Category Archives: St. Albans

St. Albans gets full-time manager

ST. ALBANS — A man who stepped in as a Vermont town’s interim manager after the last one left with a paid settlement has been named full-time manager.
Gerry Myers served as interim manager of St. Albans since November. The St. Albans Messenger reports. He’s served for more than two decades in the U.S. Air Force. He’s also worked as city manager in Winooski and as commissioner for buildings and services for the state of Vermont.
The select board approved Myers as full-time at its meeting Monday.
Christine Murphy had resigned as town manager in August over a conflict with the town and accepted a settlement.

Police seek help locating missing man

The Vermont State Police is asking for help in finding a man who hasn’t been seen since in two weeks.

Police say family members have reported that Christopher Davis, AKA Christopher Muir, 22, of Swanton, has not been seen or heard from since March 27.

His cell phone has been turned off and contact cannot be established with Davis. Family members believe this to be out of character for Davis.

Davis is a white male, 6 feet tall, 150 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. He does not have a vehicle and probably is on foot.

Detectives with the Bureau of Criminal Investigations from the St. Albans Barracks are investigating.

The Vermont State Police encourage anyone who may have seen Davis or has information related to his whereabouts to please call Detective Sergeant Jim Claremont, of the St. Albans Barracks at (802) 524-5993.

Immigration center adds jobs

ST. ALBANS — More than 150 new jobs are coming to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration and Service Center offices in Vermont.
The Vermont service center has offices in St. Albans and Essex.
Dan Renaud of the center says the additional full-time positions are part of a regular re-evaluation of staffing needs.
The service center has 710 workers between the two locations. It is authorized for 873 positions.
Renaud said the center has been hiring since July.
He expects to hire about 150 more employees before the end of the federal fiscal year in September.
He said the center is projecting an increase in application volume.

Woman robbed outside grocery store

ST. ALBANS — Police say a woman has been robbed outside a grocery store in St. Albans, Vt.
It happened about 11 p.m. outside the South Main Grocery.
WCAX-TV reports police said the woman pulled into the parking lot and was approached by a man carrying a gun. He demanded money from her and then took off.
Police said a similar robbery happened in the same area last week; they’re not sure if the two are connected.