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VIDEO: Chat with Nat: Nat Chats with Lindel James

VIDEO: Chat with Nat: Nat Chats with Lindel James

Lindel James owns and operates The Center for Leadership Skills. She offers coaching and consulting on business and leadership development. Click here or image below to view video-

Body Recovered from River In Downtown Montpelier

MONTPELIER — On Thursday May 26 at approximately 12:24 p.m., the Montpelier Police Department received a call through 911 advising of a dead body that was in the river (North Branch of the Winooski) under the railroad bridge behind Shaw’s Supermarket located at 4 Main Street. The witnesses who called in the report were part […]

Elementary Students Evacuated for Bomb Threat

MONTPELIER — School officials evacuated Union Elementary School students at 9:15, Wednesday, May 25, following a bomb threat that was called into the school, according to Brian Ricca, superintendent of the Montpelier Public School System, in an e-mail that was sent to families of the students who were involved. Montpelier Police Department were immediately notified. […]

From MHS Principal Mike McRaith’s Desk

From MHS Principal Mike McRaith’s Desk

A Solon Salute to the 39 play mentors who volunteered their time on a weekly basis to make a difference in the lives of Union Elementary School and Main Street Middle School students. End-of-the-year celebrations took place last week, and mentors and mentees came together to create an incredible piece of reflective artwork, which is now being displayed at Montpelier High School.   This […]

5-year Traffic Data Analysis Presentation

Fair and Impartial Policing Presentation Planned WATERBURY — On Tuesday May 24, the Vermont State Police Fair and Impartial Policing Committee will host a public presentation and discussion related to the analysis of traffic stop data collected during all Vermont State Police traffic stops over the past 5 years. This presentation will be conducted by Dr. Jack […]

Volunteers, Mayor Hollar, Get Ready to Kick Butts

Volunteers, Mayor Hollar, Get Ready to Kick Butts

MONTPELIER — A city insider announced the impending arrival of new ‘Sidewalk Buttlers’. Mike Roylos, of Portland Maine, created the cigarette butt receptacles in 2014, according to an article by Seth Koenig in The Bangor Daily News. Roylos, a restaurant owner, invented them because be was tired of sweeping up cigarette butts from the sidewalk in front of his eatery. […]

Man Assaults Officer, Arrested for Heroin Possession

MONTPELIER — On Thursday, May 19 at approximately 1:52  a.m., the Montpelier Police Department was notified of a disturbance at Champlain Farms located at 5 Memorial Drive. Upon arrival, officers learned that the male was begging the store clerk to hide his bag behind the counter and was acting very nervous. After a brief interaction with police […]

T.W. Wood Gallery Adds New Board Members

T.W. Wood Gallery Adds New Board Members

MONTPELIER — The T.W. Wood Gallery, a nonprofit organization in Montpelier, announces the appointment of two new members to its board of trustees, as well as the full slate of board members for 2016. Joining the board of trustees are Bertil Agell and Charles Green.  “Both of our newest Board members bring talent, expertise and […]

Michael Hildenbrand, PE, Joins DuBois & King

Michael Hildenbrand, PE, Joins DuBois & King

DuBois & King consulting engineers announce that Michael Hildenbrand has joined the firm as a senior engineer/project manager. Hildenbrand is an environmental engineer with 15 years of Vermont consulting experience including a variety of civil engineering projects and extensive solid waste/landfill experience. Hildenbrand lives in Randolph, serves on the town’s selectboard and fire department and […]

What’s Up with the Local Real Estate Market?

What’s Up with the Local Real Estate Market?

Phil Dodd and Nat Frothingham of The Bridge Interviewed Tim Heney of Heney Realtors. Nat Frothingham: What is the local housing and real estate marketplace like this spring? Tim Heney: It’s vibrant. Frothingham: What do you mean when you say the market is “vibrant.” Heney: “Vibrant” means active on most fronts — increased buyer activity […]