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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Heat Wave

Jayla Charbonneau-Francis, 6, laughs as she splashes in St. Albans City Pool Monday while her father, Mike Prior, helps her stay afloat. The heat wave in Vermont will continue through Thursday, with highs around 90 and continued humidity.  

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A poster with words from Lara Sobel, a Department for Children and Families social worker murdered as she left her Barre office on Friday, is hung in the St. Albans District DCF office in her memory.

REMEMBERING LARA: Murder casts a shadow

ST. ALBANS — The day after social worker Lara Sobel was murdered, Alix Gibson asked a colleague, “How are we going to go about our day?” Her colleague responded: “We do what we do best – we carry on with … Read more

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Hundreds of tents cover the Collins Perley Sports & Fitness Center complex Thursday.

Pedal power boosts business

ST. ALBANS — Canadians have come to town. French, bicycles and bright Spandex clothing were highly visible in downtown St. Albans Thursday as many of the 1,250 participants in the Vélo Québec Voyages “Grand Tour Desjardins” explored Franklin County’s center … Read more

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Rolling into town

One thousand, two hundred and fifty cyclists are participating in the “Grand Tour Desjardins,” a week-long bicycle tour organized by Vélo Québec Voyages. The large group of riders are staying at the complex through Friday. Here, hundreds of tents are pitched on the … Read more

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1.	Ann Delaney kisses 20-month-old Kayde on the porch of the home belonging to his parents, Tonyiel Begnoche and Ryan Trombley, on Monday. Kayde, born with chronic kidney disease, will be receiving a transplanted kidney from Delaney next week.

Kayde to get a kidney

ST. ALBANS — When he’s playing with his Minion stuffed animals, being fed through his gastrostomy tube or sitting in the arms of his parents, it’s hard to tell whether 20-month-old Kayde realizes how much he’s loved. But there’s no … Read more

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FIELD DAYS UNDERWAY

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Lucy Jerose, 7, left, and her sister Mya, 12, right, both of Franklin, groom their cows, Filly and Capella, at Franklin County Field Days Thursday. The county fair, in its 40th year, is being held at Franklin County Airport in … Read more

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Nicolas Belzil, project engineer for Tetra Tech, walks underneath the Lamoille Bridge – which is currently being rebuilt – on Tuesday.

I-89 bridge workers picking up the pace

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MILTON — Despite a long, cold winter, a hot spring, an extremely rainy June and a thunderstormy July, the Interstate 89 Lamoille Bridge project has been pushing along “We have accelerated the work,” said Nicolas Belzil, Tetra Tech project engineer … Read more

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Phillip Condon, speaking on behalf of Holiday House and St. Albans Health and Rehab, expresses his concerns to the St. Albans Town Development Review Board about Howard Center moving to Sheldon Road Thursday night.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Howard Center has opposition

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ST. ALBANS TOWN — Thursday night, representatives of the Howard Center substance abuse outpatient program made their case to the St. Albans Town Development Review Board. They sought conditional use approval for social services and move to a larger location … Read more

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