April 20 — May 3, 2017

Under The Golden Dome 2017 Week 17

Under The Golden Dome 2017 Week 17   Seventeenth week of the 2017 Vermont legislative session May 3, 2017. State House Info – State House cafeteria Exhibit “Finding Yourself in Vermont: The Intersection of Maps and Art.” Interview segments with Rep. Cynthia Browning, Rep. Linda Myers, Sen. Carolyn Branagan, Sen. Becca Balint, Sen. Dick McCormack, […]

Under The Golden Dome 2017 Week 16

Under The Golden Dome 2017 Week 16   Sixteenth week of the 2017 Vermont legislative session April 26, 2017. State House Info – Speaker Portrait Hallway. Interview segments with Rep. Helen Head, Rep. Jim Harrison, Rep. Jay Hooper, Sen. Alice Nitka   View at: https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2017/video/214963558 Share this:

Inside Your Statehouse 2017 April 20, 2017

Inside Your Statehouse 2017 April 20, 2017 Vermont Speaker of the House of Representatives Mitzi Johnson discussion with Rep. Annmarie Christensen, of the House Health Care Committee; Rep. Kiah Morris, of the House Judiciary Committee; and Rep. Dylan Giambatista, of the House Education Committee. The discussion covered a wide range of topics from each of […]

Redstone? New Community Center Proposal Comes with Cost

by Michael Bielawski MONTPELIER — Community leaders took to the microphone before city council Wednesday evening to review preliminary plans for a new fitness center. So far, the top-prospect location in town is old historical structure known as the Redstone property, which may be a bit of a fixer-upper. The Redstone building most recently housed the […]

Man Threatens Dog, Neighbor, with Gun

EAST MONTPELIER — Police charged a man with reckless endangerment April 22 after he aimed his gun at his neighbor’s dog — and then his neighbor–following a dispute. The incident happened at 2726 Horn of the Moon Rd.  State Police responded to a report of a neighbor dispute over a dog going on the neighbor’s property.  Upon […]

McGillicuddy’s Closing After Saturday Night — To Reopen Under New Ownership

MONTPELIER — After 21 years owned by Dave Nelson, McGillicuddy’s Irish Pub will close April 29. But don’t worry, it will reopen, hopefully before the following weekend. Responding to a phonecall from The Bridge, Brad Lamell said he and another person are in the process of purchasing the bar from Dave Nelson, who owned it […]

Vermont Press Association Praises Legislature for Passing Shield Law for Journalists

The Vermont Press Association praises and thanks the Vermont Legislature for approving a shield law designed to protect journalists from unwarranted subpoenas concerning their sources. The House of Representatives gave final approval to the legislation, 140-2, on Thursday afternoon and is sending the measure to Gov. Phil Scott for his signature. “This is an important […]

Marijuana Bill to Piggy-back on Drug Penalty Bill 

Marijuana Bill to Piggy-back on Drug Penalty Bill 

By Micheal Bielawski MONTPELIER  – A bill intended to loosen penalties on misdemeanor drug charges will have an extra amendment that changes its dynamic just a bit, with full-scale legalization of marijuana.Sen. Jeanette White, D-Windham, offered the amendment to H.167, which passed the House last month which directs legislative counsel to study modifying penalties for small-scale […]

Getting A Bigger Slice At Cabot Creamery — Innovation Equals More Sales

Getting A Bigger Slice At Cabot Creamery — Innovation Equals More Sales

by Carla Occaso CABOT — What’s better than sliced bread? Sliced cheese! That fairly recent way of packaging and selling your favorite pre-sliced cheddar is upping the bottom line in the U.S. cheese industry in general, and helping Vermont dairy farmers in particular. “People are busy. When they get home, they want their cheese already […]

Be Sure To Look For the Lipstick Logo!

Be Sure To Look For the Lipstick Logo!

Downtown Montpelier is Open For Business during this summer’s construction! Montpelier Alive and the Montpelier Business Association invite you to Shop Local as our roads and sidewalks get beautified. For any questions and updates, and to receive notifications, contact the official VTrans project outreach coordinator, Francine Perkins, at 479-6994. Look for weekly updates every Thursday. […]