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St. Albans historic aerial postcard

Museum seeking historic post cards

The Saint Albans Museum is currently in search of historic postcards featuring images of the greater St. Albans area for our archives. Our goal is to scan these postcards and make them available digitally to visitors and online to the … Read more

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Bossy

Meet Bossy – A Sweet Terrier

From All Breed Rescue: Bossy is a 28 pound, 6-year-old, black and white Boston Terrier. Come and see if this sweet girl will fit into your forever home. Bossy arrived at All Breed Rescue on June 18. Boston Terriers were originally … Read more

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Highway Man

Meet Highway Man — A cutie

From Northern Greyhound Adoptions: This is Highway Man, born April 27, 2013. Highway Man is a very sweet and friendly boy. He really loves people. He is very cute, and would love to spend his retired years on your couch! … Read more

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Austin Britch chickens

Chickens go home to roost

SWANTON — The Great Pot Pie Project has provided nutritious, comfort food in the form of chicken pot pies to local soup kitchens and food shelves for two years, and the third year promises to be even more successful. Saturday, … Read more

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E. C. Smith mansion

Seven Acres and the Governor Smith Inn

From the Saint Albans Museum: Edward Curtis Smith served as the governor of Vermont from 1898 to 1900. And his residence was located at the top of Congress Street on the left as you crested the hill. Above is a postcard … Read more

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Dogs available for adoption in Franklin County, VT

Fuzzy – Loving Couch Potato

Fuzzy is an Irish Wolfhound. She is a very loving, big girl. She would do well with a strong walker, as she loves her harness and being with a companion. She came from a home with cats and knows many … Read more

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Dogs available for adoption in Franklin County, VT

Hoss – Loves People, Scared of Kids

Hoss is a fun, gorgeous, dark brindle boy. He was born July 1, 2013. He loves people but is scared of children, so no small kids for this handsome boy. He is neutered, micro-chipped, up to date with his vaccinations … Read more

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Darren Raymond, Sheldon students

Preparing kids for emergencies

  SHELDON — When it comes to personal safety, Sheldon Elementary School wants its students aware and prepared for all safety hazards at school and at home. Students from kindergarten through second grade rushed one classroom at a time into … Read more

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Jason Ames, 35, St. Albans City

Man holds family at gunpoint

ST. ALBANS CITY — A St. Albans man was arrested on multiple charges on Sunday following an early morning home invasion in which the suspect reportedly held a young family at gunpoint. According to the St. Albans Police Dept. (SAPD), Jason Ames, 35, broke into a home on … Read more

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