ST. ALBANS CITY: Garage doors open

ST. ALBANS CITY: Garage doors open

ST. ALBANS — The St. Albans City municipal parking garage is now open. Construction began on the $12.7 million structure last fall, when workers began preparing the site. See the complete story in Friday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or … Read more

County’s courthouse named for Shangraw

County’s courthouse named for Shangraw

ST. ALBANS — Members of Vermont’s judiciary gathered here Wednesday afternoon at the county courthouse and dedicated it in honor of former Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Perceval Lee Shangraw. See the complete story in Thursday’s edition of the St. Albans … Read more

Fairpoint employees picketing at home

Fairpoint employees picketing at home

ST. ALBANS CITY— The FairPoint Communications strike made its way to Franklin County beginning Monday, where an estimated 40 to 50 employees live. Several members of the local, Colchester-based chapter of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW 2326, stood outside … Read more

Costly fire in Fairfax

Costly fire in Fairfax

FAIRFAX — A fire here Monday evening left a split-level ranch, garage, and a recreational motorhome heavily damaged, though nobody was hurt. According to Fairfax Fire Dept. Lt. Dave Raymond, a 911 call was placed just after 8 last night … Read more

Beach weather?

Beach weather?

Trees stand bare along the shores of North Hero State Park as people walk the beach looking toward Alburgh on Saturday. Drenching rains took down most of the leaves and showers are expected to continue this coming week.

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ST. ALBANS CITY: Garage doors open

ST. ALBANS — The St. Albans City municipal parking garage is now open. Construction began on the $12.7 million structure last fall, when workers began preparing the site. See the complete story in Friday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or … Read more

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Scott Griffin, the grandson of the late Justice Percival Shangraw, speaks on Wednesday at a ceremony dedicating the county courthouse on Church Street to his grandfather.  To his left are Assistant Judges Kelly Gosselin and Bob Johnson.

County’s courthouse named for Shangraw

ST. ALBANS — Members of Vermont’s judiciary gathered here Wednesday afternoon at the county courthouse and dedicated it in honor of former Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Perceval Lee Shangraw. See the complete story in Thursday’s edition of the St. Albans … Read more

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Tara Wright, a 44-year-old Georgia resident, FairPoint Communications employee and vice president of Colchester-based worker union IBEW 2326, pickets outside with others at the St. Albans FairPoint Communications office on Bank Street yesterday. On her left is Steven Archambeault, 42, of Fairfield, and on her right are Bethany Bates, 39, of Georgia and Tim Rickard, 47, of Georgia.

Fairpoint employees picketing at home

ST. ALBANS CITY— The FairPoint Communications strike made its way to Franklin County beginning Monday, where an estimated 40 to 50 employees live. Several members of the local, Colchester-based chapter of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW 2326, stood outside … 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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Katelynm FitzSimmons and the Thunderbirds finish the regular season this afternoon against Montpelier. A T-Bird win would set up a playoff rematch against Stowe.

Clear as Mud

With two days left in the regular season , a few local teams will be fighting for their playoff lives tonight and tomorrow. BFA-St. Albans football and Missisquoi boys soccer are both right on the edge going into their final … Read more

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On Oct. 15, 2014, at Northwestern Medical center, a boy, Oliver Lee Walker, to Allison (Clark) Walker and David Walker, of Swanton.

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On Oct. 15, 2014, at Northwestern Medical center, a boy, Ethan Richard Hungerford, to Carrie Foster Hungerford and Chris M. Hungerford, of Georgia.

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On Oct. 15, 2014, at Northwestern Medical center, a girl, Eliza Mae Robbins, to Michelle Robbins and Shawn Christopher Robbins, of Swanton.

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JAMES DANIEL BIANACA III

GEORGIA — James Daniel Bianca III, age 54, a resident of this area since 1998, died Monday afternoon Oct. 27, 2014, at his home on the Robert Newton Road with loving family and friends at his side. To read the … Read more

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GEORGE BROWN FURMAN III

ST. ALBANS — George Brown Furman III, born Oct. 24, 1947, passed away Oct. 29, 2014, after an extended and courageous battle against cancer. He was born in Baltimore, Md., to Robert Brooke Furman of Kensington, Md., and Eva Jane … Read more

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ROGER J. BENJAMIN

SWANTON — Roger J. Benjamin, age 84 years, a resident of Meadow Lane died Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 22, 2014, in the Northwestern Medical Center with loving family at his side. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Friday’s edition … Read more

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