Elodie Reed

Staff Writer

Elodie is passionate about doing good and helping making the world a better place through telling stories with writing and photography. After graduating from Amherst College as an English and Environmental Studies major, Elodie first tried her hand at reporting at the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, a small newspaper in her home state of New Hampshire, and fell in love. Elodie is now a reporter for the St. Albans Messenger, and when she isn't writing or lugging her camera every which way, she can be found exploring northern Vermont (and Canada!) with her boyfriend, reading, running, or cuddling with her cat, Chowder.

Email: elodie@samessenger.com Phone: 802.524.9771 (ext. 112)

Stories by Elodie Reed:

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Another life taken too young

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School, community mourn after tragedy BAKERSFIELD — A distinct heaviness lay over the student-less Enosburg Falls High School and quiet, back roads of Bakersfield Monday as the two communities absorbed the loss of a young student and prayed for the survival … Read more

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Teen dies following ATV wreck

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One victim released, 3rd still in hospital BAKERSFIELD — The University of Vermont Medical Center confirmed this morning that an Enosburg Falls teenager, Dawson Perley, 15, has died following an all-terrain-vehicle crash on Friday. As of press time Monday morning, the … Read more

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Michaela Gallup, 7, holds up a blue damselfly at a BugWorks session at Fireman’s Pond Wednesday. Gallup was among the dozen or so kids at the Highgate Library Nature Camp, which took place this week.

BugWorks gets kids outdoors

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Outings always memorable HIGHGATE — Mucking around in a pond, catching frogs, bugs and turtles, racing homemade boats and sucking on slices of watermelon – isn’t that every kid’s dream? For the dozen or so children at the Highgate Library … Read more

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WATER/WASTEWATER: Town eyes plant buy-ins

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Council to consider facilities’ appraisals; last estimate, $17M ST. ALBANS TOWN — Though he was absent from Monday’s discussion on water and sewer negotiations with St. Albans City, St. Albans Town Selectboard member Bruce Cheeseman had some input Tuesday. Cheeseman, who was … Read more

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WATER / WASTEWATER —Town to City: Let’s negotiate

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Selectboard reverses course ST. ALBANS TOWN — Just days after sitting down with waste treatment plant consultant PC Construction, the St. Albans Town Selectboard announced Monday night it would attempt to negotiate on water and sewer services with St. Albans … Read more

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Mary Kay Raymond, left, sits with her father Henry Raymond, right, also known as vtgrandpa. Mary Kay has begun helping the 81-year-old Fairfax webmaster maintain his website.

FAIRFAX: Like father, like daughter

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Internet legacy lives on within Raymond family FAIRFAX — Sure, Henry Raymond is a grandpa, but he’s no slouch when it comes to technology. He’s also a dad and on this Father’s Day weekend the community work he’s taken on for … Read more

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PC Construction director of business development Nicole LaBrecque, left, and construction executive Brian Walker, right, talk about wastewater treatment facility project options with St. Albans Town selectboard members Thursday.

ST. ALBANS TOWN: Board explores sewer options

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Contractor urging engineering study ST. ALBANS TOWN — There may not have been many people there, but the St. Albans Town Hall meeting room was full of possibilities Thursday afternoon as selectboard members discussed a wastewater treatment plant with PC Construction. … Read more

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Gail Wells inspects a screen from one of the three beehives she and her husband, Silas, began caring for this spring. The Georgia couple took on beekeeping with the hope of increasing productivity in Silas’ 600 fruit trees.

Beginner beekeeping

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Couple undertakes pollination test GEORGIA — At the outset, Gail Wells, wasn’t too keen on the 600 fruit trees her husband, Silas, bought and planted three years ago. Nor was she eager to add 30,000 to 40,000 bees to their Georgia … Read more

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St. Albans City School students form the letters “RiseVT” during the school’s Stewardship Day Monday.

City School joins health kick

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Initiative reaching out to community ST. ALBANS CITY — There’s something impressive about 750 students, plus their teachers and other school staff, chanting the words “Rise VT! Rise VT!” in one, thunderous roar. “This is really sending chills up my spine,” … Read more

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Vermont State Police marine troopers dock in St. Albans Bay Thursday briefly in between patrols related to two escaped convicts who broke out of Clinton Correctional Facility in N.Y. last weekend.

PRISON BREAK: Area on alert for 2 killers

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Police remain vigilant ST. ALBANS — As the week-long search for two convicted killers continues in northern New York, local law enforcement authorities are remaining vigilant. Vermont State Police, St. Albans Police Department and the U.S. Border Patrol Swanton Sector (see accompanying … Read more

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