Stories by Elaine Ezerins:

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MVR sues Highgate

HIGHGATE — Missisquoi Valley Rescue (MVR) has filed suit against the Town of Highgate, alleging Highgate, breached their 2015-2016 contract with MVR, breached the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and violated both the Public Records Act and … Read more

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Melinda Lussier opiate addiction

‘There’s a way out’

ST. ALBANS — Melinda Lussier has made recovery her entire world. Since December, Melinda has worked as a medication assisted treatment (MAT) care coordinator at Northwestern Medical Center, but for three and a half years prior, she was a staff … Read more

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Finding humor in coming out

    ENOSBURG FALLS — Julia Scott, a sophomore at Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans (BFA) will see her original script come alive onstage at the Opera House at Enosburg Falls in March, as part of an evening celebrating student-created … Read more

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Adam Monette Northwest Technical Center

Tech center chef heading to Paris

ST. ALBANS — The culinary arts instructor at Northwest Technical Center (NWTC) has been tapped to represent the U.S. in an international culinary competition in France at the end of the month. Chef Adam Monette will compete against seven other … Read more

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‘Living that life’

Editor’s note: Danielle’s name, along with those of her family members, has been changed to provide her with anonymity. ST. ALBANS — Danielle spends less time with her five-year-old daughter Zoe than she would like as a 26-year-old self-employed mom, … Read more

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‘Movement is a revelation’

ST. ALBANS — Photography captures a slice of time. St. Albans-based photographer Wayne Tarr uses abilities honed over 40 years to capture an instant of movement. Tarr said as the photographer, it’s fun to pull out moments of movement for … Read more

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Ed Rosemarie White

Addiction’s trail of tears

ST. ALBANS — “This is uh —“ Ed White Sr. stopped, his voice breaking with tears. Ed walked from behind his desk and stood at the window of his office, looking at the rows of used cars. “This has been … Read more

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Freeing Hal

ST. ALBANS — At 43 years of age, Hal Porter was sitting around waiting to die. “And it wasn’t coming quick enough.” He hadn’t spoken with his mother in four years. Nor his four kids. He barely left his apartment, … Read more

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This photo of Carol Ann Jones in performance was taken by Brain Newton. It is used courtesy of Ms. Jones.

Music between milkings

GEORGIA — Country singer-songwriter Carol Ann Jones likes music that evokes emotion. She writes Americana, rockabilly music for this reason: It’s “music that gets you going, gets your blood pumping.” Music is all about engaging your audience, Jones said. Once … Read more

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