ST. ALBANS — Kovu can track a scent for miles, sniff out drugs, bark intimidatingly and even bite on command. He also can pull his own treats out of a certain Vermont State Police trooper’s desk drawer at the St. … Read more
Nice day for a ride
Hunter Taylor, 7, rides his bike past his Barlow Street house where his family dog, Mr. Bigs, sits on the porch.
From the archives: Arena icing secure
This Messenger article from Dec. 5, 2014 shows the importance of the Kraft Hockeyville contest for Highgate Arena, with up to $150,000 on the line and an opportunity to host an NHL preseason hockey game. Voting continues for one more day at … Read more
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RICHFORD — One day after his preliminary motion hearing on a forfeiture order for eight dogs, the Richford home Randy Sheperd was living in burned to the ground. According to a Richford Fire Department official, a call came in around … Read more
SWANTON — When her children were young Jen Muir Chevalier would stroke her thumb across their foreheads to sooth them when they were fussy. Three years ago she did that one last time for her oldest child, Christopher Muir-Davis, age … Read more
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
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
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
On March 30, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Parker James Pikna, to Jennifer Paquin Pikna and Paul David Pikna, of St. Albans.
On March 29, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Chloe Mae Tucker, to Kenna Elizabeth Ward and Daniel Joseph Tucker, of Montgomery.
On March 28, 2015, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Annaleigh Grace Derosia, to Amanda White Derosia and Joshua Allen Derosia, of Swanton.
SOUTH YARMOUTH, Mass. — Terri (Benoit) Atkins, passed away on April 13, 2015. She is survived by her loving family, Deborah Blair and her husband Lyman of Millbury, Sandra Bellmar and her husband Robert of Yarmouth Port, Steven Bovat and … Read more
ST. ALBANS — Lester “Les” Schmidlen, 75, died Sunday, April 12, 2015 in UVM Medical Center, Burlington. Born May 13, 1939 in Kane, Pa. He was a son of the late Otto Oscar and Mamie (Hertig) Schmidlen. Les graduated from … Read more
ST. ALBANS — Mrs. Phyllis C. Murray passed away Monday morning, April 13, 2015 at Northwestern Medical Center at the age of 86. Phyllis was born Sept. 23, 1928, daughter of the late Ernest Arthur and Edith (Todd) Contois in … Read more