Welcome to the downtown board blog, we try to highlight business activities, event news, board activities, and downtown happenings regularly.

The Klassic is Coming to Downtown!

On July 17th from 10am to 2pm Main Street will will be filled with antique and classic vehicles from around the community! Prizes, food, games and fun are in store while you join in the fun of seeing the cars of the past, as the event raises money for the St. Albans Fire Department. BBQ […]
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Social Media Tips for Local Businesses

When the pandemic began in 2020, businesses were forced to shift to a digital platform to maintain a relationship with their loyal customers and expand their reach to new ones in the community. Though things are getting much better, the need for a strong digital presence is here to stay, so here are 3 things […]
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5 Ways to Kick Off Summer In Saint Albans

On June 16th, Governor Phil Scott officially declared the State of Emergency is over. With over 80% of Vermont’s population receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, all restrictions have been lifted. So, after a long 15 months, it’s time to celebrate being able to come together as a community. With that being […]
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Moving to Saint Albans?

As more and more people move to Saint Albans, we thought that the best way to welcome folks into our community is to share some tips and resources to help them feel right at home. Keep on reading for the inside scoop on everything from community events to how to get a passport on the […]
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Plan a Day in Saint Albans

The sun is shining, and it’s time to celebrate being able to safely gather with your friends and family again! Invite your friends down to Saint Alban’s to have a day and take advantage of the warm weather. Since we’ve all been dreaming and scheming of the perfect reunion, we’re here to offer up some […]
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Mother's Day Menu

Breakfast in bed is great and all, but we’ve spent way too much time in our homes this year. Mother’s Day is just around the corner on Sunday, May 9th. Let’s take breakfast in bed out of the house this year and treat your mom to a day of delicious treats and surprise gifts! After […]
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5 Ways to Optimize Your Business

Let’s cut to the chase. Running a business is hard to begin with, let alone during a pandemic. As we all shifted to a virtual and contactless world, businesses relied on social media to maintain a strong connection with their customers. To support your hard work and marketing efforts, we’ve created a list of 5 […]
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It's time to treat yourself.

Can you believe that it’s been one year of living through a pandemic? Not only have masks, and social distancing become the new norm, but so have high-stress levels, distance from loved ones, and balancing many hats at home while often working a full-time job. With spring weather around the corner and more vaccines available […]
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DIY Easter Fun

Whether you are able to visit your family this year or are looking for fun and creative ways to celebrate Easter at home, we’ve got you covered. In honor of this being the year of DIY activities, we’ve created a list of fun activities using materials you can find in your home or from businesses […]
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Leprechaun Scavenger Hunt

To celebrate St. Patrick’s day, we are hosting a scavenger hunt around town from March 12th to March 14th! Follow the clues and see if you can find the seven leprechauns hiding in local businesses downtown. Want to play? Here’s how: 1. Print out the clues below or keep them handy on your phone.2. Each […]
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A Date To Remember

It’s safe to say that this past year hasn’t been easy with COVID-19, which is why celebrating love and the people you’ve been in quarantine with from the beginning is so important this year. Whether your Valentine is your life partner, someone you’re dating, or someone you’ve been cooped-up with, here are a few date […]
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