Keeping pollution at bay

Keeping pollution at bay

Editor’s Note: This is the last of a two part series that began in the weekend edition. ST. ALBANS — Pixley Tyler Hill, a founding member of the Friends of Northern Lake Champlain (FNLC), on Friday broke with other leaders … Read more

Flash mob dancers carry off own raid

Flash mob dancers carry off own raid

ST. ALBANS – All was calm, until the children in black descended upon the crowd. Though none in attendance would say the scene was exactly quiet during Saturday’s Kingman Street Klassic car show, the atmosphere was docile. A relaxing, sunny … Read more

Keeping pollution at bay

Keeping pollution at bay

Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a two-part report ST. ALBANS — Water quality advocates and farmers lined up to testify Friday as Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Ross considers a petition asking the state to require best management … Read more

Dairy grants boost 17 farms

Dairy grants boost 17 farms

GEORGIA — Thanks to a $40,000 Dairy Improvement Grant Award administered by the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB) and funded through Commonwealth Dairy of southern Vermont, the Sizen Family Farm is going to have a whole lot more milk. … Read more

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Lois McClure pauses to pose

Local Fairfax artist Janet Bonneau creates oil paint sketches of the Lois McClure, a replica of an 1863 canal schooner, yesterday. Bonneau was one of the many people taking a look at the boat during its annual visit to the … Read more

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Enosburg Falls voters reject propane facility

ENOSBURG FALLS —Enosburg Falls residents, by a vote of 99-47, have overturned a change to municipal by-laws that would have allowed a propane storage facility in the village. Village trustees changed the by-laws in April to allow a hazardous materials … Read more

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Dairy lawsuit: $50M settlement approval denied

RUTLAND — A federal judge has denied approval of a $50 million proposed settlement between Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and the farmers who filed an anti-trust suit on behalf of all dairy formers in the northeast. U.S. District Court … Read more

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Brian Ross arrives in Franklin County Superior Court Criminal Division in St. Albans on Wednesday for a re-sentencing hearing for the assault and robbery of Chris Davis in March 21, 2012. Davis was subsequently found dead.

Davis assailant’s jail time cut

ST. ALBANS — The man who admitted assaulting Chris Davis on the night of March 21, 2012, prior to Davis’s death, was given a reduced sentence Wednesday in Franklin County Superior Court. Brian Ross, 25, of St. Albans, admitted to … Read more

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Runners start toward Hathaway Point in the Great Race triathlon Sunday at St. Albans Bay.

Wind, waves shorten 35th Great Race

One hundred and sixty-two teams and Ironman/Ironwoman competitors took part in Sunday’s Bay Day triathlon, though the Coast Guard mandated elimination of the on-water portion of the race because of high winds and waves. Only championship-division teams were allowed onto … Read more

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Mt. Anthony third baseman Makayla Farrara starts to celebrate after tagging out an MVU runner for the final out in Monday's Division I softball state championship game.

Mt. Anthony holds off MVU for D-I title

POULTNEY — Missisquoi had more base runners and scoring chances, but Mt. Anthony scored all of its runs in a hectic third inning and escaped extra innings by 61 feet to take the Division I softball state championship, 4-3 Monday night … Read more

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The Bullets wait in the dugout before their semifinal at Vergennes is ended for the day.

Vergennes takes lead before play halted

VERGENNES — They started 10 minutes early in an effort to beat the worsening rainstorm, but BFA-Fairfax and Vergennes didn’t make it all the way through the first inning before their Division II semifinal was halted. Subscribe for all the … Read more

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On June 11, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Aubrey Peet, to Victoria (Pecor) Peet and Michael Peet, of Enosburg Falls.

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On June 11, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Reagan Marcella Lareau, to Ashley (Gilmond) Lareau and Joshua Lareau, of St. Albans.

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On June 19, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a girl, Chloe Grace Jerome, to Heidi Ritchie and Dustin Jerome, of Milton.

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SHIRLEY LAWRENCE

MILTON — Visiting Hours for Shirley Lawrence who died on May 25, 2014 will be held on Thursday, July 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Minor Funeral Home, Route 7 in Milton. A Funeral Service will be held … Read more

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WILLIAM SIMENDINGER

BURLINGTON — William Simendinger, 52, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on July 14, 2014. Bill was born in Burlington, Vt., on March 31, 1962, and attended Taft School and Mater Christi before graduating from Rice Memorial High School in … Read more

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HOWARD A. WILLETT

ST. ALBANS — Mr. Howard A. Willett, age 79, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the home of his son, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in St. Albans, May 23, 1935, son … Read more

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