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:

Dr. John Minadeo, the Medical Director of the Northwestern Medical Center Emergency Department, said that NMC has prepared practices and policies in the unlikely event that an Ebola patient was received in Franklin County.

NMC prepares for Ebola

ST. ALBANS — Northwestern Medical Center (NMC) officials want Franklin County residents to know: There is little chance that the Ebola virus would make its way to Vermont, and in the unlikely event that it did, local hospitals, including NMC, … Read more

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The cast of “Waiting On A Dream” sings the show’s first number during a dress rehearsal Monday evening. Below,
Grace Kelly, 13, of Swanton helps fellow actress Sussie Raiche, 17, of Highgate get into her Civil War era garb in the Enosburg Opera House dressing room before rehearsing.

Waiting On A Dream

ENOSBURG FALLS — If you thought the St. Albans Raid commemoration events were over, think again. Confederate soldiers, large hoop skirts and the Civil War period are coming alive again this weekend, though this time they’ll arrive with a few … Read more

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Bellows Free Academy-Fairfax students choose sidewalks over the bus for the last half-mile of their journey to school Wednesday morning.

BFA-Fairfax students pedestrians for cause

FAIRFAX — Car traffic and foot traffic filled the center of Fairfax this morning when school buses stopped by Rich’s Funeral Home on Main Street and let Bellows Free Academy-Fairfax students out to walk to school. See the complete story … Read more

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The shores of Lake Carmi are awash in color Monday afternoon. The blue-green algae — a color not welcome on the lake — remains an issue into October.

ENVIRONMENT: Lake Carmi proponents still pushing

FRANKLIN — Most of the trees surrounding Lake Carmi are putting on a brilliant display of fall’s red, orange and yellow colors, but on the lake itself, Franklin residents continue to see green. See the complete story in Tuesday’s edition of … Read more

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Cranberry Bob

FLETCHER — Bob Lesnikoski, or Cranberry Bob, just decided to grow cranberries one day. At least, that seems to be the explanation for why Lesnikoski, a former logger, began Vermont Cranberry Company, the only commercial cranberry grower in the state, … Read more

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A lone leaf not for long

Fletcher has been a prime spot in Franklin County to view peak foliage in Vermont, seen here on Rugg Road Thursday. See more foliage photos from the week on our photo page in the weekend edition, page 2B. Pick up … Read more

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A class all her own

ST. ALBANS — Cara Maginn is a St. Albans native. She’s 20 years old and is living with her 47-year-old mother, Sara, in her grandmother’s home in town. For most of her life, Cara has been combatting mental health issues, … Read more

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Bye for now, ladies

ST. ALBANS CITY — St. Albans City officials, residents and local media gathered in Taylor Park Wednesday morning to watch the park’s fountain, now a ripe 127 years old, be disassembled and loaded for repair by employees of Robinson Iron, … Read more

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Something for all ages in Taylor Park

Wyatt Wunderlich, 3, of Bakersfield, holds his the hand of his mother, Marcy, during the St. Albans Raid Heritage Review in Taylor Park on Saturday. See many more photos from the St. Albans Raid weekend in today’s edition on pages … Read more

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