Stories by Marilyn Tagliavia:

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STRETCHING & READING IN THE SUN

Liza Comiskey, librarian at Highgate Public Library, teaches the ‘crocodile’ pose during story time yoga Wednesday morning at Highgate Public Library, one of the many summer activities organized through the Highgate and Swanton libraries.

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James Lugo, an eighth grader from Richford Junior Senior High School (RJSHS), aims and throws a javelin for the first time during Humanities Camp Tuesday. Lugo is one of 15 or so students from RJSHS and Berkshire Elementary School participating in the week-long program that focuses on reading and learning through activities.

Like gods and goddesses

RICHFORD — To gear up for the Summer Olympics in Brazil this August, students from Berkshire Elementary School and Richford Junior Senior High School traveled back in time, learning about the history of the games and Ancient Greece for this … Read more

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Kids cuddling kids

Julie Linstedt gets an earful at Blue Goat Farm in St. Albans Wednesday, where a youth group from Church of the Rock was invited to give the baby goats love and affection. With so many little goats at the farm, … Read more

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Blood donors roll in at MVU

From left, Jacey Rivers, 17, a junior, Isabelle Ladd, 16, a sophomore, support first-time donor Kailie Manchester, 16, a sophomore, as  mobile unit assistant II Thakur Gurung draws blood at a blood drive hosted by the student council at Missisquoi … Read more

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A taste for good food

Evelyne Martin, of Evelyne’s on Center in St. Albans, pours a green smoothie, one of the healthiest items at Friday’s In Good Taste event. Hundreds filled the temporary tasting room next to the post office at the St. Albans Shopping … Read more

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Loads of fish

Adam Soucy, of Winooski, relaxes on Lake Champlain near St. Albans Bay as unseasonably warm weather makes his ice fishing yesterday that much more pleasant. A pre-med student at UVM, Adam says he’s been ice fishing on Lake Champlain since … Read more

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Members of Our Voices Xposed, a teen-led group at Enosburg Falls Junior/Senior High School, placed anti-cigarette banner around their community yesterday. The group, led by junior Ashley Tardiff (right side, middle) and sophomore Kyla Perry (right side, left), aims to curb the use of electronic cigarette use among their peers, which according to the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey, has tripled in the past year.

ENOSBURG FALLS:Youth group lifts vapor from e-cigs

ENOSBURG FALLS — Driving around the village might look a little different, thanks to three anti-electronic cigarette banners hung in various locations by high school students. Our Voices Xposed, a high-school aged, youth-led movement against tobacco meant to educate peers … Read more

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During one of the first rounds of a Magic: the Gathering tournament last Sunday, participants at Rocket Punch Games on Center Street play intensely, but respectfully. Left front to back: Demitri Deering, Kyle Holt, Alan Dubie, 
Right front to back: Nick Martino and Cory Bedard

Rocket Punch

ST ALBANS — Tucked away on a shaded part of a one-way street downtown, there be dragons, sorcerers, mechanized dinosaurs, but most importantly, a lack of screens and an abundance of community. Rocket Punch Games, an all-inclusive tabletop/card gaming space … Read more

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Northwest Access producer Ian Chase watches events on the soundstage from the station's production room at Bellows Free Academy in St. Albans on Wednesday.

LOCAL MEDIA: Northwest Public Access coming to six new towns

ST. ALBANS — Six Franklin County towns currently without public access television, will become part of Northwest Access Television (NWA-TV) this year. Bakersfield, Berkshire, Enosburgh, Fairfield. Montgomery and Richford will receiving NWA-TV channels 15 and 16 in July, according to … Read more

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Building something special

BFA-Fairfax student Bridget Leblanc builds a living space for her Lego friends at Lego Club Wednesday, held monthly at the Fairfax Community Library. Other students tested various boat designs to see which floated the best. The club is led by … Read more

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