Feb 18 — Mar 2

In Montpelier: Kasich Thumps Trump, Sanders Clobbers Clinton

Options Tax, Charter Change Approved MONTPELIER — Montpelier residents chose Republican presidential candidate John Kasich over the rest of the Republicans in the presidential primary on Super Tuesday while U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders led the pack for Democrats. According to unofficial results posted by City Clerk John Odum on their Facebook page, The following were […]

Kim Goodman, recently elected to the board of directors of National Life.

Kim Goodman, recently elected to the board of directors of National Life.

Montpelier — Kim Goodman, a longtime financial services executive, has been elected to the board of directors at National Life Group. Goodman most recently served in executive positions at American Express Company, including as President of American Express Global Business Travel, president of Merchant Services for Americas and Executive Vice President of Merchant Services for North America. […]

Kohl’s ‘Soft Opening’ Today February 28

‘Grand Opening’ Friday, March 4 by Carla Occaso BERLIN — The big new department store, Kohl’s, opened today, Sunday, February 28 at 9 a.m. Today is the ‘soft opening’, said Dennis Miller, Kohl’s district manager, February 27. The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Friday, March 4 at 8:45 a.m. This store […]

“Battle of the Beards” Featuring MHS Principal Mike McRaith

“Battle of the Beards” Featuring MHS Principal Mike McRaith

by Nathan Grutchfield MONTPELIER — As if a varsity basketball playoff game against a tough opponent isn’t intimidating enough in its own right, imagine having your principal’s facial hair ride on the result of the game. That’s the exact intense situation which the Montpelier High School varsity boys’ basketball team found itself in on Friday, February 19, in a […]

Capitol Grounds to Close For Renovations

Capitol Grounds to Close For Renovations

MONTPELIER — Capitol Grounds will be closing at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 28 throughThursday, March 3 to replace the kitchen floors. According to their website capitolgrounds.com, the popular coffee stop will reopen on March 3 at 6:15 a.m. for business as usual. However, being the good guys that they are, they aren’t completely leaving […]

Potential First Lady Jane Sanders Hears From Highschooler

Potential First Lady Jane Sanders Hears From Highschooler

MONTPELIER — On his second day working as a student reporter for The Bridge, Nathan Grutchfield got to interview the potential next first lady of the United States — Vermonter Jane Sanders. Sanders called The Bridge February 24 from Missouri, just before a political event, after a fast-paced jet-hopping jag from South Carolina to Massachusetts […]

OPINION: Worth a Taste

by Jeremy Hansen Not long ago, many people believed that tomatoes were poisonous since they were in the same family as nightshade. If the “common sense” is that something is harmful, most people will not be willing to challenge that and find out for themselves. After all, a bite of that juicy fruit could mean getting […]

VIDEO: Vermont Local Option Taxes Presentation and Panel Discussion

VIDEO: Vermont Local Option Taxes Presentation and Panel Discussion

The Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce 2016 Annual Meeting‘s presentation and panel discussion: “The 1% Sting: Facts and Impacts of Local Option Taxes”. Presentation about Local Option Taxes made by George Malek, Retired President of the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce. Panelists included: Jeff Blow, Jet Service Envelope Brian Cain, Capitol Plaza Hotel & Conference […]

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 7

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 7

Seventh week of the 2016 Vermont legislative session Feb. 17, 2016. State House Info – “Intimate Grandeur – Vermont’s State House” book description and presentation. Interview segments with Rep. Vicki Strong, Sen. Jeanette White, Rep. Donna Sweaney, Sen. Bill Doyle, Sen. Ginny Lyons, Rep. Bob Helm, Rep. Curt McCormack   View at: https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2016/video/155846534 Or click […]

Gala Raises $21,000 For New Union Elementary Playground

Gala Raises $21,000 For New Union Elementary Playground

MONTPELIER — Near record breaking cold February 13 evening did little to deter hundreds of residents from donning semi-formal attire and heading out to a gala to raise funds for a new upper and lower playground at Union Elementary School. The gala took place at the Vermont College of Fine Arts Alumni Hall, which was […]