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An Interview with Anne Watson: International Exchange Program Developments at Montpelier High School

An Interview with Anne Watson: International Exchange Program Developments at Montpelier High School

by Garrett Heaney MONTPELIER — At the beginning of the school year, my friend Elijah Coolidge, a senior at Montpelier High School, told me that his Ultimate Frisbee coach, Anne Watson, was taking the year off from teaching physics in order to help develop the international exchange program at Montpelier High School. I wanted to […]

Pot Bill Passes Judiciary, Moves To Senate Finance

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — It seems now that the legislature is on the brink of legalizing the sale of recreational pot, they are worrying more than ever about keeping it away from kids. Vermont Senate bill S.241 to legalize marijuana passed out of the Judiciary Committee January 29 by a 4 to 1 vote […]

School Board Candidates Run Uncontested

School Board Candidates Run Uncontested

MONTPELIER — This year presents an unusual circumstance of four open seats on the school board. Michele Braun’s first term is up, and she’s running for re-election; Bridget Asay, appointed last fall when Carol Paquette stepped down, has to run for election to the one-year remainder of that term; Sue Aldrich and Lowell Vanderlip have […]

Vermont State Colleges Chancellor Ups Marketing Efforts

Vermont State Colleges Chancellor Ups Marketing Efforts

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — A college education helps bridge the financial divide between “haves” and “have nots,” said Jeb Spaulding, Chancellor for Vermont State Colleges and former secretary of administration to Gov. Peter Shumlin. Spaulding spoke to the Montpelier Rotary Club at its February 1 meeting in the Capitol Plaza Hotel. Vermont has the […]

Need a Tiny House? Apply Now — But Before March 1

Need a Tiny House? Apply Now — But Before March 1

by Nat Frothingham During a recent interview at Another Way — the drop-in and activity center at 125 Barre Street in Montpelier — I talked with executive director Will Eberle and outreach specialist Lauren Sales. Another Way has been serving people in crisis here for more than 30 years and though we talked about all […]

Read the February 4, 2016 Issue

Read the February 4, 2016 Issue

Read the February 4, 2016 issue

Capstone Welcomes Chef David Eyler to Community Kitchen Academy!

Capstone Welcomes Chef David Eyler to Community Kitchen Academy!

BARRE — The Community Economic Development department is pleased to announce the recent hire of Chef David Eyler who came on board in January to Capstone’s Community Kitchen Academy. “Chef Dave” replaces Chef Jamie Eisenberg who left in December to devote her time to her successful pie-making business in Underhill. Chef Dave was trained at the New England […]

Suspect Arrested During Home Invasion

Suspect Arrested During Home Invasion

MONTPELIER — On Wednesday January 27, 2016 at approximately 1:19 a.m., the Montpelier PoliceDepartment received a call from 911 advising of a residential burglary in progress at 438 Gallison Hill Road in Montpelier. While the police department’s dispatcher stayed on the line with the female resident, her husband held the suspect at bay at gunpoint, preventing the intruder […]

City Explains Winter Parking Ban

City Explains Winter Parking Ban

MONTPELIER — Winter Parking Ban One of the primary tools the city uses to communicate when a winter parking ban is in place is the VT Alert system. This system is run by the State of Vermont and provided at no cost to the City of Montpelier. The State of Vermont has put together step […]

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 4

VIDEO: Under The Golden Dome 2016 Week 4

Fourth week of the 2016 Vermont legislative session Jan. 27, 2016. State House Info – James Hope Painting of the First Battle of Bull Run of the American Civil War. Interview segments with Sen. Claire Ayer, Sen. Dick McCormack, Rep. Topper McFaun, Rep. Mitzi Johnson, Rep. Ann Pugh View at: https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/underthegoldendome2016/video/153356825 Or click image below […]