New Goddard President Addresses Challenges

By Cat Cutillo On November 1, 2018, Dr. Bernard Bull unpacked his bags and rolled up his sleeves as the new president of Goddard College. His life had been temporarily paired down to exactly two pieces of checked luggage, a backpack, and a carry-on bag. He was a thousand miles away from his wife and […]

Unique Downtown Gifts You Won’t Find on Amazon

Compiled by Mike Dunphy and Dot Helling Community lies at the heart of what makes Montpelier such a special place to live.  And it’s a hard truth that to create the kind of community we want to live in, we must invest in it, particularly during this holiday season—it is the season on which so […]

Take on the Holidays with These Yoga Moves

By Samantha Solum Along with the extremes of pleasure, the holiday season can bring plenty of pain, be it the long hours on the road, the stress of finding just the right gift, the pressure on purse strings, or the bloating of the belly. And then there’s your crazy uncle with strong political convictions and […]

Six Local Holiday Events to Make Your Spirits Bright

By Sarah Davin The holiday season arrives with the smells of pine and nutmeg and an outpouring of festive jingles over the radio. The best part about December is that despite the chilly weather, there are a plethora of ways to celebrate with the friends and family in your life. Whether you like dashing through […]

December 6–December 19, 2018


Local Coupons Available The Buy Local coupon book sponsored by Local First Vermont is available at several Central Vermont retailers. The book costs $20 and offers more than $3,000 in discounts at Vermont businesses. It is available in Montpelier at Capitol Grounds, Capitol Stationers, Onion River Outdoors, Savoy Theater, and Woodbury Mountain Toys. Coupons are […]