Storm causes sewer overflow

Storm causes sewer overflow

ST. ALBANS CITY — Sunday’s rainfall caused an overflow at the Lower Welden Street combined sewer overflow, releasing just over 100,000 gallons of rainwater mixed with sewage, explained Brian Burns, superintendent of public works for St. Albans City. The rainfall … Read more

Chair Affair auction brings big bids, plenty of laughs

Chair Affair auction brings big bids, plenty of laughs

ST. ALBANS — The Second Annual Chair Affair drew about 250 people to Taylor Park on Saturday evening for an auction benefiting the Franklin Grand Isle Bookmobile. There were 35 Adirondack chairs and tables up for auction. The chairs were … Read more

SAAWA learns how to reduce stormwater from homes

SAAWA learns how to reduce stormwater from homes

ST. ALBANS — Homeowners can help reduce the impact of stormwater runoff on Lake Champlain’s water quality by making their property stormwater neutral, said Becky Tharp of Lake Champlain Sea Grant at the annual St. Albans Area Watershed Association (SAAWA) … Read more

Finding art in the every day

Finding art in the every day

ST. ALBANS — One of Artist in Residence’s featured artists for the month of August, Alex Foltz, 23, of St. Albans, decided to forgo a formal education in art, realizing he preferred to self-teach, draw inspiration from his role models … Read more

Experts on wildlife speak to commission

Experts on wildlife speak to commission

SWANTON — The Swanton Planning Commission heard from specialists connected to the Swanton Wind project during the commission’s Wednesday meeting. The legislature has charged local commissions with drafting plans to guide renewable energy development within their towns. Three commissioners were … Read more

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Water flows into a catch basin on Fairfield Street during a 2015 storm in this Messenger file photo. Ten catch basins on Fairfield are being replaced this summer to separate stormwater from the sewage system.

Storm causes sewer overflow

ST. ALBANS CITY — Sunday’s rainfall caused an overflow at the Lower Welden Street combined sewer overflow, releasing just over 100,000 gallons of rainwater mixed with sewage, explained Brian Burns, superintendent of public works for St. Albans City. The rainfall … Read more

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Becky Tharp, head of the Green Infrastructure Collaborative speaks Thursday evening at St. Albans Area Watersheld Association meeting about green stormwater infrastructure.

SAAWA learns how to reduce stormwater from homes

ST. ALBANS — Homeowners can help reduce the impact of stormwater runoff on Lake Champlain’s water quality by making their property stormwater neutral, said Becky Tharp of Lake Champlain Sea Grant at the annual St. Albans Area Watershed Association (SAAWA) … Read more

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Rowan Henry Richards, a boy, born at the Northwestern Medical Center on August 13 to Grant Richards and Jasmine Henry of St. Albans City.

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Tristin Grace Graham, a girl, born at the Northwestern Medical Center on August 13 to Keith M. Graham and Josephina Piscitello Graham of Franklin.

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Andrew Jefferey Alen Stephens, a boy, born at the Northwestern Medical Center on August 10 to Dylan Stephens and Courtney (Woel) Billado of Richford.

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REGINALD PAUL ROBTOY

ENOSBURGH – Reginald Paul Robtoy, age 80, passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 20, 2016 at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born Aug. 17, 1936 in Fairfax the son of the late Adelphis and Ruth … Read more

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RAYMOND ‘ROGER’ PAQUETTE

ENOSBURG FALLS – Raymond “Roger” Paquette, age 79, passed away Friday Aug. 12, 2016 at his home with his family at his side. He was born Sept. 4, 1936 in Sheldon, the son of the late Lucien and Marie Antoinette … Read more

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JUDITH M. CANTELL

SHELDON – Judith M. Cantell, a lifelong area resident, passed away peacefully Aug. 13, 2016, in her home with her loving family at her side. She was born in Colchester at the Fanny Allen Hospital on Feb. 12, 1943, the … Read more

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