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:

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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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St. Albans City School teacher Linda Lang accompanies students walking to school on Friday as part of the school's walking school bus. Adult volunteers walk the routes to the school, gathering students as they go. Eighty students participated in the walk.

The feet on the bus go pound, pound, pound

ST. ALBANS CITY — Eighty St. Albans City School students walked to school this morning, accompanied by school staff and community volunteers. The walking school bus is part of an ongoing effort at the school to increase the number of … Read more

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Patrick Prue

COURT: Trial nears for driver in fatality

ST. ALBANS — A trial is approaching for Patrick Prue, 60, of Franklin, the man who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol last April when his pickup truck hit a Jeep carrying four Enosburg teenagers. Brandon Gleason, 17, was … Read more

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City: No talks with Town

ST. ALBANS CITY — St. Albans City has declined to re-enter negotiations with St. Albans Town over the provision of water and sewer services by the city to the town. In a statement today the city cited a lack of … Read more

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Firefighters from 14 agencies battle a pre-dawn blaze early this morning in alburgh. With negative temperatures and a dangerous wind chill, the house is engulfed in flames. No one was hurt, but the home on Firehouse Road was a total loss.

ALBURGH: Raging fire levels home

ALBURGH — Firefighters from 14 communities spent the night battling a blaze in Alburgh. Alburgh firefighters were called to 117 Firehouse Rd. at 12:20 this morning. Heavy smoke was coming from all sides of the two-story home when firefighters arrived, … Read more

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