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

ENOSBURGH: Students take positive steps against suicide

ENOSBURGH: Students take positive steps against suicide

ENOSBURG FALLS — Two senior students at Enosburg Falls High School (EFHS)  have decided to tackle the problem of suicide in their school by fostering a dialogue on the subject. Student leaders Jeanessa St. Pierre and Rebecca Gagne have been … Read more

Transportation: Roundabout best option for Exit 19

Transportation: Roundabout best option for Exit 19

ST. ALBANS — The highly accident-prone intersection at Exit 19, which on an average has more than 30,000 vehicles pass through it daily, suffered from the state’s previous approach to road improvements. That was the assessment of Catherine Dimitruk, executive … 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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Several-month-old goats look out from their stall at Boston Post Dairy in Enosburgh on Wednesday. The farm is in the midst of kidding season, which is a busy but admittedly adorable time of year.

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

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Matthew Webster is escorted into court Tuesday afternoon, where he faces charges in the September, 2013 murder of Anna Alger.

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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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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RONALD ALAN CASE, SR.

WEST SWANTON — Ronald Alan Case, Sr. passed away Tuesday evening April 21, 2015 at his West Swanton residence, after a courageous battle with cancer, with his loving family by his side. Born in New Britain, Conn., on March 4, … Read more

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JOHN JOSEPH KENNEDY

ST. ALBANS — Mr. John Joseph Kennedy, age 82, of St. Albans and formerly of Keeseville, N.Y., passed away on April 22, 2015 at Green Mountain Nursing Home in Colchester.  He was born to Harold and Helen (Wry) Kennedy on … Read more

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STEPHANETTE LAVERDURE POTVIN

FAIRFAX — Stephanette Laverdure Potvin, 101, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on the evening of April 18, 2015 at her home in Fairfax, as she wished. Stephanette was born March 31, 1914 in Cote des Neiges, Montreal, … Read more

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