September 1 – 14, 2016

VIDEO: CVRPC Sept. 13, 2016 Meeting

VIDEO: CVRPC Sept. 13, 2016 Meeting

The Sept. 13, 2016 meeting of the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission included: • VT Forest Health and Integrity presentation by Commissioner Michael Snyder, VT Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation • Friends of the Winooski River presentation by FOTWR Executive Director Ann Smith • CVRPC Executive Director’s Report Click here or image below to […]

VIDEO: 2016 Northfield Labor Day Parade

VIDEO: 2016 Northfield Labor Day Parade

The 2016 Northfield, VT Labor Day Parade held Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 with the theme of “Spirit of 1976”. Click here or on image below to view video   Share this:

Montpelier’s Water Connections

Montpelier’s Water Connections

by Ann Smith Norman MacLean was writing about the land of his youth, Montana. However, his words apply to Vermont as well. Many of Vermont’s towns and cities were founded along the banks of streams. Streams and rivers cross property and political boundaries without a thought, connecting us to each other from our towns to […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 9.1.16

HEARD ON THE STREET: 9.1.16

Progressives Nominate Carl Etnier for State Rep EAST MONTPELIER/MIDDLESEX — After coming in second against Kim Jessup in the Democratic primary election for the only Washington – 5 District House seat representing East Montpelier and Middlesex, Carl Etnier continues to seek the seat soon to be vacated by Rep. Tony Klein, D- East Montpelier. Etnier […]

NATURE WATCH: Honoring Ancient Waters

by Nona Estrin This fine summer is due mostly to weeks without rain. Trees are still bringing water up from the surface layer of the earth and sending it off into the air through their leaves. I feel the cooling effects when I go at noon from our scorching hot patio into the woods, just […]

Court Rules Brooks Wins Recount By One Vote

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — Democratic senate candidates Francis Brooks and Ashley Hill finally found out who won the state primary election. It is Brooks by one vote. Hill had petitioned the court for a recount after losing by four votes to Brooks in the August 9 election in which Brooks got 3,720 votes to […]

Montpelier Rotary Club Reports Its Activities to the Visiting District Governor

by Nat Frothingham MONTPELIER — During a Montpelier Rotary Club meeting on August 22 club members met with visiting Rotary District Governor Jay Polimeno and reported on a range of local club activities in Montpelier and beyond. Rotary member Robert Lehmert who has been the club’s committee chair for the “School Backpack Project” reported that […]

U-32 Assistant Principal Nominated  for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

U-32 Assistant Principal Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

MONTPELIER– U-32 Assistant Principal Jody Emerson has been nominated for the 2016-2017 National LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the National LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public and private school educators and employees across the United States who are making a difference […]

Woman Charged In Kitten Burglary

Both Kitten Thief And Kitten Owner Issued Citations ST. JOHNSBURY — According to a report from the Vermont State Police, three kittens were stolen August 27 from a residence on Crepeault Hill Road, St. Johnsbury. State Police responded to a report of a burglary on Crepeault Hill Road on August 27 at approximately 8 a.m. […]

Police Sergeant Resigns, Hearing Cancelled

MONTPELIER — City Manager William Fraser announced August 26 that Police Sergeant Richard Cleveland has retired from the Montpelier Police Department, effective August 22, after 29 years of service to the City. In May, Fraser and Police Captain Neil Martel investigated allegations that Cleveland spent portions of some work shifts at his home. The investigation, […]