ST. ALBANS — 14th Star Brewing Co. is joining the Brewing Funds the Cure initiative with the donation of all proceeds of Rising Hope IPA to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF).
SWANTON – Throughout the summer and continuing into the fall, Franklin Grand Isle Bookmobile is partnering with the Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union (FNESU) LEAPS Afterschool Program to bring over 1,400 new books with activity ideas to families of students throughout the Supervisory Union.
As we enjoy these last days of summer and the arrival of fall, we look back to the seasonal pursuits of years past, when you could take the trolley car to St. Albans Bay and board a steamship for a day’s excursion cruise on Lake Champlain.
ST. ALBANS — The Samaritan House in St. Albans will benefit from donations that resulted from the efforts of a group of businesses to support people without stable housing in the region.
Fall brings many great things that come in beautiful shades of orange, yellow, red and brown. Pumpkins and winter squash are among the most wonderful of these.
MORISVILLE — Twenty-four archers traveled to the Lamoille Valley Fish and Game club on Sunday, Sept. 13, for the first annual Colby Pattee Foundation 3-D Archery Shoot, held in honor of Colby Pattee.
ALBURGH — The Franklin County community came together for fireworks in early September in support of a new child care center in Alburgh.
Unfortunately, our files for the First Baptist Church did not contain any information regarding what duties the young girls in this photo actually performed to help their church or community members of the Junior Service Club.
FLETCHER — Fletcher Elementary School Principal Chris Dodge shared photos of the school's opening day on Tuesday, including outdoor music class and mask-wearing students.
BURLINGTON — Franklin County area students are invited to join a free Vermont 4-H course to learn coding skills and support a cause that is important to them.
MONTPELIER — A youngster’s first hunt can mark the beginning of a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a commitment to wildlife conservation. There is no finer time to begin this journey than during Vermont’s upcoming youth waterfowl hunting weekend on September 26 and 27.
MONTPELIER – The Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP) and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum announced the discovery of two paddlewheels, likely fragments of the Steamboat Phoenix, which caught fire and sank exactly 201 years ago today on September 4, 1819 on Lake Champlain.
WATERBURY — Since his earliest days in Richmond, Clint Buxton has yearned to conquer the Long Trail. When COVID-19 dashed his final season as summer camp director at Mt. Norris Scout Reservation in Eden, the suddenly-unemployed 61-year-old decided to lace up his hiking boots to raise awarene…
JOIN THE BOARD – The Cancer Patient Support Foundation is seeking some dedicated community members to join their local board which supports Vermont cancer patients and their families. Every year nearly 700 local families are provided financial support to meet their basic needs and remove bar…
ST. ALBANS — A number of organizations which serve the community received a public thank you from the Franklin County Home Health Agency (FCHHA).
ST. ALBANS — The team at Martha’s Kitchen said last week on Facebook that while they are looking forward to having elderberry syrup available again this fall, they could use donations of elderberries.
As I look out at my perennial garden this time of year, it looks...tired. The Rudbeckia fulgida (black-eyed Susan) is at its prime, but just about everything else has gone past. The weeds were difficult to contend with this year, even with proper mulching in the spring. Even my showstopper p…
ST. ALBANS — St. Albans Free Library staff member Wanda Baillargeon delivers books to patrons who cannot get to the library, something she began long before COVID-19.
ST. ALBANS — As part of its ongoing #Hiring2DayVT virtual job fairs, the Vermont Department of Labor is offering two dates in September that will focus on jobs in St. Albans.
FRANKLIN COUNTY — The State of Vermont recently unveiled its #BuyLocalVermont stimulus program to help residents support local businesses.
GEORGIA — Northwestern Medical Center (NMC) said this week on Facebook that the Northwestern Georgia Health Center (NGHC) will begin seeing patients in their permanent location in Georgia starting Tuesday, September 8.
ST. ALBANS — The City of St. Albans and American Red Cross of Northern New England are hosting a blood drive on St. Albans City Hall on Sept. 18.
MONTPELIER – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Friday announced that the Preservation Trust of Vermont has been awarded a $745,000 award from the Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grant Program, administered by the National Park Service. The grant was one of only eight applications funded natio…
The following students were named to the St. Lawrence University Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have completed at least four courses and have an academic average of 3.6 based on a 4.0 scale for the semester.
FRANKLIN — The FELCO Foundation announced that Avery Feeley, a Franklin resident and 2020 graduate of Missisquoi Valley Union High School, has been awarded the 2020 FELCO Foundation Scholarship. Feeley, the top male student of the 2020 MVU graduating class, intends to study Environmental Sci…
ST. ALBANS — The Northwest Career & Technical Center is open and ready for students. Now more than ever, it is important to engage students in what they are interested in. The pandemic has left many students feeling isolated and without a compass. The good news is, technical education ca…
This is another wonderful W. D. Chandler photo of North Main Street looking north, showing the tracks used by the St. Albans Street Car Company between 1901 and 1921. This section, we believe, is between Brainerd and where Upper and Lower Newton streets meet.
ST. ALBANS — If you love racing or just enjoy learning about Vermont history, you can join the Saint Albans Museum on Aug. 27 for the virtual presentation “Anything for Speed.”
ENOSBURG — The Franklin Grand Isle Tobacco Prevention Coalition’s postponed butt litter clean up event in Enosburg has been rescheduled for Thursday.
FRANKLIN COUNTY — Area law enforcement officials say that school buses will be returning to the roads soon, and they may be transporting kids outside of the traditional time frames due to changes related to the pandemic.
BURLINGTON — Kids from Georgia, St. Albans Town and Highgate took part in the University of Vermont Extension 4-H Edible Art Contest this summer.
ST. ALBANS —The St. Albans Town Forest had its Grand Opening on Aug. 1. There were about 100 participants who came throughout the day to attend various events. From a birding session with Bridget Butler, the Bird Diva, a walk with Franklin County Forester Nancy Patch, a hike with Mick Cain a…
ST. ALBANS — The St. Albans District Office WIC Clinic is one of four WIC clinics in Vermont recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its breastfeeding model program.