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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ROCK STAR

Oliver Bourgeois, 3, collects rocks to put in his toy Gator on Hog Island in West Swanton Tuesday. Unseasonable warm weather this week has set up plenty of opportunties to play outside. Clear skies tonight and a low of 49 … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

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A view of the St. Albans Town Public Works garage on Monday. On Nov. 10, voters will decide whether the Dept. of Public Works, which currently faces space and environmental challenges, should be relocated on Brigham Road.

Financing key issue at garage hearing

ST. ALBANS TOWN — In the run up to next Tuesday’s special election, St. Albans Town Selectboard held the first of two public hearings Monday night. Town residents had questions about ballot items and their financing, and a former selectman … Read more

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The Village at Franklin Park in St. Albans Town has received an Act 250 permit extension filed by its new owners.

Village at Franklin Park likely to see expansion

ST. ALBANS — The long-halted development of the Village at Franklin Park may get a jumpstart within a month. The upscale housing development, located just east of the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail behind the Franklin Park West industrial park, has … Read more

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And now, the hard part

David Ayers, 64, rakes leaves in front of his High Street home Monday. “I’ve lived here 13 years – it seems like there’s a lot more foliage this year,” said Ayers, a retired stonemason. “Look at all of them.”

Engagement

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At the Promise Community meeting Wednesday were Sally Greeno, of the Tyler Greeno Fund; Mark McMillen, Promise Community coach; Miranda Martin of Treat the Soul, Heal the Heart and daughter Gracelyn, 1; Marissa Lehrman of Prevent Child Abuse Vermont; and Winton Goodrich, Franklin Northwest Superintendent.

PARTNERSHIPS: Promise Community tightening its focus

ST. ALBANS — A frightening pattern of trauma is emerging among the area’s younger students, according to Franklin Central Supervisory Union Early Childhood Programs Director Michelle Spence. That statement and other issues were on the table Wednesday as the Promise … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary