Swanton rising

Swanton rising

SWANTON — The Swanton community needs to tell the world about the things it has to offer and at the same time improve communication within the community, so more people are aware of options and resources. That was a widely … Read more

Highgate fire displaces families

Highgate fire displaces families

HIGHGATE — Seven local departments responded to a residential fire in Highgate Wednesday afternoon that displaced two families. According to a Department of Public Safety (DPS) press release, the Highgate Volunteer Fire Department received the call at 10:47 a.m. Firefighters … Read more

Go Wild! Respecting wildlife

Go Wild! Respecting wildlife

FAIRFAX — Have you ever looked an owl in the eyes? When you do, there’s an undeniable sense of intelligence, power and beauty that’s staring back at you. I had this experience several weeks ago when I visited Audrey Von … Read more

Fire at trucking facility

Fire at trucking facility

SWANTON — Five fire departments finished up a nightlong battle with flames at a commercial building on Babbie Boulevard early this morning. Firefighters were called at 1:10 a.m. to TDI Repair and Towing for reports of a fire. That alert … Read more

In Good Taste

In Good Taste

January can be rather bleak and empty, but on Friday, hundreds of people filtered in and out of downtown for the second annual “In Good Taste” event. Held in a full St. Albans City Hall’s auditorium, the attendees nibbled, sipped … Read more

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Swanton Town Selectman Joel Clark, center, speaks about the need for a point person to work on attracting businesses during a meeting on economic development as part of the Swanton Community Visit Wednesday evening.

Swanton rising

SWANTON — The Swanton community needs to tell the world about the things it has to offer and at the same time improve communication within the community, so more people are aware of options and resources. That was a widely … Read more

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Highgate fire displaces families

HIGHGATE — Seven local departments responded to a residential fire in Highgate Wednesday afternoon that displaced two families. According to a Department of Public Safety (DPS) press release, the Highgate Volunteer Fire Department received the call at 10:47 a.m. Firefighters … Read more

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Go Wild! Respecting wildlife

FAIRFAX — Have you ever looked an owl in the eyes? When you do, there’s an undeniable sense of intelligence, power and beauty that’s staring back at you. I had this experience several weeks ago when I visited Audrey Von … Read more

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BFA-Fairfax football coach Mike Williams after the Bullets defeated Otter Valley on Nov. 8 at Rutland H.S. in the Division III state championship game.

Williams heading to CVU

FAIRFAX — BFA-Fairfax football coach Mike Williams will take over as head coach at Champlain Valley Union next fall, BFA athletic director Geri Witalec said Wednesday. Williams, who has been at BFA’s helm since the program was founded in 2007 and … Read more

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BFA-Fairfax wins first football title

BFA-Fairfax got 407 yards on runs by Matt Larose, Luke Langelier and Liam Sweeney, including a game-saving 38-yard fourth-down sprint by Sweeney to set up a final touchdown with less than a minute remaining in Saturday’s Division III football state … Read more

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Luke Langelier gets into the end zone for BFA's second score in Saturday's Division III semifinal victory over Mt Abraham.

Bullets push back to finals

FAIRFAX — Strong play by the line both ways all afternoon, a better grip on the ball in the second half, and touchdowns by Matt Larose and Luke Langelier were enough to send BFA-Fairfax to the Division III football championship game … Read more

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On Dec. 31, 2014, at the University of Vermont Medical Center, a girl, Evelyn Katherine Gaudette, to Amanda (Bryan) Gaudette and Jesse Gaudette, of Colchester.

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Francalangia

On Dec. 15, 2014, at the University of Vermont Medical Center, a girl, Sophia Anne Francalangia, to Andrea (Lambesis) Francalangia and Keith Francalangia, of South Burlington.

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Whittemore

On Dec. 5, 2014, at the University of Vermont Medical Center, a girl, Rilyn Whittemore, to Amy (Dusablon) Whittemore and Shayne Whittemore, of St. Albans City.

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SANDRA LYNNE TOWNSEND

Inadvertently omitted from Sandra’s obituary in Saturday’s Messenger was her paternal grandfather, Paul Tipper, Sr. and his wife, Laura, of Fairfax.

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ARLINGTON OSCAR HAZEN

NORTH HERO/SHELBURNE — Mr. Arlington Oscar Hazen, age 93 years, a native and longtime resident of North Hero, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at the Arbors in Shelburne. Funeral Arrangements along with a complete obituary will be published in a … Read more

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PAUL V. BERTHIAUME

HIGHGATE — Paul V. Berthiaume, age 68, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 in St. Albans. A memorial service and inurnment will be held in the spring. The family invites you to view further information and share your memories by … Read more

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