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Main Street in Montpelier Featured in 2016 ‘Main Streets Across America’

Main Street in Montpelier Featured in 2016 ‘Main Streets Across America’

Interactive map celebrates streets located at the heart of their communities where people come together to live, work and play The Main Streets Across America website notes, “Montpelier, Vermont’s capital, is surrounded by farming communities, and local food is celebrated on Main Street, home to many of the restaurants for which this small, friendly city is well-known…With the […]

Vermont Teacher of the Year to be Honored at White House

Vermont Teacher of the Year Susan Koch will be honored by President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday, beginning around 4:30 p.m. ET. The event will be streamed live online at https://www.whitehouse.gov/ live. Koch was named Vermont Teacher of the Year in November 2015. She is a Union Elementary School kindergarten […]

Representatives Postpone ‘Pot Bill’ Vote by A Day

Representatives Postpone ‘Pot Bill’ Vote by A Day

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER— The ultimate demise of the “pot bill” has been postponed yet again. At 8:38 p.m. May 2, bill H.858 containing language to legalize and regulate recreational use of marijuana, finally came before lawmakers on the floor of the House of Representatives. Moretown Rep. Maxine Grad, D-Washington – 7, chair of the House […]

Mystery Truck Smashes Into Home, Driver Disappears

Mystery Truck Smashes Into Home, Driver Disappears

DANVILLE — On Saturday, April 30, at approximately 6:42 a.m., Jennifer Legacy contacted the Vermont State Police to report that a vehicle had crashed in the front yard of her residence at some point during the previous night. Legacy’s residence is located at 2737 Peacham Road, Danville. The vehicle, a 1998 Jeep Cherokee, black, had […]

From the MHS Principal’s Desk

From the MHS Principal’s Desk

Funds Raised For Youth Summit The Queer and Allied Youth Summit would like to thank the six teachers who graciously volunteered to get a pie thrown in their face to raise money for a big summit and prom in May. Mr. Bromley, Mr. Chater, Ms. Howe, Mr. Parker, Ms. Squier and Mr. Tillitson were the brave volunteers. MHS students […]

Senate Tacks Pot Legalization Onto An Unrelated Bill

MONTPELIER— Today, April 27, the Vermont Senate added language to tax and regulate recreational marijuana to an unrelated bill that is going up for consideration in the House, according to an email received at The Bridge from Senator David Zuckerman’s office. Senators took language from senate bill S.241 — known as the “pot bill” — […]

POLICE NEWS: Thefts, Sick Raccoons and More

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — Montpelier, in recent weeks, has seen a rash of car break-ins and incidences of thefts, threats, assaults and two reports of a sick raccoon among other issues. This is according to media logs published by the Montpelier Police Department covering the time period between  April 11 -24. Multiple thefts from […]

VIDEO:  Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 15

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 15

Fifteenth week of the 2016 Vermont legislative session April 19, 2016. State House Info – President Chester A. Arthur Portrait. Interview segments with Rep. Paul Poirier, Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sen. Dick McCormack, Rep. Tony Klein, Sen. David Zuckerman, Sen. Kevin Mullin   View at https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2016/video/163485825 or click image below-

VIDEO: CVRPC April 12, 2016 meeting

The April 12, 2016 meeting of the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission included: • Moretown Town Plan Approval • Executive Director’s Report • Nominating Committee Report • Brownfields Advisory Committee Rules of Procedure • Central VT Clean Water Advisory Committee • Proposal for Alternatives to a Housing Distribution Plan • Acceptance of Housing Element • […]

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 13

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 13

Thirteenth week of the 2016 Vermont legislative session April 6, 2016. State House Info –Rep. Martin LaLonde art exhibit. Interview segments with Rep. Avram Patt, Sen. Mark MacDonald, Rep. Steve Berry, Rep. Michael Yantachka, Rep. Bob Helm, Rep. Jean O’Sullivan   View at https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2016/video/161875294 or click image below-