Singing 1860s to life

Singing 1860s to life

ST. ALBANS — There’s nothing like a little music to transport people back to 1864. The Vermont Civil War Songbook, performed by singer Linda Raddle and piano accompanist Arthur Zorn and put on by the Vermont Humanities Council, drew about … Read more

Ready to romp

Ready to romp

Ryan Marshall, 38, plays with Cameron, a rescue husky and border collie mix, early this morning in Marc’s Barc Parc at Hard’ack Recreation Area. See more stories in Wednesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition at … Read more

Homesteading today

Homesteading today

FRANKLIN — When last December’s ice storm knocked out power for much of northern Vermont and left many stranded in their dark, cold homes, Rob and Judith Cormier were warm and cozy. See the complete story in Tuesday’s edition of the … Read more

Rearing up for raid

Rearing up for raid

ST. ALBANS — A new sculpture inspired by the St. Albans Raid was installed on the corner of Congress and Messenger streets Sunday afternoon. Sculptor Louisa Ulrich-Verderber, 17, said, “The image popped into my head as I was reading about … Read more

Still on the cusp of bigger things

Still on the cusp of bigger things

ST. ALBANS CITY — Absent any additional development, St. Albans City could repay all of its tax increment financing debt and still have money left at the end of the 20-year bond period. That was the word this week from … 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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Fairfax pulls away from Enosburg, 4-1

Yohance Gill scored two goals Wednesday as BFA-Fairfax earned a 4-1 victory over Enosburg in their Mountain Division boys soccer game. Subscribe for the full story and photos, and for all of the Messenger’s sports coverage.

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Busy weekend for local teams

• Big football wins on the road for Milton and BFA-Fairfax. • BFA-St. Albans boys and girls top Missisquoi under the lights. • 196 local runners compete in the Burlington Invitational. • MVU makes its early goal stand for a 1-0 win … Read more

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NFL’s sins are no longer welcome here

The NFL has built its fabulous fame and wealth while willfully bringing harm to crippled old men, women and children. It steals from taxpayers coming and going. It grudgingly acted on Ray Rice only because there is video that sets the Internet aflame. … Read more

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On August 11, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a boy, Skyler James Marchant, to Ashley (Murray) Marchant and Joseph Marchant Jr., of Swanton.

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On August 10, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Charlotte Grace Marsher, to Elizabeth (Nye) Marsher and Trevor Marsher, of Fairfax.

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On August 4, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Addison Harper Gates, to Wendy Fuller and Scott Gates, of St. Albans.

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MARY EDNA LUBINA (BERGERON)

ST. ALBANS — On Monday evening, Aug. 25, 2014 with a sparkle in her eye and lift in her smile, Mary Edna Lubina, 63 passed away peacefully at home, with her loving family by her side. To read the complete … Read more

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CATHERINE ANN SILVERSTEIN

ST. ALBANS — Catherine Ann Bennett Silverstein passed away unexpectedly Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Wednesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or subscribe to … Read more

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MARY BARKER ROBY

SWANTON — Mary Barker Roby, a longtime area resident passed away on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at home with her loving family at her side. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Tuesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, … Read more

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