FORMER SUBWAY OWNER BACK IN COURT

By Mike Donoghue

BURLINGTON – A former Franklin County businessman is due to return to federal court on Monday to continue a sentencing hearing that got cut short earlier this month after he admitted that he had been drinking earlier that day in violation of the judge’s order.

Luc Patrice Quirion, 57, of Newport is facing possible revocation of the supervised release order imposed on him in April in U.S. District Court. He was charged with making multiple false statements in 2012 on a mandated medical certificate for people obtaining a pilot license, records show. Continue reading “FORMER SUBWAY OWNER BACK IN COURT”

SECOND TRIAL DATE SET FOR McALLISTER

By Gregory J. Lamoureux

ST. ALBANS: August 9th will be a big day for Senator Norm McAllister. That will be the day voters decide if he is worthy of their vote in the Primary Election. It will also be the day that the jury is selected for his second trial.

The trial is scheduled for Wednesday, August 10th through August 12th.

McAllsiter is in a legal battle over sexual allegations with a tenant he rented a trailer to for about two years. Continue reading “SECOND TRIAL DATE SET FOR McALLISTER”

PUBLIC ACCESS READY FOR GREEN LIGHT

By Natalie Jackson

Northwest Access Television (NWATV) is growing! Aside from the four towns that the two channels already cover–Highgate, St. Albans, Sheldon, and Swanton–the station will now be serving Bakersfield, Berkshire, Enosburgh, Fairfield, Montgomery, and Richford.

NWATV will be covering special events, town meetings and school board meetings in the new areas in hopes to capture the towns’ spirits. When making the transition, NWATV’s goal is to share the vibrant life of the eastern side of the county with the western half of the county, and vice versa. Continue reading “PUBLIC ACCESS READY FOR GREEN LIGHT”

BIG PLANS FOR TOWN FOREST

By Natalie Jackson

There are many places in the St. Albans area that give residents the opportunity to lead a healthy lifestyle. One of the town’s favorites is their very own 162 acre Town Forest. The Town Forest is located on Forest Drive, off of French Hill Road in St. Albans.

Recently, St. Albans’ Town Parks and Recreational Department has been teaming up with RiseVT and the Franklin County Mountain Bike Club to expand the paths and promote them to the public. Although the plans have been brought up for discussion for about ten years, the plans are just now starting to come into action. Continue reading “BIG PLANS FOR TOWN FOREST”