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Community invited to dance for Meeting House

FAIRFIELD — “Let’s Dance!” – For a good cause that is. A family dance party at the Bliss Memorial Auditorium at the St. Albans Museum on Saturday February 4 from 6-9 pm, featuring live music by the Smokey Newfield Project will benefit the Meeting House on the Green Preservation Project in the community of East Fairfield. It is the latest of an ongoing series of restoration and other projects on the Community Center and Meeting House on the Green. “We are working on the repair of the windows, there are 14 in all, eight of which are simple, but...

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Enosburg rolls out another sport

SHELBURNE — A new varsity sport is already seeing small success in Franklin County thanks to one local school that always seems open to trying new adventures and creating new athletes. Much like snowboarding and volleyball, Enosburg jumped onto the bowling ship three years ago and is currently fielding a team in the sport’s inaugural season as a sport sanctioned by the Vermont Principals Association. Those involved with the program say it’s no surprise that athletic director Chris Brigham has championed another growing sport for more students. “Chris is invaluable to that school,” EFHS bowling coach Dave McAllister said...

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Festival of Trees culminates with Gala

A week of holiday events culminated Saturday evening during the Festival of Trees  gala and auction at City Hall. Proceeds from the items auctioned went to St. Albans Community Arts. Above, City Hall’s auditorium is beautifully decorated for the event as hundreds turned out to...

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RiseVT advances

ST. ALBANS – Community partners and stakeholders in support of the RiseVT collaborative met at Northwestern Medical Center (NMC) Wednesday, to learn about its plans for advancement. “This is about community and your ideas are going to be so important as to how we can scale this program up,” said Jill Berry Bowen, CEO of NMC and co-chair of the RiseVT movement. “Ultimately the result is to reduce obesity, but for now it’s really about making eating and physical activity enjoyable and pleasurable for this great community.” RiseVT has aligned with the EPODE International Network (EIN), a European based...

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Algae bloom appears suddenly in Georgia

A blue green algae bloom was spotted in the water at Georgia Beach Monday. According to the Vermont Department of Health, both Georgia Beach and Highgate Springs are on high alert for cyanobacteria. The beach at St. Albans Bay Park, which was closed for swimming over the weekend due to the bacteria, is back open to the public as of Monday...

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