ST. ALBANS — Six of the seven schools in the Franklin West and Franklin Central supervisory unions are poised to save a collective $2.88 million on electricity over the next 20 years. The savings are the result of joining a … Read more
Lighting up the park for the holidays
William Liese, 5, and Jonah Walsh, 7, of Fairfield, check in with Santa (Gordon Garrow) sitting in his sleigh for Saturday’s tree-lighting celebration in Taylor Park. The tree lighting, accompanied by fireworks and a bonfire, kicked off the beginning of … Read more
Kindergarteners have the darndest turkey tips
ST. ALBANS — This Thanksgiving, Messenger staffer Amanda Schroth asked the professional chefs in Kathleen Williams’ St. Albans City School kindergarten class how they prepare for the big day and dinner. Here’s what they had to say. How do you … Read more
Kindergartners On How to Cook a Turkey
This Thanksgiving, we asked the professional chefs in Mrs. Williams’ Kindergarten class on how they prepare for the big dinner. Click the featured image to watch our video of what they had to say!
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ENOSBURGH —Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union (FNESU) staff has found that merger of Bakersfield, Berkshire, Enosburgh, Montgomery, and Richford schools would not only improve education but save taxpayers at least $3.1 million over six years. That number does not include savings … Read more
ST. ALBANS CITY — This holiday season Taylor Park will feature an evergreen tree more than 20 feet tall donated by St. Albans Town farmer Bert Pion. Christmas decorations have long been part of December in the park, but this is … Read more
To see all of our photos from the NVAC district cross country championships Oct. 24 at MVU, click here. Photos are available for free download for printing or social media sharing! If the link doesn’t work for you, go to … Read more
FOOTBALL Division I Quarterfinals, Friday Mt. Anthony (8, 3-5) at Rutland (1, 7-0) St. Johnsbury (7, 4-4) at Middlebury (2, 8-0) Colchester (6) at Hartford (3, 6-1) Champlain Valley (5, 4-4) at Brattleboro (4, 4-4) Semifinals, Oct. 30 CVU-Brattleboro winner … Read more
Country Club of Barre’s Troy Evans surged into the second-day lead at the 109th Vermont Amateur Championships with an even-par 71 Wednesday, putting him two shots ahead of Champlain Country Club’s Shayne Bocash, Barre’s Eric Lajeunesse and Jay Peak Golf Course’s … Read more
On November 20, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a girl, Makenzie Lynn Perez, to Laura Bosley, and Benjamin Perez, of St. Albans.
On November 13, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Griffin Kane Mends-Cole, to Chelsea Mends-Cole, and Moustafa Mends-Cole, of Sheldon.
On November 12, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center, a boy, Philip Richard Flanigan, Jr., to Samantha Flanigan, and Philip Flanigan, of Swanton.
FAIRFIELD – Michael Paradee, age 51, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 at his home in Fairfield surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Fairfield on March 1, 1964 to the late Frederick & Shelby (Glidden) Paradee. … Read more
EAST FAIRFIELD — David H. Chaplin, age 77, was born in Montgomery on Sept. 4, 1938 to the late Henry & Beulah (Lumbra) Chaplin. He passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in … Read more
ALBURGH — Winfred “Winnie” Howard, age 74 years, of Alburgh passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 28, 2015, at his Blair Road home after a long battle with lung cancer. His loving family was at his side. Winnie was born in … Read more