Michelle Monroe

Staff Writer

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:

Two people are silhouetted in the flames of a blaze on Main Street in Bakersfield Wednesday night.

BAKERSFIELD: Blaze levels house

BAKERSFIELD — A home in Bakersfield was destroyed by fire Wednesday night. The family was able to escape uninjured. Bakersfield Assistant Chief Paul Stanley reported that firefighters were called to 1052 Main St. North at approximately 9:20 p.m. The house … Read more

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From left: Eighth grade students from City School, Hadley Chamberlain, Danny Bouwens and JD Youland explain their plan for an electric car charging station.

EDUCATION: Real world learning

ST. ALBANS CITY — Vermont’s first Secretary of Education, Rebecca Holcombe, was at the St. Albans City School on Friday to learn about how students are taking the lead in creating an outdoor classroom and to discuss how schools can … Read more

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Farmers listen to speakers at the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery annual meeting Saturday at St. Albans Town Educational Center.

Co-op celebrates Farm Bill

ST. ALBANS — The state’s leading politicians were on hand to offer their congratulations as the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery held its 95th annual meeting on Saturday. Members of the state’s Congressional delegation spoke of the two-year effort to pass … Read more

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Parking garage work continues

Pictured above is the ongoing work on the new parking garage in the downtown core lot and the new state office building. Work on the foundation for the garage is nearing completion and steel will begin arriving for the new … Read more

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Maiden Lane: A switch in traffic direction?

ST. ALBANS CITY — At Monday night’s St. Albans City Council meeting, the council approved further changes to the parking on Maiden Lane and agreed to fund a study regarding  changing Maiden Lane from one-way south to one-way north. The … Read more

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