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Proudly wearing her crown

‘Princess’ Jude Moore-McGraw of St. Albans dons her crown proudly at the Fairfax Renaissance Faire Saturday, July 30. Hosted by the Fairfax Community Library, spectators came for 16th century-themed games, food and family-friendly...

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Pokemon Go draws players downtown

ST. ALBANS – Taylor Park in downtown St. Albans has seen an unusually high amount of foot traffic over the last three weeks. On any given afternoon, the park has been full of people of all ages playing Pokemon GO, a game for Android and iOS devices that integrates physical activity with Nintendo Inc.’s massively successful Pokemon video game franchise. GO has risen to become the most downloaded mobile game in the United States since its July 6 release. Forbes estimates that the game had been installed on over 10 percent of all Android devices within a week, and...

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Bryan Smith takes VT Amateur

St. Albans native Bryan Smith hugs his daughter Delaney as as he finished with a 1-over to win the 110th Vermont Amateur at Ekwanok Country Club in Manchester, Vt. The 31-year-old plays locally at Jay Peak. He is a 2003 BFA-St. Albans graduate. Photo courtesy Adam Samrov, Bennington...

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A day of remembrance

Hanna Sakakibara dressed as Lady Liberty, Ryan Loughran as Uncle Sam, with the help of Adira Maynard, Valeria Luciana, Naomi Maynard and Charlie Gates prepare to toss candy from a float during the Memorial Day parade in Franklin...

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Final call for Lapierre

ST. ALBANS — Suspended from two ladder firetrucks in radiant late spring sunlight, a giant American flag flapped in the breeze on Saturday afternoon. Below it, a cadre of first responders from across the state and beyond stood in formation, saluting the convoy of emergency vehicles that served as a funeral procession for fallen firefighter Steven Lapierre. Flags across the entire state of Vermont flew at half-staff, per Gov. Peter Shumlin’s May 13 order, to honor Lapierre, 58, a lifelong Georgia resident and the first in the department’s 64-year history to die in the line of duty. Hundreds of...

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