Bethany Church to Open a Homeless Shelter for Men

By Dianne Richardson Bethany Congregational Church in Montpelier has decided to host a 20-bed shelter in the basement of the church for homeless men. The program is temporary: it will begin on November 15, 2017 and will end on April 15, 2018. In the past Economic Services of the Department for Children and Families issued […]

U-32 Teens Run Middlesex Food Shelf

U-32 Teens Run Middlesex Food Shelf

MONTPELIER — In August of this year, Ethan Scharf and Cricket Liebermann volunteered to take over the coordination of the United Methodist Church (UMC) food shelf in Middlesex. The teens have known each other casually since seventh grade, but had not been close friends. Friendly and enthusiastic, the pair has been happily working together ever […]

On The Road

by Brent Curtis Just as you might expect this week, we want to make sure that you take extra caution on Halloween. Roaming city streets and country roads you will find packs of ghosts, goblins, superheroes and zombies. The excitement and joy surrounding the children is nothing short of electric. Do not forget the adults […]

‘All Walks of Life’ Need a Little Help from the Food Pantry

by Steven M. Cliche and Michael Bielawski MONTPELIER – From the front of the building the Trinity Methodist Church looks quiet on a Thursday morning, but in the back of the building and down in the basement, food pantry volunteers are bustling around and helping those in need gather items for their next several meals. Even […]

Senior Hunger Issues/Meals on Wheels/FEAST

by Steven M. Cliche  and Michael Bielawski According to Mary Hayden, the Director of Development and Communications for the Central Vermont Council On Aging (CVCOA), feeding Vermont’s seniors in need represents a variety of unique challenges. “The difficulty is you have someone who is 85 or older who isn’t able to travel to a meal […]

Post 3 Welcomes Legion National Commander Denise Rohan to Montpelier

Post 3 Welcomes Legion National Commander Denise Rohan to Montpelier

by  Nat Frothingham A large crowd of members and friends of American Legion Post 3 gathered for dinner on October 23 to welcome Denise Rohan, the first-ever woman elected to serve as American Legion National Commander. Rohan was elected to the post on August 24, 2017, at the Legion’s national convention in Reno, Nevada. Post […]

Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce to Offer Seminar on Human Resources

Advocacy also means supporting the region’s economy by promoting our very healthy tourism sector. The Chamber attends tourism trade shows and events to entice visitors to come to Central Vermont, such as The New York Times Travel Writers Show, The Boston Globe Travel Show, and The Hartford Courant Travel Show.  And we send out hundreds […]

Holistic School of Business Opens New Headquarters in Montpelier and Announces Free Community Workshops

Jason Pugliese, President and Founder of the Holistic School of Business, has announced two new developments at the school. First, the School has re-opened in new headquarters at 27 State Street in downtown Montpelier right above Capitol Grounds Café. And second, the School is offering a series of four community workshop on Tuesday evenings beginning […]

Montpelier Mayor John Hollar Not Seeking Re-Election

by Nat Frothingham Mayor John Hollar has announced his intention not to seek re-election as mayor at next year’s city meeting. That meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 6, 2018. A written statement dated October 31 begins with these words, “It is with mixed emotions that I am announcing my intention not to seek re-election […]

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