City Hall’s fate rests on ballots

City Hall’s fate rests on ballots

ST. ALBANS CITY — Voters will weigh in on a proposed $2.3 million renovation of St. Albans City Hall in November. The city council voted unanimously Monday night to put the issue before voters after a lengthy public hearing. See … Read more

Tim’s House walk assists homeless

Tim’s House walk assists homeless

ST. ALBANS – The Tim’s House annual Walk to End Homelessness, held Sunday in Taylor Park, helped the shelter raise $4,200. See the complete story in Monday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition at www.samessenger.com

A class all her own

A class all her own

ST. ALBANS — Cara Maginn is a St. Albans native. She’s 20 years old and is living with her 47-year-old mother, Sara, in her grandmother’s home in town. For most of her life, Cara has been combatting mental health issues, … Read more

Lifting ladies

Lifting ladies

The “ladies” from the Taylor Park fountain are lifted onto a waiting truck on Wednesday afternoon. The fountain pieces are being transported to Alabama where the cast iron pieces will be repaired and the zinc pieces, including the ladies, will … Read more

Bye for now, ladies

Bye for now, ladies

ST. ALBANS CITY — St. Albans City officials, residents and local media gathered in Taylor Park Wednesday morning to watch the park’s fountain, now a ripe 127 years old, be disassembled and loaded for repair by employees of Robinson Iron, … 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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Bobwhite With A Boot

BFA’s senior owns the two longest field goals in Vermont high school history, including his booming 57-yarder on Sept. 5. The Messenger looks at the mysteries of a state football record, how Robert Kelly has gotten to be the record-holder, and … Read more

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Fairfax pulls away from Enosburg, 4-1

Yohance Gill scored two goals Wednesday as BFA-Fairfax earned a 4-1 victory over Enosburg in their Mountain Division boys soccer game. Subscribe for the full story and photos, and for all of the Messenger’s sports coverage.

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Busy weekend for local teams

• Big football wins on the road for Milton and BFA-Fairfax. • BFA-St. Albans boys and girls top Missisquoi under the lights. • 196 local runners compete in the Burlington Invitational. • MVU makes its early goal stand for a 1-0 win … Read more

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On Aug. 23, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a boy, Hunter William Tessier, to Carly Rene Greeno and Bill E. Tessier, of St. Albans.

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On Aug. 23, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Faith Rene Tessier, to Carly Rene Greeno and Bill E. Tessier, of St. Albans.

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On Sept. 7, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Molly May Ovitt, to Sara (Snider) Ovitt and Norman Ovitt, of Enosburg Falls.

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HELEN FISHER (DOWNS) WASON

ST. ALBANS — Helen Fisher (Downs) Wason died peacefully on Sept. 23, the first day of fall in St. Albans. She was born in Evansville, Ind., on April 26, 1921, the oldest of three children. To read the complete obituary, … Read more

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EDGAR WILLIAM PIERCE

ST. ALBANS — Edgar William Pierce a lifelong resident of this community passed away on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at the Franklin County Rehab Center with his family at his side. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in … Read more

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ARMANDE RENEE (FUGIE) DANIEL

BURLINGTON/SWANTON — Armande Renee “Fugie” Daniel 88 years old peacefully passed away in Starr Farm Nursing Center during the evening on Sunday, Sept. 28. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Tuesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or … Read more

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