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Police contract goes to hearing tonight

ST. ALBANS — The St. Albans Town Selectboard will hold a public informational hearing tonight regarding the municipal police services contract, which goes to a public vote on Tuesday. The hearing is scheduled as the first item on the selectboard’s … Read more

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Eric Benjamin, a St. Albans native, took his love of music from humble beginnings in a local school band to the role of conductor of symphony orchestras. He is seen here in front of the Tuscarawas Philharmonic in New Philadelphia, Ohio.

A life in music …

ALLIANCE, Ohio — Eric Benjamin’s first-ever taste of classical music turned into an insatiable appetite. Growing up in St. Albans, he knew right from the start that music would be his career choice. He also knew that music is a … Read more

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Members of the "Circle of Courage" gather around the ceremonial drum. From left are, Natasha Ryea, Kamal Shilling, Marcus Latuch, Alex Maskel, Mitchal Shedrick (drum keeper), and Lauren Ryea (drum leader). The focus of the group is to teach drumming and dance, native crafts, and the Abenaki way of life and heritage. Music was and is an integral part of Native American life.

MVU honors Abenaki heritage

Missisquoi Valley Union High School was the site Thursday, Nov. 21, of a symbolic flag raising ceremony. The event recognized that more than 30 percent of the school’s students are Abenaki. As part of Native American Appreciation Month, the Abenaki … Read more

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In this image made available by Tony Zappone to the AP, President John F. Kennedy shakes hands of spectators in Tampa, Fla. on Nov. 18, 1963. President Kennedy was in Tampa to give a speech commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first scheduled passenger airplane flight. A film and photo exhibit at the Tampa Bay History Center, documents those few hours he spent in Tampa.

JFK Assassination: Day of tears and shock

FRANKLIN COUNTY – “I spent the entire afternoon at my mother’s house with a box of Kleenex and cried,” said Betty Kelley Finn, of St. Albans, who will be 86 this Thanksgiving. Her late husband and longtime Democratic Party stalwart, … Read more

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Burglar enters house while family sleeps

ST. ALBANS — Police are still searching for a suspect involved in a burglary at an occupied Sheldon Road house and stealing a car from the residence early Saturday morning. According to a St. Albans Police Department statement, a still … Read more

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In attendance for the signing of the agreement between NCSS and the NOTCH were:  seated (from left) Pamela Parsons, NOTCH executive director; Ted Mable, NCSS executive director; and standing (from left) Matthew Tryhorne, RN, NOTCH clinical director; Julie Parker, NCSS Outpatient / Crisis Program manager; and Amy Putnam, NCSS Director of Finance and Administration. The collaboration between the two organizations calls for NCSS to provide integrated primary care behavioral health services to NOTCH.

NOTCH, NCSS join in effort to address mental health needs

ST. ALBANS — Two area health and human service organizations are partnering to provide comprehensive mental health services. The Northern Tier Center for Health (NOTCH) and the Northwestern Counseling & Support Services (NCSS) have announced collaborative efforts to develop a … Read more

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Walmart store manager Ryan Hanson, facing the crowd, leads a round of introductions for a group of family and associates that attended the event Sunday evening.

Walmart anticipation builds

ST. ALBANS — The doors of the new Walmart store are set to open this Wednesday, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. In advance of that, store associates and officials held a gathering Sunday evening to celebrate the … Read more

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Sarah Parker accepts the Vermont Healthcare Association’s Licensed Practical Nurse of the Year award at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington last Tuesday night.  Parker is shown in photo hugging Redstone Villa’s Director of Nursing, Anita Mason, who was the VHCA’s pick for Director of Nursing of the Year.  In the background, is Parker’s daughter Kelsey.

Picking up the pieces

SWANTON — Sarah Parker, 39, a mother of four who was left paralyzed after a tragic motorcycle accident on Aug. 1, was finally able to return to her home here, on Friday, Sept. 27. Having to be carried into her … Read more

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Mist hangs over a hayfield belonging to Matthew and Morgan Hale in East Fairfield early Saturday morning, Sept. 28, in this photo captured by Paula Yandow of East Fairfield

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