FEATHERED HEARTS: Loving the birds

FEATHERED HEARTS: Loving the birds

ST. ALBANS — On a drizzly, chilly, gray March day, the only hint of the Olsons’ tropical household from the outside is the pile of birdcages poking out from the back porch of the Russell Street duplex. Upon entering the … Read more

Hunters get update, discuss regulations

Hunters get update, discuss regulations

ST. ALBANS — Like maple sugaring and mud season, attending the local annual deer and moose hearing held by Vermont’s Fish and Wildlife Department is a spring tradition. This year’s local hearing, with about 50 people attending, was held in … Read more

Franklin native marks theatrical milestone

Franklin native marks theatrical milestone

FRANKLIN — If you want to imagine what might happen if a former farm boy like Brian Clement Rainville, 41, was let loose in the world of American theater, you need go no further. Folks here might also tell you about … Read more

MAPLE: Sap flow mostly a no-go

MAPLE: Sap flow mostly a no-go

ST. ALBANS — With the end of April fast approaching, maple sugar makers are counting the days left in a season that has been slow to get started. Persistent cold weather in March is to blame. Producers are hoping the … Read more

Are you smarter than local grade schoolers?

Are you smarter than local grade schoolers?

ST. ALBANS — Monday night St. Albans City officials and other community members got a taste of what the state’s children will experience next month as students take the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) exams. City council member Tammi DiFranco … Read more

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Marissa Olson, 15, holds her Green Cheek Conure, Pumpkin, on Thursday. In the background is her father, Tony Olson, with his African Grey parrot, Mango. The Olson family, with the help of Carly Buswell, run Feathered Hearts Avian Rescue out of their St. Albans home.

FEATHERED HEARTS: Loving the birds

ST. ALBANS — On a drizzly, chilly, gray March day, the only hint of the Olsons’ tropical household from the outside is the pile of birdcages poking out from the back porch of the Russell Street duplex. Upon entering the … Read more

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Randy Barrows, 59, of Milton, right and Tim Sherrer, 49, of St. Albans, left, listen as they discuss proposed deer rule changes with a table of other hunters at St. Albans Town Educational Center Thursday night.

Hunters get update, discuss regulations

ST. ALBANS — Like maple sugaring and mud season, attending the local annual deer and moose hearing held by Vermont’s Fish and Wildlife Department is a spring tradition. This year’s local hearing, with about 50 people attending, was held in … 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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BFA-Fairfax football coach Mike Williams after the Bullets defeated Otter Valley on Nov. 8 at Rutland H.S. in the Division III state championship game.

Williams heading to CVU

FAIRFAX — BFA-Fairfax football coach Mike Williams will take over as head coach at Champlain Valley Union next fall, BFA athletic director Geri Witalec said Wednesday. Williams, who has been at BFA’s helm since the program was founded in 2007 and … Read more

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On March 15, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Shane Christopher Stark, to Christine (Hansen) Coffee and Chris Stark, of Montgomery.

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On March 10, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Owen Joseph Muir, to Nicole Muir and Timothy John Adams, of St. Albans.

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On March 9, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Isla June Theoret, to Alyssa Fairbanks and Kyle Daniel Theoret, of St. Albans.

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A. ELEANOR SHOLAN

ALBURGH — A. Eleanor Sholan, age 74 years, a resident of Winters Lane in Alburgh Village died early Wednesday morning, March 25, 2015, at the Franklin County Rehab Center in St. Albans Town. A complete obituary will appear in a … Read more

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MARGARET ELIZABETH MILLER

ST. ALBANS — Margaret Elizabeth Miller, 75, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 10, 2015 at the NMC in St. Albans. Despite several years of ill health, pain and suffering, Maggie was a feisty, independent woman who overcame … Read more

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NORMA JEAN GRIFFIN

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Norma (Rusty) Shangraw Griffin age 86, died peacefully on March 19, 2015 in Dunwoody, Ga. She was born on Oct. 12, 1928 in Richford, Vt., the daughter of Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice, Percival Shangraw and Ruth … Read more

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