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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Stowing Stuff! The Proliferation of Storage Units in Washington County

“So stuff is important,” wrote the late comedian George Carlin (Brain Droppings, Hyperion, 1997). “You gotta have a place for your stuff. Everybody’s gotta have a place for their stuff. That’s what life is all about, tryin’ to find a place for your stuff! That’s all your house is: a place to keep your stuff. […]

Vermont Farm to Childcare Equipment Grant Process Opened Oct. 2

by Glennis Drew In June of 2017, Governor Scott signed the Farm to School bill into law (Act 63). This legislation allows both registered and licensed child care providers to participate in the Vermont’s Farm to School grant program. The law and an increased state appropriation resulted in the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & […]

A Conversation with James O’Hanlon

The Bridge recently spoke with James O’Hanlon, the owner of the Savoy Theatre on Main Street in Montpelier. The Bridge: It’s been a year since you took the helm at the Savoy. What were you hoping to achieve? What’s that first year been like? What have been the high points?  What have you learned?  Any […]

Colleen Twomey to Receive 2017 Visionary Voice Award for Excellence in Work to End Sexual Violence

Each year, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center offers the Visionary Voice Awards to recognize the creativity and hard work of individuals around the country who have demonstrated outstanding work to end sexual violence. Sexual violence coalitions across the country are invited to nominate an outstanding individual to receive the award in their state. The […]

Grand Opening Celebration for North Branch Nature Center on October 15

At a grand opening celebration on Sunday afternoon, October 15,  a crowd of more than 300 people — friends, supporters, staff members, the Center’s board of directors, the project’s architect, and some of its construction crew — marked the official opening of a new addition to the North Branch Nature Center The North Branch Nature […]

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