St. Albans Town Educational Center fifth grader and VKAT (Vermont Kids Against Tobacco) member Ethan Bruley simulates trying to breath with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) while fellow VKAT member and seventh grader Grace Adamczak, left, times him and other participating students for 60 seconds.

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ST. ALBANS — Quitting smoking hits close to home for those participating in St. Albans Town Educational Center’s VKAT (Vermont Kids Against Tobacco) program. “I got my mom to quit (two years ago),” said SATEC seventh grader Kiley Bates. “When … Read more

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Revenge porn

MONTPELIER — Imagine waking up to find your e-mail inbox filled with notes from friends expressing sympathy and support, and even more disturbing messages from strangers commenting on your attractiveness, expressing a desire to have sex with you, or worse. … Read more

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Agreement pushes forward Vermont-Montreal rail plan

ST. ALBANS — Vermont and Montreal are one step closer to restoring passenger rail service following a pre-clearance agreement signed Monday by United States and Canadian officials. According to a press release issued from Sen. Leahy’s office, U.S. Homeland Security … Read more

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Leukemia picks the wrong kid

RICHFORD — After being diagnosed with leukemia in November, five-year-old Khloe Goff is putting up a brave fight against cancer. On Nov. 6, 2014, when she began complaining of stomach pain and a low-grade fever, Khloe was diagnosed with Pre … Read more

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In this file photo, Franklin County Animal Rescue volunteer Deb Navari cares for rescued kittens found on the side of the road in September. Navari is the state’s nominee for the Purina Cat Chow Shelter Volunteer of the Year Contest.

The Cat Lady

ST. ALBANS — When it comes to caring for cats, Deborah Navari, 60, doesn’t mess around. Navari, who lives in South Burlington and has volunteered for Franklin County Animal Rescue – formerly the Franklin County Humane Society –  for more … Read more

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Cash stashed in snowbank

ST. ALBANS — Accused bank robber Jacob M. Rheaume hid in a dumpster as part of his effort to escape detection, according to court documents released following his arraignment on Wednesday morning. Rheaume, 30, of Highgate, is charged with robbing … Read more

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Enosburg Falls voters approval annual budget

ENOSBURG FALLS — Village voters met at Enosburgh Middle/High School Tuesday night to elect municipal officials and decide several ballot items. All items, including the budget, passed unanimously. Village trustees Leonard V. Charron and William Spears, Jr. were re-elected unopposed … Read more

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Defense attorney Rory Malone makes his closing statement Friday.

Teen guilty in fatality

ST. ALBANS — After roughly six hours of deliberations the jury returned with a verdict of guilty in the trial of Tristan Cameron, 18, of St. Albans. Cameron was charged with grossly negligent operation with a fatality resulting. Cameron, then … Read more

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Witness Kenna Johnston of the Crash Lab uses a magnetic scale model Friday to interpret what happened at the scene of the accident.

TEEN FATALITY: Jury back at work today

ST. ALBANS — A verdict is expected today in the trial of Tristan Cameron of St. Albans. Cameron is accused of grossly negligent operation in the July 18, 2013 accident that killed his friend Tyler Rheaume, 16, of Sheldon. Friday’s … Read more

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All meeting attendees, including state representative Brian Savage, place their sticker dots to vote on which ideas they would like to see implemented in Swanton.

COMMUNITY: Swanton gets fix on future

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SWANTON — For a town looking to come together as a community to better itself, Swanton seems off to a pretty good start. About 100 residents, neighbors, organizers, former and current legislators, local and state officials, young children and teenagers … Read more

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