Month: June 2013


St. Albans – On June 30, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a boy, Declan James Blais, to Danielle (Taylor) and Jon Blais, of St. Albans.

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Oxbow Ousts Enosburg in Eighth Inning, 5-4

The Enosburg Hornets lost a heartbreaker in Thursday night’s Division III softball semifinal, when No. 6 seed Oxbow advanced to the championship game with a 5-4 victory over No. 7 Enosburg in eight innings. Emilee Bose, the Hornets’ freshman pitcher, showed composure as many close pitches were counted as balls. Bose finished with nine walks and seven strikeouts, giving up just five hits in the extra-innings playoff...

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Baseball Division III State Championship Game

BFA-Fairfax baseball fans cheer for the Bullets during introductions before Monday night’s Division III state championship game at Centennial Field in Burlington. Alex Chapman and Kris Wehner celebrate after scoring runs in the bottom of the fourth to give BFA a 2-0 lead. But Randolph Union H.S. rallied with three runs in the top of the fifth and held on for a 3-2 win, handing Fairfax its only defeat of the 2-13...

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Rainvilles seeing greater demand for beef and pigs from their farm

Fairfax – Aaron Rainville and his wife, Tara, have found a way to keep the farm in the family. “I don’t want to raise my family anywhere else,” Aaron, 33, said, while seated with Tara in the Rainvilles’ Fletcher Road farmhouse, in Fairfax. The Rainvilles own Meadow Brook Market, where they raise and sell beef and pigs to sell in their retail store, a converted milk house on the property where Aaron’s family farmed for three generations. Aaron and Tara opened Meadow Brook Market in June 2012, raised 100 pigs, and eventually harvested 70 of them, to meet demand....

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Wennberg, CJC contributing positively to community

St. Albans City – Locally, some curiosity existed about where the St. Albans Community Justice Center (CJC) would head as it reopened four years ago, during an economic crash. However, under the direction of Marc Wennberg, and a dedicated staff and advisory board, the CJC has become part of Franklin County’s fabric. “There is a willingness to work together, here,” Marc said, while seated in a meeting room at the CJC’s Catherine Street offices. “That is not true in every community.” The CJC strives to build a safe, inclusive community, where all residents are accountable to each other, through...

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