TROY - The family of Shawn Chaput is working to create public awareness to suicide. The family lost a beloved family member, Shawn, when he took his own life March 2.
Members of the Chaput family are talking about a subject that is typically taboo or carries a stigma. Often friends and relatives suffer the painful fallout from the suicide of a loved one in silence.
BRIGHTON - Itâs been a long, exciting journey for musical rocker Jimmy Thurston. The well-known artist returns to one of his favorite venues Friday night as part of the Island Pond summer series.
For Thurston, itâs a homecoming of sorts as he has played the area circuit for over five decades. He said, "I love it up here. The people are hardworking and honest. They work hard and play hard and Iâve made a lot of friends there over the years.â
By CHRISTOPHER ROY
Express Staff Writer
LOWELL â Republican Mark Higley thinks having a conservative voice in Montpelier is important and thatâs why heâs seeking his third term for the Vermont House.
âThe numbers are definitely against us,â said Higley of the Republican Party. âOut of 150 in the House, thereâs only 48 of us who are Republicans. In the Senate, out of 30, thereâs only eight and the governorship is held by a Democrat. Itâs important to have some form of balance.â