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Mylan ready to buy Perrigo

ST. ALBANS/GEORGIA — Mylan announced Tuesday that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cleared its proposal to acquire Perrigo Company. Both companies have plants locally that collectively employ about 900 people. Mylan is based in the Netherlands and Perrigo Co. … Read more

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Missisquoi Valley Union freshmen play the role of the screamers on the haunted bus during Trunk or Treat sponsored by MVU Saturday afternoon. The event was organized by MVU student council leaders Vanka Menard and Jean Gagne, where hundreds of … Read more

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Air Force Concert Band in full voice

The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants perform Sunday afternoon at Collins-Perley Sports & Fitness Center Sunday afternoon under the direction of Commander and Conductor Col. Larry H. Lang.

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Sneeze-induced accident

Police examine tire tracks at the scene of a tractor-trailer rollover on County Road in St. Albans Town. According to the St. Albans Police Dept., the driver, Brian Murphy, 54, of Chateaugay, N.Y., said he experienced a sneezing fit while … Read more

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Swanton Library wins creative learning funds

SWANTON – The Swanton Public Library has undergone a rapid facelift this summer. After opening its front doors, hiring new staff and expanding their children’s area, the library has received a  $7,500 grant to promote exploration and discovery for children … Read more

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Suspect arrested for bank robbery

ST. ALBANS — Aaron Many, 33, of Swanton, is in custody after the TD Bank located on Route 7 in the Highgate Shopping Plaza was robbed Wednesday afternoon. St. Albans Police Department responded to the bank at 2:17 p.m. along … Read more

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50 years of spuds on a truck

Dick Sweeney of Swanton is a familiar face around Swanton Village this time of year, selling potatoes out of the back of his truck every harvest season for 50 years. Sweeney, who has six children, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren … Read more

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From left to right, Chester’s Promise volunteers Julie Madison, Madyson Decker, Quincy Boardman, volunteer coordinator Lisa Chaffee and James St. Pierre pose with Chester peeking out a window. Everyone in the photo is a horse-owner, except St. Pierre, who was enjoying his very first day volunteering. Decker and Chaffee have ended up adopted horses from the facility.

ANIMAL RESCUE: Keeping Chester’s Promise

ENOSBURG FALLS — When Susan McKinstry makes a promise she keeps it, especially where her dear four-legged friend Chester is concerned. Chester is a horse that suffered the ill effects of neglect. Malnourished and in pain, he was rescued and … Read more

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An all-terrain vehicle driven by Robert Kneebone, 22, of Swanton, and a car driven by Daniel Nadeau-Gerlach, 22, of North Hero, show the damage following the collision on Route 7-North Monday evening.

ATV rams car on Route 7

ST. ALBANS — A Swanton man has been cited for negligent operation of a motor vehicle after crashing an all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) into a car exiting Burger King last night. St. Albans Police Department responded to the Route 7-North crash at … Read more

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Vacant home destroyed in blaze

ALBURGH — A vacant, home here was lost to fire on Wednesday and state fire investigators are looking for the cause. Vermont State Police (VSP) said the house at 316 Pump House North Rd., owned by Andre Leduc, was reported … Read more

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