Planting seeds for growth

Planting seeds for growth

ST. ALBANS — Last year, Johnny Ireland, 9, wanted to run a pumpkin pie business and make enough money to buy some toys. Thanks to the donation of pumpkin seeds by the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery store, Swanton resident Andrew … Read more

A good day for running

A good day for running

BOSTON — Just before the first of four 9,000-person waves started running the 2014 Boston Marathon, the race announcer told the crowd, “We are taking back our race today, ladies and gentlemen.” Runners, spectators, and a whole lot of police … Read more

COMMUNITY: Richford decision cause for heartache

COMMUNITY: Richford decision cause for heartache

RICHFORD — Faith in God and love of community. Levi Fuller possesses both in abundance and they are what moved her to leave a full-time job to become director of the Cornerstone Bridges to Life Community Center in Richford. “I … Read more

Light plane catches fire, comes down on Interstate

Light plane catches fire, comes down on Interstate

HIGHGATE — The charred remains of what aviation officials are calling a single-seat experimental plane rest in the northbound land of Interstate 89 in Highgate on Friday afternoon. Authorities said the pilot bailed out safely and was located on Frontage … Read more

Swanton sugarhouse fire

Swanton sugarhouse fire

Swanton – A firefighter searches for the last remaining embers inside a sugarhouse at 109 Woods Hill Rd. in Swanton early today. Swanton firefighters were joined by others from Highgate and St. Albans Town to battle the blaze that destroyed … Read more

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The suspect is seen in this video camera image leaping onto a teller’s desk to take money from a drawer. It is the second
Franklin County bank robbery in the past week.

ST. ALBANS CITY: Bank holdup 2nd in week

ST. ALBANS CITY — In what may be a pattern, Franklin County on Monday had its second bank robbery within a week. A lone robber entered the People’s United Bank on the corner of Main and Brainerd streets in St. … Read more

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From left: Cpl. Brendan McKenney of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and Dean Scott of Enosburgh Ambulance Service describe their efforts to rescue motorist trapped by rising flood waters during a press conference at the sheriff's office on Wednesday.

High water drama: Flood rescue unfolds

ST. ALBANS — New details emerged Wednesday in the dramatic rescue of a woman who may otherwise have drowned in raging floodwaters on Longley Bridge Road in Montgomery on Tuesday. Two first responders plunged into the frigid waters to rescue … Read more

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MONTGOMERY — Rain pounded down on Franklin County Tuesday afternoon, causing rivers to jump their banks and waters to flood roads and basements. In a scary incident, a pickup truck became trapped in high water here. The occupied truck was … Read more

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Jared Clark turns to chase the ball during Monday's lacorsse game at Collins-Perley.

Tigers rout BFA in lacrosse opener

With scarcely enough time to practice outdoors, the Bobwhites opened their season Monday against Middlebury, a team that already had posted a pair of lopsided lacrosse wins aided by a turf field to squeeze in early season practices. The Panthers … Read more

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The Comets try to keep Essex's Mackenzie Burnett from getting to the puck during Wednesday nght's Metro Division championship game at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Essex's Kathleen Young tied the game with two third-period goals and set up Melanie Theriault for the winner in overtime.

Essex rallies to fourth girls hockey crown

BURLINGTON — The Comets accomplished something against Essex in Wednesday night’s championship hockey game that few teams have done this season, scoring twice on the Hornets in the first 20 minutes. Essex returned the favor and more, though, pulling off … Read more

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No. 1 Thetford survives Enosburg

BARRE – The third time was the charm for Thetford as the Panthers won their third semifinal in as many tries Thursday night, ousting No. 4 Enosburg 62-49 in the Division III girls basketball tournament at the Barre Auditorium. Subscribe … Read more

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On March 30, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Ivy Elizabeth Walker, to Rebecca (Mayhew) Walker and Aaron Walker, of Swanton.

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On March 27, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Hayden Marleigh Ovitt, to Karri Jock and Nicholas Ovitt, of Plattsburgh.

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On April 5, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Etaline Alice Lombard Kane, to Nora (Quigley) Kane and Roscoe Kane, of Jericho.

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BARBARA JANE ROLLO

HIGHGATE CENTER/ENOSBURG FALLS —Mrs. Barbara Jane Rollo, age 90 years, a longtime resident of Highgate Center and more recently of Enosburgh Falls, died early Sunday morning, April 20, 2014, at the St. Albans Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in St. … Read more

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THERESA G. PARKS

NORTH HERO/ALBURGH — Mrs. Theresa B. Parks, age 88 years, a lifelong resident of the North Hero and Alburgh communities, died early Sunday evening April 20, 2014, in the Franklin County Rehab Center. Funeral Services and Interment will be private … Read more

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JOYCE WINIFRED FISKE

SWANTON — Joyce Winifred Fiske, 93, died peacefully at The Vermont Respite House in Williston on April 16, 2014. Joyce was born on June 17, 1920 in Hitchens, England to Eric and Gladys Freeman. She graduated from Hitchens Girls Grammar … Read more

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