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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 […]

Author Jensen Beach Named Vermont Book Award Winner Scholarship to Honor Novelist Howard Frank Mosher

Author Jensen Beach Named Vermont Book Award Winner Scholarship to Honor Novelist Howard Frank Mosher

by Nat Frothingham VCFA Book Award Gala At a glittering third annual Vermont Book Award Gala at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) on Sept. 23 a gathering of more than 200 writers, readers and friends of literature and the arts assembled to honor and celebrate the writing and current literary achievement of Vermont authors. […]

On the Road

by Brent Curtis As the geese begin to fly south and the leaves start to turn, the regiments of fleece and flannel invade our wardrobes in Vermont. Lying dormant for months, they have been patiently waiting, waiting in closets and drawers, knowing that a blast of cold wind will sound the alarm and start the […]

Read the October 5, 2017 Issue

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Starting on October 2 — A New Décor and Added Offerings at La Brioche

Starting on October 2 — A New Décor and Added Offerings at La Brioche

by Nat Frothingham Changes are coming, almost immediately, to La Brioche, Montpelier’s busy coffee shop, bakery and café at the downtown corner of State and Main. La Brioche will close as early as Monday, Sept. 25 and re-open a week later on Oct. 2 with a new décor and a complete makeover. During a spirited […]

Jump & Splash Task Force to Host Public Forum

MONTPELIER — In surveys, Montpelier residents have overwhelmingly said the city needs a new indoor recreation facility. But how can Montpelier really make it happen? How does a community mobilize to make the choices and marshal the resources? What is the impact of a completed facility, and how is it sustained? Montpelier’s Jump & Splash […]

Agencies, Others Lauded For Wildlife Crossing

MONTPELIER/MONKTON — Hats off to those providing safe passage to turtles, snakes and bobcats. The Vermont Agency of Transportation, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, the Lewis Creek Association and the Monkton Conservation Commission were recently presented with the Federal Highway Association 2017 Environmental Excellence Award for the wildlife crossing that was completed on Monkton […]