showcase-news-2 10 B

City lands $8M hotel

ST. ALBANS CITY — A deal has been signed for an $8 million, 84-room hotel to be built on Lake Street that could be open as soon as August 2016. Monday night the city council signed a purchase and sale … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

A worker from Robinson Iron in Alabama puts together the newly recast pieces of a cherub from the Taylor Park fountain. The fountain statues are all being recast in aluminum from the original molds as part of the restoration of the fountain.

TAYLOR PARK FOUNTAIN: Company clones cherubs

ST. ALBANS — As though in preparation for Valentine’s Day workers at the Robinson Iron Corp. facility in Alabama are assembling the new cherubs for the Taylor Park fountain. Cast in aluminum from the original molds, the three cherubs are … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

Default Post Icon

DAIRYING: Farmers plead for fairness

BURLINGTON — Milk testing and the control it gives Dairy Farmer’s of America (DFA) and Dairy Marketing Services (DMS) over farmers’ milk checks took center stage Thursday at a fairness hearing held here in U.S. District Court. Specifically, the hearing … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

Peter J.R. Martin is seen with blood on his shirt in this video image from June 11, 2014, when he was arrested for disorderly conduct.

COURT: Lawyer refuses to make apology

ST. ALBANS — A refusal to apologize to police brought local attorney Peter J.R. Martin back before a criminal court judge on Tuesday. In December, Martin, who is in his mid-70s, pled no contest to a disorderly conduct charge and … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

Default Post Icon

POLLUTION: Lawmakers float water bills

ST. ALBANS — With Lake Champlain and water quality drawing the attention of politicians statewide two local legislators have proposed water quality bills this session. Rep. Lynn Dickinson’s bill, H. 29, would create a Water Quality Improvement Fund that would … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

Volunteer Tilde LaBelle, 76, shows the hats she made to hand out at the Enosburgh Food Shelf one Thursday in January.

Enosburgh Food Shelf

ENOSBURG FALLS — On a cold Thursday morning this past January, dozens of people flocked to the Masonic Hall in Enosburg Falls. Inside, some sat in chairs, waiting in line, while others milled around the room, looking over donated bread, … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary

Grant Weier sits in the living room of his Fletcher home with his golden lab, Ziggy. Weier is participating in HomeShare Vermont, a co-housing match service that recently expanded to Franklin County.

HomeShare Vermont

FLETCHER — Grant Weier, 74, lives on a dirt road in the hills of Fletcher. When he opens his door on a snowy, January day, he and his large golden lab, Ziggy, greet you enthusiastically. Ziggy is perhaps a bit … Read more

Engagement

Wedding

Anniversary

Reunion

Generations

Athlete of the Week

Video

Births

Obituary