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

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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. See the complete story in Monday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our digital edition … 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. See the complete story in Saturday’s edition of … Read more

Books, books & more books

Books, books & more books

SHELDON — “Do you guys like to read?” was the question Waterbury-based Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) executive director Duncan McDougall asked Sheldon Elementary students Thursday afternoon. See the complete story in Friday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or read our … Read more

City honors 3 for valor

City honors 3 for valor

ST. ALBANS — Three St. Albans Police Dept. (SAPD) officers were presented with St. Albans City’s highest award Wednesday night – the Medal of Valor. The award was given to Sgt. Francis McCarty, Cpl. Paul Talley and Officer Keith Cote … 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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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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Hannah Johnson, Michaela Lombard and Ally Gervais chase the ball for Enosburg.

Fairfax overcomes Enosburg effort

Enosburg made huge strides five days after a lopsided loss, keeping BFA-Fairfax within one goal until late in Wednesday’s girls soccer game. Hannah Corrigan and Megan Domina each scored an unassisted goal for the Bullets. Subscribe for all of the Messenger’s … 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 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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ABBY J. MAYHEW

RICHFORD — Abby J. Mayhew, age 29, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Richford on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Tuesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or subscribe to our digital … Read more

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MICHAEL ‘WHISKERS’ GASTON POIRIER

CARTER HILL/HIGHGATE — Michael “Whiskers” Gaston Poirier, age 58 years, died Friday afternoon Sept. 12, 2014, at the Fletcher Allen Health Care Facility following a sudden heart attack. To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Monday’s edition of the … Read more

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