Michelle Monroe

Executive Editor

Michelle is a reporter at the St. Albans Messenger, where she has worked for nearly 5 years. This is Michelle’s first reporting job, although she has long had a passion for both the written word and community service. Working for the Messenger allows her to combine both. Outside of work, Michelle avoids people in favor of books, the exceptions being her spouse, her teenaged son and the various teenagers who seem to sprout from the couch at regular intervals.

Email: michelle@samessenger.com Phone: 802.524.9771 (ext. 111)

Stories by Michelle Monroe:

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Ben and Jerry’s to add 65 jobs

ST. ALBANS TOWN — A planned expansion at the Ben and Jerry’s facility will cost $30.4 million and add an additional 65 jobs, according to the company’s Act 250 filing. The expansion will bring the total number of employees at … Read more

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Construction continues Wednesday morning at Northwestern Medical Center.

NMC announces $2.5M capital campaign

ST. ALBANS — Northwestern Medical Center (NMC) launched a $2.5 million capital campaign on Tuesday during a luncheon at the St. Albans Museum. However, much of the event was devoted to thanking donors who have already contributed more than $2 … Read more

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Bill Cioffi speaks at his 2003 retirement party after stepping down as city manager.

Honoring William G. Cioffi

ST. ALBANS CITY — There are two plaques in St. Albans City dedicated to Bill Cioffi and a third is planned. The first is at William G. Cioffi Field on Aldis Street, which was renamed for Cioffi in 2009 in … Read more

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Water flows into a catch basin on Fairfield Street during a 2015 storm in this Messenger file photo. Ten catch basins on Fairfield are being replaced this summer to separate stormwater from the sewage system.

Storm causes sewer overflow

ST. ALBANS CITY — Sunday’s rainfall caused an overflow at the Lower Welden Street combined sewer overflow, releasing just over 100,000 gallons of rainwater mixed with sewage, explained Brian Burns, superintendent of public works for St. Albans City. The rainfall … Read more

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Young participants kick up plenty of dust and elicit plenty of squeals from pigs during the piggy round-up Saturday at Franklin County Field Days. GEORGE OUELLETTE, www.georgeouellettephotography.com

Field Days draws 19,000

SWANTON — It was another record-setting year for Franklin County Field Days. An estimated 19,000 people attended over four days for food, rides, music and events. The weather for the five-day event, Gagne noted, was perfect. The demolition derby on … Read more

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Jackson Fong, 10, of Williams, Mass., and Ella MaGuire, 11, of Swanton battle it out in sumo wrestling suits at Swanton’s National Night Out Tuesday.

National Night Out brings community together

SWANTON — National Night Out drew hundreds of people to Swanton Village Green and Taylor Park in St. Albans. The event is intended to strengthen connections between the community and law enforcement, giving community members a chance to interact with … Read more

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