families will be raising more than 250 chickens over the next month, with one third of the birds ultimately going to feed those in need in the form of chicken potpies. The chicken potpie project … Read more

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Kayse Machia, 28, of Swanton, races in five-kilometer runs and obstacles courses as part of her weight loss fitness journey. Machia’s next challenge is Mudderella New England, a fun mud run exclusively for women, in New Hampshire next month.

After weight loss, woman finds new obstacles

SWANTON — Two and a half years ago, Swanton resident Kayse Machia, 28, stepped onto a scale, looked down and saw a number she wasn’t expecting: 298. Just shy of 300 pounds. The number shocked her system and encouraged Machia … Read more

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Rep. Peter Welch, right, and Rep. John Lewis are surrounded by colleagues who participated in a sit-in on the floor of Congress Tuesday and Wednesday.

Welch sits in protest

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday morning Vermont’s only Congressman, Peter Welch, followed a leader of the Civil Rights Movement, Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, onto the floor of the House of Representatives and sat. The sit-in was an effort to shame … Read more

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SWANTON — When Chamber President Suzanne Washburn said the Chamber of Commerce building needed a fix-up, Vice President Mark Rocheleau and village trustee Adam Paxman were on board — on one condition: they had to be working for an audience. … Read more

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On February 3, 2016, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Alex Lee Mayville, to Cheri Hutchison, and Jesse Mayville, of Fairfield.

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On February 1, 2016, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Johanna Jean Richard, to Stephanie and Nathan Richard, of Milton.

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On February 15, 2016, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Braelynn Rose St. Francis, to Rebecca Hemond, and Cody St. Francis, of Swanton.

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WILLINGTON, CT — Deirdre L. Guilbault, 23, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. She was born in Hartford on July 31, 1992 to Steven Guilbault and Julie Fielding. Deirdre was a graduate of E.O. Smith High School, of … Read more

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ST. ALBANS/LINCOLN, Vt. — Doris M. Cassidy age, 86 years, died late Thursday evening, June 23, 2016, at the Franklin County Rehab Center with loving family at her side. A native of the Saint Albans area, Doris and her husband … Read more

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RICHFORD – Madeleine M. Lariviere, age 94, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Our Lady of the Meadows in Richford. She was born in Mansonville, Quebec, Canada on Oct. 30, 1921 to the late Alphonse & Adelia (Lessard) … Read more

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