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History Corner: Stagecoach Lines Enliven the Village

Montpelier and other prominent towns were key spots on the pre-railroad stagecoach lines. There were, in the time between 1800 and 1830,...

Letters to the Editor, May 22, 2024

Occupation, Apartheid, and Settler-Colonialism To the Editor:  I’d like to offer the authors of two letters...

Don’t Waste Those Garden Weeds

Note: The author and The Bridge recommend always starting with small servings when trying a new food. Yesterday my...

A Note from Your Legislators: Vermont Flood Recovery: A Look at What’s Been Done

By Vermont State Reps. Jonathan Williams and Peter Anthony (Washington-3, Barre) and Reps. Conor Casey and Kate McCann (Washington-4, Montpelier)

A Legislature on a Dangerous Course

By Gina Galfetti The incompetence of the Legislature this session is more glaring and offensive than ever. Members incapable...

The Way I See It: Giving Away My Library

Books are magical. As readers, we wizards conjure up entire worlds from their pages. The contents are as limitless...

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A Message from City Hall: Department of Public Works Summer Projects 

By Zach Blodgett, Deputy Director of Public Works The arrival of springtime weather means “Construction Season” in Vermont is...

A Message from City Hall: Springing Into 2024

It wouldn’t be March in Vermont without the promise of spring just around the corner. The switch back to daylight saving time...

Vote Yes on the School Budget 

By Joe Carroll I am a Montpelier resident, a teacher at Montpelier High School, and the president of our...