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:

A mother brings along her little ones to vote Tuesday for Town Meeting Day. The big-ticket items on St. Albans City’s ballot were for school unification and the allocation of $4.9 million for sidewalks of which both were approved.

FCSU & ACT 46: New day in local ed.

ST. ALBANS — The proposed merger of the four school districts operated by Fairfield, St. Albans City and St. Albans Town met with overwhelming approval in all three towns on Tuesday. St. Albans Town voters approved the merger, 1,090-645. Fairfield … Read more

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ST. ALBANS CITY: Early morning blaze

ST. ALBANS CITY — An overnight blaze destroyed one home on Walnut Street and seriously damaged another. Firefighters were still on the scene of the fire at 65 Walnut St. this morning where the blaze destroyed a vacant home with … Read more

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FCSU Supt. Kevin Dirth speaks during a merger forum Tuesday evening.

Public reviews school merger

ST. ALBANS — Attendees at a forum on the proposed merger of the Fairfield, St. Albans City and St. Albans Town school districts questioned the potential for tax savings, and raised the topics of future teacher salaries, the addition of … Read more

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EDUCATION: High school choice possible

SWANTON — High school choice could expand for students in Enosburgh, Richford, St. Albans City and St. Albans Town, all of which currently have a designated high school. Superintendent Jay Nichols of Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union (FNESU) presented the possibility … Read more

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FAIRFAX: The night BFA burned

FAIRFAX — Girls from Bellows Free Academy (BFA) were in the third quarter of a basketball game in the town hall when an explosion brought the action to a halt. Players and spectators quickly learned the cause. BFA, in Fairfax, … Read more

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Pearl Gilbert, right, expresses concern about taxes and urges the Act 46 Study Committee to place the possibility of school district merger before voters at a meeting on Saturday at the FCSU office. To her right are St. Albans City Council member Chad Spooner and city resident Gillian Ireland. In the foreground is St. Albans Town school board chair Paul Bourbeau.

ACT 46: Vote gives merger new life

ST. ALBANS — Voters in Fairfield, St. Albans City and St. Albans Town will decide a proposed merger of their school districts on Town Meeting Day after all. On Saturday, the Franklin Central Supervisory Union (FCSU) Act 46 Study Committee … Read more

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