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Blowback: ‘No’ to turbines

SWANTON – On Tuesday Swanton voters voiced their disfavor with a proposed wind-powered, electrical generation facility to be cited in their town. By a vote of 731 to 160, Swantonians said, no, they did not want Swanton Wind to install … Read more

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Swanton: Harness or duck wind?

SWANTON – Tuesday at 7 a.m. the polls with be opened and residents of Swanton will have an opportunity to say whether they think the 20 megawatt wind project proposed by Swanton Wind is a good fit for their town. … Read more

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‘Celebrities’ on the roof

“Celebrities on the Roof” vowed on Sunday not to leave their perches on a St. Paul’s United Methodist Church roof until they had raise donations of at least 300 Turkeys. About 335 turkeys were donated. Among those on the roof … Read more

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Meg Marchessault, who turned 104 on Friday, poses for a photo this week.

Courageous lady’ looks back at 104

ST. ALBANS — As Ester Marguerite (Carney)  Marchessault  looked forward to celebrating her 104th birthday she has concluded that the key to longevity is linked to a having a healthy, supportive and fun family unit, and a strong religious faith. … Read more

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The Flying Blutos

Cody, 6, Gavin, 9, and Jacob Bluto, 12, bounce around on a pleasant fall morning Saturday on Mill Hill Road in Highgate. After a seasonably warm early-November weekend, sunny skies will continue through Tuesday, with lows in the mid-30s and … Read more

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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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Very Scary

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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