The Swanton Enhancement Project plans several upcoming events in the village green, ranging from flower-planting to pollinator workshops and even the placement of an LED announcement sign.

Enhancing the green, enhancing the community

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SWANTON — Swanton Enhancement Project Steering Committee members bade one of their own farewell and prepared for their early summer projects at the committee’s meeting last night. Swanton Arts Council (SAC) co-chair Judy Paxman gave the first update, summarizing the … Read more

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Scott Rheaume stands against the art wall outside Swanton's Village Complex.

Coloring the community

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SWANTON — If a picture is worth a thousand words, the Swanton community has been too quiet for local artist Scott Rheaume. It’s been months since Rheaume erected four community art walls in prominent places across the village and town, … Read more

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Students walk along Aldis Street on the way to St. Albans City School. The students began their journey at the Franklin County Senior Center on Messenger Street and walked the mile to school with adult supervision.

Walking boon for students, environment

ST. ALBANS CITY — Every morning this month, students who live near the Messenger Street Senior Center, gather there and walk to St. Albans City School under the supervision of a couple parents. These students are part of a pilot … Read more

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Police, firefighters and first responders salute as a procession for Georgia Firefighter Steve LaPierre moves toward Collins-Perley Sports & Fitness Center Saturday for his funeral.

Final call for Lapierre

ST. ALBANS — Suspended from two ladder firetrucks in radiant late spring sunlight, a giant American flag flapped in the breeze on Saturday afternoon. Below it, a cadre of first responders from across the state and beyond stood in formation, … Read more

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BFA St. Albans students Logan Gaboury, Jordyn Dukas and Emily Benkert present their zooplankton research.

Recognizing young scientists

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ST. ALBANS — Science teachers and students took center stage at the Bliss Auditorium last night for an inaugural STEM Challenge Initiative (SCI) Recognition Night, where Swanton science teacher Christine Depatie was given the first Mary S. Babcock Teaching award. … Read more

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ATV accident results in fatality

HIGHGATE — A Highgate man was killed Wednesday evening in an ATV accident in the woods. Vermont State Police report Timothy Vachon, Sr., 45, was reported deceased at the scene. First responders were dispatched to the scene when Vachon’s teenaged … Read more

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City invests additional $110K in infrastructure

ST. ALBANS CITY — At their Monday night meeting, the St. Albans City Council agreed to spend $80,000 from reserve funds and $30,000 from the current budget on infrastructure. The additional funding for sidewalk, sewer and water improvements comes as … Read more

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From left, Montgomery board members Christina Suarez and Bruce Mercy listen to FNESU Business Manager Morgan Daybell during a public meeting to discuss the possible merger of the five FNESU districts into a single district on Monday evening in the Montgomery Elementary School gym.

Unknowns in school unification cause for concern

MONTGOMERY — Montgomery school board members cited fear of the unknown as both a pro and a con for the proposed Act 46 merger during a unification forum Monday night. Some residents wanted to explore the options for Montgomery School … Read more

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University of New Hampshire's Elle Purrier of Montgomery pulls away from the field in the 1500-meter race Sunday at the University of Vermont.

Purrier wins 3 at home

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BURLINGTON — Elle Purrier’s second win Sunday in the America East Track & Field Championships didn’t come as easily as her first. The Montgomery native running for the University of New Hampshire Wildcats ran away from the field in the … Read more

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Blazing a path

HIGHGATE — As a captain in the Highgate Fire Department, Tammy Rouse risked her life for years to save the lives and belongings of others. Now a grandmother, Rouse, 43, spends her days watching over her giggling, toothy one and … Read more

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