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Traffic Stop Turns into Drug Bust for Montpelier Man and Barre Woman

BERLIN -- What started out as a traffic stop on River Run Manor Drive in Berlin turned into a drug bust for...

A Note to Our Readers

Starting with this issue we have a new editor, Carla Occaso, overseeing The Bridge print and web operations. Many of you may...

A Student’s Reflections from Isolation

A 2020 Graduate Student’s Perspective In early 2020, the lives of people around the globe were suddenly uprooted as...

Police Log: June 1-7

Man Waving an Axe, Fights Behind the State House, Protests, and More Compiled from Montpelier Police Department’s Media Log,...

Facos on Policing: We Must Do Better. We Must Lead.

By Chief Anthony Facos The recent events in Satilla Shores (Ga), Central Park, and Minneapolis have left us all...

Nature Watch 6.17.20

The cold, wet spring seems far behind. Hawkweeds, buttercups, and ragged robin are blooming in fields and on edges, and butterflies are...

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Pet of the Week

Meet Terrence! Terrence is an affectionate boy who is looking for a new family to call his own! He...

Composting with Bears in Mind

MONTPELIER – The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says many people are having problems with bears looking for food near their homes,...

Unemployment Insurance Fraud Rampant

MONTPELIER – Amid a national concern for identity theft and a subsequent threat of fraudulent unemployment insurance claims increasing, the State of...