Leon Thompson

Freelance Writer

Leon Thompson was born in raised in northwestern Vermont. A graduate of Lyndon State College, he is a freelance writer for the St. Albans Messenger and a former Messenger staff writer. Leon's writing has garnered him awards from the New England Press Association and the National Newspaper Association, among others. He is the author of three books. Leon Thompson’s It’s Your Business feature appears on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the St. Albans Messenger. Interested in having your business featured? Contact Leon at wunwish@yahoo.com.

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Stories by Leon Thompson:

Owner: Julie Cowles

Cowles Quilting in St. Albans Vermont

ST. ALBANS TOWN –– Not only is Julie Cowles the only sewing machine dealer in Franklin County, she is the only New England dealer of the Holy Grail of equipment for quilters: the long-arm machine. It’s a big niche to fill, … Read more

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Owners: Danny Barratt & Brandie Shilling

Mystic Waters Day Spa

ST. ALBANS CITY –– Brandie Shilling wanted to open a day spa before she turned 30. Six months before that milestone, in June 2007, Shilling, now 34, and Danny Barratt, 35, opened Mystic Waters Day Spa, Salon, and Boutique in … Read more

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Athlete of the Week

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Peter Watson

Watson makes heating systems easy to understand

FAIRFIELD – Peter Watson can offer homeowners a heating system that relies little on fuel oil, produces savings with wood, and heats water year-round. Since 2006, Watson, 41, has operated Watson Research out of the Fairfield home he shares with … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary