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Thank You for the Fundraising Boost!

As a nonprofit news organization, The Bridge doesn’t have any shareholders. This allows us to pursue the type of independent, local, high-quality...

Letters to the Editor, May 8, 2024

A Letter for Jules To the Editor: I’m writing in regard to your feature about Jules...

State of Mind: On the Road — Notes from Italy

I just returned from a few weeks in Italy. Here are some journalistic observations.  Should you choose to visit Italy,...

The Way I See It: All This Stuff is Driving Me Crazy

I’ve been thinking about a lot of stuff lately.  Your stuff. My stuff. Everyone’s stuff. Stuff we don’t want...

Small Craft Warning: Wake Boats May Be Coming Soon to a Lake Near You

by Steve Sease Small craft warnings should be flying on many Vermont lakes as a result of a woefully...

History Corner: Lawless Days in Early Montpelier

The settlement of Montpelier went through huge changes between the first white encampments of the 1780s and the early 1800s. After that,...

Community News

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...

A Message from City Hall: Annual Voting on March 5

The annual city election is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, with polls open at City Hall from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m....