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College Street Collision Unveils Multiple Criminal Acts

MONTPELIER — On Saturday August 20 at approximately 5:24 a.m., the Montpelier Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene of an accident in front of 61 College Street, Montpelier. The accident involved a mini-van that had crashed into a tree. Based on the initial scene assessment, the mini-van was traveling at an extremely high rate of speed when […]

Police Sergeant’s Personnel Hearing To Be August 31

by Carla Occaso and Nat Frothingham MONTPELIER — Montpelier Police Sergeant Richard Cleveland’s disciplinary case will be discussed August 31 at 5:30 p.m. However, just what happens during that meeting will not be divulged publicly by city representatives. “It will not be open to the public unless that is requested by Sergeant Cleveland,” City Manager […]

DuBois & King Name New Honcho

DuBois & King Name New Honcho

RANDOLPH — DuBois & King consulting engineers announce that Darren Benoit has joined the firm as vice president and transportation division director. A licensed professional engineer in six states, Benoit has 27 years of transportation infrastructure planning and design experience for municipalities and departments of transportation throughout New England. His experience includes managing the design […]

Mayor Announces Formation of City Trail Working Group

MONTPELIER — Mayor John Hollar announced today the formation of a working group that will be charged with suggesting areas for new multi-purpose trails in the capital city. The group will work with residents, city officials and private landowners to identify potential family-friendly trails which are accessible from downtown Montpelier. “Montpelier is a great community […]

Worcester Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in Tonga

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jocelyn Hill, 28, of Worcester, Vermont, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Tonga on August 29 to begin training as an education volunteer. Hill will live and work in a community to support and teach local students alongside teachers in the English language. “I applied to the Pacific Islands because I have […]

After Squeaker: Senate Candidate Hill Files For Recount; Other Local Primary Election Results

by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — After coming in fourth place by four votes in a contested Democratic primary race for three Washington County senate seats, candidate Ashley Hill has filed for a recount. “We filed the afternoon of Friday, August 12,” Hill told The Bridge by email. “The voters of Washington County have a right […]

School Technology Survey Shows Steady Improvement

BARRE – A survey of technology available at schools by the Vermont Agency of Education reveals steady improvement, including more than 85,000 computers in use compared to 68,000 last year. The 2016 survey also revealed that, for the first time, all of the 305 schools who responded to the survey have wireless access within their […]

English Offers Presentation on People from The ‘Far North’

English Offers Presentation on People from The ‘Far North’

MONTPELIER — The elders in Greenland can guide us. They can teach us. A local woman has devised a way to convey information she received during her experiences studying with Greenlandic elders. Jane English, a physicist and writer with an interest in spiritual matters, will present “Greenland — Ancient Wisdom for Our Changing World” — […]

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes Noted At Downtown Businesses

by Carla Occaso Tulsi Tea Room Transforms The Tulsi Tea Room at 34 Elm Street will be seeing some changes. This is because owner Solenne Thompson is going to nursing school! “The tea room is reducing the hours and reducing our space, we are just going to be pop-up food. The herb shop has moved […]

Read the August 18, 2016 Issue of The Bridge/The Breeze Online

Read the August 18, 2016 Issue of The Bridge/The Breeze Online

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