Dog attack sparks talk about rules

Dog attack sparks talk about rules

ST. ALBANS — After a dog attack late last month, a full-bred Pit Bull has been sent out of St. Albans Town and municipal officials may be asked to consider changing an animal ordinance for a second time in several … Read more

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Video: Dog attack sparks talk about rules

ST. ALBANS — After a dog attack late last month, a full-bred Pit Bull has been sent out of St. Albans Town and municipal officials may be asked to consider changing an animal ordinance for a second time in several … Read more

Walmart, a year later

Walmart, a year later

ST. ALBANS — On Oct. 16, 2013, Walmart opened its doors to much fanfare, chanting, politicians, local celebrities and excited shoppers who waited in line for hours and even overnight to enter the store the first time. Wednesday afternoon as … Read more

NMC prepares for Ebola

NMC prepares for Ebola

ST. ALBANS — Northwestern Medical Center (NMC) officials want Franklin County residents to know: There is little chance that the Ebola virus would make its way to Vermont, and in the unlikely event that it did, local hospitals, including NMC, … Read more

Fall reflections ...

Fall reflections ...

Autumn colors reflect in a marsh pool in Franklin. While colors like these stood out bright late last week, they will soon diminish.

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Franklin County Humane Society director Rusty Posner and shelter employee Stephanie Lavoie play with Brewster, a one and a half year old Pit Bull and lab mix, on Thursday afternoon.

Dog attack sparks talk about rules

ST. ALBANS — After a dog attack late last month, a full-bred Pit Bull has been sent out of St. Albans Town and municipal officials may be asked to consider changing an animal ordinance for a second time in several … Read more

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ST. ALBANS — After a dog attack late last month, a full-bred Pit Bull has been sent out of St. Albans Town and municipal officials may be asked to consider changing an animal ordinance for a second time in several … Read more

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Walmart, a year later

ST. ALBANS — On Oct. 16, 2013, Walmart opened its doors to much fanfare, chanting, politicians, local celebrities and excited shoppers who waited in line for hours and even overnight to enter the store the first time. Wednesday afternoon as … Read more

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The regular season is finished, seniors (including Bobwhite Garrett Lamothe) have been honored, and playoffs begin Tuesday.

Likely Playoff Pairings

*** UPDATED to correct BFA-St. Albans girls seed *** Extremely unofficial playoff pairings, based on standings posted Saturday night at vpaonline.org. Pairings could change based on tiebreakers, incorrect scores reported to the web site, and errors in compiling the list. … 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. 3, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Torrin Franklin Manning, to Shannon Brownell and Kevin Anthony Manning, of South Hero.

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On Oct. 1, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Cassidy Marie Bessette, to Katie (Webb) Bessette and Timothy Bessette, of Fairfax.

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On Sept. 30, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Brieana Leigh Padgett, to Danielle (Poirier) Padgett and Chris Padgett, of Swanton.

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JOHN FREDERICK BERNET

EAST FAIRFIELD — John Frederick Bernet a resident of this area since 1980, after moving his family from Massachusetts, passed away early Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at home with his family at his side. To read the complete obituary, see … Read more

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THERESE BOURASSA MARCOTTE

SWANTON — Therese Bourassa Marcotte passed away peacefully on Oct. 11, 2014, in the comfort of her own home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Colchester, Aug. 11, 1953, daughter of Alphonse and Eva (Gabree) Bourassa. To … Read more

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ZOLA RUBY BAKER

PIPERTON, TENN. — Omitted from Zola’s obituary in Monday’s edition of the Messenger was her loving grandchildren, Scott and Lisa, and her precious great-grandchildren, Kyle and Desiree, Kody, Hunter and Mason. Zola was predeceased by her husband, Edward, her daughter-in-law, … Read more

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