St. Albans Town developer Sam Smith, right, meets with City manager Dominic Cloud Feb. 17 at a St. Albans Rotary meeting.

Moratorium survives court test

ST. ALBANS — St. Albans Town developer Sam Smith has lost his case against the City of St. Albans over water and sewer access. Smith had sought to prove the city discriminated against him, in violation of the equal protection … Read more

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Bakersfield resident Eric Jessiman looks over the town’s annual report for 2014 as Town Meeting is conducted in the Bakersfield Town Hall Tuesday.

Town Meeting Day: Selectboard candidates in tie vote

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ST. ALBANS TOWN — A tied selectboard race and voters’ rejection of a long-discussed bike and pedestrian path project made for an interesting Town Meeting Day in St. Albans Town. See complete Town Meeting Day coverage, including full results from your … Read more

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David Schofield, left, and Sam Smith, right, get set up in the cold early Tuesday morning outside the polls at Collins Perley Sports & Fitness Center. Both St. Albans Town residents are running for the three-year selectboard seat. The St. … Read more

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Robert Bellevue, 21, of St. Albans waits with family and friends to be arraigned at Franklin County Superior Court, Criminal Division on Monday.

Teen in critical condition

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ST. ALBANS — A 21-year-old St. Albans man was arraigned on three charges Monday following a car accident last week that sent a 16-year-old girl to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Robert L. Bellevue sat in Franklin County Superior Court, … Read more

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Firefighters from six departments battle a fire at the English Rose Inn in Montgomery that destroyed the building and claimed the life of one of its co-owners on Friday.

MONTGOMERY: Inn co-owner dies in blaze

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MONTGOMERY — An engulfing fire in Montgomery destroyed an inn and claimed the life of its co-owner over the weekend. The other co-owner and wife of the deceased was treated for smoke inhalation, according to officials. According to Vermont State … Read more

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St. Paul’s pastor brings new energy

ST. ALBANS —  At 35, and as the youngest-ever pastor of St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Megan Stowe already has been a minister for more than 10 years. The second-ever female pastor here spent the last eight working in the capital … Read more

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This dog, named 'Bunny,' weighed 15 pounds when it was brought into Franklin County Animal Rescue.

Eight dogs confiscated

ST. ALBANS — On Thursday, Feb. 5, law enforcement, local officials, and animal rescue staff arrived at the home of Randall Sheperd, 53, of Richford, with a warrant to remove dogs believed to be suffering from extreme neglect. It was … Read more

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Deep cold extracts toll

ST. ALBANS — Two water main breaks in St. Albans City Tuesday morning were just some of the many winter woes public works departments are experiencing this year. One break has been repaired while another is expected to be fully … Read more

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Tamara Lapine, 22, holds son Dimitri, 2, as he waves in their Swanton home last week. Lapine is the first graduate of the Nurse-Family Partnership through the Franklin County Home Health Agency Program, a national program that has recently begun in most counties statewide.

Visiting nurses help new moms

SWANTON — Tamara Lapine was 19 years old, single, without a job or high school diploma and newly returned from Texas, when she discovered she was pregnant. “I had just moved back to Vermont,” Lapine said in an interview last … Read more

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