Fairpoint employees picketing at home

Fairpoint employees picketing at home

ST. ALBANS CITY— The FairPoint Communications strike made its way to Franklin County beginning Monday, where an estimated 40 to 50 employees live. See the complete story in Wednesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition at … Read more

Costly fire in Fairfax

Costly fire in Fairfax

FAIRFAX — A fire here Monday evening left a split-level ranch, garage, and a recreational motorhome heavily damaged, though nobody was hurt. See the complete story in Tuesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition at www.samessenger.com … Read more

Beach weather?

Beach weather?

Trees stand bare along the shores of North Hero State Park as people walk the beach looking toward Alburgh on Saturday. Drenching rains took down most of the leaves and showers are expected to continue this coming week.

School Lunches: How it works

School Lunches: How it works

ST. ALBANS — People within The Abbey Group Food Services Management are quick to tell you – they’re not your typical lunch ladies. “This little company in Sheldon, Vermont – [it] really has really great reach,” said Nina Wiese-Hansen, school … Read more

Drivers wanted

Drivers wanted

ST. ALBANS — Need a ride? Patricia Woodward has you covered. She can pick you up at 4:30 a.m. if need be, can take you to your doctor’s appointment, your addiction treatment center, the dentist’s office, or just to the … Read more

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Tara Wright, a 44-year-old Georgia resident, FairPoint Communications employee and vice president of Colchester-based worker union IBEW 2326, pickets outside with others at the St. Albans FairPoint Communications office on Bank Street yesterday. On her left is Steven Archambeault, 42, of Fairfield, and on her right are Bethany Bates, 39, of Georgia and Tim Rickard, 47, of Georgia.

Fairpoint employees picketing at home

ST. ALBANS CITY— The FairPoint Communications strike made its way to Franklin County beginning Monday, where an estimated 40 to 50 employees live. See the complete story in Wednesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition at … Read more

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Costly fire in Fairfax

FAIRFAX — A fire here Monday evening left a split-level ranch, garage, and a recreational motorhome heavily damaged, though nobody was hurt. See the complete story in Tuesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition at www.samessenger.comRead more

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Beach weather?

Trees stand bare along the shores of North Hero State Park as people walk the beach looking toward Alburgh on Saturday. Drenching rains took down most of the leaves and showers are expected to continue this coming week.

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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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Katelynm FitzSimmons and the Thunderbirds finish the regular season this afternoon against Montpelier. A T-Bird win would set up a playoff rematch against Stowe.

Clear as Mud

With two days left in the regular season , a few local teams will be fighting for their playoff lives tonight and tomorrow. BFA-St. Albans football and Missisquoi boys soccer are both right on the edge going into their final … Read more

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On Sept. 29, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Gracelyn Ann Bilodeau, to Marci (Martin) Bilodeau and Gary Bilodeau II, of Swanton.

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Luppert

On Sept. 30, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a boy, Hudson James Luppert, to Amanda LaPerle and Timothy Luppert, of Tampa, Fla.

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Farr

On Oct. 12, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Lexi Mariah Farr, to Stephanie Gaudette and Danny L. Farr, of Richford.

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KENNETH A. BUSHEY

ST. ALBANS — Kenneth A. Bushey passed away at his home on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, after a long illness. Ken was born in St. Albans on May 7, 1939, the son of Roland and Edna Hurlbut Bushey. To read … Read more

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ROGER J. BENJAMIN

SWANTON — Roger J. Benjamin, age 84 years, a resident of Meadow Lane died Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 22, 2014, in the Northwestern Medical Center with loving family at his side. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Wednesday’s edition … Read more

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WILBUR R. BRANTHOOVER

FAIRPORT HARBOR, OHIO — W.R. (Bill) Branthoover age 87 of Fairport Harbor, Ohio passed away Oct. 25, 2014 at his residence. He was born May 6, 1927 in West Newton, Pa. to the late Harry and Clara Branthoover. He served … Read more

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