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Then and Now 4.7.21

Yes, Montpelier used to have a YMCA! It was located on State Street where the Northfield Savings Bank portion of the Capitol...

Nature Watch 4.7.21

Wild leeks! The first green, a tide of renewal. At a neighboring pond, wood frogs are “quacking,” a garter snake patrols the...

State of Mind: Trading Places

When my editor’s face appeared on my computer last week, via Zoom of course, and said the theme for the next issue...

The Way I See It: The Prison Camp, Part 1

My father, Joachim Lambek, and his sister Sonja arrived in England in 1939, having been delivered by the Kindertransport from their hometown...

Opinion: Disclosing Home Energy Use in Montpelier

Montpelier city councilors are currently weighing a new ordinance on home energy use. It would require a person listing a home for...

Letters to the Editor 4.7.21

Thank You for Helping Those Experiencing Homelessness Editor, As you can imagine, the past year has...

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A Message from City Hall: The Hotel and Parking Garage Project

Most people, by now, have read or heard that the proposed 80-room Hampton Inn and 345-space parking garage located mostly on Capitol...

Liotta Named as General Manager of CVSWMD

Lisa Liotta has been named the new general manager of the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District. Liotta has over 25 years...

A Sustainable Investing Primer

If you are paying more attention to how your lifestyle decisions may impact the planet or your community, you can apply the...