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Four Steps to Follow If Confronted With An Unexpected Early Retirement

Early retirement is a concept that, at one point in your working life, may have seemed like a dream. Yet many Americans...

Opinion: Paradoxically Yours

by Judith Hinds My friend Steven has always loved puns and word play. Among many other sillinesses, he can...

The Way I See It: The Prison Camp, Part 2

As I wrote in my last essay in The Bridge, my father was held in a prison...

Reader Photos 4.28.21

Wildlife shots by Sarah Parker-Givens, sunset by Lloyd...

State of Mind: Spring Cleaning

It is not easy to come up with humorous ideas for columns week after week. Now, I...

Heard on the Street 4.28.21

Farmers Market to Open May 1 The Montpelier Farmers Market is opening May 1 for the summer market season....

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Norwich Graduates Nearly 450 Students

NORTHFIELD — Norwich University celebrated Commencement and Commissioning ceremonies on Saturday, May 1, in a hybrid of virtual streamed...

Pet of the Week

Cupcake is sweet — just like her name implies — but she sometimes can become spicy, like a cupcake that has a...

A Message from Montpelier’s Homelessness Task Force

The following article is an edited version of a paid advertorial that appears in the April 28 printed issue of...