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Continual Maker

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ENOSBURG FALLS — On land he bought, in a barn he built, with machines and tools he’s created and repaired, and through his experiential memories and inspirations, David Stromeyer, 67, makes his massive steel art. The Enosburg Falls resident became … Read more

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Dairy farmer Tim Magnant shows off buffer zones to prevent gully erosion and sediment runoff at Bridgeview Farm in Franklin on Thursday. Magnant’s corn and hay fields were one of several places participants of the 2014 Summer Farm and Lake Tour visited yesterday.

Watershed Wonders

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FRANKLIN — The day started with donuts and coffee, and from there on out it was all crops, cows, farmers and water. The 2014 Summer Farm and Lake Tour took place Thursday with 40 or so participants seeing some of … Read more

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Mike Palmer, 65, of St. Albans Town, works on catching and caging queen bees in a field off of Lower Newton Road on Tuesday as helper Dotty Cota, 65, of Alburgh, looks on.

Among the angels of agriculture

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ST. ALBANS TOWN — Among the buzzing, crawling and flying bees in a hot, sunny field behind a farm on Lower Newton Road earlier this week, Mike Palmer spoke about his passion. The 65-year-old St. Albans resident, owner of French … Read more

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Brian Ross arrives in Franklin County Superior Court Criminal Division in St. Albans on Wednesday for a re-sentencing hearing for the assault and robbery of Chris Davis in March 21, 2012. Davis was subsequently found dead.

Davis assailant’s jail time cut

ST. ALBANS — The man who admitted assaulting Chris Davis on the night of March 21, 2012, prior to Davis’s death, was given a reduced sentence Wednesday in Franklin County Superior Court. Brian Ross, 25, of St. Albans, admitted to … Read more

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From left to right, Brenda Burke, Chad Spooner, Jacob Spooner, 8, Logan Burke, 14, and Kristina Ellsworth all sit in the living room of Burke’s Swanton home Tuesday evening. Spooner and Ellsworth work with Logan through the Watershed Mentoring program run by Franklin County Caring Communities, where they have been volunteering for three years.

COMMUNITY : Chance to make a difference

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SWANTON — When 14-year-old Logan Burke’s father died of cancer some three years ago, the abrupt change, grief and the lack of a father figure made for difficult period. Burke’s mother, Brenda, 52, said that her son often felt frustrated … Read more

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The Legion Riders have a handful of women among their crew. 
(L-R: Clark Lamson, Ron Rogers, Phil LaCross, Ray LaRocque, Linda Jarvis, Patti Madigan, Mark Madigan, Ralph Lemnah)

The Legion Riders

ST. ALBANS — The American Legion Riders of Green Mountain Post #1, St. Albans, has a busy summer schedule of fund raising, charity rides and rallies, most of which take place from the saddle of their motorcycles. There’s just one … Read more

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Flyboarder Phillip Snyder of West Berkshire takes flight on Lake Carmi July 3.

Surfing the skies

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FRANKLIN — Though it was gray and threatening thunderstorms all afternoon, those at Lake Carmi event Thursday couldn’t help but gaze skyward. Looking up, people saw was a man on a small surfboard-like craft, twisting, turning, flipping, and diving from … Read more

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ARENA: Highgate to float ice bond

HIGHGATE — Highgate voters will once again be asked to consider the future of the Highgate Arena on Election Day in November. The selectboard plans to ask the town to approve a $990,000 bond to repair the rink and refrigeration … Read more

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Bursting over the Bay

Fireworks burst over St. Albans Bay Sunday evening as crowds gather on a muggy night for Bay Day, a Franklin County annual tradition, which follows the Great Race Sunday morning.

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