ST. ALBANS CITY: Tree people branch out

ST. ALBANS CITY: Tree people branch out

ST. ALBANS CITY — Drivers and passersby in the city may notice a few people in orange vests, standing beneath trees and burying their noses in iPads. They’re not absent-minded technology users who accidentally wandered outside. They’re foresters. And they’re … Read more

SCOOP OF SUCCESS

SCOOP OF SUCCESS

ST. ALBANS — It’s hot, it’s summer, and it’s ice cream season. Eating the good stuff is the easy part. The hard part? Keeping all that ice cream cool. It’s a challenge that the St. Albans Ben & Jerry’s factory … Read more

TAYLOR PARK: Fountain gala Oct. 3

TAYLOR PARK: Fountain gala Oct. 3

ST. ALBANS CITY — When the Taylor Park fountain returns this fall, it will have a new pool will be surrounded by up to 16 granite benches, each bearing the names of people who contributed to its restoration. The Rotary … Read more

Farm to Ballet

Farm to Ballet

ESSEX/HIGHGATE — There are few scenarios in which a ballet performance is interrupted by a cow mooing – and that interruption is welcomed. But the animal’s noise – which came at a perfectly timed break in music – was not … Read more

Savage to stay on Alburgh board

Savage to stay on Alburgh board

ALBURGH — Bernard Savage elected not to resign from his selectboard position Tuesday. Savage, 57, made that decision during a meeting last night that was held without incident until the end, when a shouting match erupted. The anger was mostly … Read more

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Foresters Jason Nerenberg, left, and Matt Leonard, right, finish up an inventory of trees on Messenger Street Friday with a web-based map program on their iPads. Both men have been contracted by the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program to complete an inventory of all the public trees in St. Albans City.

ST. ALBANS CITY: Tree people branch out

ST. ALBANS CITY — Drivers and passersby in the city may notice a few people in orange vests, standing beneath trees and burying their noses in iPads. They’re not absent-minded technology users who accidentally wandered outside. They’re foresters. And they’re … Read more

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SCOOP OF SUCCESS

ST. ALBANS — It’s hot, it’s summer, and it’s ice cream season. Eating the good stuff is the easy part. The hard part? Keeping all that ice cream cool. It’s a challenge that the St. Albans Ben & Jerry’s factory … Read more

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Peter Garceau, left, and Dana Rocheleau, right, of the Rotary Club of St. Albans, discuss the restoration of the Taylor Park fountain on Tuesday. Work on the pool has increased the projected cost of the fountain by more than $70,000.

TAYLOR PARK: Fountain gala Oct. 3

ST. ALBANS CITY — When the Taylor Park fountain returns this fall, it will have a new pool will be surrounded by up to 16 granite benches, each bearing the names of people who contributed to its restoration. The Rotary … Read more

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Max Graves of the Links at Lang Farm and Jason Havers of Kwiniaska Golf Club look for help tracking Graves' drive on the 13th hole at Champlain Country Club during Wednesday's second round of the Vermont Amateur Championships. For more photos from the tournament, pick up a copy of the Messenger or subscribe online, and visit fcsportsonline.com.

Evans leads, Bocash second midway through Amateur

Country Club of Barre’s Troy Evans surged into the second-day lead at the 109th Vermont Amateur Championships with an even-par 71 Wednesday, putting him two shots ahead of Champlain Country Club’s Shayne Bocash, Barre’s Eric Lajeunesse and Jay Peak Golf Course’s … Read more

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Likely Boys Basketball Pairings

Division I Playdowns Tuesday/Wednesday South Burlington (16, 3-17-0) at Rice (1, 19-1-0) St. Johnsbury (15, 7-11-0) at Burlington (2, 18-2-0) Brattleboro (14, 8-12-0) at Burr & Burton (3, 17-3-0) Mt. Anthony (13, 8-12-0) at Rutland (4, 17-3-0) Champlain Valley (12, … Read more

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Girls Basketball Playoffs

GIRLS BASKETBALL Division I Playdowns Tuesday, 7:00 St. Johnsbury (15, 5-15) at BFA-St. Albans (2, 17-3) Rutland (13, 8-12) at U-32 (4, 15-4), 5:00 Brattleboro (9, 13-7) at Burr & Burton (8, 14-6) Wednesday, 7:00 Spaulding (16, 4-16) at Champlain … Read more

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QUINONES

On Aug. 16, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Lillyth Patricia Quinones, to Katelynn Charbonneau, and Samson Quinones, of St. Albans.

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On Aug. 15, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Emmett Jack Dustin, to Lisa Dustin, and Jack Dustin, of Fairfield.

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On Aug. 14, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Madison Jane Dittmar, to Jessica Dittmar, and Michael Dittmar, of Champlain.

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EPHRIAM ‘FAGIE’ MACHIA

HIGHGATE — Ephriam “Fagie” Machia, age 78 years, died late Thursday evening, Aug. 27, 2015, in the Northwestern Medical Center with loving family at his side. Born at home in Sheldon on July 19, 1937, he was the son of … Read more

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MARILYN PELKEY SHERMAN

HIGHGATE — Marilyn Pelkey Sherman, age 78 years, a lifelong area resident died late Thursday evening, Aug. 27, 2015, at The Starr Farm Nursing Center in Burlington with loving family at her side. Born at home in Highgate Falls on March … Read more

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EPHRIAM “FAGIE” MACHIA

HIGHGATE — Ephriam “Fagie” Machia, age 78 years, died late Thursday evening, Aug. 27, 2015, in the Northwestern Medical Center with loving family at his side. Born at home in Sheldon on, July 19, 1937, he was the son of … Read more

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