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:

Taylor Wells, 9, of Alburgh, smiles Monday as she and Make-A-Wish Vermont CEO James Hathaway are presented with a check for $6,500 by renewable energy project developer SolarSense CEO Chris Fraga among the solar trackers at Northwest State Correctional Facility. Wells, who went on a family trip to Disney World through Make-A-Wish, has been in remission from leukemia for two years.

Watts for wishes: Solar energy partnership warms hearts

Posted on by

ST. ALBANS — Everyone’s day was made a little brighter Monday. There was a Make-A-Wish Vermont donation, a foster child recovering from leukemia with her forever mom, Vermont’s dedication to clean energy finding success as solar panels churned out electricity, … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

showcase-news-7-20

Museum storm windows restored

Posted on by

From right, Ron Wanamaker (with back to camera) of Wanamaker Restoration, St. Albans Historical Society President John Newton and local consultant engineer Peter Cross stand in a cherry picker looking at the new storm windows on the exterior of the … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

Nathaniel Miller, a 2014 Bellows Free Academy-St. Albans graduate, is playing the lead role of Bat Boy in Bat Boy: The Musical put on by FlynnArts Summer Youth Theater Camp tomorrow through Sunday.

BFA grad takes ‘Bat Boy’ lead

Posted on by

BURLINGTON — The World Weekly News wasn’t exactly known for its fact-based, true-to-reality stories during its print publication years 1979-2007. But through Bellows Free Academy-St. Albans 2014 graduate Nathaniel Miller, the tabloid’s famous recurring character Bat Boy will come to … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

showcase-news-7 14

Arts & Crafts

Posted on by

Lily Campion, 3, and her sister Lorelai, 5, sit and use some sidewalk chalk along Cedar Street Monday afternoon.

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

A package of Suboxone for one 8 mg sublingual strip as shown during a recent interview in St. Albans. Suboxone, or a combination buprenorphine and the opiate blocker naloxone, is a opiate-based drug used in conjunction with counseling for medication-assisted-treatment (MAT) for opiate addiction.

Going to the MAT: The messy world of drug treatment

Posted on by

ST. ALBANS — Addiction is not clean, straightforward or pretty. Picture a 10-year-old sipping her first alcoholic beverage with her mom and then, three years later, popping her first pill. That’s a quick look at the childhood of St. Albans … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

Anna Brouillette, left, and Erin Murray, right, post for the camera by the radar base in St. Albans Town last Friday. The two women, who are college juniors from Essex, are trying to visit all 251 Vermont towns as part of the project, “For the Love of Vermont.”

For love of Vermont

Posted on by

Women trek, click all across the state ST. ALBANS — You may have noticed two women posing for a camera, one holding up a peace sign and the other a thumbs up, in a number of Franklin County locations recently. Various … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

Dorey Demers, standing in downtown St. Albans, urges Franklin and Grand Isle county residents to rise. The director of RiseVT, is also among those who have taken part in and signed up to benefit from the new local, healthy -- and free – initiative.

HEALTH & WELLNESS: RiseVT wants you

Posted on by

Director explains initiative, plans ST. ALBANS — Adults of the world, let’s face it: staying in shape and making healthy choices aren’t the two easiest things to do on top of working one or more jobs, taking care of children, keeping … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary