Bakersfield meth bust

‘Smurfers’ lead police to meth lab

BAKERSFIELD — Police affidavits tell the full story of a meth-manufacturing bust in Bakersfield, and provide a glimpse into the routines of those with methamphetamine addictions. Police arrested Corey and Rebecka Salls on Jan. 25. Both face two felony charges … Read more

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Promise Community Mary Pickener

Promise Community: DCF demands need coordination

SHELDON — Members of the Franklin Promise Community defended a plan to hire a service person acting as a liaison between the public, various agencies and the Department of Children and Families (DCF) at the Promise Community’s meeting Wednesday morning. … Read more

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Town selectboard sales tax

Board nixes vote on sales tax revenue

ST. ALBANS TOWN — A petition asking St. Albans Town voters if they wish to redirect the revenue from the town’s 1 percent sales tax into the general fund will not be going before voters on Town Meeting Day. The … Read more

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Taylor Swanton Citizen of the Year

Food shelf manager Citizen of the Year

SWANTON — The Swanton Chamber of Commerce presented its Citizen of the Year award to Marge Taylor during dinner at Jeff’s Maine Seafood in St. Albans Friday evening. Nearly 30 chamber, community and family members gathered to celebrate Taylor. The … Read more

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Scott Rheaume Swanton festival

Swanton revives summer festival

SWANTON — Swanton residents shared possibilities, hopes and concerns for the resurrection of the Swanton Summer Festival at a community forum on Wednesday night. The summer festival began in 1959 and ended in 2003. The 25th festival, in 1984, drew … Read more

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Ethan Gratton

Bail hearing held for Georgia shooter

ST. ALBANS CITY — Ethan Gratton is charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder for a shooting in Georgia on Jan. 2. Attorneys spent more than five hours in Franklin County Superior Court Wednesday making cases for why Gratton … Read more

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Cimaglio Goguen opiate clinic

Drug treatment hub delayed

ST. ALBANS — An opiate treatment clinic scheduled to open this month has been delayed until March. Deputy Health Commissioner Barbara Cimaglio said the delay was simply the result of first finding an appropriate location and then waiting for it … Read more

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Wayne Tarr photography

‘Movement is a revelation’

ST. ALBANS — Photography captures a slice of time. St. Albans-based photographer Wayne Tarr uses abilities honed over 40 years to capture an instant of movement. Tarr said as the photographer, it’s fun to pull out moments of movement for … Read more

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Ed Rosemarie White

Addiction’s trail of tears

ST. ALBANS — “This is uh —“ Ed White Sr. stopped, his voice breaking with tears. Ed walked from behind his desk and stood at the window of his office, looking at the rows of used cars. “This has been … Read more

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veterans build ramp

Local vets ride bikes, help others

SWANTON — Local veterans have combined a love of riding motorcycles with a desire to help other veterans. Since 2008, veterans in Franklin, Chittenden and Grand Isle have been members of Chapter 26-2 of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CMVA), … Read more

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