Light plane catches fire, comes down on Interstate

Light plane catches fire, comes down on Interstate

HIGHGATE — The charred remains of what aviation officials are calling a single-seat experimental plane rest in the northbound land of Interstate 89 in Highgate on Friday afternoon. Authorities said the pilot bailed out safely and was located on Frontage … Read more

Swanton sugarhouse fire

Swanton sugarhouse fire

Swanton – A firefighter searches for the last remaining embers inside a sugarhouse at 109 Woods Hill Rd. in Swanton early today. Swanton firefighters were joined by others from Highgate and St. Albans Town to battle the blaze that destroyed … Read more

One farm ends, another begins

One farm ends, another begins

SHELDON — Fieldhouse Farm started with what it sounds like: a field. Almost three decades later, Jeff and Debbie Kittell stood in their dairy barn with family and farming friends Wednesday saying farewell to their 24 remaining dairy cows before … Read more

Ospreys return to Fairfield

Ospreys return to Fairfield

Ospreys have returned to Fairfield this spring, seen here in a nest near Route 36. The area is teeming with ducks and Canada geese, reports photographer George Ouellette, and after a hiatus, ospreys have returned to hunt and fish, returning … Read more

SWANTON: Suspect sought in bank robbery

SWANTON: Suspect sought in bank robbery

SWANTON — Investigation continues today into a Monday morning robbery at the TD Bank here. The emergency call from the bank located at First and York streets in the village came to police at about 10:14 a.m. Swanton Village Police, … Read more

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From left: Cpl. Brendan McKenney of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and Dean Scott of Enosburgh Ambulance Service describe their efforts to rescue motorist trapped by rising flood waters during a press conference at the sheriff's office on Wednesday.

High water drama: Flood rescue unfolds

ST. ALBANS — New details emerged Wednesday in the dramatic rescue of a woman who may otherwise have drowned in raging floodwaters on Longley Bridge Road in Montgomery on Tuesday. Two first responders plunged into the frigid waters to rescue … Read more

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MONTGOMERY — Rain pounded down on Franklin County Tuesday afternoon, causing rivers to jump their banks and waters to flood roads and basements. In a scary incident, a pickup truck became trapped in high water here. The occupied truck was … Read more

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Jared Clark turns to chase the ball during Monday's lacorsse game at Collins-Perley.

Tigers rout BFA in lacrosse opener

With scarcely enough time to practice outdoors, the Bobwhites opened their season Monday against Middlebury, a team that already had posted a pair of lopsided lacrosse wins aided by a turf field to squeeze in early season practices. The Panthers … Read more

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The Comets try to keep Essex's Mackenzie Burnett from getting to the puck during Wednesday nght's Metro Division championship game at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Essex's Kathleen Young tied the game with two third-period goals and set up Melanie Theriault for the winner in overtime.

Essex rallies to fourth girls hockey crown

BURLINGTON — The Comets accomplished something against Essex in Wednesday night’s championship hockey game that few teams have done this season, scoring twice on the Hornets in the first 20 minutes. Essex returned the favor and more, though, pulling off … Read more

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No. 1 Thetford survives Enosburg

BARRE – The third time was the charm for Thetford as the Panthers won their third semifinal in as many tries Thursday night, ousting No. 4 Enosburg 62-49 in the Division III girls basketball tournament at the Barre Auditorium. Subscribe … Read more

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On April 6, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Lauren Rae Jacobs, to Jamie Royea Jacobs and Joshua Aaron Jacobs, of Richford.

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On April 4, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Dalton Henry Bouchard, to Jennifer Howrigan Bouchard and Gregory Bouchard, of Swanton.

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On April 5, 2014, at Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Faith Lucille Chicoine, to Jeanna Marie Lockerby and James John Chicoine, of Alburg.

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GERARD JOSEPH BELIVEAU

SWANTON/WINOOSKI — Gerard Joseph Beliveau, age 85 years, a longtime resident of Winooski and more recently of Swanton, died early Tuesday afternoon April 15, 2014, in the St. Albans Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center with family at his side. Born in … Read more

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LEO J. BENOIT

FAIRFAX — Leo J. Benoit, a lifelong Fairfax resident, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 11, 2014, at his home at the age of 80. He will be remembered as a kindhearted man with a work ethic like none other, who … Read more

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DENNIS MALCOLM COTE

WATERFORD, Vt. — Dennis Malcolm Coté passed unexpectedly at his home on Friday, April 11 in Waterford, Vt.   He was the beloved husband of Kathryn and father of Claire, Simone, and Jesse.  Dennis is survived by his mother, Gloria Adeline … Read more

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