Month: June 2017

Lanctot ~ Whitney

ALBURGH — Mariah Lanctot and Andrew Whitney of Alburgh are pleased to announce their engagement. Mariah is the daughter of Valerie Chagnon of St. Albans and the late Richard Lanctot of Swanton. Andrew Whitney is the son of Tim and Jenny Whitney of Hardwick. Mariah is a 2008 graduate of Missisquoi Valley Union High School and is employed as a financial services technician for the Vermont Army National Guard in Colchester, Vt. Andrew is a 2009 graduate of Hazen Union High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Vermont, he is employed as a research technician at...

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Welden Springs House

From the Saint Albans Museum: In the 19th century there was a series of mineral springs all across Vermont offering their waters to customers who were seeking cures for a variety of ailments. This is a time, of course, before antibiotics and treatments that we take for granted today. In northern Vermont there was a springs in Alburgh, the Highgate Springs Hotel, the Congress Springs Hotel in Sheldon, the Brunswick Spring Hotel in eastern Vermont and others. Almost all of these buildings are gone today. This is the Weldon Spring house, seen here. It is still standing and is...

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Evidence excluded in McAllister case

ST. ALBANS — A second alleged victim of former state Senator Norm McAllister will not be testifying in the his sexual assault trial next month. Judge Martin Maley has barred testimony from the alleged second victim and any evidence that McAllister tried to extort sex from the complainant’s mother-in-law. McAllister’s defense team, led by attorney Robert Katims, filed four motions: one seeking to exclude evidence related to two other alleged McAllister victims, one asking the court to order the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to release records related to the lead witness in McAllister’s forthcoming trial, one alleging...

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Meet Master — A sweet fellow

From Northern Greyhound Adoptions: This handsome boy is Master, registered name WW Master Plan. He was born April 20, 2015, and is a very striking white and red brindle. He is super sweet and friendly. Master is neutered, up to date with his vaccines, micro-chipped and has had a dental treatment. Master is ready to leave with his forever family! Contact Northern Greyhound Adoptions in Georgia for more information about Highway Man. Call: (802) 752-7009 or...

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Meet Copper — Easily frightened

From All Breed Rescue: Copper is a 10-month-old boxer and hound mix. He is shy at first and can be frightened by eye contact, so a gentle approach is best with this boy. He needs a loving family that will help him build trust. Contact All Breed Rescue in Williston, Vt. for more information about Copper. Call: (802) 489-5889 or...

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