Community superheroes

Community superheroes

ST. ALBANS — Northwestern Medical Center CEO Jill Bowen donned a cape and mask Friday morning, looking like the role she and many others will soon play for this community: a superhero. See the complete story in Tuesday’s edition of the … Read more

TOXIC ALGAE: Are we rolling dice on drinking water?

TOXIC ALGAE: Are we rolling dice on drinking water?

ST. ALBANS – Is my water safe to drink? That’s the question the 200,000 Vermonters whose drinking water comes from Lake Champlain should be asking in the wake of one of the worst blue-green algae infestations in years. See the … Read more

Taking care of furry friends

Taking care of furry friends

ST. ALBANS CITY — Michelle Saine is pretty hard to miss in downtown St. Albans. You’ve probably seen her. She’s the lady walking four dogs — some tiny, others huge — all at the same time. Saine, quite a sight … Read more

$45 million for bays, lake

$45 million for bays, lake

Farm visits within plan BURLINGTON — With area waters plagued by blue-green algae, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. and the nation’s top agriculture official this morning announced $45 million in funding over five years to reduce farm pollution in Lake Champlain. This … Read more

FLETCHER; ‘A lot of scrap paper’

FLETCHER; ‘A lot of scrap paper’

FLETCHER — On Vermont’s Primary Election day Tuesday, Fletcher Clerk Elaine Sweet didn’t expect a huge voter turnout. And sure enough, by the end of the day just 40 people had walked through the town office door. Sweet, who is … Read more

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How to save lakes? Expert charts plan

Editor’s Note: This is another in an ongoing series of reports related to lake water quality issues. Another will appear in Thursday’s edition. ST. ALBANS — If area residents want clean water in Lake Champlain and Lake Carmi they need … Read more

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From left, Milton's Ian Kandzior brings down a North Country runner; Bobwhite Anthony Clark goes up to catch a pass against Mt. Mansfield; and Bullet Jacob Gallow fights for yards against Mt. St. Joseph.

Opening Sweep for Football

Milton kicked off the local high school football season with a come-from-behind, 14-6 win over North Country on Friday night in Newport. On Saturday, BFA-St. Albans pulled away from Mt. Mansfield for a 30-14 victory in Jericho, while BFA-Fairfax overwhelmed … Read more

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Wind, waves shorten 35th Great Race

One hundred and sixty-two teams and Ironman/Ironwoman competitors took part in Sunday’s Bay Day triathlon, though the Coast Guard mandated elimination of the on-water portion of the race because of high winds and waves. Only championship-division teams were allowed onto … Read more

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On August 18, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Alyannah Diane LaGrow, to Aria Rochelle Garrow and Thomas Francis LaGrow, of Swanton.

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On August 16, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Jace Michael Arel, to Danielle Arel, of Georgia.

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On August 11, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Kolbie Lee Root, to Kayla Tosi and Kyle Root, of Sheldon.

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MYRTH E. JANES

BARTON — Myrth E. Janes, 87, of Barton, Vt., passed away peacefully on Aug. 29, 2014 in Barton. She was born on June 10, 1927 in Fairfield, Vt., to John and Grace (Lemnah) Morgan. To read the complete obituary, see … Read more

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FATHER JEAN PAUL LAPLANTE

RICHFORD — Father Jean Paul Laplante, age 93 years, a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington since 1950 died late Friday evening Aug. 29, 2014, at Our Lady of the Meadows in Richford. To read the complete obituary, … Read more

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RICHELLE L. PARADEE

BAKERSFIELD — Richelle L. Paradee, age 41, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 following a lifelong inspirational and valiant battle with Cystic Fibrosis at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington with her loving family and friends at her side. She … Read more

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