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Ian Lord

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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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And, He's Off!

And, he’s off!

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It may not be the prettiest runner’s gait, but this fawn, nonetheless, knows how to skidaddle when a human approaches.

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Living History

Living history

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Steve Smith, a St. Albans resident, explains infantry drills as his band of Mississippi regulars and other Confederate re-enactors stand at attention during St. Albans Civil War Heritage Weekend in 2011. The Union officer in the background is Mike Frisbie.

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Shorter Days

Shorter days. . .

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An August sun sets on Missisquoi Bay from Duck Point, in this photo by George Ouellette.

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Gervais Farm

Gervais Farm tops in state

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From left: Paul Gervais, Kati Lawyer, Charles, Gisele, Bob, Larry and Clement Gervais, of the Gervis Family Farm, posing after being named the Vermont Dairy of the Year award winner.

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Community Reigns

Community spirit reigns in the park

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Evan Bessette, with help from his dad, Greg, shoots a basketball at the hoop during National Night Out in Taylor Park on Tuesday evening.

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Fish of a Different Color

A fish of a different color

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A perch caught in the Rock River in Highgate by Mary Odum and her daughter, Debbie Bechard, is tinged with an unknown blue-green residue. The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is investigating the curiosity but hasn’t come to any … Read more

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‘National Night Out’ Tuesday

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National Night Out returns to St. Albans on Tuesday for an evening of fun activities and an opportunity to raise awareness about crime prevention. Cosponsored by the St. Albans City Police Department, Voices Against Violence and the Community Justice Center, … Read more

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Northern-Borders

‘Northern Borders’ begins state tour

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Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick and Bruce Dern in a scene from Jay Craven’s latest film “Northern Borders.” The film will premiere in Franklin County next week.

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During a concussion management presentation at Northwestern Medical Center on Thursday, Julie Pecor, athletic trainer at BFA-St. Albans, discusses how the school
will respond to athletes suffering from head injuries.

Not just a bump to the head

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ST. ALBANS — Health care professionals, coaches and parents in the St. Albans area are trying to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to concussions suffered by young athletes. A small group of parents and high school and … Read more

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Ducks in a row

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After a sometimes steamy July, August will begin with a bit of unsettled weather. Rain and thunderstorms are expected to move through Thursday afternoon, and a chance of showers is forecasted each day through Sunday, with highs in the 70s.

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