Continual Maker

Continual Maker

ENOSBURG FALLS — On land he bought, in a barn he built, with machines and tools he’s created and repaired, and through his experiential memories and inspirations, David Stromeyer, 67, makes his massive steel art. The Enosburg Falls resident became … Read more

Watershed Wonders

Watershed Wonders

FRANKLIN — The day started with donuts and coffee, and from there on out it was all crops, cows, farmers and water. The 2014 Summer Farm and Lake Tour took place Thursday with 40 or so participants seeing some of … Read more

Among the angels of agriculture

Among the angels of agriculture

ST. ALBANS TOWN — Among the buzzing, crawling and flying bees in a hot, sunny field behind a farm on Lower Newton Road earlier this week, Mike Palmer spoke about his passion. The 65-year-old St. Albans resident, owner of French … Read more

The Legion Riders

The Legion Riders

ST. ALBANS — The American Legion Riders of Green Mountain Post #1, St. Albans, has a busy summer schedule of fund raising, charity rides and rallies, most of which take place from the saddle of their motorcycles. There’s just one … Read more

Surfing the skies

Surfing the skies

FRANKLIN — Though it was gray and threatening thunderstorms all afternoon, those at Lake Carmi event Thursday couldn’t help but gaze skyward. Looking up, people saw was a man on a small surfboard-like craft, twisting, turning, flipping, and diving from … Read more

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Brian Ross arrives in Franklin County Superior Court Criminal Division in St. Albans on Wednesday for a re-sentencing hearing for the assault and robbery of Chris Davis in March 21, 2012. Davis was subsequently found dead.

Davis assailant’s jail time cut

ST. ALBANS — The man who admitted assaulting Chris Davis on the night of March 21, 2012, prior to Davis’s death, was given a reduced sentence Wednesday in Franklin County Superior Court. Brian Ross, 25, of St. Albans, admitted to … Read more

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From left to right, Brenda Burke, Chad Spooner, Jacob Spooner, 8, Logan Burke, 14, and Kristina Ellsworth all sit in the living room of Burke’s Swanton home Tuesday evening. Spooner and Ellsworth work with Logan through the Watershed Mentoring program run by Franklin County Caring Communities, where they have been volunteering for three years.

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SWANTON — When 14-year-old Logan Burke’s father died of cancer some three years ago, the abrupt change, grief and the lack of a father figure made for difficult period. Burke’s mother, Brenda, 52, said that her son often felt frustrated … Read more

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ARENA: Highgate to float ice bond

HIGHGATE — Highgate voters will once again be asked to consider the future of the Highgate Arena on Election Day in November. The selectboard plans to ask the town to approve a $990,000 bond to repair the rink and refrigeration … Read more

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Runners start toward Hathaway Point in the Great Race triathlon Sunday at St. Albans Bay.

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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Mt. Anthony third baseman Makayla Farrara starts to celebrate after tagging out an MVU runner for the final out in Monday's Division I softball state championship game.

Mt. Anthony holds off MVU for D-I title

POULTNEY — Missisquoi had more base runners and scoring chances, but Mt. Anthony scored all of its runs in a hectic third inning and escaped extra innings by 61 feet to take the Division I softball state championship, 4-3 Monday night … Read more

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The Bullets wait in the dugout before their semifinal at Vergennes is ended for the day.

Vergennes takes lead before play halted

VERGENNES — They started 10 minutes early in an effort to beat the worsening rainstorm, but BFA-Fairfax and Vergennes didn’t make it all the way through the first inning before their Division II semifinal was halted. Subscribe for all the … Read more

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Oon June 25, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Adalynn Iva Williams, to Mariah Nicole Hackett and John Wayne Williams, of St. Albans.

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On June 24, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Kelli Christina Boissoneault, to Christina (Deso) Boissoneault and Josh James Boissoneault, of St. Albans.

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On June 26, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Cassidy Dale Graham, to Tracey Griffin and David Paul Graham, of Enosburg Falls.

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E. JOHN ALEXANDER

ST. ALBANS — E. John Alexander, son of the late Harris Alexander, early pharmacist of St. Albans; and grandson of the late Senator Frank L. Greene of Vermont, died at age 90, on June 19, 2014 at Memorial Hospital, Albany, … Read more

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Howard C. Morse

ST. ALBANS — Howard C. Morse, 88, a native of Swanton and a resident of Vermont for most of his lifetime, passed away Monday afternoon, July 7, 2014 at Our Lady of the Meadows in Richford. He was born at … Read more

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Nancy Lee (Mayer) Arenz

ST. ALBANS — Nancy Lee (Mayer) Arenz, 72, passed away Saturday evening, July 05, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer, in the Franklin County Rehab Center in St. Albans. Born in Hastings, Minn., May 26, 1942, she was the … Read more

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