Ian Lord

Staff Writer

Ian graduated from Keene State College in Keene, N.H., in 2009 with a BA in journalism. He was born and raised in Jericho, Vt., and previously worked as a staff writer at the Eagle Times newspaper in Claremont, N.H. Ian is an avid Boston Red Sox and Bruins fans, likes to cook, read, and enjoys time well spent with friends and family members.

Email: ian@samessenger.com Phone: 802.524.9771 (ext. 112)

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State Rep. Suzi Wizowaty, D-Burlington, in pink, leads a discussion about criminal justice reform at the Cosmic Bakery in St. Albans Wednesday night. Her non-profit organization, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform, is working on a grassroots effort to make changes in the state’s judicial system.

Crime & Punishment

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State Rep. Suzi Wizowaty, D-Burlington, in pink, leads a discussion about criminal justice reform at the Cosmic Bakery in St. Albans Wednesday night. Her non-profit organization, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform, is working on a grassroots effort to make changes … Read more

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Sheriff’s bid to vote

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ST. ALBANS — The St. Albans Town Selectboard has warned a special meeting on Dec. 10, where residents will be asked whether the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office should be awarded the town police contract for the next three years. The … Read more

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‘I am a terrorist’

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ST. ALBANS — What by many accounts was a joke gone very wrong led to the arrest and arraignment of a Romanian immigrant Wednesday. Radu Chereches, 46, a Romanian immigrant who is now a U.S. citizen from Ridgeland, S.C., pleaded … Read more

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Police: Men had $16,000 in bogus bills

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ST. ALBANS — Two men appeared in court Monday after being arrested by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department for the use and possession of $16,000 in counterfeit money. Matthew J. Dillon, 30, of Hudson Falls, N.Y., and Francis H. Hamblin, … Read more

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Town seeks police bids

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ST. ALBANS — The Town of St. Albans on Wednesday released its request for proposals (RFP) for a new police services contract. The proposals to be completed by area police agencies interested in providing law enforcement coverage for the town … Read more

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Welcome to the job hunt

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On Wednesday, several local and state experts spoke to Northwest Technical Center students about their futures. Picture, from left to right, are Kathy Lavoie, Chris Brock, Beau Mader, Candace Lewis, Tim Smith, Liam Danaher and Kevin Stapleton.

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PUBLIC SAFETY: Guns found inside car at tech center

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ST. ALBANS — St. Albans Police recently discovered a loaded pistol with an additional loaded magazine, two shotguns, a rifle, a machete, two stun guns and other ammunition in a Northwest Technical Center (NWTC) student’s vehicle on school property. Authorities … Read more

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Walk to School Day

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St. Albans City School students walking to school wave to a school bus this morning on the corner of Lower Newton and Main Street. Today the school celebrated Walk to School day, the kickoff event to get kids and families … Read more

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Police arrest four following city drug raid

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ST. ALBANS — St. Albans Police on Thursday arrested four people as suspects in an alleged marijuana growing operation. One of those already faces federal prosecution on separate drug charges. Police today said that just before 3 p.m. Thursday, an … Read more

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