October 15 – November 4, 2015

Chat With(out) Nat Episode Three: Eminent Domain

Chat With(out) Nat Episode Three: Eminent Domain

This video is about an eminent domain situation in Montpelier — in which, the city council put forth condemnation proceedings on a Main Street building to complete a much larger bike path extension that would connect one side of town to the other. Click image below to view video. (The below is an excerpt from one […]

VIDEO: Chat with Nat Episode Two: Vermont Runner Sets Extreme Fitness Example

VIDEO: Chat with Nat Episode Two: Vermont Runner Sets Extreme Fitness Example

Nat Frothingham chats with Newton Baker, a 73-year-old former Montpelier, Vermont teacher who ran over 3,100 miles on January 16, 2015 Starting in Huntington Beach, California to Washington, D.C. He ran a marathon a day with a rest day every 10 days. One day he ran in freezing rain. His glasses froze on his head […]

VIDEO: Nat Frothingham Chats with Helen Labun of Hel’s Kitchen

VIDEO: Nat Frothingham Chats with Helen Labun of Hel’s Kitchen

Debut ‘Chat with Nat Frothingham’ show wherein Nat Frothingham, publisher of The Bridge, chats with ‘Hel’s Kitchen’ restaurateur Helen Labun. The show was recorded in Anna’s Cafe at the Vermont College of Fine Arts during their MFA in film residency October 27, Montpelier, Vermont. Click the image below to watch the video. Share this:

Help Save Montpelier Beverage Says Trustee Jay J. White — Eminent Domain Public Hearing Tomorrow, Oct. 28

Eminent Domain Public Hearing Tomorrow, Oct. 28 by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — A plea recently written and circulated by Mowatt Revocable Trust representative Jay J. White asks the public to come to a public meeting October 28 to preserve his 12 Main Street property. The beer, wine, cigarette, lottery ticket and snack store, Montpelier Discount Beverage, […]

Crystal Zevon, Two Others, Arrested in Montpelier

Crystal Zevon, Two Others, Arrested in Montpelier

by Carla Occaso   MONTPELIER — “I was arrested this morning,” said Crystal Zevon, of West Barnet, as she stood the morning of October 26 near the State House surrounded by news reporters. Her grey hair blowing in the breeze and clutching a shiny dark pink cane, Zevon explained to reporter Jack Thurston of New England […]

Montpelier Marijuana Dispensary Director Charged With Felony Cultivation

by Carla Occaso   MORETOWN — The woman with the title “dispensary director” at the medical marijuana dispensary in Montpelier and her husband have been charged with felony marijuana cultivation on October 14 at their residence on Gravel Lane in Moretown. Both husband and wife, Brooke (Nicole), 36, and Benjamin, 37, Jenkins, worked at the dispensary, according […]

The True Story Behind The Legend of Anna’s Ghost

The True Story Behind The Legend of Anna’s Ghost

by Michelle Singer MONTPELIER — It was dawn. A light rain fell. A lone woman in a black dress and Mackintosh walked up College Street toward Main Street. As neighbors stirred in their homes, the morning air suddenly echoed with the sound of gunshot. Witnesses saw a woman walk back down College Street and recognized […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 10.15.15

Bridget Asay Appointed to Board of School Commissioners MONTPELIER — During their meeting October 7, the Montpelier board of school commissioners appointed Bridget Asay, an attorney, to fill the vacancy left by Carol Paquette. Paquette resigned in September. Asay wrote in an email to The Bridge when she originally ran for a position on the […]

In The Neighborhood:  Montpelier’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary

In The Neighborhood: Montpelier’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — Cookies, brownies, truffles, salted caramels and gum drops. No, these are not Halloween treats. Instead, these are the forms you can get your pot in if you qualify for the state-run marijuana registry due to serious illness and prefer not to smoke it, according to Montpelier’s marijuana dispensary website vermontpatientsalliance.org. […]

A Southern Take on a Southern Restaurant

by Barbara Floersch When I first heard that a new restaurant was going to take the place of Rivendell Books on the corner of Main and Langdon streets in Montpelier, I was excited. Montpelier has lost a number of good restaurants in the past few years: Cognoscenti’s (later Phoebe), The Black Door, Finkerman’s Barbeque (later […]