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:

Franklin firefighter Howard Deuso has been in charge of the maple glazed cinnamon buns for the past 19 years at the Franklin Volunteer Fire Dept. breakfast at Franklin Elementary.

FRANKLIN: That’s a big breakfast

FRANKLIN — Franklin’s fire department was host for another successful pancake breakfast on Sunday, with 1,600 in attendance. This was the 22nd year the fire department held the fundraiser, which typically brings in $10,000 to $12,000 for the department, said … Read more

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The Highgate selectboard discusses how to address the town's capital needs. From left: Chris Yates and Paulette Tatro.

HIGHGATE: Board reacts to capital cuts

HIGHGATE — On Town Meeting Day, voters here cut $400,000 from the proposed General Fund budget, removing funds the selectboard requested to support a newly adopted capital improvement plan. On Thursday night, the board discussed voters’ actions and how to … Read more

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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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