Still on the cusp of bigger things

Still on the cusp of bigger things

ST. ALBANS CITY — Absent any additional development, St. Albans City could repay all of its tax increment financing debt and still have money left at the end of the 20-year bond period. See the complete story in Saturday’s edition of … Read more

Books, books & more books

Books, books & more books

SHELDON — “Do you guys like to read?” was the question Waterbury-based Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) executive director Duncan McDougall asked Sheldon Elementary students Thursday afternoon. See the complete story in Friday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our … Read more

City honors 3 for valor

City honors 3 for valor

ST. ALBANS — Three St. Albans Police Dept. (SAPD) officers were presented with St. Albans City’s highest award Wednesday night – the Medal of Valor. The award was given to Sgt. Francis McCarty, Cpl. Paul Talley and Officer Keith Cote … Read more

Discarded cat, kittens part of a trend

Discarded cat, kittens part of a trend

ST. ALBANS TOWN — A large box holding 11 kittens and one adult cat was found on the side of County Road here on Monday evening, according to St. Albans Town Animal Control Officer Dave McWilliams. “This kind of thing … Read more

Council opens city hall debate to public airing

Council opens city hall debate to public airing

ALBANS CITY — St. Albans City voters will be given a chance to weigh in on a proposed $2.5 million renovation to city hall. Monday night the council voted to hold a public meeting on the proposed renovation, prior to … 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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NFL’s sins are no longer welcome here

The NFL has built its fabulous fame and wealth while willfully bringing harm to crippled old men, women and children. It steals from taxpayers coming and going. It grudgingly acted on Ray Rice only because there is video that sets the Internet aflame. … Read more

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Hannah Johnson, Michaela Lombard and Ally Gervais chase the ball for Enosburg.

Fairfax overcomes Enosburg effort

Enosburg made huge strides five days after a lopsided loss, keeping BFA-Fairfax within one goal until late in Wednesday’s girls soccer game. Hannah Corrigan and Megan Domina each scored an unassisted goal for the Bullets. Subscribe for all of the Messenger’s … Read more

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Richford’s Alex Benoit hops over United Christian Academy goalie Adreanna Andrew on her way to scoring the first goal of Wednesday’s soccer game in Newport, where the Rockets opened the season with a 5-0 victory. Below, Christina Jewett of Richford does battle with UCA’s Gracie DeLaBruere.

Richford opens with soccer sweep

Richford kicked off its 2014 fall soccer season with a pair of wins over United Christian Academy in Newport on Thursday. The girls shut out the Crusaders, 5-0, and the boys got five goals from freshmen and sophomores on the … Read more

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On August 29, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Caine Jermamy Butler, to Carrie Lapan Butler and Jason Butler, of Franklin.

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On August 30, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Alexandra Rose Nesbitt, to Maria (Lawyer) Nesbitt and William Nesbitt Jr., of Bakersfield.

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Bartemy

On August 28, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Parker Nye Bartemy, to Sarah Elizabeth Bartemy and Adam Bartemy, of Sheldon.

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Clarence H. ‘Jim’ Young Jr.

BAKERSFIELD — Clarence H. “Jim” Young Jr., age 86, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at the Redstone Villa Nursing Home in St. Albans. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Friday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or … Read more

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Maurice Joseph LaRoche

SWANTON/HIGHGATE CENTER — The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at 10 a.m. in The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Wednesday’s edition of the … Read more

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Father Jean Paul LaPlante

ST. ALBANS CITY/WINOOSKI — The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. in Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Wednesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or … Read more

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