April 6 — May 3, 2017

Police Seeking Man Suspected of Stickup

Police Seeking Man Suspected of Stickup

MARSHFIELD — Vermont State Police continue to investigate the armed robbery in the Town of Marshfield April 21.  Investigation showed that a lone male entered the Maplefields convenience store and demanded cash from the store clerk at approximately 11:20 p.m. A masked male entered the store pointing a handgun at the clerk demanding money. The […]

Vermont State Police Warn Of Computer Scam

STATEWIDE — According to a report issued by Vermont State Trooper Daniel Lynch of the Derby Barracks, there have been recent incidents reported locally, in which individuals have had their bank accounts fraudulently accessed after having a virus installed on their computers. Users with an infected computer will commonly experience their computer being “Locked” or […]

Woman Accused Of Embezzling $10G

Woman Accused Of Embezzling $10G

CABOT — Police arrested a Lyndonville woman for embezzling thousands of dollars from the Cabot Alumni Association April 17. State police in Middlesex received a report by the Cabot Alumni Association that the treasurer of the association had defrauded them of several thousands of dollars. Upon investigation, it was determined that the treasurer, Kimberley Dwyer, […]

Three Nabbed With 60 Bags of Smack

ROYALTON — Early on Easter, at 12:30 a.m., Troopers initially stopped a car on Interstate 89 in Royalton because the operator was known to be suspended. They found inside the car three people, two from Northfield, and a sizable amount of illegal drugs. Sergeant John Helfant, with the assistance  of Vermont State Police, Royalton Troops, […]

Residents Divided Over Zoning Hearings

By Michael Bielawski MONTPELIER —  On the hot-seat once again before City Council was Mike Miller, planning director. Again, he explained and defended the new unified development bylaws before a crowd of about 30, who were mixed but largely against the new proposals. The development bylaws are popularly known as “zoning”. The general debate was […]

Police Respond To Fire, Apparent Suicide                

DANVILLE — When the Vermont State Police arrived on the scene of a structure fire in Danville April 13 at 9:50 a.m., they quickly learned they were also on scene of an apparent suicide. Troopers responded to a request for assistance from the Danville Fire Department who was responding to a structure fire at 1450 […]

Police Recover Body of Missing Bolton Man From River

WINOOSKI — Vermont State Police report finding the body of Daniel Burke, 45, of Bolton on April 13 in the Winooski River above Salmon Hole. According to the police report, the Winooski Police Department initiated a death investigation after a body was observed floating in the Winooski River. With the assistance of Colchester Technical Rescue […]

Youth ‘Rally For The Planet’, Descend on Montpelier

Youth ‘Rally For The Planet’, Descend on Montpelier

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — What looked to be hundreds of youth activists gathered on the green of Vermont College of Fine Arts April 12 for a Youth Rally for the Planet. Under a cloudy sky with slight drizzle coming down, they first listened to music, then lined up by school on the pathway that […]

VIDEO: Inside Your Statehouse 2017 April 6, 2017

  Vermont Speaker of the House of Representatives Mitzi Johnson discussion with Rep. Kitty Toll, chair, and Rep. Peter Fagan, vice-chair, of the House Appropriations Committee, about this year’s budget process and the overwhelming support it received in the recent House vote. View at: https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/insideyourstatehouse2017/video/212172749

Getting Deep With  Poet Reuben Jackson

Getting Deep With Poet Reuben Jackson

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — The Bridge has been publishing the poetry of Reuben Jackson for about two years, now. Why? Let’s just say I “met” Jackson on the airwaves — he, the host of “Friday Night Jazz” on Vermont Public Radio and I, a humble listener. I became curious about who he is as […]