New chapter for librarian

New chapter for librarian

ST. ALBANS — Children, guardians filled the second floor of the St. Albans Free Library Monday morning, gathering around children’s librarian Sarah Allerton as she read, sang, acted and danced her way through story hour like a seasoned professional. Yesterday was … Read more

14th Star shines in community

14th Star shines in community

ST. ALBANS — 14th Star Brewing is the recipient of The Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Timothy J. Bovat Civic Involvement Award. CEO Andrea Gagner received the award on the behalf of the company and founders Steve Gagner … Read more

Carmi water meeting boils over

Carmi water meeting boils over

FRANKLIN — A “TMDL Team Meeting Tonight” sign on the local billboard probably doesn’t suggest an explosive hour-and-a-half. But that’s exactly what Thursday evening’s meeting was, when residents and advocacy groups besieged Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (AAFM) … Read more

Georgia garage destroyed in blaze

Georgia garage destroyed in blaze

GEORGIA — Georgia firefighters had finished an evening of training when they were called to a fire on Sandy Birch Road at 10 p.m. Thursday. A garage used for a business owned by Frank Wells was fully engulfed in flames … Read more

'In this together'

'In this together'

FAIRFIELD — Sean O’Dell is a man who laughs and forgives easily. Both tendencies will likely serve him well as he leads Fairfield Center School during the upcoming school year. O’Dell took over for embattled former principal Jill Ballou in … Read more

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Heather Darby, an agronomic and soils specialist for the University of Vermont Extension, and Tim Magnant, owner of Bridgeman View Farm in Franklin, speak about cover cropping to an audience of 50 people or so beside one of Magnant’s fields Thursday.

Showcasing ‘no till’ fields

FRANKLIN — Using a soil health trailer as a visual aid, Fay Benson of Cornell Cooperative Extension demonstrates why practices such as cover cropping and no-till farming are effective at preventing runoff, controlling erosion and retaining nutrients.   Benson was … Read more

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Sarah Allerton story hour

New chapter for librarian

ST. ALBANS — Children, guardians filled the second floor of the St. Albans Free Library Monday morning, gathering around children’s librarian Sarah Allerton as she read, sang, acted and danced her way through story hour like a seasoned professional. Yesterday was … Read more

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Carmi water meeting boils over

FRANKLIN — A “TMDL Team Meeting Tonight” sign on the local billboard probably doesn’t suggest an explosive hour-and-a-half. But that’s exactly what Thursday evening’s meeting was, when residents and advocacy groups besieged Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (AAFM) … Read more

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Marthe Root

Marthe (LeBel) Root

ESSEX JUNCTION — Marthe Yvette Root, 71, passed away Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at UVMC in Burlington. Born in Quebec on Feb. 11, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Lionel and Isabelle (Plante) LeBel. Marthe was a former … Read more

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Monique Gagne

Monique Denise Gagne

SWANTON — Monique Denise Gagne, age 75 years, died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in the Northwestern Medical Center with loving family at her side. Born in Claremont, N.H. on, April 26, 1942, she was the daughter of the late … Read more

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