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  1. Where have all of the weathervanes gone?

    10.06 / 20:32 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    From the Saint Albans Museum: In the 19th century the weathervane was a common part of the Vermont and St. Albans landscape. Many stood tall atop the cupolas of cattle and horse barns, and carriage houses all over the City and Town. Once there were running horse weather vanes on Congress and Fairfield Streets, a…
  2. Richard Charles Read

    10.06 / 20:32 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    SWANTON — Richard Charles Read passed away in St. Albans on Oct. 5, 2017, at the age of 91. Charlie was born in Jeffersonville, Vt. in 1926, the son of Ephraim and Frances Maynard Read. Charlie graduated from Brigham Academy in 1943 and studied at Norwich University and New York University. He served in the […
  3. Intra-board conflict in Montgomery

    10.06 / 20:32 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    MONTGOMERY — An incident at an August “Sounds of Summer” concert began a chain of events including the removal of the town health officer, an official request that a selectboard member step down, and, now, the possibility of legal action. The town health officer and selectboard member are one and the same: Colin Sorenson. Voters [R…
  4. BFA renovation heads to vote

    10.06 / 20:32 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    FAIRFAX — On Tuesday voters here will give a thumbs up or down to a proposed $16 million renovation of Bellows Free Academy. Polls will be open at the school from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Early voting is currently available at the town clerk’s office. The intent is to create a space that is [&#…
  5. Students celebrate Hiram Bellows with day of service

    10.06 / 19:43 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    ST. ALBANS — Hiram Bellows was a humanitarian who wanted all students to have the opportunity for a high quality education. His contributions to the St. Albans and Fairfax communities have had immeasurable impacts. In recognition of his gifts to our towns, ninth grade students chose to give back in a variety of ways. Ninth […
  6. Finding her purpose

    10.06 / 19:43 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    ST. ALBANS — During a time when adolescents are frequently struggling to navigate social situations, maintain a decent academic record and experience pressure to form post-diploma plans, Gabrielle Metz found herself. The 18-year-old from St. Albans graduated from BFA-St. Albans last June. She took with her an impressive resume of volunteer work, and recently became […
  7. Lawsuit over Lake Carmi algae?

    10.06 / 19:43 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    FRANKLIN — The Franklin Watershed Committee (FWC) considered legal action against the State of Vermont at its regular meeting Thursday night. Rob Cormier, an FWC director, suggested the committee bring in legal counsel — not for immediate action, but to consider legal options moving forward. The state health department listed multiple portions of Lake Carmi [&#…
  8. Clarence ‘Tink’ Wilson

    10.06 / 19:43 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla./ST. ALBANS, Vt. — Clarence Wilson passed away peacefully Oct. 1, 2017 after a period of declining health. He was born June 8, 1927, the son of the late Leonard and Mary Wilson. He leaves his wife of 67 years, Natalie Earle Wilson, four children: Patricia (Glenn) Dickey of Old Town, Maine; David (Jeannie) […
  9. Robert S. “Robbie” Hemond

    10.06 / 12:09 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
        FRANKLIN — Robert S. “Robbie” Hemond, age 48, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 as a result of an ATV accident. He passed away surrounded by his family at the UVM Medical Center in Burlington. He was born Sept. 24, 1969 in St. Albans to Paul Hemond and Carey (Waterhouse) Hemond. Robbie enjoyed [R…
  10. Senators set sights on ‘bump stocks’

    10.06 / 12:09 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Both of Vermont’s Senators have signed on to a bill which would ban devices for making semi-automatic guns automatic. Twelve such devices were found in the hotel room of Stephen Paddock. Paddock killed 59 people and injured more than 500 in approximately nine minutes of gunfire, before killing himself. The Automatic Gun [&#…
  11. Hill recognized for years of service

    10.06 / 12:09 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    SWANTON — The town selectboard honored Lucie Hill and considered repairing a historic fountain at its regular meeting Tuesday night. Hill served on the town zoning board for 21 years, from 1990-2011, and on the town’s developmental review board for six, from 2011 until this year. Now, she’s stepping down. “It’s been a pleasure,” she […]…
  12. Wednesday’s local sports: Soccer and golf

    10.06 / 12:09 samessenger.com Samessenger.com - Vermont (VT)
    Wednesday’s Messenger has coverage from the following local sporting events: BFA-St. Albans vs. Colchester girls soccer; Enosburg vs. Danville girls soccer; MVU girls golf results; Enosburg vs. Lyndon Institute boys soccer; MVU vs. Middlebury girls soccer. Check out the Messenger every day for all of your local sports coverage!…