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Read the November 2, 2017 Issue

Read the November 2, 2017 Issue

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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 […]

Read the October 19, 2017 Issue

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“All Things LGBTQ” Celebrates First Year of Broadcast.

“All Things LGBTQ” Celebrates First Year of Broadcast.

All Things LGBTQ will celebrate its first year of broadcast with its 26th episode scheduled to air on Comcast/ORCA channel 15 at 8pm Saturday, October 14th.  All Things LGBTQ, a news and interview format program featuring reportage of events regarding Central Vermont’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and HIV communities, tapes and airs a new episode in the […]

Attention Bikers and Walkers: New Pocket Park

Attention Bikers and Walkers: New Pocket Park

by Nat Frothingham Anyone who’s on a bike or on foot on the Montpelier recreation path along the Winooski River will have noticed a new pocket park. That park is on the north (or downtown) side of what is called officially the West Winooski Bike Path Bridge. That bridge doesn’t carry motorized traffic. It is […]

The Wood Art Gallery: Callan Offers Fresh Leadership

by Nat Frothingham The Wood Today: Celebrate Art Many, many people both in Montpelier and beyond know, remember, like and admire Ginny Callan, the creative and spirited woman and entrepreneur who started the Horn of the Moon Café in the late 1970s and kept it going for more than a dozen years — an amazing […]