Dig that history

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SWANTON — Archeologists working in Swanton since September have uncovered artifacts going back to 500 A.D.   The team from the University of Vermont (UVM) is excavating 100 meters of soil in a cornfield along Waugh Farm Road. Swanton Village … Read more

Rotary honors 3 women

Rotary honors 3 women

ST. ALBANS — On Tuesday, the Rotary Club of St. Albans named three women Citizens of the Year for 2014. Maddie Howard, Jeanne Royer, and Betty Casavant have each spent decades volunteering in various capacities in the St. Albans community. … Read more

REMEMBRANCE DAY: ‘Bivouac of the Dead’

REMEMBRANCE DAY: ‘Bivouac of the Dead’

Editor’s Note: Jim Fouts is a local historian who has carefully studied the Civil War Era. He lives part of the year in Gettysburg, Pa. and also has contributed other articles to this newspaper. GETTYSBURG, Pa. — One hundred and … Read more

State issues Ag. decision, study

State issues Ag. decision, study

ST. ALBANS — Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Ross has denied a Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) petition that would have added greater regulation of some farms operating within the Missisquoi Bay watershed. The CFL had requested that best management practices (BMPs) … Read more

Big Kids, Little Kids

Big Kids, Little Kids

ST. ALBANS — City School first, second and third graders were treated to an afternoon of fun Friday, provided by Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans (BFA) students to raise funds for Hannaford Helping Hands holiday food box donations. The “1st - … Read more

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Geoff Mandel, a consulting archeologist from UVM, describes the layers of dirt uncovered in an archeology pit along Waugh Farm Road in Swanton.

Dig that history

SWANTON — Archeologists working in Swanton since September have uncovered artifacts going back to 500 A.D.   The team from the University of Vermont (UVM) is excavating 100 meters of soil in a cornfield along Waugh Farm Road. Swanton Village … Read more

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Betty Casavant, Jeanne Royer and Maddie Howard were named as the Rotary Club of St. Albans Citizens of the Year Tuesday for their volunteer work in the St. Albans community.

Rotary honors 3 women

ST. ALBANS — On Tuesday, the Rotary Club of St. Albans named three women Citizens of the Year for 2014. Maddie Howard, Jeanne Royer, and Betty Casavant have each spent decades volunteering in various capacities in the St. Albans community. … 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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The regular season is finished, seniors (including Bobwhite Garrett Lamothe) have been honored, and playoffs begin Tuesday.

Playoff Pairings

Official Pairings for Boys & Girls Soccer FOOTBALL Division I Quarterfinals Friday, 7 p.m. CVU (8, 3-5) at Middlebury (1, 8-0) BFA-St. Albans (6, 4-4) at Essex (3, 6-2) Colchester (4, 6-2) at Rutland (4, 5-3) Saturday, 1 p.m. Hartford (7, … Read more

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On Nov. 9, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Jaxen Avery Tatro, to Tiffany Lavallee and Steven Bradley Tatro II, of Montgomery Center.

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On Nov. 4, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Kasen Gordon Crofts, to Tiffany Reed and Kyle Gordon Crofts, of St. Albans.

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On Nov. 6, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Klayton William Reed-Paradee, to Heather Reed and Eric Paradee, of Enosburg.

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MARVIN JAMES BRALEY

HIGHGATE — Marvin James Braley, age 64 years, a resident of the Parizo Road died suddenly Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in the Northwestern Medical Center. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Friday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, … Read more

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AVERY K. AUSTIN

SHELDON – Avery K. Austin, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, Nov.19, 2014 at his home in Sheldon. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Thursday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or subscribe to our digital edition.

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MARY P. MCGILL

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —Mary P. McGill passed on Nov. 14, 2014 in Jacksonville, Fla.   She was a resident of Westminster Woods on Julington Creek, relocating there from Vermont in 2009. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Thursday’s edition of … Read more

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