Sanders kicks off campaign

Sanders kicks off campaign

St. Albans native leads campaign BURLINGTON — Anyone near the Burlington Waterfront Park at 5 p.m. Tuesday would have been blasted by chants of “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!”, deafening cheers and the gruff, Brooklyn accented-words: “Today, we begin a political revolution!” … Read more

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Moments of reflection

Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4) Scott Beaulieu stand sat present-arms, waiting for the command to drop his salute during a rendition of ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ during a Memorial Day ceremony at Taylor Park in St. Albans Monday. Beaulieu gave … Read more

Memorial Day: The real meaning

Memorial Day: The real meaning

Students visit cemetery, pay respects to veterans FAIRFIELD — Most kids probably think cemeteries are a little creepy. But the fifth graders at Fairfield Center School learned Thursday that the graves of those now passed can be the window into history, … Read more

Swanton Library evicts bees, opens front doors

Swanton Library evicts bees, opens front doors

Change being written at 99-year-old institution SWANTON — For years the front door of the Swanton Public Library has been locked. The 99-year-old edifice boasts four Corinthian columns one of which was, until earlier this month, filled with tens of thousands … Read more

Bingo! Animal Rescue a winner when more people play

Bingo! Animal Rescue a winner when more people play

ST. ALBANS — Like Bingo? The Franklin County Animal Rescue wants you to come play a game and help support the animals. Since late February, the animal shelter has held Wednesday Bingo nights in the Knights of Columbus building on … Read more

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St. Albans native leads campaign BURLINGTON — Anyone near the Burlington Waterfront Park at 5 p.m. Tuesday would have been blasted by chants of “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!”, deafening cheers and the gruff, Brooklyn accented-words: “Today, we begin a political revolution!” … Read more

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Students visit cemetery, pay respects to veterans FAIRFIELD — Most kids probably think cemeteries are a little creepy. But the fifth graders at Fairfield Center School learned Thursday that the graves of those now passed can be the window into history, … Read more

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Likely Boys Basketball Pairings

Division I Playdowns Tuesday/Wednesday South Burlington (16, 3-17-0) at Rice (1, 19-1-0) St. Johnsbury (15, 7-11-0) at Burlington (2, 18-2-0) Brattleboro (14, 8-12-0) at Burr & Burton (3, 17-3-0) Mt. Anthony (13, 8-12-0) at Rutland (4, 17-3-0) Champlain Valley (12, … Read more

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Division I Playdowns Tuesday, 7:00 St. Johnsbury (15, 5-15) at BFA-St. Albans (2, 17-3) Rutland (13, 8-12) at U-32 (4, 15-4), 5:00 Brattleboro (9, 13-7) at Burr & Burton (8, 14-6) Wednesday, 7:00 Spaulding (16, 4-16) at Champlain … 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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At Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Carter Allen McWilliams, to Makayla Williams and Jason Allen McWilliams, of St. Albans.

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On May 16, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Mason Romeo Coulombe, to Katrina Montgomery and Alan Coulombe, of St. Albans.

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On May 15, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, William Thure Varnham, to Emma Liskowsky and Thomas Varnham, of St. Albans.

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CATHERINE KENNEDY McCARTHY

BRIGHTON, MASS/ST. ALBANS — Catherine Kennedy McCarthy, 95, of Brighton, Mass., passed away at her home on May 2, 2015. She was born in St. Albans to Charles and Mary (Donovan) Kennedy on Dec. 7, 1919 and was the oldest … Read more

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WENDELL E. ‘BARNEY’ TILLOTSON

FRANKLIN – Wendell E. “Barney” Tillotson, age 91, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at his home in the Franklin Homestead. He was born June 12, 1923 in Sheldon the son of the late, Harry and Sylvia (Taylor) Tillotson. Barney … Read more

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ROBERT EARL BUSHEY

SHELDON  — Robert Earl Bushey, age 71, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born on Sept. 23, 1943 in Cambridge, Vt., the son … Read more

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