Risk-taking brings rewards

Risk-taking brings rewards

ST. ALBANS — Jessica Frost, 40, has always been a risk taker. From moving to Germany with a man she was dating for six months to walking onto a job, surveying roads for the city planner in the Ketchikan Islands … Read more

Water inspires former guardsman

Water inspires former guardsman

SWANTON — Watching sailboats slowly make their way across Lake Champlain’s waters, with the Adirondacks as a back drop, inspired former Air National Guard superintendent Michael Barkyoumb, 66, to pick up a brush and start painting. For Barkyoumb, it all … Read more

Pokemon Go draws players downtown

Pokemon Go draws players downtown

ST. ALBANS – Taylor Park in downtown St. Albans has seen an unusually high amount of foot traffic over the last three weeks. On any given afternoon, the park has been full of people of all ages playing Pokemon GO, … Read more

Dirt-road hijinks come to Enosburg

Dirt-road hijinks come to Enosburg

ENOSBURG FALLS — Tuesday night, across from the Bates feed store and the old railroad tracks on Depot Street, a few dozen Franklin County residents were pretending to be 20th century backcountry yokels. They were directed by Kathleen Hoffman, who, … Read more

Study: Water quality has economic impact

Study: Water quality has economic impact

SOUTH HERO — Economists from the University of Vermont (UVM) have quantified what many have long suspected – that poor water quality in Lake Champlain has an economic impact on the communities along the lake and the state as a … Read more

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Jessica Frost’s three daughters pose beside her for a photo in their backyard on Maquam Shore Road in St. Albans Thursday, June 16. From left: Caitlin, 5, Jessica Frost, Julia 9, and Maya, 11.

Risk-taking brings rewards

ST. ALBANS — Jessica Frost, 40, has always been a risk taker. From moving to Germany with a man she was dating for six months to walking onto a job, surveying roads for the city planner in the Ketchikan Islands … Read more

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Michael Barkyoumb, 66, sits on a picnic bench in his backyard in Swanton July 7. Barkyoumb, a former guardsman, picked up the hobby later in life.

Water inspires former guardsman

SWANTON — Watching sailboats slowly make their way across Lake Champlain’s waters, with the Adirondacks as a back drop, inspired former Air National Guard superintendent Michael Barkyoumb, 66, to pick up a brush and start painting. For Barkyoumb, it all … Read more

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Chaland Liziewski (left) and Branden Mays battle on behalf of Team Mystic at the Pokemon gym located at the Fiddlehead Dental stegosaurus on Congress Street Saturday morning.

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ST. ALBANS – Taylor Park in downtown St. Albans has seen an unusually high amount of foot traffic over the last three weeks. On any given afternoon, the park has been full of people of all ages playing Pokemon GO, … 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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ST. FRANCIS

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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JOSEPH FRANCOIS ‘FRANK’ MONTAGNE

ST. ALBANS TOWN – Joseph Francois “Frank” Montagne, a lifelong St. Albans resident who experienced much success and took great pleasure in dairy farming throughout his life, passed away in the comfort of his home on Friday, July 22, 2016, … Read more

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LEATRICE K. MARTIN

ESSEX — Mrs. Leatrice K Martin, 77, passed away July 25, 2016, after a long illness of pulmonary fibrosis at her home in Essex with her children by her side. She was born in Burlington on July 3, 1939. She … Read more

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ROGER NAPOLEON CADIEUX

GEORGIA — Roger Napoleon Cadieux, a lifelong resident of this area and longtime dairy farmer passed away, Sunday, July 24, 2016, at the UVM Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Born on Feb. 11, 1929 in Georgia, he was … Read more

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