• French mayor in Vt. for sister cities event
    July 04,2013
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    French, Vt. mayors

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    BURLINGTON — The mayor of the French city that produced the explorer who discovered Lake Champlain are in Vermont to mark a sister-cities agreement with Burlington.

    Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger signed a friendship agreement Wednesday with Mayor Michel LaMarre of Honfleur, a city in the Lower Normandy regional of France.

    Lamarre and others from Honfleur are in Vermont to mark the signing of a Friendship Agreement.

    Marcelle Leahy, the wife of U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, also will attend with her husband. Her ancestors came from the Normandy region of France.

    French explorer Samuel de Champlain was the leader of a 1609 expedition of the first Europeans to see Lake Champlain.
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