ST. ALBANS BAY: Best intentions ditched

ST. ALBANS BAY: Best intentions ditched

Farmland runoff raises questions ST. ALBANS — Despite two years of conversation, when it comes to agriculture and water quality, progress on the ground remains hard to see. That is especially true on the Hathaway Point where more than 50 acres … Read more

LAW ENFORCEMENT: Police issue cellphone warning

LAW ENFORCEMENT: Police issue cellphone warning

Local cop stops: 100 since Jan. ST. ALBANS — The state’s law prohibiting driving while using a cell phone, known as distracted driving, has been in place for a year, but law enforcement officers are still seeing and stopping drivers … Read more

HEALTH & WELLNESS: RiseVT wants you

HEALTH & WELLNESS: RiseVT wants you

Director explains initiative, plans ST. ALBANS — Adults of the world, let’s face it: staying in shape and making healthy choices aren’t the two easiest things to do on top of working one or more jobs, taking care of children, keeping … Read more

From bird to pot pie

From bird to pot pie

Food shelf to benefit from project ST. ALBANS — A community is like a pot pie – it takes a lot of fresh, robust and diverse ingredients to be good. Wait. Pot pie? Yes, chicken pot pie, to be exact. The proverbial … Read more

Another life taken too young

Another life taken too young

School, community mourn after tragedy BAKERSFIELD — A distinct heaviness lay over the student-less Enosburg Falls High School and quiet, back roads of Bakersfield Monday as the two communities absorbed the loss of a young student and prayed for the survival … Read more

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Visible above are some of the cornfields on Hathway Point Road from which water has flooded neighboring homes shown on the right side of the picture. A ditch is visible along the tree line. Water flows along that ditch, then across the space between the two homes and into a culvert under Hathaway Point Road.

ST. ALBANS BAY: Best intentions ditched

Farmland runoff raises questions ST. ALBANS — Despite two years of conversation, when it comes to agriculture and water quality, progress on the ground remains hard to see. That is especially true on the Hathaway Point where more than 50 acres … Read more

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LAW ENFORCEMENT: Police issue cellphone warning

Local cop stops: 100 since Jan. ST. ALBANS — The state’s law prohibiting driving while using a cell phone, known as distracted driving, has been in place for a year, but law enforcement officers are still seeing and stopping drivers … Read more

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Dorey Demers, standing in downtown St. Albans, urges Franklin and Grand Isle county residents to rise. The director of RiseVT, is also among those who have taken part in and signed up to benefit from the new local, healthy -- and free – initiative.

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Director explains initiative, plans ST. ALBANS — Adults of the world, let’s face it: staying in shape and making healthy choices aren’t the two easiest things to do on top of working one or more jobs, taking care of children, keeping … 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 Playoffs

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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On June 18, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, James Jack Petelle, to Anna Marks and Steven Petelle, of St. Albans.

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On June 22, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Bianca Lillie Rose Patch, to Amanda German and Mark Patch, of St. Albans.

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On June 19, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Archer Joseph Riddell, to Meghan (Cotta) Riddell and Jeffery Robert Riddell, of St. Albans.

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TIMMOTHY DALE HILLIKER

SWANTON — Timmothy Dale Hilliker, age 49 years, passed away Tuesday morning, June 30, 2015, in the Northwestern Medical Center from complications of COPD and Congestive Heart Failure. A celebration of Timothy’s life will be announced at a later date. … Read more

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ROBERT L. RIXON

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Robert (Bob) L. Rixon died peacefully June 30, 2015 while surrounded by family members. Bob was born in Springfield, Vt. Aug. 31, 1930, the second son of John Rixon Sr. and Blanche Gosselin Rixon. Bob and … Read more

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STANLEY SMITH KITTELL

SHELDON — Stanley Smith Kittell, 82, beloved husband of Monica Kay, passed away peacefully on June 29, 2015, surrounded by loving family. Internment will be on Saturday, July 4 at 1 p.m. in the Sheldon Cemetery. Friends are invited to … Read more

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