Mushing Montgomery

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MONTGOMERY — When you arrive at the backwoods Montgomery house, you’ve entered dog’s domain. “This is their house,” said Keith Sampietro, co-owner of the outdoor “green fun” company Montgomery Adventures. “These are our kids.” See the complete story in Saturday’s … Read more

The yeast they could do

The yeast they could do

HIGHGATE — More than 350 students in Franklin County are baking bread for community members in need this week. On Wednesday, students at Highgate Elementary School and Bellows Free Academy (BFA) in Fairfax took part in King Arthur Flour’s Bake … Read more

In Good Taste

In Good Taste

ST. ALBANS CITY — More than just milk comes out of northwest Vermont. Take David Howe, of Elm Brook Farm in East Fairfield, who distills his own spirits from maple sugar and gives them names inspired by his dogs’ names … Read more

The INN grabs a WIN

The INN grabs a WIN

MONTGOMERY — Montgomery is in the spotlight thanks to a couple of inn owners and a Travel Channel show called “Hotel Showdown.” The show, which aired its second episode Tuesday night, is a winner-take-all competition between four hoteliers, each from … Read more

Sun’s rays captured at prison

Sun’s rays captured at prison

ST. ALBANS — Northwest State Correctional Facility (NSCF) is welcoming all the rays it can get on Lower Newton Road, where 65 solar trackers – each with 24 panels – now sit, move with the sun and power the state … Read more

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Keith and Lori Sampietro’s 23 dogs stay on their property in their dog barn when they’re not pulling sleds. All of the dogs – high energy and friendly – are excited to see Keith in this photo.

Mushing Montgomery

MONTGOMERY — When you arrive at the backwoods Montgomery house, you’ve entered dog’s domain. “This is their house,” said Keith Sampietro, co-owner of the outdoor “green fun” company Montgomery Adventures. “These are our kids.” See the complete story in Saturday’s … Read more

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From left: Highgate sixth grader Gabe Unwin learns to toss pizza dough with the help of Amy Driscoll of King Arthur Flour. Fellow sixth grader Bri Lyford watches.

The yeast they could do

HIGHGATE — More than 350 students in Franklin County are baking bread for community members in need this week. On Wednesday, students at Highgate Elementary School and Bellows Free Academy (BFA) in Fairfax took part in King Arthur Flour’s Bake … Read more

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Anne Doe of Boston Post Dairy talks about her new cheese, “Cownty Tails,” which is made of cow’s milk specially for Franklin County residents who tend not to like goat’s cheese.

In Good Taste

ST. ALBANS CITY — More than just milk comes out of northwest Vermont. Take David Howe, of Elm Brook Farm in East Fairfield, who distills his own spirits from maple sugar and gives them names inspired by his dogs’ names … Read more

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BFA-Fairfax wins first football title

BFA-Fairfax got 407 yards on runs by Matt Larose, Luke Langelier and Liam Sweeney, including a game-saving 38-yard fourth-down sprint by Sweeney to set up a final touchdown with less than a minute remaining in Saturday’s Division III football state … Read more

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Luke Langelier gets into the end zone for BFA's second score in Saturday's Division III semifinal victory over Mt Abraham.

Bullets push back to finals

FAIRFAX — Strong play by the line both ways all afternoon, a better grip on the ball in the second half, and touchdowns by Matt Larose and Luke Langelier were enough to send BFA-Fairfax to the Division III football championship game … Read more

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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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On January 7, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Eleanor Marie Cornin, to Kimberly Wagner and Moe Steven Cornin, of Enosburg Falls.

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On January 5, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Amelia Mae Ploof, to Ashlie Murray and Eric Ploof, of Highgate Center.

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On Jan. 4, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Aryah Lee Bapp, to Megan (Montagne) Bapp and Jason Matthew Bapp, of Bakersfield.

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SANDRA LYNNE TOWNSEND

ST. ALBANS — Sandra Lynne Townsend, 43, passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at her home. Born in Burlington, March 22, 1971, she was the daughter of Shelley White Tipper and the late Paul G. Tipper, Jr. Sandra was an … Read more

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GORDON ERWIN ELWOOD

SWANTON — Gordon Erwin Elwood, (nicknames Gordy/Jr.) 86, of Swanton, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 4, 2015. He was born on Jan. 14, 1928 in Highgate to the late Gordon S. and Marion (Chadwick) Elwood. He served time in the … Read more

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IRENE W. BLISS

GEORGIA — Irene W. Bliss, a longtime area resident passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center with her loving family at her side. Born in Burlington on Jan. 11, 1929, she was the daughter of the … Read more

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