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Read the February 15, 2018 Issue

Read the February 15, 2018 Issue

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John Hollar Offers Advice for the Next Mayor of Montpelier

John Hollar Offers Advice for the Next Mayor of Montpelier

by Michael Bielawski With just a month to go, Montpelier Mayor John Hollar sat down with The Bridge at his law office on State Street to reflect on his six years of service to Montpelier and to offer some advice for future mayors. “The most challenging thing, I think, is to understand what your priorities […]

Vermont Maple Adds Value….and Hibiscus

Vermont Maple Adds Value….and Hibiscus

by Mike Dunphy One thing I’ve always adored about Vermont is how little things change. Having grown up here, but lived much of my adult life abroad, it’s been endlessly gratifying to return for visits and find the Vermont I knew more or less intact. Even if the faces have changed, the uniforms haven’t. This […]

Statement to the Montpelier School Board from the Racial Justice Alliance

Statement to the Montpelier School Board from the Racial Justice Alliance

On February 1, Montpelier High School became the first high school in the nation to raise a Black Lives Matter Flag on school grounds, as part of a series of Black History Month events. The flag raising was the result of a year-long campaign led by senior Joelyn Mensah, who co-founded the student group Racial […]

Running for Office—Montpelier Candidates Make their Pitch

Running for Office—Montpelier Candidates Make their Pitch

As local races heat up, The Bridge is making every effort to bring you timely information about the seven candidate-race for three seats on the Montpelier City Council. What follows are seven interviews with candidates for Montpelier City Council. In addition to asking each candidate to contribute some personal information the interviews take up these […]