$45 million for bays, lake

$45 million for bays, lake

Farm visits within plan BURLINGTON — With area waters plagued by blue-green algae, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. and the nation’s top agriculture official this morning announced $45 million in funding over five years to reduce farm pollution in Lake Champlain. To … Read more

FLETCHER; ‘A lot of scrap paper’

FLETCHER; ‘A lot of scrap paper’

FLETCHER — On Vermont’s Primary Election day Tuesday, Fletcher Clerk Elaine Sweet didn’t expect a huge voter turnout. And sure enough, by the end of the day just 40 people had walked through the town office door. Sweet, who is … Read more

ST. ALBANS TOWN: Board hears bay concerns

ST. ALBANS TOWN: Board hears bay concerns

ST. ALBANS BAY — It’s time to stop pointing fingers, stop talking, and just do something – that’s the message the St. Albans Town Selectboard delivered Monday night. Yesterday’s meeting opened with the bay’s hottest topic – the water, the … Read more

Dogs may make a difference

Dogs may make a difference

MILTON — The Blue Star Mothers of Vermont, a non-profit organization hopes to assist military members and their families by starting a new program that would give trained dogs to veterans suffering with such medical issues as Post Traumatic Stress … Read more

DOWNTOWN: Music’s in the air

DOWNTOWN: Music’s in the air

ST. ALBANS – Downtown has been filled with the sounds of merriment and music this summer like no other in recent memory. “Live music adds a unique quality to our downtown, giving residents a reason to take a nice walk … Read more

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How to save lakes? Expert charts plan

Editor’s Note: This is another in an ongoing series of reports related to lake water quality issues. Another will appear in Thursday’s edition. ST. ALBANS — If area residents want clean water in Lake Champlain and Lake Carmi they need … Read more

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Runners start toward Hathaway Point in the Great Race triathlon Sunday at St. Albans Bay.

Wind, waves shorten 35th Great Race

One hundred and sixty-two teams and Ironman/Ironwoman competitors took part in Sunday’s Bay Day triathlon, though the Coast Guard mandated elimination of the on-water portion of the race because of high winds and waves. Only championship-division teams were allowed onto … Read more

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Mt. Anthony third baseman Makayla Farrara starts to celebrate after tagging out an MVU runner for the final out in Monday's Division I softball state championship game.

Mt. Anthony holds off MVU for D-I title

POULTNEY — Missisquoi had more base runners and scoring chances, but Mt. Anthony scored all of its runs in a hectic third inning and escaped extra innings by 61 feet to take the Division I softball state championship, 4-3 Monday night … Read more

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On August 18, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Alyannah Diane LaGrow, to Aria Rochelle Garrow and Thomas Francis LaGrow, of Swanton.

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On August 16, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Jace Michael Arel, to Danielle Arel, of Georgia.

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On August 11, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Kolbie Lee Root, to Kayla Tosi and Kyle Root, of Sheldon.

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ROBERTA A. SCOTT

ST. ALBANS — With heavy hearts the family of Roberta A. Scott “Bertie” a lifelong resident of this area, announces her unexpected passing on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, peacefully at her own home. Born on Aug. 28, 1936, in St. … Read more

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PATRICIA E. BLOUIN

NORTH HERO — Mrs. Patricia E. Blouin, age 83, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 26, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family, after a long illness. She was born in Burlington, Jan. 8, 1931, daughter of the late Frederick and … Read more

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ALLEN A. MCCORMICK

HIGHGATE — Allen A. McCormick, age 61, died peacefully on Aug. 25, 2014. He was born Aug. 13, 1953 and was the son of Elizabeth Ann (Wheeler) and Fuller S. McCormick. He is survived by his brother John McCormick and … Read more

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