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FRANKLIN COUNTY — The Small Business Administration Vermont District Office is accepting nominations for its 2020 small business awards.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY — Hannaford Supermarkets is pleased to announce the return of its Hannaford Helps Schools program for its 20th season. Now through November 30, shoppers can help local schools meet fundraising goals by purchasing specially marked items in Hannaford stores.

Girls on the Run Vermont’s spring coach registration is now open. Becoming a coach for Girls on the Run Vermont means creating a positive impact for Vermont girls. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that is designed to enhance girls’ soc…

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MONTGOMERY – For the first time in recent memory, Republicans in the Town of Montgomery have held an organizational caucus and have formed a Republican Town Committee. The organizational caucus was held the evening of September 26.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY — Teens in Franklin County can step up to teach young children about issues facing the environment.

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Research funding is available for local commercial farms to explore new ideas in production, marketing and other topics that influence successful farming.

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Area organizations that serve low-income, at-risk kids can now apply for an At-Risk Children grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation.

Happy 60th anniversary to Walter and Kathryn Peno!

ST. ALBANS — On the last day of summer vacation, August 27th, students from BFA St. Albans took a trip to Camp ta Kum Ta Kum Ta.

ALBURGH — Alburgh will be getting a new daycare, run by the school district, with $750,000 in assistance from the state and federal governments.

BERKSHIRE – Early last Friday morning, the calves weren’t the only young ones out-and-about on Berkshire’s Pleasant Valley Farms.

ST. ALBANS CITY – In St. Albans’s downtown, where an ogre watches over Main Street and promises sweets both frozen and thawed, Erik Stumpf toils over a stack of board games, scratching numbers onto makeshift price tags ahead of an upcoming sidewalk sale.

ST. ALBANS – Two years ago this summer, a handful of seemingly disparate historical sites in the towns stretched along Route 7 were threaded together for the first time into a heritage trail, unifying a story of Vermont in the Civil War.

ST. ALBANS – Fifty years ago, a group of nurses, seeing a need for in-home care in Franklin County, raised some noise within the local health care community and founded a nonprofit home health agency.

MILTON – The 55 employees at Vermont SportsCar have a little more room to work now, having moved in December to a shiny new 70,000 square foot facility out on Gonyeau Road in Milton. That’s a big jump from their previous home – a 30,000 square foot rented warehouse that became something of a…

FRANKLIN – It was Friday night in Franklin and dozens of kids lined up in front of the Franklin Central School behind a long, blue and white ribbon.

SWANTON — Ron Kilburn made his final presentation as the Swanton Historical Society’s president Monday evening — and then he, himself, became a part of Swanton history.

ST. ALBANS CITY – St. Albans City School has been offering taste tests in our cafeteria for years now with the goal of introducing foods and tastes to children that they might not otherwise experience. Examples include kale chips, hummus, broccoli with pasta (Mac and Trees), flavored soda wa…

ST. ALBANS CITY – Walking into Geoff Pac’s second grade classroom at St. Albans City School (SACS) instantly sparks curiosity and wonder.  A gentle chorus of buzzing can be heard as you approach the quilt covered observation bee hive.  It’s hard not to lift the quilt and watch the hive at wo…

HIGHGATE – On Thursday afternoon, Lainie Oshlag’s fourth grade class entered the Highgate Elementary School (HES)’s gym on a red carpet.

BERKSHIRE – In a corner of the Berkshire Elementary School’s basketball court, eighth-grader Emma Fadden held up a pot of stunted cat grass smothered in bacteria. On the chair next to her sat a perfectly healthy pot of cat grass.

ST. ALBANS – Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce Manager Lisamarie Charlesworth found time Thursday to decorate her office storefront in purple. She was joining other St Albans storefronts in displaying the color ahead of the American Cancer Society organized Paint the Town Purple e…

ST. ALBANS TOWN – It was Memorial Day, and along the shores of St. Albans Bay, brushes dipped into watercolors and splashed and swirled across paper, shading bushels of trees and mixing the light currents swirling in the bay.

ST. ALBANS – After 46 years with the church and almost three decades with the Holy Angels Parish, Father Maurice Roy will be retiring this summer.

SWANTON — Flags flew in the park here over Memorial Day Weekend, each in a veteran’s name. 

SWANTON VILLAGE — Sam and Betty’s transport team agreed: these swans have never seemed so excited.

FAIRFAX – This week Bellows Free Academy – Fairfax held its inaugural K-12 art show, lining wings in its elementary, middle and high school with everything from students’ sculptures and paintings to photos and everything in between.

GEORGIA, VT – You could say that Jennifer Bonneville’s blood runs green. She’s been a Girl Scout most of her life, as both a girl and a leader, and her enthusiasm for mentoring girls is inspiring to all who know her. She has been chosen as the Volunteer of the Month for May by Girl Scouts of…