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Senate Tacks Pot Legalization Onto An Unrelated Bill

MONTPELIER— Today, April 27, the Vermont Senate added language to tax and regulate recreational marijuana to an unrelated bill that is going up for consideration in the House, according to an email received at The Bridge from Senator David Zuckerman’s office. Senators took language from senate bill S.241 — known as the “pot bill” — […]

POLICE NEWS: Thefts, Sick Raccoons and More

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — Montpelier, in recent weeks, has seen a rash of car break-ins and incidences of thefts, threats, assaults and two reports of a sick raccoon among other issues. This is according to media logs published by the Montpelier Police Department covering the time period between  April 11 -24. Multiple thefts from […]

VIDEO:  Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 15

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 15

Fifteenth week of the 2016 Vermont legislative session April 19, 2016. State House Info – President Chester A. Arthur Portrait. Interview segments with Rep. Paul Poirier, Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sen. Dick McCormack, Rep. Tony Klein, Sen. David Zuckerman, Sen. Kevin Mullin   View at https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2016/video/163485825 or click image below-

VIDEO: CVRPC April 12, 2016 meeting

The April 12, 2016 meeting of the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission included: • Moretown Town Plan Approval • Executive Director’s Report • Nominating Committee Report • Brownfields Advisory Committee Rules of Procedure • Central VT Clean Water Advisory Committee • Proposal for Alternatives to a Housing Distribution Plan • Acceptance of Housing Element • […]

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 13

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 13

Thirteenth week of the 2016 Vermont legislative session April 6, 2016. State House Info –Rep. Martin LaLonde art exhibit. Interview segments with Rep. Avram Patt, Sen. Mark MacDonald, Rep. Steve Berry, Rep. Michael Yantachka, Rep. Bob Helm, Rep. Jean O’Sullivan   View at https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2016/video/161875294 or click image below-

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 12

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 12

Twelfth week of the 2016 Vermont legislative session March 30, 2016. State House Info –The Gilding of the State House Golden Dome. Interview segments with Rep. Chris Pearson, Rep. Jim Masland, Rep. Dave Sharpe, Sen. Ann Cummings, Rep. Diane Lanpher, Rep. George Till. View at: https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2016/video/160984497 or click image below-

VIDEO: Inside Your Statehouse 2016: April 14, 2016

VIDEO: Inside Your Statehouse 2016: April 14, 2016

Speaker Shap Smith, Rep. Mitzi Johnson and Rep. Peter Fagan discuss the Vermont state budget process. Last episode of “Inside Your Statehouse” for Shap Smith as Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives. View at https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/insideyourstatehouse2016/video/162926254 or click image below-

Purse Snatcher Strikes Montpelier Shaw’s

Purse Snatcher Strikes Montpelier Shaw’s

              MONTPELIER — On Monday (today) April 25 at approximately 5 p.m., the victim was shopping in the Shaw’s grocery store located at 4 Main Street, Montpelier, Vermont when a male (shown below) grabbed the victim’s purse from her shopping cart leaving the store and running North on Main […]

Budding Poets On Display At Hunger Mountain Coop

Budding Poets On Display At Hunger Mountain Coop

MONTPELIER — From Rachel Senechel at the Kellogg Hubbard Library (one of the PoemCity coordinators), “Our thanks go out to Jason Miles, Barbara Austin-Hutchins, Matt McLane and the terrific students at Montpelier High School and Main Street Middle School for cutting, painting, assembling, and delivering the flowers for the Budding Poets Garden now on display […]

VCFA Announces 2016 Vermont Book Award Judges

VCFA Announces 2016 Vermont Book Award Judges

MONTPELIER —Vermont College of Fine Arts has chosen seven Vermont writers and readers to be the 2016 Vermont Book Award judges. This year’s judges include poets Elizabeth Powell and Ryan Walsh; editor Carolyn Kuebler; memoirist Jessica Hendry Nelson; Vermont Public Radio host Mitch Wertlieb; and award-winning children’s writers Kekla Magoon and An Na. Selections for […]