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Moving on up

The Webelos II Cub Scouts from St. Albans Pack 874 have completed their Cub Scout journey. On Friday night, Jan. 9, five Cub Scouts were awarded the highest award a Cub Scout can achieve, The Arrow of Light award. At … Read more

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Steve Gagner, Army Captain and owner of 14th Star Brewery in St. Albans. Steve has served in both the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, participating in some of the heaviest fighting the Vermont brigade saw during their deployment in 2010.

14th Star looks to 2015

ST. ALBANS — Steven Gagner, a captain in the Vermont National Guard’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team, oversees the operations of specialists who would assist various agencies around the region in the event of a specialized weapon-of-mass destruction … Read more

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Bustling St. Albans

From the Festival of Trees Gala Friday, to the Nightmare Before Christmas teen dance Saturday night and the entertainment at City Hall Sunday, downtown St. Albans was filled with activities, music  and entertainment all weekend. Here, City Hall is beautifully … Read more

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Taylor Reyome helped raise money and donations for local charities last year at the first annual Taylor's Charity Christmas Party, and hopes to do the same again this year.

A child’s giving heart …

GEORGIA — In October of last year Taylor Reyome voiced her concern about families and animals being hungry or cold during the upcoming winter months. She asked her mother, Billie Reyome, what their family could do to help. “I assured … Read more

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Swanton, St. Albans City glowing for the holidays

St. Albans welcomed the holiday season Saturday evening with the lighting of Taylor Park decorations, a bonfire, hot chocolate and snacks. The event ended with fireworks. Swanton Village also held a tree lighting Saturday. More photos from both events will … Read more

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REMEMBRANCE DAY: ‘Bivouac of the Dead’

Editor’s Note: Jim Fouts is a local historian who has carefully studied the Civil War Era. He lives part of the year in Gettysburg, Pa. and also has contributed other articles to this newspaper. GETTYSBURG, Pa. — One hundred and … Read more

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BFA Junior Jennie Brown, a National Art Honor Society volunteer, helps 2nd grader Hayden Wells with his paper snowflake at the SACS Fun Day event held Friday.

Big Kids, Little Kids

ST. ALBANS — City School first, second and third graders were treated to an afternoon of fun Friday, provided by Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans (BFA) students to raise funds for Hannaford Helping Hands holiday food box donations. The “1st – … Read more

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They’re creepy and they’re cooky …

The cast of the Bellows Free Academy-Fairfax Dramatic Arts Ensemble’s presentation of ‘The Addams Family’ finishes a dress rehearsal this week. With a $20,000 budget, according to the show’s co-director, Jerry Bailey, the premiere of the musical opens this evening … Read more

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Republican incumbent Vermont State House Lynn Dickinson, Vermont State Senate candidate Dustin Degree, House candidate Corey Parent, and Senate incumbent Norm McAllister all stand outside Collins Perley Sports and Fitness Center Tuesday afternoon to greet voters. All candidates won their races as part of a county-wide trend of Republicans displacing Democrats.

Republicans surge in county

ST. ALBANS — Incumbent state representatives Michel Consejo, of Sheldon, Mike McCarthy, of St. Albans, and Cindy Weed, of Enosburgh, all lost to Republican challengers in the General Election on Tuesday while Republican Dustin Degree picked up the Senate seat … Read more

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