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George Ouellette, www.georgeouellettephotography.com

An early run

Daniel Fortin of Carmen Brook Farm in Highgate checks the hydrometer to measure the temperture of the syrup as he draws off from a boil Tuesday afternoon. It’s an early sugaring season here in Vermont, but with warm days and … Read more

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Piles of pasta for a good cause

Assistant Fire Chief Jason Butler, right, and the members of the Swanton Fire Department cook up pots of pasta at the Swanton Village Fire Auxiliary spaghetti dinner to benefit and support emergency services personnel Sunday, March 13 at the Swanton … Read more

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The BFA Bobwhites celebrate a state championship in 1983, with team captain Jeff Roberts at left and goalie Mike Hodet, right. That team was led by coach Red Gendron.

BFA hockey in DNA

ST. ALBANS — On Thursday night Bellow Free Academy will be looking to capture its 17th Division I hockey state championship when it takes on Essex at Gutterson Field House. It will be the first title game for all the … Read more

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Marilyn Mitchell, of Alburgh, on Thurday stopped in at the Messenger with her grand champion and Westminster-bound American Eskimo Dog dog, Gala.

Best in Breed, Best in Show?

ALBURGH — What does it take to be top dog? Well for Gala, a 3½-year-old female American Eskimo Dog, it begins with her owner’s love and dedication and, in this case, it goes all the way to the Super Bowl … Read more

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First baby of year a fighter

Northwestern Medical Center on Wednesday reported that Camdon Alexander, was the first baby born in the Family Birth Center this year. First babies are typically announced in the first week in January, but Camdon needed special care from the University … Read more

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Tied up in a bow

A rainbow spreads over Route 105 beyond the interstate overpass in St. Albans Town. The image was taken as the weather cleared late Sunday afternoon.

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Brian and Tammy Rowell, of Highgate, went to in Burlington to see Donald Trump on Thursday as much out of curiosity as anything else.

Locals take in Trump

BURLINGTON — Thoussands of people of all ages and ethnicities crowded Main Street Thursday evening some in anticipation of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign rally scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Flynn Theater, others in protest, many sporting signs announcing loyalty … Read more

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