Maple good weekend

Maple good weekend

ST. ALBANS — Threats of rain didn’t keep the crowd away from the 49th annual Vermont Maple Festival. Politicians, local leaders, Franklin County residents and many visitors from Vermont and beyond came out this weekend for the pancake breakfast, maple … Read more

Bursting with maple

Bursting with maple

ST. ALBANS — It may sound blissful to consume maple sugar for six hours, but it can become a little hard on the stomach. “You have plenty,” said Henry Marckres of the Agency of Agriculture, Farm and Markets. Marckres and … Read more

Maple Festival begins

Maple Festival begins

ST. ALBANS — One lane of Main Street blocked by vendors, a carousel in Taylor Park and the sweet aroma of syrup and sugar can only mean one thing: the Vermont Maple Festival is here. The 49th annual event was … Read more

Taking care of the kids

Taking care of the kids

ENOSBURGH — Caring for one, two, three or even 11 kids is a serious job for any parent. Try 98 kids – albeit, goat kids – all born within days of each other. That is the task set before Theresa … Read more

WEBSTER CASE: Defense: Murder victim at fault

WEBSTER CASE: Defense: Murder victim at fault

ST. ALBANS — Alleged aggression on the part of the murder victim are likely to be part of the defense when accused murderer Matthew Webster goes to trial this summer. Webster, 31, of Swanton, has been charged with second-degree murder … Read more

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Margaret Timmins of Burlington has a little taste of maple syrup in Taylor Park on Saturday during the 49th annual Vermont Maple Festival.

Maple good weekend

ST. ALBANS — Threats of rain didn’t keep the crowd away from the 49th annual Vermont Maple Festival. Politicians, local leaders, Franklin County residents and many visitors from Vermont and beyond came out this weekend for the pancake breakfast, maple … Read more

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Henry Marckres, of the Agency of Agriculture, Farms and Markets, tastes a sample of Dark Color – Robust Taste maple syrup in the Bellows Free Academy cafeteria Thursday. Marckres and seven other judges conducted the Vermont Maple Syrup and Maple Products Contest, the winners of which will be announced at the Vermont Maple Barbeque Saturday evening.

Bursting with maple

ST. ALBANS — It may sound blissful to consume maple sugar for six hours, but it can become a little hard on the stomach. “You have plenty,” said Henry Marckres of the Agency of Agriculture, Farm and Markets. Marckres and … Read more

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Cathy Branon of Sheldon makes maple fudge in the Bellows Free Academy kitchen Thursday evening that will be sold in the Vermont Maple Store throughout the weekend.

Maple Festival begins

ST. ALBANS — One lane of Main Street blocked by vendors, a carousel in Taylor Park and the sweet aroma of syrup and sugar can only mean one thing: the Vermont Maple Festival is here. The 49th annual event was … 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 April 11, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Kadence Lynn LaCross, to Donna Paquette and Timothy LaCross, of Enosburg.

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On April 10, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Patrick Allen Wedge Jr., to Meredith (Russell) Wedge and Patrick Pedge, of St. Albans.

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On April 10, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Archie Joseph Domina III, to Melissa LaBounty and Archie J. Domina Jr., of Sheldon.

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ADELE M. EIDE

ADELE M. EIDE, 83, of Burlington, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Randolph. She was born April 19, 1932 in Brooklyn, N.Y.; the daughter of Daniel J. and Kathryn (Riordan) Rohme.  She was raised in Brooklyn … Read more

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COLLEEN ANN ‘RUSTY’ (PALMER) PAQUETTE

GEORGIA — Colleen Ann Paquette, age 74, a lifelong resident of this community passed away Friday evening, April 24, 2015, at the U.V.M. Medical Center with her family and friends at her side. She was born in Burlington, on Sept. … Read more

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DANIEL LAWSON WILLIAMS

EAST FAIRFIELD — Daniel Lawson Williams passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in the comfort of his home. Born on Feb. 18, 1945, in Seymour, Ind., he was the son of the late Charles J. and Jessie Lorraine (Gorbett) Williams. … Read more

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