January 19 — February 1, 2017

Under The Golden Dome 2017 Week 5

Fifth week of the 2017 Vermont legislative session Feb. 1, 2017. State House Info – Portrait of Gov. Jim Douglas with commentary by Former Gov. Jim Douglas. Interview segments with Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos, Rep. Bob Helm, Sen. Kevin Mullin, Rep. Dylan Giambatista, Rep. Tom Stevens, Rep. Amy Sheldon, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. […]

Under The Golden Dome 2017 Week 4

Fourth Week week of the 2017 Vermont legislative session Jan. 25, 2017. State House Info – Artworks of James Franklin Gilman. Interview segments with Vermont Lt. Governor David Zuckerman, Sen. Alice Nitka, Rep. Vicki Strong, Rep. Jill Krowinski View at: https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2017/video/201087035 Share this:

Bohemian Bakery Moves In From The Boondocks

Bohemian Bakery Moves In From The Boondocks

(Updated 2.2.17) MONTPELIER — A bakery that got its start in East Calais Farmstead has moved into 78 Barre Street, formerly Posh Salon Spa. And before that, the building housed Steve’s Market for many years until 1986. The Bohemian group moved in supplies and hung their sign out over the weekend of Jan. 27 through […]

Howard Frank Mosher Wins Prestigious Arts Prize

Howard Frank Mosher Wins Prestigious Arts Prize

Author Howard Frank Mosher is a Vermont literary institution. A resident of the state for 53 years, he has published eleven novels set in Vermont (four of them made into films by director Jay Craven), and two memoirs. He has just been named the 2017 winner of the Herb Lockwood Prize in Arts. The Herb Lockwood Prize is […]

Montpelier City Clerk’s Office Launches Montpeliervoterguide.org

Montpelier City Clerk John Odum announced today that his office is launching an online voter guide in advance of the March 7 Annual City Meeting. The guide (which can be found on the Clerk’s website and can also be reached directly by the URL montpeliervoterguide.org) will afford city residents both a means to review candidates and […]

Man Arrested For Accessory After The Fact In Montpelier Murder

BARRE — On Wednesday, Jan. 25, detectives with the Vermont State Police Major Crime Unit arrested Reginald Jones, 36, of Barre, as an accessory after the fact related to the homicide investigation in Montpelier. Investigation revealed that Jones brought Jayveon Caballero, 29, to the bus station in White River Junction in the morning hours of January 22nd, and purchased a bus […]

Armed Murder Suspect Still At Large, Community Mourns Austin’s Loss

Armed Murder Suspect Still At Large, Community Mourns Austin’s Loss

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — Police have called on U.S. Marshals to help find an armed Barre man with multiple prior convictions, including felony assault, who has now been charged with second degree murder. After getting a reliable tip, investigators learned that suspect Jayveon Caballero, 29, may have fled the state by taking a Greyhound […]

Homicide Followed Bar Fight In Barre — Arrest Warrant Issued — Suspect on the Lam

Homicide Followed Bar Fight In Barre — Arrest Warrant Issued — Suspect on the Lam

MONTPELIER — Detectives continue to investigate the homicide that occurred in Montpelier early Jan. 22.   Investigation thus far has led to the issuance of an arrest warrant for Jayveon Caballero, age 29, of Barre for the crime of Second Degree Murder in this case.  Bail has been set at $500,000. Investigation indicates that Caballero knew the victim, […]

Shooting Victim Known As A Good Father, Good Neighbor

Shooting Victim Known As A Good Father, Good Neighbor

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — Markus Austin, 33, deceased, of 191 Barre Street, was known to some in the community by his role as father of a child who attends a local school. The Bridge on Jan. 22 heard that Montpelier’s first homicide in since 2011 happened at around 4:30 a.m. at an apartment building […]

Enormous Women’s March Crowd Leads Police to Close Off I89 Access to Montpelier

Enormous Women’s March Crowd Leads Police to Close Off I89 Access to Montpelier

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — The Women’s March on Montpelier attracted so many people that police had to completely shut down Interstate exits 7 (Berlin), 8 (Montpelier) and 9 ( Middlesex) between 2 and 4  p.m. Jan. 21. Traffic on the interstate was at a standstill for miles as foot traffic in the city from […]