Gathering of the tractors

Gathering of the tractors

ST. ALBANS CITY — Chad Machia has been busy this past week. Busy covering his five John Deere tractors in Christmas lights. See the complete story in Thursday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition at www.samessenger.com … Read more

Craft Day at City School

Craft Day at City School

ST. ALBANS CITY — With snow on the ground and the holidays just around the corner, it’s crafting time in St. Albans City School. See the complete story in Wednesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition … Read more

ALLEGED SEX ABUSE: Mom spies images on phone

ALLEGED SEX ABUSE: Mom spies images on phone

ST. ALBANS — Jeffrey Alan Tatro, 44, of Alburgh, was arraigned Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a six-year-old and took pictures of the assault. During the course of that investigation, law enforcement learned of a second victim, now 22, … Read more

Sheldon: Students addressing risk behavior findings

Sheldon: Students addressing risk behavior findings

SHELDON — Telling children what to do, most parents (and children) know, doesn’t always work. When students talk with their peers, though, it appears to have more of an effect. “A lot of people will listen to the students,” said … Read more

IN MEMORIUM: Real voices for Roger

IN MEMORIUM: Real voices for Roger

ST. ALBANS — Long before Roger Boucher had a bicycle, he had a Corvette, gold ’71 Corvette. In St. Albans, Roger was known for his bicycle, which he rode throughout the community as he made his daily rounds, getting a … Read more

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Chad Machia stands with his John Deere tractor at his farm in Swanton, decorated in Christmas lights in preparation for the First Annual Tractor Parade tomorrow in downtown St. Albans.

Gathering of the tractors

ST. ALBANS CITY — Chad Machia has been busy this past week. Busy covering his five John Deere tractors in Christmas lights. See the complete story in Thursday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition at www.samessenger.comRead more

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BFA-Fairfax players celebrate with their senior captain after Chace Carpenter scored her 1,000th varsity bask etball point Wednesday night.

A Grand Night for Carpenter

Video from coldhollowphoto.com BFA-Fairfax senior Chace Carpenter made quick work of the 12 points she needed to score Wednesday night to reach 1,000 career points, hitting the milestone early in the second quarter on a breakaway layup. Subscribe for the … Read more

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Skyla, a kindergartener at St. Albans City School, shows off the gingerbread man she made yesterday during craft day.

Craft Day at City School

ST. ALBANS CITY — With snow on the ground and the holidays just around the corner, it’s crafting time in St. Albans City School. See the complete story in Wednesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition … Read more

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BFA-Fairfax wins first football title

BFA-Fairfax got 407 yards on runs by Matt Larose, Luke Langelier and Liam Sweeney, including a game-saving 38-yard fourth-down sprint by Sweeney to set up a final touchdown with less than a minute remaining in Saturday’s Division III football state … Read more

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Luke Langelier gets into the end zone for BFA's second score in Saturday's Division III semifinal victory over Mt Abraham.

Bullets push back to finals

FAIRFAX — Strong play by the line both ways all afternoon, a better grip on the ball in the second half, and touchdowns by Matt Larose and Luke Langelier were enough to send BFA-Fairfax to the Division III football championship game … Read more

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The regular season is finished, seniors (including Bobwhite Garrett Lamothe) have been honored, and playoffs begin Tuesday.

Playoff Pairings

Official Pairings for Boys & Girls Soccer FOOTBALL Division I Quarterfinals Friday, 7 p.m. CVU (8, 3-5) at Middlebury (1, 8-0) BFA-St. Albans (6, 4-4) at Essex (3, 6-2) Colchester (4, 6-2) at Rutland (4, 5-3) Saturday, 1 p.m. Hartford (7, … Read more

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On Dec. 5, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Ciara Rae Crandall, to Brittany Gagne and Wayne Crandall, of Highgate.

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On Dec. 7, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Evangeline Anne Smith, to Carrie (Hakey) Smith and James Thomas Smith Jr., of St. Albans.

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On Dec. 5, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Savannah Marie Joyal, to Casey (Corey) Joyal and Rodney A. Joyal Jr., of West Enosburg.

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BARBARA R. SANDERSON

ST. ALBANS BAY — Barbara R. Sanderson, a longtime area resident passed away late Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Saint Albans Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in the Thursday edition of the St. … Read more

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ELIZABETH G. BARRETT

ST. ALBANS — Elizabeth (Libby) Mildred Louise Guyette Barrett, 92, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. Born on July 21, 1922 to late Ernest G. and Mary (Dukette) Guyette, she was raised in the Pittsford and Rutland. To read … Read more

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GERALDINE LILLIAN DEXTER

HIGHGATE SPRINGS — Mrs. Geraldine Lillian Dexter, age 90 years, and a resident of this area since 1942, died late Monday evening, Dec. 15, 2014, in the Franklin County Rehab Center with loving family at her side. To read the … Read more

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